Beverley Festival Of Christmas Will Go Ahead This Year

Beverley Festival Of Christmas Will Go Ahead This Year
September 21, 2021

One of the leading Christmas market events in the UK returns to Beverley on Sunday, 12 December with The Beverley Festival of Christmas 2021, proudly sponsored by The Beverley Arms. 

The festival returns following last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic and will light up the historic market town for the 25th year.

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Man Charged With Two Counts Of Arson

Man Charged With Theft Of Distinctive Bike
September 20, 2021

A 26-year-old man has been charged in connection to two incidents that occurred in Beverley on Wednesday 8 September.

The man was charged with arson with intent to endanger life and arson with criminal damage in relation to two fires that destroyed two vehicles on Swinemoor Lane and Grove Hill Road.

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East Riding Of Yorkshire COVID-19 Vaccination Bus A Success

East Riding Of Yorkshire COVID-19 Vaccination Bus A Success
September 20, 2021

The vaccine roll-out throughout East Riding of Yorkshire has been very successful with 90% of people receiving their first and 84% their second.

This is due, not only to the number of vaccination clinics throughout the large geographical area, but also the health and wellbeing bus that is touring East Riding of Yorkshire, offering the lowest-vaccinated areas in the region easier access to COVID-19 vaccine.

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Incentive Launched By Housebuilder To Support Education Professionals

Incentive Launched By Housebuilder To Support Education Professionals
September 18, 2021

A local housebuilder is supporting the teachers, tutors and lecturers who play such an important role in their communities by launching a new incentive designed to boost their efforts to buy a new home.

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which has developments across Hull, including Fleet Green and Hesslewood Park in Hessle, Poppy Fields and Harland Park in Cottingham, Queens Court and Minster View in Beverley, and Harrier Chase in Brough, is offering a discount of up to 3% off the price of a new home for anyone who works at a nursery, school, college or university.

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Campaign Shows The Consequences Of Abuse In Primary Care

Campaign Shows The Consequences Of Abuse In Primary Care
September 17, 2021

A campaign has been launched to help tackle a rise in abusive behaviour towards healthcare workers in primary care across the Humber area.

The initiative is led by Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd (Humberside LMC) with the support of the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, and Northern Lincolnshire, and a range of partners who are standing together to say that abuse of primary care workers in any role will not be tolerated.

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Motor Group Backs Daisy Appeal Drive To Fund Cutting-Edge Research

Motor Group Backs Daisy Appeal Drive To Fund Cutting-Edge Research
September 17, 2021

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has received a £3,000 boost from the UK’s largest independent car retailer.

Staff at the York branch of Arnold Clark handed over the donation from the company’s community programme to support the Daisy Appeal, which has already raised more than £20m to fund cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for patients in the Humber region.

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Driver Shortages Mean Buses Will Run On Temporary Timetables

Driver Shortages Mean Buses Will Run On Temporary Timetables
September 16, 2021

Bus company East Yorkshire has announced that from Sunday 19 September it will be temporarily reducing some timetables in Hull & Beverley in the face of the nationwide bus driver shortage.

Along with many other industries, bus operators across the country are experiencing a shortage of staff, leaving the company with not enough drivers to operate routes each day.

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Major Live Blues Gig Returns To Beverley

Major Live Blues Gig Returns To Beverley
September 16, 2021

A musician regarded by many to be the most compelling British blues artist since the great names of the sixties heads to Beverley in November for the first major live Beverley Blues gig in two years.

Ian Siegal plays the Masonic Hall in Trinity Lane on Thursday, November 11 as the forerunner of a return of the annual Beverley Blues Weekender in 2022.

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Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout

Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout
September 16, 2021

HEY Smile Foundation volunteers across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire are being praised for their invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out.

Over 380,000 people have been double vaccinated throughout Hull and East Riding and health bosses say that none of this would have been possible without those volunteers who have given up thousands of hours of their own time to assist GPs and practice staff to get people the lifesaving COVID-19 jab.

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More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire

More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire
September 15, 2021

With the number of children needing foster care continuing to rise, a Beverley fostering agency, Orange Grove Fostercare is encouraging people to consider opening up their home to a child in care.

According to the Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, 900 foster families are needed across Yorkshire.

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Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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East Riding Festival Of Words 2021 Tickets Now On Sale

East Riding Festival Of Words 2021 Tickets Now On Sale
September 15, 2021

East Riding Libraries are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme for their literature festival, The East Riding Festival of Words, which will be back with live events this autumn.

The main festival will take place from Friday 15 to Saturday, 23 October, with additional events scheduled in the lead-up, plus a varied programme of children’s events too. 

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Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden

Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden
September 14, 2021

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has donated £1,000 to an important organisation in Beverley which aims to create an accessible space for the community to use and invest in.

The chosen cause, local parish church, Beverley Minster, owns an area of land that is being developed into a “Secret Garden” by a group of volunteers, with the aim of providing the area for the use of the church and local communities. 

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