Graham Says East Riding Is Due Record Investment For Jock’s Lodge Revamp

Graham Says East Riding Is Due Record Investment For Jock’s Lodge Revamp
February 21, 2018

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has accelerated his campaign to secure £40 million of funding from the government to transform the dangerous Jock’s Lodge junction. Graham said that the East Riding deserves substantial investment in its infrastructure following major regeneration deals for other areas across the North.

Having met the Transport Secretary to make the case in person, Graham has now written to Jake Berry, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, and the Chief Executive of Transport for the North, Barry White, to lobby them to support the funding request.

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The Beverley Community Choir Present Voices and Violins

The Beverley Community Choir Present Voices and Violins
February 20, 2018

Beverley Community Choir are staging their annual evening of music and song at Toll Gavel Church, Beverley on Saturday 10th March at 7.30PM.

The choir,led by Sue Murray, will be performing a diverse programme of favourites from their repertoire together with some exciting new items.

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Regions Residents Waste £2.8M Worth Of Medical Supplies A Year

Regions Residents Waste £2.8M Worth Of Medical Supplies A Year
February 20, 2018

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary medicine waste has been launched across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire GPs and community pharmacies.

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull CCG estimate that an incredible £2.8million is lost each year across the region through medicines waste alone.

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Stage4Beverley Festival Staves Off The Winter Blues

Stage4Beverley festival staves off the Winter Blues
February 20, 2018

The second Stage4Beverley festival came to an end in stunning style with the ‘Gypsy Folk Rock’ band Holy Moly and The Crackers.

The bunch of wild gypsy troubadours finished off the festival on Sunday with an exciting and visceral blend of rock, pop, folk, blues, balkan, klezmer, ska and reggae.

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 386

HU17.net Magazine Issue 386
February 19, 2018

HU17.net Magazine issue 386 is out and available from Molescroft News on Woodhall Way. 

This week’s edition features a selection of content that has appeared on the web site including photos from the BE.THE.CHANGE night held at Laazat Hotel.

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Macmillan Announce £1m Investment To Support Local People Affected By Cancer

Macmillan Announce £1m Investment To Support Local People Affected By Cancer
February 19, 2018

Every year in this area, 2274 people hear the devastating news they have cancer and the number of people living with cancer in this area is set to almost double by 2030. This is why Macmillan Cancer Support are investing £1million into vital cancer services in this area.

An event was held at Castle Hill Hospital where volunteers, fundraisers and committee members were joined by Lady Halifax, the President of Macmillan to hear from Fundraising Managers Becky Read and Clara White, Macmillan Nurse Sarah Guest, and Macmillan Partnership Manager Lorraine McDonald about the exciting investment that is happening right here on our doorsteps.

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Sinfonia Viva Bring Classic Classics To Beverley

Sinfonia Viva Bring Classic Classics To Beverley
February 16, 2018

Sinfonia Viva will be back in Beverley on Thursday, 22 March at 7.30pm in Toll Gavel United Church for a concert of Classic Classics.

The evening will include youthful masterpieces by Mozart, Elgar and Schubert, and a symphony by the ever-youthful Haydn. His Symphony No 85 sparkles with his characteristic wit and energy.

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King’s Church Beverley To Open New Community Halls

King’s Church Beverley To Open New Community Halls
February 16, 2018

This Sunday will see the official opening of King’s Church’s new extension by the Mayor of Beverley, Anne Willis at 2pm.

The new building, on the Jacob’s Well site, just near Aldi, on Swinemoor Lane, has been constructed by church members themselves, with a little help from friends and other skilled volunteers.

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5 Important Reasons Why You Should Make A Will

5 Important Reasons Why You Should Make A Will
February 16, 2018

Murray Hills Solicitors, on Railway Street in Beverley say it is important to make a Will.

They say the main reason for making a Will is to ensure your estate goes to the people you want it to and not those you do not, it is to assist your grieving family and take away some of the stress.

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Enjoy A Country Walk From Etton In Late February

Enjoy A Country Walk From Etton In Late February
February 16, 2018

On Friday, 23 February, there will be a chance to enjoy a February walk along quiet country lanes and along the Hudson Way, also known as the Beverley to Market Weighton Rail Trail.

The five-mile walk will start outside the Light Dragoon pub in Etton, at 9.30am. It will be an opportunity to spot early spring flowers on the verges and up on the trees.

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East Riding Archives Staff Presented With Top National Award

East Riding Archives Staff Presented With Top National Award
February 15, 2018

Staff at East Riding Archives and Local Studies based at the Treasure House in Beverley have been presented with a coveted national award – The National Archive Accredited Service Award.

Archives and Records Association Board Member Katy Thornton came to the Treasure House to present the award, accompanied by Keith Sweetmore, National Archives Engagement Manager.

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MP Says There Is ‘More To Do’ As Government Grants Local Funding Wish

MP Says There Is 'More To Do' As Government Grants Local Funding Wish
February 15, 2018

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has welcomed the announcement of £1.2m extra funding for the East Riding in the latest local authority settlement.

Graham, who was instrumental in setting up the Rural Services Delivery Grant (RSDG) that is providing the additional cash, said the money would support vital public services across his constituency.

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2018 Sees Most Ambitious Puppet Festival To Date

2018 Sees Most Ambitious Puppet Festival To Date
February 14, 2018

Dates for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 have been announced, with exciting news about new developments that will see the quality of this award winning event soar to even greater heights.

The 8th Beverley Puppet Festival, a Beverley Arts Trust event, takes place over two days and three nights between 13th and 15th July 2018. A major boost for local tourism, the festival is set to attract thousands of visitors into Beverley’s Town Centre.

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