Tour de Yorkshire To Set Off From Historic Beverley

Tour de Yorkshire To Set Off From Historic Beverley
January 17, 2020

The eyes of the cycling world will be once again on East Yorkshire as Beverley will host the start of the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire.

At the launch event held in Leeds, race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) confirmed that stage one of the men’s race on Thursday, 30 April will start in the East Riding and take in some villages that have never seen the race before.

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Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations

Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations
January 17, 2020

A mother of two young children has been presented with a special gift on behalf of a leading local charity after being nominated by family and friends for her bravery in undergoing treatment for cancer and a stroke.

Nicky Hern Holthuysen, who lives near Anlaby, received a specially hand-crafted daisy charm from Karen Guest, Partner at Guest & Phillips jewellers and a trustee of the Daisy Appeal.

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National Hobby Month – Cycling One Of The Most Popular With Us Brits

National Hobby Month - Cycling One Of The Most Popular With Us Brits
January 16, 2020

January is National Hobby Month with cycling being one of the most popular hobbies undertaken in the UK. However recent research shows that most of us Brits stick to our hobbies for just 16 months.

Throughout January events are taking place across the UK covering all sorts of hobbies. Other popular hobbies in the UK include craft-based activities and the performing arts.

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WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day

WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day
January 16, 2020

WorkwithSchools, a York-based supply teaching agency, is offering local primary schools the chance to win a rip-roaring prize.

They are giving schools in the area a chance to win a class trip to see the highly acclaimed Lion King at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford in May for a matinee performance.

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Local Men’s Sheds Projects Win Backing Of MP

Local Men’s Sheds Projects Win Backing Of MP
January 16, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has given his backing to ‘Men’s Sheds’ projects across his constituency, supported by the UK Men’s Sheds Association.

Men’s Sheds aims to support older men, and women, to get together and connect with likeminded people in the area while learning new skills such as metalworking, electronics or even building cars.

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Two Theatre Productions From Hull And East Riding London Takeover

Two Theatre Productions From Hull And East Riding London Takeover
January 15, 2020

Two theatre productions from Hull and Beverley are set to take over the same award-winning venue in London this week with month-long runs in the capital.

Middle Child’s electrifying gig theatre show, The Canary and the Crow, transfers to the Arcola Theatre following success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019, while East Riding Theatre’s production of Maxine Peake’s freewheeling play, Beryl, extends its sell-out transfer at the same venue for an extra month.

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Tickets Still Available For Welcome Return Of The London Theatre Voices

Tickets Still Available For Welcome Return Of The London Theatre Voices
January 11, 2020

Tickets are still available for the welcome return of The London Theatre Voices to Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley, on Saturday, 18 January at 7.30pm, with The Gentlemen of English National Opera.

Four singers from the award-winning English National Opera Chorus – David Newman, Paul Sheehan, Michael Burke, and Andrew Tinkler, along with their accompanist Simon Haynes – present a concert filled with a wide range of vocal music.

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From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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The National Living Wage Increases Welcomed By MP

The National Living Wage Increases Welcomed By MP
January 10, 2020

MP Graham Stuart says that The National Living Wage increase is fantastic news for his constituents. He also adds that over 280,000 people are set to benefit from the increase.

From April the hourly rate of those over the age of 25 will increase to £8.72. This is four times higher than the rate of inflation. While the rate paid to those under 25 will also increase.

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Beverley Based Fostering Agency Appeal For More Carers

Beverley Based Fostering Agency Appeal For More Carers
January 9, 2020

An independent fostering agency based in Beverley is reaching out to individuals and families who are interested in becoming carers with an event in their local office.

Orange Grove Fostercare will be opening their doors from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday 22 January for a Meet and Greet session at their office, located on Second Floor, Rear Office, Reed House, Annie Reed Road, Beverley, HU17 0LF.

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