New Scheme Launched By Guide Dogs To Help People With Sight Loss

New Scheme Launched By Guide Dogs To Help People With Sight Loss
July 19, 2017

A new service, East Riding My Guide Service being offered by the charity Guide Dogs For The Blind was launched at a special event.

Organised by the Health Trust, Local Government Staff and representatives from community based partner organisations, it help people understand the value that My Guide can bring to those from our community living with sight loss resulting social isolation.

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Mothers Invited To Take Part In Synchronised Breastfeeding Event

Mothers Invited To Take Part In Synchronised Breastfeeding Event
July 18, 2017

Mums and babies from across the East Riding are being invited to take part in events to highlight the benefits of breastfeeding and raise awareness of the support available.

Five Big Latch On events are being hosted by East Riding children’s centres, in partnership with the midwifery service and Humber Foundation NHS Trust health visiting service, as part of international celebrations to mark World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 to 7.

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Nature of Animals Tests Local Schools Wild Life Photography Skills

Nature of Animals Tests Local Schools Wild Life Photography Skills
July 18, 2017

From Saturday 22 July, 2017, and throughout the summer holidays, the Treasure House in Beverley will be hosting a display of pictures from the recent ‘Nature of Animals’ Schools Photography Competition.

During the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition held at Beverley Art Gallery earlier this year, schools across the East Riding were invited to take part in a wildlife photography competition.

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Mystery Death On The Hull To Beverley Railway Line

Mystery Death On The Hull To Beverley Railway Line
July 17, 2017

Nowadays rail travel is one of the most efficient and safest modes of transport. In the nineteenth century, the ease of rail travel gave women in particular a form of independence that few had previously experienced.

However, the reporting of events on 18 January 1853 on a train travelling from Hull to Beverley must have sent a shudder through many a female rail traveller.

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 356

HU17.net Magazine Issue 356
July 17, 2017

HU17.net Magazine Issue 356 includes photos from the Longcroft School Prom and also Suzie Featherstone’s  birthday meal at Maa Indian Restaurant and Dean Shaw’s 40th.

HU17.net Magazine Issue 356 also rounds up the local sporting action from the weekend. This weeks issue can be purchased from Molescroft news on Woodhall Way.

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Children’s Hospice Wins Beverley Building Society Charity of the Month

Children’s Hospice Wins Beverley Building Society Charity of the Month
July 17, 2017

The Beverley Building Society’s Charity of the Month for June 2017 has been announced, as Andy’s at St Andrew’s Hospice.

Andy’s offers free palliative care to children and young people up to the age of 25 with any progressive life-limiting illness. The service is available to patients throughout Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

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Author Val Wood Receives University’s ‘Doctor’ Accolade

Author Val Wood Receives University’s 'Doctor' Accolade
July 14, 2017

The University of Hull presented award-winning author, Valerie Wood with an honorary Degree of Doctor of the University, in recognition of her exceptional service and devotion to literature at a ceremony held at Hull City Hall.

Valerie, also known as Val, received the honour to celebrate her writing career which focusses on fictional characters living in and around the city of Hull during the Nineteenth Century.

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Award Winning Folk Band The Young’uns To Perform In Beverley

Award Winning Folk Band The Young'uns To Perform In Beverley
July 14, 2017

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners The Young’uns present their popular festive concert on Friday 8 December 2017 at St Mary’s Church in Beverley.

The Young ‘uns have proved themselves a unique proposition – writing and performing a cappella or subtly accompanied songs that tell it how it is alongside traditional songs from their native North-East and further afield.

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Treasure House Talk : The Road To Hull’s Beverley Gate In 1642

Treasure House Talk : The Road To Hull's Beverley Gate In 1642
July 14, 2017

The Treasure House in Beverley will host an illustrated talk by Barbara English and Margaret Pinder: ‘Speaking the landscape: the road to Hull’s Beverley Gate in 1642′ will explore the road from Beverley to Hull’s Beverley Gate in 1642. The talk will be on Wednesday 26 July from 2pm-4pm.

Maps of Hull and the East Riding of the 16th and 17th centuries, plans of great interest newly discovered in national collections, together with travellers’ descriptions and government records, show different aspects of Hull and Beverley in the years leading up to the Civil Wars.

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Tickton Defibrillator Campaign Install More Life Saving Devices

Tickton Defibrillator Campaign Install More Life Saving Devices
July 13, 2017

Fundraisers from the Tickton Defibrillator Campaign will meet with MP Graham Stuart following the installation of two new defibrillators, in Weel and Routh.

As part of his HEART campaign, Graham has been raising awareness of the need for Community Public Access Defibrillators and their locations throughout Beverley and Holderness.

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FIREPIT Smokehouse & Sports Bar Set To Launch With VIP Party

FIREPIT Smokehouse & Sports Bar Set To Launch With VIP Party
July 13, 2017

With a distinctive Americana theme and menu, using an in-house smoker and wood-burning grill, the FirePit is a unique experience with a Deep South flavour.

Transforming a ground floor site in the Flemingate Centre, the company behind the town’s popular Potting Shed Bar and Gardens has created a new venue with a very different look and feel.

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Garden Party Completes 150th Anniversary Celebrations

Garden Party Completes 150th Anniversary Celebrations
July 11, 2017

As it’s 150th Anniversary year draws to a close, Beverley Building Society invited members and guests to a garden party and celebrated the burial of a time capsule.

The winner of the Society’s Red Box Challenge, Natasha Sharpe from Year 4 at Molescroft Primary School buried the time capsule with the help of Graham Carter, Head of Lending. Natasha included a letter to her future self, as well as items from the Society, members of the public and a letter from Her Majesty The Queen.

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