February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries

February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries
February 14, 2020

February half term will be fun at East Riding libraries with activities for younger children and their families.

Jungle Dance Storytimes will be a chance to find waltzing warthogs and rock n’ rolling rhinos. The Storytimes will feature ‘Giraffes can’t Dance’ with songs, stories and craft activities.

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Healthy New Loaf To Be Launched By Bakery During Real Bread Week

Healthy New Loaf To Be Launched By Bakery During Real Bread Week
February 13, 2020

Thomas the Baker is offering free tastings of a tasty, healthy new bread it has launched to coincide with Real Bread Week, which runs from 22 February to 1 March.

The high in fibre multiseed loaf, which is suitable for vegans and vegetarians, includes a sourdough which originated all the way from the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

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Council Tax Set To Increase By 3.99% In East Riding

Council Tax Set To Increase By 3.99% In East Riding
February 13, 2020

Councillors have agreed to increase the council’s part of the council tax charge in the East Riding by 3.99% for the 2020-21 financial year.

The increase, which was agreed at a Full Council meeting on 13 February, will raise £6.8million of additional income for the council and will result in an increase of £57.64 a year for a Band D property.

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East Riding Presented With Recycling League Champion Trophy

East Riding Presented With Recycling League Champion Trophy
February 13, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been recognised for topping the Recycling League of England’s local authorities with a recycling rate of 64.8% for 2018/19.

In the wake of figures published by the government in December, the authority was this week officially presented with the trophy for “Local Authority Recycling League Champion for England”.

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Rural Oscars’ Success For Local Enterprise Celebrated By MP

Rural Oscars’ Success For Local Enterprise Celebrated By MP
February 13, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has announced that Beverley-based equine transport firm Amanda Beal Transport is a finalist in this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards.

The awards – also known as the ‘Rural Oscars’ – are now in their 15th year, and are an annual celebration of British food, farming, enterprise and heritage.

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Volunteers Needed For Making It Right Panel

Volunteers Needed For Making It Right Panel
February 12, 2020

The East Riding Youth Offending Service is looking to recruit more volunteers for its Making it Right Panel, to which young people are referred by the courts.

The youth offending service works with 10 to 18-year-olds who have either received a court sentence or who are being dealt with outside the court system.

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New Health Sessions Aim To Get Beverley Moving

New Health Sessions Aim To Get Beverley Moving
February 12, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s sport and play service is working in partnership with East Riding Leisure Beverley to launch a new multi-activity session.

These new sessions will be suited to those people who would like to take part in some fun and friendly activity.

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Creating More Space Without Having To Move Home

Creating More Space Without Having To Move Home
February 12, 2020

Creating more space for many homeowners is something that is always on their mind. For many people, their first thought is to extend their home. However, there are other ways in which you can get that extra space.

Westwood Shepherd Huts a company in Beverley is paving the way when it comes to creating additional space.

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Jock’s Lodge Junction Improvement Scheme Plans Revealed

Jock’s Lodge Junction Improvement Scheme Plans Revealed
February 12, 2020

Brand new plans to improve the A164 and replace the Jock’s Lodge Junction near Beverley have been unveiled by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

The preferred scheme will go on show to the public at two exhibitions later this month, giving residents a chance to have their say on the proposals.

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Beverley Among Eight New Sites Announced By House Builder

Beverley Among Eight New Sites Announced By House Builder
February 11, 2020

Five-star housebuilder Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which includes the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands, has announced that it is to launch eight new developments in the East Yorkshire region this year, building over 1,100 new homes and supporting 1,060 jobs.

This year, over £90million will be invested into the construction of developments in the East Yorkshire, including Beverley, Hessle and Brough.

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Lib Dems Push Tories To Build Park And Ride Now To Ease Beverley’s Parking Problems

Lib Dems Push Tories To Build Park And Ride Now To Ease Beverley's Parking Problems
February 11, 2020

Liberal Democrat opposition councillors on East Riding of Yorkshire Council are pushing for a Park and Ride Scheme to be funded this year, as a solution to the ever-growing problems of commuter parking in the town.

At the Council’s budget meeting on Thursday 13 February, the Liberal Democrats will propose an alternative budget which will use Council reserves to fund the £4.5 million scheme on the south side of Beverley.

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New Microgaming Casinos Website Launch With Help From Beverley Design Agency

ew Microgaming Casinos Website Launch with Help from Beverley Design Agency
February 10, 2020

Whilst casino aficionados in Beverley must travel to nearby Hull to enjoy an evening’s entertainment on the roulette, blackjack or poker table, a new casino site has launched in Beverley aimed at giving players full, up to date and accurate information about what players should consider players should consider before signing up to an online casino.

Microgaming Casinos Land has just been launched with the help of Beverley-based creative design agency Communique Advertising. The new site focuses solely on providing players everything they need to know about the best online casinos which use the most popular and reputable casino software provider out there – Microgaming.

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Graham Stuart MP Rolls Up His Sleeves At Beverley Men In Sheds Project

Graham Stuart MP Rolls Up His Sleeves At Beverley Men In Sheds Project
February 10, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, took the opportunity to visit Beverley Men in Sheds – one of three similar projects combatting social isolation in his constituency.

With other projects in Withernsea and Hornsea, the Beverley branch runs in Oldroyd’s Corner inside Beverley Garden Centre. The purpose of the Shed is for older men (and women) to connect while taking part in activities that are often similar to those of garden sheds up and down the country.

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Stage4Beverley Set For A Sell Out

Stage4Beverley Set For A Sell Out
February 10, 2020

The Stage4Beverley festival, now in its 4th year, looks set for a sell-out of all its main concerts. 

With interest in the festival having increased since its conception in 2017, the Artistic Director, Chris Wade says they are all highly delighted that sales of tickets have exceeded all expectations this year.  

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Build a Bird Box Course To Be Held In Beverley

Build a Bird Box Course To Be Held In Beverley
February 7, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team will be arranging an exciting half term event this February.

The event – Build a Bird Box – takes place on Tuesday, 18 February at Beverley Parks Local Nature Reserve (post code: HU17 0RN), and participants can arrive anytime from 10am-1pm. 

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