ERYC To Provide Half-Term Financial Assistance For Families

ERYC To Provide Half-Term Financial Assistance For Families
October 26, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be providing financial assistance to families whose children are usually in receipt of free school meals over the half-term holiday.

It will be making available emergency funding of more than £100,000 to support to the 7,500 children entitled to free school meals throughout the East Riding.

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Graham Stuart MP Writes To Local Schools For ‘Restart A Heart’ Day

Graham Stuart MP Writes To Local Schools For ‘Restart A Heart’ Day
October 24, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to secondary schools in his constituency for Restart a Heart Day, which this year took place virtually.

The local MP, who is the founder of the CADEY campaign to ensure full coverage of publicly accessible defibrillators across Beverley and Holderness, is encouraging schools to apply for a free CPR kit from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to improve awareness of the importance of knowing CPR in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.

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Beverlac Comes To The Treasure House In Beverley

Beverlac Comes To The Treasure House In Beverley
October 23, 2020

The Treasure House, Beverley is proud to launch its newest contemporary art installation by Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick. This commission is part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift, a commitment to showcasing and integrating contemporary art into the region.

Following an extremely well-received open call for submissions, Ian was selected, thanks to his unique and vibrant style, to bring a contemporary twist to the region in the form of ‘Beverlac’.

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One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler

One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler
October 22, 2020

A writer and an artist who discovered the stories of the Viola trawler by way of a cultural competition have now been inspired to use their work to spread the word about her exploits and the campaign to bring her home.

The pair took first place in their respective categories in the “One Thousand Words” competition organised by the Viola Trust, challenging creatives to paint a picture or write a short story.

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East Riding College Celebrates Colleges Week By Launching New Institute Of Technology

East Riding College Celebrates Colleges Week By Launching New Institute Of Technology
October 21, 2020

East Riding College held a groundbreaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.

The symbolic groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus.  It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.

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Beat The ‘Dead-Line’ And Haunt The Archives With A Chilling Tale

Beat The 'Dead-Line' And Haunt The Archives With A Chilling Tale
October 20, 2020

East Riding Archives invites all restless souls with a pen in their hand or keyboard at their fingertips to weave a tale of terror, or story of spookiness, for the new ‘Haunting The Archives’ competition. 

As years go, the mere mention of ‘2020’ will send a shiver down the spine for quite some time and now the ghoulish season is here: Halloween!  

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Boss Goes Back To School To Help Beverley Students Plan Their Careers

Boss Goes Back To School To Help Beverley Students Plan Their Careers
October 20, 2020

The boss of an award-winning business is using webinar experiences sharpened under lockdown to help students at her old school prepare for the world of work.

Girls at Beverley High School are learning from the career of Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia Consulting, as part of a move to help students plan their futures and to assist the school itself with developing its careers strategy.

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ERT To Release Lee Hall’s Heart-wrenching And Heart-Warming Play

ERT To Release Lee Hall's Heart-wrenching And Heart-Warming Play
October 19, 2020

East Riding Theatre is proud to announce we will be releasing a FREE pre-recorded performance of the one-woman play, Spoonface Steinberg, on 26th September 2020.

Written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and first broadcast on Radio 4 in 1997, the play follows an extraordinary story of faith, love and the meaning of life, including Hall’s trademark sense of humour in the face of tragedy.

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Mayor Of Beverley Issues COVID-19 Message To Residents

Mayor Of Beverley Issues COVID-19 Message To Residents
October 16, 2020

The Mayor of Beverley, Councillor Tom Astell, has recorded a Covid-19 message of support. He warns that the East Riding is at a ‘tipping point’ in the region.

The Mayor also thanks all those in Beverley who have pulled together and supported the community during these difficult times.

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Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past

Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past
October 16, 2020

St Mary’s Church in Beverley is presenting a pop-up exhibition telling the story of the town’s dramatic Tudor history.

A dozen life-size reproductions of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery’s prized Tudor collection will be accompanied by artefacts and images from the church itself. Pictures exhibited from the world’s largest collection of portraits will include King Henry VIII and several of his wives, by great artists such as Hans Holbein.

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Beverley Skin Doctor Invited To Speak At Virtual Holistic Skin Care Conference

Beverley Skin Doctor Invited To Speak At Virtual Holistic Skin Care Conference
October 15, 2020

A Beverley skincare consultant and facial massage therapist has been invited to address delegates online at the 13th Annual Association of Holistic Skin Care Practitioners Conference.

Dr Katerina Steventon, founder of Beverley, East Yorkshire based Independent Skincare Consultancy is the only UK based speaker to address delegates at the four-day event that is dubbed by organisers as the only online holistic skincare conference in America.

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Campaign To Find 100 New Foster Carers In The East Riding

Campaign To Find 100 New Foster Carers In The East Riding
October 15, 2020

A new campaign has launched aiming to recruit 100 new foster carers to join the East Riding fostering community.

A series of videos have been commissioned to hear from East Riding foster carers and young people, aiming to encourage more people to come forward and find out more about the rewards the role brings.

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Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities

Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities
October 14, 2020

Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.

“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.

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