Japanese Themed Exhibition Coming To Beverley Art Gallery

Japanese Themed Exhibition Coming To Beverley Art Gallery
September 9, 2021

Opening on Saturday, 16 October at Beverley Art Gallery will be ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and artwork by Laura Boswell.

The idea for the exhibition came about more than two years ago when the Japanese Embassy introduced the ‘Japan-UK Season of Culture’, a celebration of the many facets of Japanese culture in the UK.

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Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal

Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal
September 9, 2021

A professor who played a key role in the progress of the Daisy Appeal is now backing the charity as a fundraiser with a coast to coast walk across the north of England.

Steve Haswell, who worked with the Daisy Appeal in his role as a professor in chemistry at the University of Hull, has been joined on the trek by his son Simon, who works in the laboratories at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham.

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Exhibition Opens For Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project With A Celebration

Exhibition Opens For Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project With A Celebration
September 9, 2021

A celebration is being held in Beverley Minster on Sunday 12 September to mark the opening of an exhibition to highlight the Minster’s historic role in providing sanctuary and relating that to what sanctuary means for people today.

The exhibition and associated digital and print content explore the real stories of sanctuary seekers past and present and includes moving modern testimonies as well as dramatised historical accounts.

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Women In Business To Share Stories As They Celebrate Silver Jubilee

Women In Business To Share Stories As They Celebrate Silver Jubilee
September 6, 2021

A group that was formed more than 25 years ago to bring together women holding senior roles in the Hull and East Yorkshire business community will turn back the clock next week for a belated silver jubilee celebration.

The current members of Women in Business will welcome six of the people who launched the group in 1994 to enable women to support each other professionally and socially.

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‘Try Month’ Set For September

'Try Month' Set For September
August 31, 2021

Would you like the opportunity to try out a new hobby, learn a new skill or expand your knowledge completely for free and with no commitment?

This September you can do just that. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Learning and Employability team are back with another ‘Try Month’, bringing you the opportunity to try out as many different courses as you like, in one of our centres or online.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

Registration for the latest YORSwitch round is now open, and residents across the East Riding are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariffs.

Since YORSwitch began in 2013, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme has helped more than 36,000 households switch their energy tariffs, with savings of over £7.6 million for East Riding residents. 

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East Riding Festival Of Words Returns With Live Events For 2021

East Riding Festival Of Words Returns With Live Events For 2021
August 24, 2021

East Riding Libraries are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme for their literature festival, The East Riding Festival of Words, which will be back with live events this autumn.

The main festival will take place from Friday 15 to Saturday, 23 October, with additional events scheduled in the lead-up, plus a varied programme of children’s events too. 

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Syrian Refugee To Help With Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project

Syrian Refugee To Help With Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project
August 24, 2021

A Syrian refugee has been presented with woodworking tools so that he can help with the creation of a new space for reflection in the churchyard at Beverley Minster.

Yassar Sheikh Debes, 48, has been loaned a set of chisels to enable him to carry out voluntary work on Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary project, which will involve him helping to develop the outdoor sanctuary space at the Minster.

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NHS Want You To Help Them By Being Prepared For Bank Holiday Weekend

NHS Want You To Help Them By Being Prepared For Bank Holiday Weekend
August 24, 2021

Hull and East Riding residents are being reminded which NHS services are available to them this bank holiday on Monday 31 August 2021.

If you need medical help, the NHS is here for you – Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on the bank holiday.

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Beverley Art Gallery And Library Recreated In Lego Bricks

Beverley Art Gallery And Library Recreated In Lego Bricks
August 23, 2021

A reconstruction of Beverley Library and Art Gallery as it was back in 1910 has been built using LEGO Bricks and is on display in Beverley Library until Saturday, 2 October.

The amazing construction has been built by clever LEGO Brick experts from BrickBox in Hull, to complement the ‘Brick Wonders’ exhibition in Beverley Art Gallery.

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Viking FM’s Cash For Kids Brings The Sports Challenge Back

Viking FM’s Cash For Kids Brings The Sports Challenge Back
August 23, 2021

After its 2019 success, Viking FM’s Cash for Kids is excited to bring the Charity Sports Challenge back to the local region. Its goal is to help local grassroots junior sports clubs in need of funding.

Cash for Kids is looking for local grassroots junior sports clubs to sign up and take part in a competition giving them the chance to win a cash grant of up to £5,000.

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