Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club Benefit From Commuted Sums Funding

Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club Benefit From Commuted Sums Funding
July 2, 2020

Works to the Clubhouse at Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have been completed with the help of £70,000 from East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of Commuted Sums from local housing developments.

In addition to the £70,000 from Commuted Sums, Beverley and East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have put around £29,000 of their own funds towards the project.

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Hull And East Yorkshire Patients Can Now Access GP Services Online

Hull And East Yorkshire Patients Can Now Access GP Services Online
July 1, 2020

Patients in Hull and East Yorkshire can access medical advice and help from their GP – without needing to visit their local GP practice in person or wait on the phone.

The free online GP practice service, which can be used at any time of the day, can save people time because it removes the need for them to make unnecessary phone calls or trips to their GP practice to request the help they need.

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Accountancy Acquisition Marks An Exciting Era For Forrester Boyd

Accountancy Acquisition Marks An Exciting Era For Forrester Boyd
July 1, 2020

One of the Humber region’s largest independent accountancy firms has acquired Hull-based accountancy practice Graybrowne.

The acquisition is part of Forrester Boyd’s growth strategy as they evolve from a ‘traditional’ accountancy practice to a firm that delivers a holistic range of services and provides a solid geographic footprint in the centre of the City of Hull from which to expand their reach further.

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Petrol Station And Business Units To Regenerate Derelict Site

Petrol Station And Business Units To Regenerate Derelict Site
July 1, 2020

A Beverley-based developer is in final discussions with potential operators for a project to create a petrol station, convenience store and business units after councillors welcomed the proposals.

Lovel Capital Projects, part of Lovel Property Holdings Ltd, will now work on details of the scheme to transform the site in Killingwoldgraves Lane, on the outskirts of Beverley, which is the former home of Teckno Developments, a wallpaper and fabric pattern books manufacturer which was destroyed by fire in 2009.

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East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen

East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen
June 30, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its libraries, mobile libraries, and Customer Service Centres.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different to the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which these services will operate.

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Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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New Businesses Eligible For Discretionary Grant Scheme

New Businesses Eligible For Discretionary Grant Scheme
June 29, 2020

East Riding businesses who provide goods and services to the local retail, leisure and hospitality industry and have so far failed to secure Government grants during the COVID-19 pandemic may now be eligible to apply for new funding.

Minimum grants of £5,000 are being made available to those eligible businesses directly involved in the supply chain to those in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector and who have a rateable value of more than £15,000 and less than £51,000.

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ERT Call On The Government To Increase Theatre Funding

ERT Call On The Government To Increase Theatre Funding
June 29, 2020

Public Campaign For The Arts is a grassroots campaign set up to support theatres and arts organisations across the nation, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

They are calling on people of all ages and backgrounds to come together and call on the government to help our creative industries survive.

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Bus Company Launches New Tickets Ideal For Lockdown Life

Bus Company Launches New Tickets Ideal For Lockdown Life
June 28, 2020

Bus company East Yorkshire has launched a new type of ticket for those whose daily lives have been disrupted by the lockdown.

The new Flexi5 tickets, which are available on the East Yorkshire Buses app, are similar to a weekly ticket, but with more flexibility to help those whose routines have become unpredictable during the coronavirus crisis.

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Extended Opening Hours To End At Beverley’s Recycling Site

Extended Opening Hours To End At Beverley’s Recycling Site
June 28, 2020

Opening hours at the council’s household waste recycling site at Weel, Beverley, will revert to normal from Monday 29 June, after a four-week extension.

Since 2 June the recycling site has opened two hours earlier than normal in a bid to solve traffic problems caused by cars queueing to get on to the site, which is located on a narrow road.

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Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery

Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery
June 25, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery – although still closed at the moment – is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of local artist Fred Elwell on Monday, 29 June.

The Gallery features the UK’s largest collection of Fred’s work. Elwell’s paintings are a permanent feature of the Edwardian ‘red’ gallery, located in the Treasure House in Beverley. The display is altered every year, with loans from both private and public collections.

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Viola Trust Issues Lockdown Challenge To Artists And Writers

Viola Trust Issues Lockdown Challenge To Artists And Writers
June 24, 2020

The Viola Trust, which is working to bring the Viola trawler back to Hull from her current location on the beach at Grytviken, South Georgia, has issued a lockdown challenge to artists and writers to create their interpretation of the ship and its remarkable history.

The Trust is inviting entries now for The Viola Trawler 1,000 Words Competition, drawn from the famous quote that a picture is worth a thousand words.

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Beverley Skincare Doctor Contributes To Book On Scarring

June 23, 2020

After over a decade of writing scientific papers for academic and skincare industry journals, a respected Beverley skincare doctor has contributed to a book on scarring.

Dr. Katerina Steventon wrote an article on ‘Scarring and The Epidermal Barrier’ in the book ‘Scars, Adhesions and the Biotensegral Body’ that was edited by Jan Threwartha and Sharon Wheeler and published by Handspring Publishing.

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Team Completes Cycle Ride On Behalf Of Teachers

June 22, 2020

An intrepid team of council staff completed a 100km cycle challenge on behalf of East Riding teachers.

Despite heavy rain, a puncture, a route change and one less rider, three members of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s transport development team managed to cycle from Withernsea lighthouse to Flamborough lighthouse.

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