More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire

More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire
September 15, 2021

With the number of children needing foster care continuing to rise, a Beverley fostering agency, Orange Grove Fostercare is encouraging people to consider opening up their home to a child in care.

According to the Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, 900 foster families are needed across Yorkshire.

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Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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East Riding Festival Of Words 2021 Tickets Now On Sale

East Riding Festival Of Words 2021 Tickets Now On Sale
September 15, 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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Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden

Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden
September 14, 2021

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has donated £1,000 to an important organisation in Beverley which aims to create an accessible space for the community to use and invest in.

The chosen cause, local parish church, Beverley Minster, owns an area of land that is being developed into a “Secret Garden” by a group of volunteers, with the aim of providing the area for the use of the church and local communities. 

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Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month

Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month
September 13, 2021

The free compost giveaways run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are returning this month.

Eight giveaway events will be held across the area between Saturday 18 September and Friday 1 October, where around 5,000 bags of compost will be handed out for free to local residents.

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Beverley’s Mayor Draws Treasure Hunt Winners

Beverley's Mayor Draws Treasure Hunt Winners
September 13, 2021

Throughout the Summer, a Treasure Hunt was held in Beverley, with all proceeds going toward the amazing work of SCOPE. 

Organised by the Mayor of Beverley, Councillor Linda Johnson, all complete and correct entries were entered into a prize draw, with three lucky winners each receiving a £20 voucher for Pizza Rodizio.

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Tiny Treasures Are Back At The Treasure House In Beverley

Tiny Treasures Are Back At The Treasure House In Beverley
September 10, 2021

The popular Tiny Treasures sessions are returning to the Treasure House in Beverley from Thursday, 16 September.

The sessions, for under 5s and their accompanying adults, explore different themes from the Treasure House Museum and Beverley Art Gallery collections and take place on Thursday afternoons.

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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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