Wine Tasting Evening in aid of Guide Dogs

June 15, 2010

A Wednesday Market shop is giving people the chance to drink wine for charity. Amanti, the furniture and gift shop, is hosting a wine tasting evening on Thursday 24 June to raise money for Guide Dogs. There will also be a raffle to raise funds and a couple of guide dogs will be present to say hello and to emphasise the value of supporting the charity. Amanti told HU17.net: “We’ve…

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Family History Advice Sessions

June 15, 2010

Anyone interested in their family history could find the help they need to learn more as the archives and local studies service is hosting more Family History Society advice sessions on designated Saturdays throughout the year. During these sessions, in The Treasure House, Champney Road, Beverley, volunteers from the East Yorkshire Family History Society are on hand to give members of the public free advice on family history matters. Sessions…

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A Wonderful Community Celebration

June 14, 2010

Residents from Beverley and beyond are invited to a day of activities to celebrate the launch of the Beverley Town Trail, on Sunday 11 July, starting at 11a.m., in Wednesday Market. The event will include performances by school pupils from Beverley and Market Weighton, Mystery Plays, Falchion Medieval Village, the Longcroft Gospel Choir, dancing and street and stage performers.  Volunteers from the East Riding V-informed Team will lead craft and…

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World War I Memorial in Hengate Gardens to Be Restored

June 12, 2010

Plans are being put in place to restore the World War I memorial in Hengate Gardens. Councillors David Elvidge and Dominic Peacock met with Beverley Civic Society’s Gerald O’Callaghan and the Royal British Legion’s county chairman Alan Higbee to discuss what could be done to bring the memorial back to its former glory. In what was described by councillor Elvidge as a “productive meeting” it was agreed to obtain three…

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Bypass Campaign Goes on says MP Graham Stuart

June 12, 2010

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, today said he was disappointed to hear the much needed southern Beverley relief road scheme had been put on hold as part of a cost cutting exercise by the new government. Graham said: “I will be taking this up as a matter of urgency with the minister responsible. This bypass is vital to the future of Beverley – its economic growth, its tourism…

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Foster Care Event

June 11, 2010

Potential foster parents are being invited to an information event to find out more about being a foster carer. The event on Thursday 17 June at Tickton Grange will include a presentation by the fostering team and people will then have the opportunity to talk to existing foster carers, looked after children, social workers and the council’s specialist training team to ask any questions they may have. Places must be…

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Polycarbonate Glasses Issued by Police for World Cup

June 11, 2010

Some of the areas biggest nightspots in the East Riding will be given polycarbonate bottles and glasses in time for the World Cup. Beverley pubs will become the first pubs in the East Riding to be issued polycarbonate glasses. This weekend England will play their first match in the World Cup and officers in the East Riding will be issuing these glasses as a preventative measure. Licensing Officer Chris Chapman…

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Dawson Brothers 10K Face Off

June 11, 2010

Race sponsor Airkool Contracts Limited will be represented by Company Secretary Wayne Dawson and Director Richard Dawson in the Airkool Walkington 10k which takes place on Friday 9 July this year. The last time the brothers raced against each other at Walkington was in 2008.  On that occasion Wayne finished 2 seconds ahead of his elder brother in 50.49.  Last year Wayne did some serious training for the race and…

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Ultimate Frisbee at Beverley Leisure Complex

Beverley Leisure Complex is pleased to announce a new sport session for adults of all ages. Ultimate Frisbee is a fun, non-contact invasion game which incorporates aspects from other team sports such as American football, netball and basketball. The game is played using a disk or Frisbee where the object of the game is to score a goal by completing a pass to a player standing in the opposition’s end…

June 10, 2010
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10,000 People Expected to Visit for Armed Forces Day

June 10, 2010

Beverley’s Armed Forces Day chairman predicts even bigger crowds and an even more entertaining day than last year as the town prepares to honour the country’s servicemen and women. Beverley Town councillor David Elvidge, last year’s Mayor of Beverley, is busy putting the finishing touches to this year’s Armed Forces Day, which takes place on Sunday 4th July. Last year around 10,000 people poured into the town to salute the…

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Booming Blooms

June 10, 2010

Beverley’s own award winning florist, Fleurs de Lisa is celebrating five wonderful years of business in bloom.  The team will be thanking customers by offering free gifts and prizes. Lisa Barrow, founder of Fleurs de Lisa says: “We are so pleased to be celebrating five years in business and we want to thank our loyal customers by giving something in return for their much appreciated support.  We have  free gifts…

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Molescroft Grange Farm Open Day

June 10, 2010

Beverley’s Molescroft Grange Farm is throwing open its doors to the public this Sunday (June 13) to provide an entertaining and educational insight into how your food gets on to your table. Visitors to the open day – which runs from 10am to 3pm – will also get to learn how farms work to protect local wildlife, as well as enjoy a variety of fun events aimed at all age…

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Roadshows on Electricals

June 10, 2010

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is holding a series of roadshows to focus on the recycling of small electrical items. Councillor Symon Fraser, portfolio holder for the environment and planning, said: “We are concentrating on smaller electrical and electronic equipment, like toasters and toothbrushes, because it is the fastest growing waste stream. “The aim of the roadshows is to demonstrate how old, broken electrical items can be recycled while those…

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Beverley Braves Look the Part Thanks to AFS Developments

June 9, 2010

Beverley Braves under-13s will be running out in a brand new kit thanks to the generosity of an East Yorkshire businessman. Alan Robinson, of AFS Developments in Hessle, has provided the club with training tops and hats embroidered with the club’s name and logo. This follows on from Alan providing a full strip last season and a winter kit for another of the club’s teams. The cousin of Mark Lazenby,…

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Abbie on a Help for Heroes Fundraising Mission

Beverley’s very own Miss England hopeful is putting her good looks and high profile to excellent use to raise money for one of the country’s most worthy causes. Abbie Bulleyment, 18, who models for Fairy Godmothers, on Ladygate, recently claimed the crown of Miss Hull and District 2010 to qualify for the national finals. And this Saturday Abbie, along with fellow Fairy Godmothers models, will be roving around Beverley collecting…

June 9, 2010
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New Online Business Aims to Aid Parents

June 9, 2010

Help is at hand for busy parents organising their child’s birthday, with the launch of a new business venture in Beverley. wrappedup4u is the complete online gift service for children. Whether you’re looking for ideas for gifts, fun party craft activities or quality filled party bags, the answer is just a click away at www.wrappedup4u.co.uk.  The company specialises in quality wooden, educational and soft toys from Germany, plus a selection…

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Beverley Lions Golf Day Raises £3650

June 9, 2010

The Beverley Lions Club held their 12th Annual Charity Golf Day at the Driffield Golf Club on Friday 28th May when 34 teams contested for almost £2000 worth of prizes.  The competition was very keen with the winning team, Leicestershire’s Finest, scoring 84 points. The prizes were presented by Phil Jordan, Captain Driffield Golf Club together with the President of the Beverley Lions Club, Ian Sagar who thanked everyone who…

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World Cup – Drink Driving – It’s Not Worth It

June 8, 2010

As world cup fever starts to hit, Safer Roads Humber – the region’s road safety partnership – is launching a major campaign to cut drink driving. Safer Roads Humber has joined a national campaign and is using posters, leaflets, beer mats, radio adverts and a 24-foot-long advertising van to get the message of the dangers of drink driving across to motorists. Humberside Police, one of the partners, is also carrying…

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