Beverley Fire-Fighters Charity Engine Pull

Jan 20, 2010

Shamus Harrison a retained Fire-Fighter based in Beverley is organising an Engine Pull on Saturday 30th January to help raise money for the Hati Disaster. The challenge is similar to one he organised for the Tsunami Disaster around Beverley on that occasion raising over £5,000. Shamus is just finalising the details with the local authorities is said; “We intend to do two full sweeps of the Town following the same…

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Beverley MVC Donate £600 to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Jan 19, 2010

The Chairman of Beverley Male Voice Choir, Mr Hugh Walton, presented a cheque for to Mr Bob Smailes of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service at a ceremony held in Toll Gavel Methodist Church in Beverley. The was raised from the proceeds of the annual joint concert of the Beverley Male Voice Choir and the Blackpool Male Voice Choir held at Toll Gavel Methodist Church and also from carol singing in…

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Beverley Town Council Support New Memorial

Jan 19, 2010

Beverley Town Councillors have backed the proposal of Mayor of Beverley Cllr David Elvidge who has been campaigning to have a permanent reminder added to the Hengate Gardens in Beverley. The Memorial will mean Beverley Locals like Sergeant Michael Lockett  and Gary Bingleywill have a permanent reminder in the town as to the sacrifice they made. “Last night I received the support of my fellow Councillors at Beverley Town Council…

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Benefit Fraudster Found Guilty

Jan 15, 2010

A former Woodmansey resident has been handed a conditional discharge after admitting benefit fraud. Jonathan Jackson, formerly of Hull Road, Woodmansey, had failed to declare that his partner had started working.  Mr Jackson continued to receive benefits and fraudulently claimed £3,105 housing benefit and £1,247.89 council tax benefit between August 2007 and December 2009. The employment was discovered via a data matching exercise and a subsequent investigation led by East…

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Beverley Bypass Given Green Light

Jan 14, 2010

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, today said news the Sothern Bypass had been given planning permission was ‘fantastic news’ for the town. East Riding councillors on the planning committee voted unanimously to approve redrawn plans for the £35 million bypass and park and ride scheme to the south of the historic town. Graham said: “This is really good news for people who live and work in Beverley. It…

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MP Hopeful Southern Bypass Will Be Approved

MP looks to the future as bypass plans come before the council Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, believes this week could finally see the much needed southern bypass being given the go ahead by planners. On Thursday East Riding councillors on the planning committee will vote whether to approve redrawn plans for the £35 million bypass and park and ride scheme. Graham said: “This road link is vital…

Jan 13, 2010
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The Royal British Legion Beverley Branch

Jan 12, 2010

The Royal British Legion safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces. They are one of the UK’s largest membership organisations and recognised as custodians of Remembrance. The Royal British Legion Beverley Branch meet each second Monday of each month at the Beverley Arms Hotel. Pictured – Beverley Branch of the The Royal British Legion – Back Row: Rod…

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Election of Pasture Masters

Jan 12, 2010

A Beverley election steeped in ancient tradition will soon take place at the Guildhall, when 12 new Pasture Masters and two Auditors will be chosen by the Pasture Freemen. The election will take place between 9am and 4pm on MONDAY 1 MARCH 2010. As written in the Beverley Pasture Act of 1836, both the electors and elected must have their names entered in the Pasture Freemen’s Roll. Nominations forms can…

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Star Performance by the Beverley Community Lift

Jan 12, 2010

The Beverley Community Lift performed a near perfect service through out the recent poor weather conditions, speaking with Trish Altoft Service Development officer she told HU17.net; “Our service ran as normal, during the snow we only had to cancel on shop trip, every other regular service we provide the community was for filled. The job of the Beverley Community Lift is to provide a transport service to the isolated and…

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Bishop Burton College Rural Business Conference

Jan 11, 2010

Bishop Burton College Rural Business Conference to examine climate change issues in response to Government’s new food strategy Bishop Burton College is offering a free conference to farmers and rural businesses who want to find out more about the challenges they face from climate change, food security and population growth. The event, entitled: ‘Heading Towards the Perfect Storm’ Climate Change, Population and Food Production, will be held at the College…

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Postman Dave Got the Job Done

Jan 11, 2010

Despite the bad weather each morning Postman Dave was out delivering the mail to the homes on his Beverley round. Speaking to Dave he explained; “All of us got into the sorting office for as normal despite the weather on Saturday. The mail had got through too and everyone was keen to get out there and deliver the mail to homes across Beverley.” As people were sledging on the Westwood…

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Beverley Economy & Tourism Group

Jan 11, 2010

A new Beverley Economy & Tourism Group met for the first time on Tuesday 24th November, bringing together representatives from East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Beverley Chamber of Trade, Beverley’s tourism attractors, Beverley Rugby Club, Visit Hull & East Yorkshire and Beverley Town Council amongst others. This was an opportunity to bring people together to discuss what a group of people with enthusiasm and passion for their town can do…

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Graham Stuart MP to Meet With East Riding College

Jan 10, 2010

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, is to meet with the head of East Riding College as moves continue to secure its move to new premises in Flemingate. Above: Flemingate, the site where the college is hoping to develop a new campus for learning Graham is meeting with Derek Branton, the college principal and John Doris, director of resources, on Friday. The college has been planning to move from…

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Sunday Sledging at Beverley Westwood

Jan 10, 2010

These pictures from today show lots of people having fun sledging on the hills of the Beverley Westwood. Once again hundreds of people were out making the most of the snow. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Beverley Saturday Market Reduced Service

Jan 9, 2010

Beverley Market may have been officially closed though this morning a handful of traders have braved the elements to open up their stalls. Malcolm Pattison, The Black Sheep Meat Company and East Riding Country Pork were some of the stalls which for them it was business as usual. This was only the second time in forty years the Market had been closed due to bad weather and given the snow…

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Swinemoor Lane and Hull Bridge Road

Jan 8, 2010

As snow fell on Friday afternoon Swinemoor Lane and Hull Bridge Road ground to a halt. As dozens of people had to brave the adverse weather to get to their destinations the heavens opened and it snowed for 3 hours solid. The snow plough driver told me it took him nearly one hour to get from the council depot to the level crossings on Norwood. Car drivers were being extra…

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