MP Congratulates Pupils and Staff at School

September 28, 2010

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, met staff and pupils at Riston C of E Primary School to congratulate them on reaching the finals of a national competition. The school was named as a finalist at the National Confederation of Parent Teacher Associations (NCPTA) when it held its annual awards to celebrate and recognise the achievement of Parent Teacher Associations. Riston C of E Primary School reached the final in…

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Police Appeal: Assault Grovehill Road, Beverley

Police are appealing for information following an assault in August 2010. Between 2100hrs and 2130hrs on Monday 16 August 2010, two people were walking along Cherry Tree Lane in Beverley when it is alleged a group of about 25-30 teenagers passed them. The two men walked about ten meters past the group who at  this point were walking along Grovehill Road when it is alleged one of the group of…

September 24, 2010
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MP Praises Health Bosses as Preliminary Work Starts on New Hospital Site

September 24, 2010

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has toured the new East Riding Community Hospital site with the Chief Executive and Chairman of NHS East Riding. Environmental work has started on the Swinemoor Lane site to trap protected great crested newts. And, health officials say, in just a few weeks work will start on creating the entrance and slip roads which will reduce the hospital’s impact on traffic along the…

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Virtual Gastric Band Goes to New York

September 24, 2010

Clinical Hypnotherapist, Sheila Granger who recently conducted a trial with NHS patients in Beverley to demonstrate that hypnotherapy is a viable treatment for obesity is now taking her weight-loss system to New York. Granger’s breakthrough advancement in treating obesity with a weight loss programme which incorporates the ‘Virtual Gastric Band’, gained a 95% success rate in a group trial last year and has now gone on to help literally hundreds…

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New Appointment For Independent Financial Advisers

September 22, 2010

cba Financial Services Limited is delighted to welcome David Dunning as General Manager. David has worked for 23 years mainly as an Independent Financial Adviser (IFA).  The firm has recruited David from Lloyds TSB Bank where he was a senior manager in wealth management and prior to this he worked within local IFA practices. Steve Jenkinson, Managing Partner at The cba Partnership says: “David is working towards Chartered status to…

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Beverley Literature Festival 2010

September 22, 2010

Tickets are selling well for the first weekend of the Beverley Literature Festival 1-10 October.  And no wonder! Louis de Bernières kicks off the festival at 7pm on Friday night, followed by an astounding performance of Mary Shelley’s classic horror story Frankenstein. On Saturday, there is a chance to rethink all our assumptions about the Battle of the Somme with William Philpott, the supremely skilful author of a new book…

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Beverley Food Festival Awards 2010

September 21, 2010

The best in local food has again been celebrated in an Awards Night organised by Beverley Town Council, and sponsored by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, to promote high-quality food produced in the local area, ahead of the Food Festival itself on October 3rd. The awards were presented to the winners of the following categories: Sausage – Pickle/Chutney – Preserves – Pie – Dairy Product – Dessert Drink –…

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Beverley Pallet Manufacturer Receives Quality Standard Certification

September 21, 2010

Beverley based pallet manufacturer, Capital Pallet Solutions is delighted to announce their achievement of certification by BSI to the standard of ISO 9001:2008, following an in-depth assessment of their systems. Dave Atkinson, Managing Director Capital Pallet Solutions says: “We are really pleased to have been certified by the BSI.  This standard is a benefit to our business as it is becoming a pre-requisite for the calibre of companies that we…

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Fly Fishing Flydressers Guild

September 21, 2010

The East Yorkshire Flydressers’ Guild is a 40-strong group of fly-fishing enthusiasts that meet up every month to exchange ideas and advice in the comfort of the Rose and Crown pub in Beverley.  They also benefit from the wealth of knowledge on offer from the guest speakers, and this month the meeting involved a class in making the flys. Secretary Paul Hotson said; “We have a very good membership base…

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Live Music: The Processed Pea

September 21, 2010

Combining the talents of Stu Hanna and Debbie Hanna-Palmer the duo Megson is fast becoming ‘hot property’ on the British folk and roots scene. Their three albums have chronicled that blossoming creative talent and such is their popularity it has taken over a year for the Processed Pea to secure a booking. Originally from Teesside, the husband and wife duo met singing in the local Cleveland Youth Choir. At that…

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Discover History at The Treasure House

September 21, 2010

A free open day at the Treasure House will give members of the public the chance to see hundreds of local historic documents and films. Members of the public are invited to come and see the fascinating historic records and archive treasures available at the Treasure House during the open day, which will take place on Saturday, 25 September, between 9am and 4pm. All the documents on display will relate…

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Beverley Fitness Group In The All-together

September 21, 2010

A Beverley-based fitness group with a great track record for raising money for charity have taken a hugely brave step to boost their fundraising this year by publishing a calendar featuring over 40 of their participants who have donated their time – and bared their flesh – to support Breast Cancer Awareness.  The youngest is 18, and the ‘most mature’ is 81. Organiser Cheryl Murphy told HU17.net “Our perceived bravery…

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Autumn Lectures at the Treasure House

September 20, 2010

The council’s museums service is pleased to announce a series of autumn lectures at the Treasure House, Beverley. Dr David Marchant, museums registrar, will begin the series on 12 October with a talk on ‘The South Cave weapons cache – seven years on, what have we learned?’ This will be followed by Janet Tierney’s ‘Past times, past apparel – a look at costumes in the East Riding museum service collections’…

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Books Come Alive at Beverley Literature Festival

Fiction, politics, geology, poetry, biography and lots of workshops to get involved with – Beverley Literature Festival (1 to 10 October), organised by East Riding Libraries, once again brings you the best in writing, whatever the subject. This year the festival has expanded its programme for children to give young readers in the East Riding a fun-packed weekend of performances, readings, making sessions and story-telling of all kinds – all…

September 20, 2010
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10 Years of Trading in Beverley for Salon 55

September 18, 2010

Salon 55 celebrates its 10th birthday this weekend. Keeley Penn opened Salon 55 in Lairgate Beverley in September 2000 with just two stylists, Kelsey and Angela, to assist her. Ten years on, Kelsey and Angela are still working in the Salon, but the workforce has grown to ten people, including a beauty therapist.  The Salon continues to go from strength to strength, specialising in complete makeovers, including colouring, hair extensions…

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