Graham Stuart Re-elected With 12K Majority

May 7, 2010

Graham Stuart was re-elected as MP for Beverley & Holderness with 25,063 with a massive 47% of the vote, second place was Craig Dobson of the Liberal Democrats who received 12,076, third was Ian Saunders, Labour with 11,224. Full election results for Beverley & Holderness can be viewed here.

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arvato Staff Running to Raise Funds in Beverley 10K

May 6, 2010

Earlier this year, East Riding of Yorkshire Council partner, arvato government services, signed up to take part in an entrepreneurially-minded charity venture – Million Makers. As the first team from the Humber region to join Million Makers, arvato staff are particularly proud. This enterprising scheme, organised by The Prince’s Trust, challenges teams from businesses across the UK to convert £1,500 in seed-funding into a profit of at least £10,000. Employees…

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German Street Named after Beverley

Beverley’s long and enthusiastic relationship with twin-town Lemgo is set to be permanently commemorated by the German town’s authorities. Officials in Lemgo – the oldest and most beautiful town in the Lippe region of North Rhine-Westphalia – have announced they will name a street after Beverley in their next building project, to mark 30 years of twinning between the towns. Links between the two towns are very strong, with groups…

May 6, 2010
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Beverley Goes to the Polls

May 6, 2010

Residents in Beverley today will today get to vote. After all the TV debates, local Hustings and canvasing local candidates can do no more other then wait while the public votes. As Election Day began there were plenty of residents casting their votes early doors, the ladies at our local Polling Station said it was the busiest it has ever been with over 50 people casting votes within the first…

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Beverley Lions Help Finance Hoist for Millers

May 6, 2010

Members of the Beverley Lions Club were present at the handover, at the Beverley Leisure Centre, of a special mobile electric hoist that the Beverley Lions Club have helped to finance.  This special hoist is used to lift adults who attend the Millers Day Centre in Beverley on to a trampoline to do Rebound Therapy. This enables approx 10 people to attend the leisure centre each week to do this…

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Have Your Say: Local Development Framework

May 6, 2010

Now is your chance to get involved in shaping the future development of the East Riding – as the council prepares a blueprint known as the Local Development Framework (LDF). The LDF will form part of the development plan for the East Riding and will be used to determine where and how we should build new places for people to live and work in. It will set out planning policies…

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Beverley Teenager Aims to Make a Difference

May 6, 2010

Your help is needed to enable a Beverley teenager make a huge difference to some of the planet’s worst treated animals. Louise Marritt is heading to later this month to work with some of the country’s horribly maltreated cats and dogs, ahead of a move into further education. For two months, Louise will be a volunteer at the Soi Dog Foundation in the southern Thailand islands. Thailand has a huge…

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Help For Heroes Charity Bed Push

May 5, 2010

Pictures from the charity bed push that took place in Beverley on Saturday in aid of Help for Heroes. Staff from Beverley Ambulance Station with other volunteers including the Mayor of Beverley, pushed a bed while collecting donations from shoppers in the town. 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…

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Information for Motorists This Sunday

May 4, 2010

The annual Beverley 10k road race takes place on Sunday 9 May.  Motorists are advised to avoid the area around the Beverley Leisure Centre and Minster immediately before the start of the race. The race starts at 11.15 in Eastgate, next to Beverley Minster, and runners then head down Lord Roberts Road and Lairgate before passing through the Bar and snaking across the Westwood on Newbald Road to Walkington.  Runners…

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Deluge in Driffield – 100 Years On

May 4, 2010

It is nearly three years since major flooding devastated parts of the East Riding and Hull. For those who were affected, it will never be forgotten. One of the towns which appeared to be relatively unaffected was Driffield, but history shows that the ‘Capital of the Wolds’ has not always been so lucky. One hundred years ago this month, the town of Driffield suffered the effects of a devastating torrent…

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Does Your Team Need Focus and Confidence?

May 4, 2010

Beverley based hypnotist, Sheila Granger would like to offer her services to local sports teams to help with performance. Sheila’s group hypnosis sessions offer psychological training for sports to provide focus and motivation – ideally the team should be aged 12 and over. Sheila says ‘Hypnotherapy is suitable for everyone.  There is absolutely nothing to lose. It is completely natural, non-magical and safe and the benefits will be evident in…

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May Day Morning @ The Black Mill

May 1, 2010

Pictures of the Green Ginger Morris Dancers and crowds that were gathered at 5 am  on the Beverley Westwood to welcome in summer. Everyone was soon invited to dance and sing when the sun finally popped up from behind the clouds. 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…

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Beverley Lions Grant Aids Colts Development

April 29, 2010

Beverley’s newest senior football side is aiming to turn a welcome grant from the Beverley Lions into a real community booster. The Humber Colts, founded just last July, stand on the verge of a remarkable first-season promotion from Division 5 Wyke of the Hull Men’s Sunday League, standing four points clear at the top of the table with two games to go. And they hope a generous £360 grant from…

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Town Council Award Grant to the Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal

April 29, 2010

The Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal has been awarded £2500 from Beverley Town Council from the Large Grants Fund. Prue Blake from the Christmas Lights Committee says: “We would like to thank the Beverley Town Council for this award, it is much needed because this year we have extra expenses for Health & Safety.  The security of the tree brackets need testing, the electrical boxes need repairing and in some cases…

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A Sense of Photography Competition

April 29, 2010

Groups are being asked to arrange photography contests to feed into an East Riding-wide competition Local groups are being asked to hold year-long contests for creative and interesting photographs from October 2010. The local contest winners will be submitted to the wider competition – organised by the East Riding Cultural Partnership. Standout images will be chosen for a formal exhibition at the Beverley Art Gallery in 2012. Photographs could include…

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Media Exhibition on the Horizon

April 29, 2010

Media students at East Riding College are hosting an interactive exhibition on May 5 from 10am to 5.30pm at the Beverley Arms Hotel. Eight students, who are studying on the final year of the BA in Digital Media in conjunction with Hull University, are involved in this exciting and innovative project. The aim of the event is for the students to showcase their work for the purposes of careers networking…

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