Rain Storm in Beverley

Oct 7, 2009

Yesterday evening Beverley was hit by a rain storm, these pictures were taken on Manor Road near the junction of St Mary’s Walk where the road was completely flooded, cars seemed to cope though the pedestrians had a much tougher journey home. The homes on Manor Road were some of those that were flooded badly in Beverley Floods of June 2007 and many were watching out of their windows as…

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Beverley Literature Festival

Storming Performances at Beverley Literature Festival The wild weather in Beverley on Saturday was matched by some equally energetic performances over the first weekend of the Beverley Literature Festival as writer after writer took their audiences by storm in what has been some of the most exciting days in the festival’s eight year history. Iain Banks riffed on his new novel with the energy of a man possessed by genius. …

Oct 6, 2009
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Whites Makes Top 1200

Oct 6, 2009

The very first edition of The Good Food Guide was done by Raymond Postage back in 1951 with the goal of informing readers which restaurants come up to the proper standards. The Good Food Guide is made up from scratch each year and this year Beverley’s Whites Restaurant broke into the top 1200 restaurants that will be featured in the 2010 edition. John Robinson said “Whites was this year’s only…

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War Graves Photographic Project

Oct 6, 2009

The War Graves Photographic Project has been set up in an attempt to photograph each and every MoD grave, Individual Memorial and family memorial from WWI to the current day. The project aims to photograph and log over 1.7 million Common Wealth War Graves from around the world and depends on volunteers from every walk of life. HU17.net has volunteered to produce images for the graves located in Beverley or…

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Bonfire Night Diversions & Parking

Oct 5, 2009

The Annual Beverley Lions Bonfire is a very successful and well-attended event,  however  with  this  comes  a  number  of Traffic and Public Safety issues,  which  have been monitored and discussed with The Beverley Police, The Beverley Lions and the Highways Authority. In 2008 a trial was carried whereby the east bound carriageway of Westwood Road and Walkington Road was temporary closed to traffic. This closure proved successful, but safety issues…

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The Ragamuffins

Oct 1, 2009

Beverley musical pair John Burgess and Jerry O’Connell  also know as the Ragamuffins were joined by Tim Gaydon and Phil Barber as they set to work on the much awaited second album. The Ragamuffins who released ‘Our Beverley’ which is a collection of songs about the town are pushing all the stops to get their new album ‘Gallows Lane’ in shops by Christmas. The Ragamuffins John Burges & Jerry O’Connell…

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Stanifords Prediction Comes True

Sep 30, 2009

‘Stanifords prediction comes true’ In an article that Stanifords prepared on Monday 28th September we highlighted the change in the libor rate that was announced on the 25th September and with an explanation as to what the libor rate meant to the base rate, made a sweeping prediction and we quote “Our prediction for 2010 would be to see an increase in the money supply through the increase in the…

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Beverley in Bloom Awards

Sep 29, 2009

Shop keepers, gardeners, schools and allotment owners from Beverley all gathered this evening at Norwood Methodist Church for the annual Beverley in Bloom awards. Mayor of Beverley David Elvidge was on hand to present awards to the winners. Norwood Methodist Church was full with standing room only as Chris Dawson; Chairman of Beverley in Bloom along with the Mayor of Beverley handed out cups and certificates to the winners pausing…

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Walk to School Month

Sep 29, 2009

Walk to School Month? Graham Stuart MP says ‘Count me in.’ Pupils in Beverley and Holderness will join thousands of children across the UK and more than 40 countries worldwide this October to celebrate the benefits of walking to school during International Walk to School Month. Now Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, is encouraging local pupils to take part, and will be joining one group of pupils as they…

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End of a le Crunch…

Sep 29, 2009

Is this the time for le lending and is it the end of a le crunch? If you are a slave to the libor rate or if you have a mortgage and are interested in knowing what the money markets are likely to be doing, then your ears should have pricked up, when last week the libor rate fell to 0.55% which is only just a fraction over bank base…

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Farewell to Town Clerk

Sep 22, 2009

Helen Ball the Town Clerk of Beverley is given a send of by friends and council members at the Beverley Guildhall. Helen was presented with a number of gifts including a apple tree and picture of the allotments in Beverley. Current Mayor of Beverley Daivd Elvidge and former mayors with Helen Ball Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image, these are just some of the pictures please contact us…

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Beverley Awarded Silver Gilt Rose

Sep 18, 2009

Blooming success for East Riding of Yorkshire East Riding of Yorkshire Council is celebrating its success in the Yorkshire in Bloom Competition following an awards ceremony at The Spa Bridlington on Tuesday. Beverley was awarded a silver gilt rose award and chosen by judges as the best town in Yorkshire, paying credit to the hard work of green fingered residents as well as East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Beverley…

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Benefit & Money Advice Team

Sep 18, 2009

Over 60? – Find out if we can help you reduce your Council Tax The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Benefit & Money Advice Team are holding drop in sessions at libraries across the East Riding. These sessions will take place throughout October and will help residents of East Riding who are aged 60 and over to save money on their council tax bill. Throughout East Riding the Benefit and…

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MP ‘Delighted’ With Hospital

Sep 17, 2009

MP ‘delighted’ Beverley will get its new hospital MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, today said he was delighted with news a new hospital has been granted planning permission. Graham said: “This has been a long hard battle and many people have worked very hard towards this day. “It is such good news, not just for Beverley, but for residents across the whole of Holderness who will have access…

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BBC Look North in Beverley

Sep 17, 2009

Paul Murphy, Stuart Mountain & Keith Pollard from BBC Look North were in Beverley today awaiting the results from a planning meeting being held at the East Riding of Yorkshire offices. Planners have given the green light for the new hospital in Beverley which will need though it will need to be developed 5m above sea level despite concerns and objections from people in Beverley. You can watch the broadcast…

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Polictics & Fund Raising

Sep 12, 2009

Graham Stuart MP was once again at Toll Gavell in Beverley. Our local MP discussed issues with the people from the town he represents in Parliament. Today not only was Graham out but Prospective Parliamentary Candidate, Ian Saunders was canvassing. Ian who said he is in the process of ‘moving to Beverley’ talked to shoppers and the Beverley Lord Mayor David Elvidge. AFC Tickton Under 11’s were also out on…

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