Clinical Trial for Childhood Obesity

April 22, 2010

Beverley based hypnotist, Sheila Granger is appealing for volunteers aged 8-12 to take part in a clinical trial which could help them lose weight and build up their confidence. Having conducted a trial last year for the ‘Virtual Gastric Band (VGB)’ with twenty-one adults of varying age and size and achieving a 95% success rate, Sheila would now like to prove that a similar success can be achieved with obese…

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Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Jazz Age Concert

April 21, 2010

Lottie Dodd, Laura Bradford from Beverley and Sarah Penny from Hessle sound the horns as Hull Phil heads for big charity concert, as the street sounds of Paris and New York are come to Hull! As Hull Philharmonic Orchestra gets in the mood for its jazz age concert next month, a vintage French saloon car will be in the city centre on Wednesday (April 21) to promote the event. The…

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Beverley Town Council Public Appeal – VIDEO

April 21, 2010

Relatives of Beverley’s fallen war heroes are being sought to help publicly commemorate their loved ones. Beverley Town Council has commissioned a memorial for Hengate Gardens to recognise the sacrifices of the town’s sons and daughters in military conflicts since World War 2. The memorial will be engraved with the names of those who have died in armed struggles around the world over the past 65 years. The criteria for…

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Beverley and Holderness BNP Candidate

April 21, 2010

My name is Neil Whitelam I am your local BNP candidate for Beverley and Holderness. Local born and bred, I live in Keyingham with my two young daughters. To me getting involved in politics is about trying to make a difference, helping my people and country strive towards betterment. Our learning curve has been the largest of all nations, our collective suffering and sacrifice living through countless wars, natural disasters,…

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Get Unplugged With Reloaded at The Kings Head Hotel

April 21, 2010

Reloaded will tonight perform at the Kings Head Hotel as the Beverley hotel prepares an evening of great music all in aid of a good cause. The band is playing as part of a charity evening that’s being held in aid of under privileged orphaned children in South Africa. The band is set to do a 2 hour ‘Unplugged’ session and there will be a raffle with a wide range…

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Beverley Police Officers Tips for Shoppers to Beat Pick Pockets

April 21, 2010

People out shopping in Beverley town centre are being warned by police to keep a close eye on their purses. Following on from a very successful purse dipping campaign in Beverley in 2009, local officers came up with a quirky product to warn people if their purses are being targeted. Two small bells attached to a clasp, which can easily be added to a purse or wallet are being distributed…

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East Riding General Election 2010 Candidates

April 20, 2010

Nominations for candidates in the forthcoming general election closed today, 20 April, at 4pm. The following are candidates in the three East Riding constituencies. Please note: The difference between ‘Liberal Democrat’ and ‘Liberal Democrats’ in each constituency is deliberate – both are descriptions for the party as registered with the Electoral Commission BEVERLEY AND HOLDERNESS CONSTITUENCY DOBSON, Craig – Liberal Democrats HORSFIELD, Andy – UK Independence Party HUGHES, Ron –…

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Mirchi Support Teenage Cancer Trust With Generous Curry Night

April 20, 2010

Sylvia Hood with the support of local Beverley business Mirchi are putting on a night of hot and spicy food with live music all in aid of the Teenage Caner Trust. The event which will take place on Tuesday April 27th at the Mirchi Indian Restaurant on Lady from 6pm. Dinners will be served up a three course meal for just £10 adults and £5 for children with half of…

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Beverley Lions Collect Donated Books

April 20, 2010

At the request of the Lions’ Organisation the parents and carers have donated unwanted children’s books in good condition. Following the Tsunami in Sri Lanka, schools and other institutions lost all their books and are hoping to build p their stocks again to benefit all the children in that country. To help with getting the books to Sri Lanka, a member of the Lions’ based there has agreed to pay…

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Doncaster Rovers Belles Hold Coaching Session in Beverley

April 20, 2010

Hull College Girls Schools of excellence held a coaching session with a difference at Longcroft School in Beverley last night. Coaches from the Doncaster Rovers Belles, one of England’s most successful ladies football teams in history put the under 14’s and under 16’s through their paces. Paul Green the assistant manager of Doncaster Rovers Belles said; “We have built up links with the Hull College Girls School of Excellence, in…

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New T-Block Installed at Beverley Skate Park

April 18, 2010

This week saw the first stage of the renovation of Beverley Skate Park with the installation of a new T-Block. The funding for the project, from the East Riding Youth Capital Fund, was applied for by users of the skate park in partnership with Beverley Open Doors Community Project and East Riding Detach Team. Plans for new fencing are also underway and should be completed within the next few weeks…

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Browns of York Kicks off Expansion Strategy

April 16, 2010

Yorkshire indie department store group Browns plans to expand after the successful opening of its third store, in Beverley, East Yorkshire. The two-storey 12,000 sq ft store on Beverley shopping street Saturday Market opened last month and stocks womenswear brands including Sandwich, Basler and Fenn Wright Manson. Brands stocked in Browns’ other two stores in York and Helmsley include womenswear labels Dash, Phase Eight, Jacques Vert and Nougat, and menswear…

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Graham Stuart Backs Conservative Moves For Change

April 16, 2010

Conservative candidate for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, today backed moves by the party to change the way local councils award payouts to senior officers when they retire. His comments came after East Riding of Yorkshire Council announced out-going senior officer Sue Lockwood would be getting £364,000 as part of an early retirement package. Last week the Taxpayers’ Alliance published its annual survey of senior town hall salaries. It revealed…

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Internationally Acclaimed Soprano to Sing in Beverley Minster

April 15, 2010

Claire Booth, originally from Lund near Beverley, will join the East Riding County Choir to sing Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Michael Haydn’s Requiem on Saturday 1st May at 7.30 pm. It promises to be a gem of a concert. Educated at Hull High School until the age of eleven, she later went on to receive a double first in Modern History from Oxford University. A career in music beckoned and…

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Beverley Annual Town Meeting

April 15, 2010

Beverley Annual Town Meeting will be held later this month on the 21st April at the Beverley Memorial Hall from 7:00pm This is an opportunity for residents who live within the boundaries of Beverley Town Council to raise issues relating to the town. Chaired by the Mayor of Beverley, only those on the electoral role within the parish of Beverley are allowed to speak – the parish councils of Molescroft…

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Road Safety Evening in Beverley

A road safety evening will give young people the chance to wear beer goggles in the driving seat of a car and see fire officers recover a simulated casualty. The event at Beverley Fire Station, on Thursday 15 April, from 6.30pm to 9pm aims to raise awareness of the dangers and consequences of being a driver, passenger and cyclist for people aged between 13 and 20. A hard-hitting presentation from…

April 13, 2010
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