Beverley Folk Festival

July 6, 2009

With the success of the recent Beverley Folk Festival the organisers have announced the dates for next years even with some special offers for those looking to book their tickets in advanced. Between Fri 18th & Sun 20th June 2010, the 27th annual Beverley Folk Festival takes place in the shadow of the historic Beverley Minster. It promises to offer 3 nights & 2 days of breathtaking music from International…

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Moving & Mortgages

July 3, 2009

My mum and dad want their house back! It might not be the sentiment of all mums and dads “yes of course we love you” but don’t you think its time you had a place of your own! So many potential first time buyers are finding that they are still living at home with mum and dad because economic pressure means they simply cannot afford to move out of the…

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Beverley Westwood Cows

July 3, 2009

The cattle which come from around the North of UK are almost part of the town it self and keep a long standing tradition of having grazing animals on the pastures of the Beverley Westwood. Just a few weeks ago however there were complaints from the Pasture Masters that some dog walkers were using the drinking troughs to wash their dogs. Pasture masters’ vice- chairman Allan English said: “A friend…

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No Funding For College

July 2, 2009

MP for Beverley and Holderness Graham Stuart said he is saddened to hear East Riding College will not receive the funding promised by the Government for a new much needed campus in Beverley. Last week the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) announced a shortlist of 13 colleges across the country which would receive capital funding for new buildings – East Riding College was not among them. But while the news…

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Postal Address Removal

July 1, 2009

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, together with David Davis MP, Greg Knight MP, Shona McIsaac MP, Ian Cawsey MP, and the leaders of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hull City Council, North Lincolnshire Council and North-East Lincolnshire Council, has written to the Postal Services Commission (Postcomm) to ask it recommend to the Royal Mail that North Humberside and South Humberside be removed from all official postal databases. Residents from…

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Beverley Floods June 2007

June 29, 2009

Just over two years since the floods in Beverley it is amazing to think that North Bar Without was impassable due to the amount of water in June  2007. These pictures show the extent of flood on York Road, Pasture Terrace & North Bar Without in Beverley East Yorkshire. Pictures by Garry Morrison Yord Road, Beverley, June 2007 North Bar Without, Beverley, June 2007 Pasture Terrace, Beverley, June 2007

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St Mary’s Church Open Day

June 27, 2009

St Mary’s Church in Beverley opened it door and grounds to the public in their annual fund raising event. Members of the church took advantage of the good weather to serve free tea and cakes to members of the public who came. The event which was raising money for St Mary’s uniformed youth groups, the Guides, Brownies & GL & CGB.

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Classic Beverley Car Show

June 27, 2009

Seems like people want to see more the from the Beverley Car Rally that took place earlier this week so HU17 have added another exclusive gallery from the event for you to enjoy over the weekend!

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Site Manager’s National Award

June 25, 2009

Richard Bettison of Risby Homes has won a national Quality Award in NHBC’s Pride in the Job Award Scheme.  This has been awarded for outstanding site management skills on the company’s development at Keldgate Bar in Beverley. Pride in the Job (PIJ) has been rewarding site managers setting excellent standards on site for 29 years and Richard has been selected from thousands of contenders across the UK. MD of Risby…

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Wassand Hall Concert

June 22, 2009

Pupils from schools in Beverley and East Yorkshire put on a summer concert in the stunning surroundings on Wassand Hall. The annual event attracted more people then ever who were treated to an array of music, tea and cakes in the sunshine. The East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra, East Riding Percussion Ensemble, East Riding Intermediate Wind Band and The east Riding Senior Wind Band all performed. A special thanks was…

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Beverley Baptist Church

This Saturday Beverley town centre was a hive of activity, the market was in full swing and the locals were out in force on the high street enjoying the morning before the afternoon turned wet and miserable. The nice people from Beverley Baptist Church were out, they had a stall and were selling quality goods from the fare trade centre they were out promoting their sports day which took place…

June 21, 2009
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Graham Stuart in Beverley

Graham Stuart the MP for Beverley & Holderness is due in Beverley town centre this Saturday 20th June 2009 between 10 and 12 at Toll gravel where he will be holding one of his street surgery sessions. Having not been to one before I will try and make if for no other reason then to get a decent picture of the man we elect to voice our views in parliament….

June 19, 2009
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Flemingate Development

June 19, 2009

Museum of Army Transport been closed for some time with demolition work being carried out and pretty much completed on the buildings  that used to house over 100 vehicles. Located on the Fleming Gate site it is possibly the biggest physical change that I have witness since moving to Beverley and given its location it is highly unlikely a site of this size will ever been developed again so close…

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Beverley Folk Festival 2009

June 19, 2009

Heading off to Beverley Leisure Centre to use the gym I had totally forgotten it was the first day of Beverley Folk Festival. Robin & Nevil who volunteer their help to the Beverley Folk Festival were enjoying the sunshine while marshalling the car park. The playing fields around the leisure centre have been transformed are completely covered in tents and stalls. Inside Beverley Leisure Centre the sports hall was in…

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Manor Road Traffic Madness

One of the biggest issues in Beverley has to the overwhelming amount of traffic using the roads. The picture shown here was taken at around lunch time and cars were backed up in all directions right up to the side streets.  During peak times and with two primary schools on the road things get a lot more congested and could be seen as more dangerous very quickly. There is no…

June 18, 2009
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