Beverley Men Survived

October 11, 2009

The 2009 Nottingham event was run on predominantly the same course as last year’s event. Highlights on the route include Nottingham Forest Football ground and the National Watersports centre at Holme Pierrepont. Along the way, obstacles littered our path. The Nottingham Survival course is part urban and part “rural”. It’s a very green course. We started with a really pleasant run out of the City Centre, along the river Trent…

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Skate Park Cleaned Up

October 10, 2009

Beverley Skate Park was cleaned up by the people who use it with the help of the East Riding of Yorkshire Detached Team. Laura Townsend, Dean Walters and Vicky Bolton were joined by the Mayor of Beverley David Elvidge engaged with the with skaters who showed great maturity and pulling on the not so flattering Youth Tidy Up vests and got stuck in. Broken glass, plastic bottles, bricks and even…

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Beverley Skate Park Big Clean Up

October 9, 2009

Beverley Skate Park Youth Tidy Up Event East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth service is hosting a series of Youth Tidy Up events across the East Riding. The events join onto a national initiative, The Big Tidy Up. The next Youth Tidy Up event, led by the Detached Youth Work Team is take place on Saturday 10 October at Beverley Skate Park from approximately 12 to 2pm. The East Riding…

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Beverley Brass Band 40th Anniversary Concert

October 7, 2009

Beverley Brass Band will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a performance at Toll Gavel Methodist Church later this month. The concert that takes place on the 23rd of October at 7.30pm with proceeds from ticket sales going to Combat Stress a leading organisation that provides mental health care to veterans of the armed services. Tickets for the Beverley Brass Band 40th Anniversary Concert can be purchased in advance from the…

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Hengate Road Closure

October 7, 2009

Road reconstruction works are scheduled to be carried out  on Sundays starting later this month. The work will start on Sunday , 11th October and will be undertaken on seven consecutive Sundays except  8th November 2009 which is Remembrance Sunday. As well as taking out about eight inches of the original carriageway and replacing damaged ironwork, the council will also be resurfacing approximately half of the junction on New Walkergate/Manor…

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Rain Storm in Beverley

October 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. …

October 6, 2009
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Whites Makes Top 1200

October 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

October 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

October 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

October 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

September 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

September 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

September 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…

September 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

September 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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