East Riding College Celebrates Colleges Week By Launching New Institute Of Technology

East Riding College Celebrates Colleges Week By Launching New Institute Of Technology
October 21, 2020

East Riding College held a groundbreaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.

The symbolic groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus.  It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.

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Beat The ‘Dead-Line’ And Haunt The Archives With A Chilling Tale

Beat The 'Dead-Line' And Haunt The Archives With A Chilling Tale
October 20, 2020

East Riding Archives invites all restless souls with a pen in their hand or keyboard at their fingertips to weave a tale of terror, or story of spookiness, for the new ‘Haunting The Archives’ competition. 

As years go, the mere mention of ‘2020’ will send a shiver down the spine for quite some time and now the ghoulish season is here: Halloween!  

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Boss Goes Back To School To Help Beverley Students Plan Their Careers

Boss Goes Back To School To Help Beverley Students Plan Their Careers
October 20, 2020

The boss of an award-winning business is using webinar experiences sharpened under lockdown to help students at her old school prepare for the world of work.

Girls at Beverley High School are learning from the career of Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia Consulting, as part of a move to help students plan their futures and to assist the school itself with developing its careers strategy.

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Mayor Of Beverley Issues COVID-19 Message To Residents

Mayor Of Beverley Issues COVID-19 Message To Residents
October 16, 2020

The Mayor of Beverley, Councillor Tom Astell, has recorded a Covid-19 message of support. He warns that the East Riding is at a ‘tipping point’ in the region.

The Mayor also thanks all those in Beverley who have pulled together and supported the community during these difficult times.

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Campaign To Find 100 New Foster Carers In The East Riding

Campaign To Find 100 New Foster Carers In The East Riding
October 15, 2020

A new campaign has launched aiming to recruit 100 new foster carers to join the East Riding fostering community.

A series of videos have been commissioned to hear from East Riding foster carers and young people, aiming to encourage more people to come forward and find out more about the rewards the role brings.

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Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities

Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities
October 14, 2020

Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.

“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.

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East Riding Theatre Awarded Cash Life Line By Government

East Riding Theatre Awarded Cash Life Line By Government
October 13, 2020

East Riding Theatre has been awarded £72,522 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

East Riding Theatre is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support.

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Historic Listed Property Left Empty For Years Goes On The Market

Historic Listed Property Left Empty For Years Goes On The Market
October 11, 2020

A property in Beverley of great historic interest is set to get a new lease of life as a result of council intervention.

The Grade 2 listed house on Norwood Far Grove has stood empty for a number of years. Since then it has been an eyesore for residents on the street who have for years been calling for the council to take action.

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Beverley Hairdresser Recognised For Outstanding Talent

Beverley Hairdresser Recognised For Outstanding Talent
October 9, 2020

Despite a challenging year for the hairdressing industry, Rick Roberts from Beverley has risen to the heights of being one of the most influential creative forces in the UK as they are named a finalist in HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2020, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.

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Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board

Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board
October 8, 2020

On 1 October 2020 the tenth history board was put in place in Eastgate, to replace a damaged board there, close to the footage entry to the Friary and Eastgate site.

It is the last in the present phase of these boards, which have been warmly welcomed by visitors and residents. The planning of these boards began in 2017, under the leadership of John Bird.

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The Humber Talking Community Pod Moves To Swinemoor Estate

The Humber Talking Community Pod Moves To Swinemoor Estate
October 8, 2020

The Humber Talking community pod has moved to Swinemoor Estate in Beverley, near to the shops on Samman Road.

The pod, previously located firstly in Hull city centre and then on the Orchard Park Estate, is a space where people can come and talk to police, the fire service and the council about any concerns or issues they might have. 

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Yorkshire Water Sniffs Out New Recruits

Yorkshire Water Sniffs Out New Recruits
October 8, 2020

Two highly trained springer spaniels will help Yorkshire Water reduce leaks in the region.

The water company is looking to reduce leakage by a further 15% by 2025, reducing waste and saving customers money on their bills.

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Beverley Barracudas Are Back In The Pool

Beverley Barracudas Are Back In The Pool
October 7, 2020

After the highs of an extremely successful annual gala for Beverley Barracudas Swimming Club, held at Beverley Leisure Centre on Sunday 15 March 2020, which saw club records broken, personal bests and County & Regional times achieved, swimming, unfortunately, came to an abrupt halt on March 17 2020 due to Covid-19.

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