Driver Shortages Mean Buses Will Run On Temporary Timetables

Driver Shortages Mean Buses Will Run On Temporary Timetables
September 16, 2021

Bus company East Yorkshire has announced that from Sunday 19 September it will be temporarily reducing some timetables in Hull & Beverley in the face of the nationwide bus driver shortage.

Along with many other industries, bus operators across the country are experiencing a shortage of staff, leaving the company with not enough drivers to operate routes each day.

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Major Live Blues Gig Returns To Beverley

Major Live Blues Gig Returns To Beverley
September 16, 2021

A musician regarded by many to be the most compelling British blues artist since the great names of the sixties heads to Beverley in November for the first major live Beverley Blues gig in two years.

Ian Siegal plays the Masonic Hall in Trinity Lane on Thursday, November 11 as the forerunner of a return of the annual Beverley Blues Weekender in 2022.

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Boom Time In Beverley As Girls Go For Goal

Boom Time In Beverley As Girls Go For Goal
September 16, 2021

Girls football is booming in Beverley thanks to the explosion in popularity of the women’s game, according to one local coach.

AFC Tickton has gone from struggling to field girls’ teams to having a squad at every age group from under-9s to under-17s and even a waiting list to join some teams.  

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Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout

Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout
September 16, 2021

HEY Smile Foundation volunteers across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire are being praised for their invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out.

Over 380,000 people have been double vaccinated throughout Hull and East Riding and health bosses say that none of this would have been possible without those volunteers who have given up thousands of hours of their own time to assist GPs and practice staff to get people the lifesaving COVID-19 jab.

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More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire

More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire
September 15, 2021

With the number of children needing foster care continuing to rise, a Beverley fostering agency, Orange Grove Fostercare is encouraging people to consider opening up their home to a child in care.

According to the Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, 900 foster families are needed across Yorkshire.

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Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden

Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden
September 14, 2021

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has donated £1,000 to an important organisation in Beverley which aims to create an accessible space for the community to use and invest in.

The chosen cause, local parish church, Beverley Minster, owns an area of land that is being developed into a “Secret Garden” by a group of volunteers, with the aim of providing the area for the use of the church and local communities. 

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Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month

Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month
September 13, 2021

The free compost giveaways run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are returning this month.

Eight giveaway events will be held across the area between Saturday 18 September and Friday 1 October, where around 5,000 bags of compost will be handed out for free to local residents.

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Beverley’s Mayor Draws Treasure Hunt Winners

Beverley's Mayor Draws Treasure Hunt Winners
September 13, 2021

Throughout the Summer, a Treasure Hunt was held in Beverley, with all proceeds going toward the amazing work of SCOPE. 

Organised by the Mayor of Beverley, Councillor Linda Johnson, all complete and correct entries were entered into a prize draw, with three lucky winners each receiving a £20 voucher for Pizza Rodizio.

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Beavers Beaten On The Road By Old Crossleyans

Beavers Beaten On The Road By Old Crossleyans
September 12, 2021

After the turgid rugby of the British Lions South African tour watching rugby again as it should be played has been like a breath of fresh air. Sadly today it all came from Crossleyans.

Beverley were given the runaround for the whole of the first half and much of the second by a side which looked twice as determined and twice as quick. After their fine performance the previous week this was a hugely disappointing showing even allowing for the superior quality of this week’s opposition.

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Tiny Treasures Are Back At The Treasure House In Beverley

Tiny Treasures Are Back At The Treasure House In Beverley
September 10, 2021

The popular Tiny Treasures sessions are returning to the Treasure House in Beverley from Thursday, 16 September.

The sessions, for under 5s and their accompanying adults, explore different themes from the Treasure House Museum and Beverley Art Gallery collections and take place on Thursday afternoons.

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Japanese Themed Exhibition Coming To Beverley Art Gallery

Japanese Themed Exhibition Coming To Beverley Art Gallery
September 9, 2021

Opening on Saturday, 16 October at Beverley Art Gallery will be ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and artwork by Laura Boswell.

The idea for the exhibition came about more than two years ago when the Japanese Embassy introduced the ‘Japan-UK Season of Culture’, a celebration of the many facets of Japanese culture in the UK.

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Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal

Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal
September 9, 2021

A professor who played a key role in the progress of the Daisy Appeal is now backing the charity as a fundraiser with a coast to coast walk across the north of England.

Steve Haswell, who worked with the Daisy Appeal in his role as a professor in chemistry at the University of Hull, has been joined on the trek by his son Simon, who works in the laboratories at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham.

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Exhibition Opens For Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project With A Celebration

Exhibition Opens For Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project With A Celebration
September 9, 2021

A celebration is being held in Beverley Minster on Sunday 12 September to mark the opening of an exhibition to highlight the Minster’s historic role in providing sanctuary and relating that to what sanctuary means for people today.

The exhibition and associated digital and print content explore the real stories of sanctuary seekers past and present and includes moving modern testimonies as well as dramatised historical accounts.

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