Tour de Yorkshire To Set Off From Historic Beverley

Tour de Yorkshire To Set Off From Historic Beverley
January 17, 2020

The eyes of the cycling world will be once again on East Yorkshire as Beverley will host the start of the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire.

At the launch event held in Leeds, race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) confirmed that stage one of the men’s race on Thursday, 30 April will start in the East Riding and take in some villages that have never seen the race before.

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Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations

Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations
January 17, 2020

A mother of two young children has been presented with a special gift on behalf of a leading local charity after being nominated by family and friends for her bravery in undergoing treatment for cancer and a stroke.

Nicky Hern Holthuysen, who lives near Anlaby, received a specially hand-crafted daisy charm from Karen Guest, Partner at Guest & Phillips jewellers and a trustee of the Daisy Appeal.

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National Hobby Month – Cycling One Of The Most Popular With Us Brits

National Hobby Month - Cycling One Of The Most Popular With Us Brits
January 16, 2020

January is National Hobby Month with cycling being one of the most popular hobbies undertaken in the UK. However recent research shows that most of us Brits stick to our hobbies for just 16 months.

Throughout January events are taking place across the UK covering all sorts of hobbies. Other popular hobbies in the UK include craft-based activities and the performing arts.

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Two Theatre Productions From Hull And East Riding London Takeover

Two Theatre Productions From Hull And East Riding London Takeover
January 15, 2020

Two theatre productions from Hull and Beverley are set to take over the same award-winning venue in London this week with month-long runs in the capital.

Middle Child’s electrifying gig theatre show, The Canary and the Crow, transfers to the Arcola Theatre following success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019, while East Riding Theatre’s production of Maxine Peake’s freewheeling play, Beryl, extends its sell-out transfer at the same venue for an extra month.

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Pontefract Beat Beverley In Forgettable Encounter

Pontefract Beat Beverley In Forgettable Encounter
January 13, 2020

Not much to write home about here. This was pretty dire stuff. Beverley will want to forget it as quickly as possible, and so will most of the spectators.

Pontefract were the better of the two sides and fully deserved their win but neither team or the game generally, ever really got going.

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The National Living Wage Increases Welcomed By MP

The National Living Wage Increases Welcomed By MP
January 10, 2020

MP Graham Stuart says that The National Living Wage increase is fantastic news for his constituents. He also adds that over 280,000 people are set to benefit from the increase.

From April the hourly rate of those over the age of 25 will increase to £8.72. This is four times higher than the rate of inflation. While the rate paid to those under 25 will also increase.

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Beverley School Children Convince Council To Bee Nicer

Beverley School Children Convince Council To Bee Nicer
January 8, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has changed the planting proposals for two major highway improvement schemes currently in progress, to encourage and support bees, following a request from three local schoolchildren.

Daisy, Jemima and Orlaith are all pupils at St Mary’s School in Beverley and contacted the leader of the council, Councillor Richard Burton, to ask if bees could be supported when major infrastructure schemes are completed.

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East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One

East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One
January 7, 2020

East Riding College has recently received a very positive Ofsted report under the new, tougher 2019 education inspection framework.

The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a site in Hull, has now maintained its “good” status for over a decade following November’s short inspection visit.

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Beverley Enjoy A Remarkable Result Starting 2020 With A Win

Beverley Enjoy A Remarkable Result Starting 2020 With A Win
January 6, 2020

Beverley RUFC has been doing things the tough way this season, having had 4 narrow defeats and regular absenteeism through injury and unavailability, they still found themselves sitting third in the league with a fighting chance of regaining one of the top two spots.

An away trip to Leodiensian RUFC in Leeds, who are the only team to have beaten the previously undefeated top of the table Old Brodleians, was definitely an opportunity to succumb to a fifth defeat, given again there were many absentees from the starting line-up.

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