MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services

MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services
August 6, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that East Riding Council has received a further £2.4 million from the Government in July, to take their total share of additional coronavirus funding to just over £21 million.

The new money comes as part of a £500 million package of un-ringfenced funding for councils up and down the country, to help them continue to deliver crucial frontline services and support those most in need.

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East Riding College Joins TEC Partnership

East Riding College Joins TEC Partnership
August 3, 2020

East Riding College merged with the TEC Partnership on 31 July.  The TEC Partnership is a dynamic and innovative group of colleges and training providers and is already one of England’s largest and most successful providers of further and higher education.

As part of the TEC Partnership, the College will retain its influence, identity and ability to deliver its mission within the dynamic of the wider partnership.  

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Libraries And Customer Services Continue To Be Essential Community Hubs

Libraries And Customer Services Continue To Be Essential Community Hubs
August 3, 2020

East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are delighted to have reopened as lockdown restrictions have eased.

Since re-opening on Monday, 6 July, the teams have dealt with thousands of queries and book reservations, and just as many books returned. However, during the lockdown, the teams focused on the other main purpose of Libraries and Customer Services – the local community.

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Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid

Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid
July 28, 2020

Best-dressed bears are bringing a touch of Savile Row style to the efforts of a charity striving to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre at Castle Hill Hospital.

The Daisy Appeal has partnered with Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull and has secured the sewing skills of an eager volunteer to offer a range of trendy teds for sale.

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New Podcast Released By Beverley’s Art Gallery

New Podcast Released By Beverley's Art Gallery
July 28, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery has released a new podcast in the series called ‘It’s in the BAG – a Beverley Art Gallery podcast’.

The first episode in the series was all about Beverley artist Fred Elwell. While the latest edition concerns his wife, Mary Elwell, following the recent online celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Fred’s birth.

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Narnia Arrives In Beverley For The Summer

Narnia Arrives In Beverley For The Summer
July 25, 2020

St Mary’s announcement in June of its fourteen new stone carvings based on characters from The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis caused a splash in the media, with coverage by BBC News and national papers.

Now local Narnia fans will have the opportunity to see these new, handmade carvings close up before they are raised into position high on the external walls of the church.

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Part-Pedestrianisation Pilot For Saturday Market Welcomed By Lib Dems

Part-Pedestrianisation Pilot For Saturday Market Welcomed By Lib Dems
July 24, 2020

Liberal Democrat councillors on Beverley Town Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have given their support for plans to pilot a part-pedestrianisation scheme in Beverley’s Saturday Market.

The majority of businesses surveyed are overwhelmingly behind the scheme, which will see an extension to the pavement area from the Grapes to the Yorkshire Bank, taking in the King’s Head and businesses on the east of Saturday Market as well as Browns.

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Final Phase Of Beverley Road Improvements Begin Next Month

Final Phase Of Beverley Road Improvements Begin Next Month
July 23, 2020

The third phase of a £1m scheme to improve roads in Beverley town centre and beyond is due to begin next month.

As part of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme, work began in June to resurface parts of Norwood and North Bar Without, followed by work in Lairgate, Armstong Way, with Corporation Road and Samman Road to follow later this month.

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Have You Got What It Takes To Teach Military Personnel How To Drive?

Have You Got What It Takes To Teach Military Personnel How To Drive?
July 23, 2020

Do you want to make a real difference to people’s lives, play a role in keeping this country safe whilst reaping the comprehensive benefits of a full career in the Civil Service? 

North of Beverley and lodged in the quiet village of Leconfield lies the Defence School of Transport – an internationally recognised centre of excellence for wheeled driver training.  

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Families In East Riding Of Yorkshire Are Being Urged To Talk About Organ Donation

Families In East Riding Of Yorkshire Are Being Urged To Talk About Organ Donation
July 23, 2020

New figures published by NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) show that last year (2019/20) 1,580 people in the UK donated their organs after they died. In East Riding Of Yorkshire, 11 people gave the gift of life, by donating their organs after death.

The national deceased organ donor figures were on course to surpass the previous year’s total, but unfortunately, the global COVID-19 pandemic hit in March and had a wide-reaching impact across the whole NHS and every aspect of UK society.

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Local Businesses Urged To Show Their Support For LGBT Community

Local Businesses Urged To Show Their Support For LGBT Community
July 22, 2020

Following on from the wonderful floral displays brightening up the town, the Mayor of Beverley will continue to lift the spirits of Beverley residents and visitors.

He will do this with colourful, vibrant flags that will be placed throughout the town centre during the month of August. This is being done to celebrate and support PRIDE and the LGBT community.

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Honk For Hope : Beverley Firm Makes A Noise In The Capital

Honk For Hope : Beverley Firm Makes A Noise In The Capital
July 21, 2020

Beverley based firm Acklams Coaches were one of 200 coach operators who descended on the capital for the ‘Honk For Hope Protest.’

Over four hundred coaches took the streets of London including four from Beverley. While there they sounded their horns as they looked to highlight the issues faced by the industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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