Bus company East Yorkshire is celebrating Car Free Day on Tuesday 22 September by highlighting all the benefits of catching the bus.
World Car Free Day is a global event, encouraging the population to try giving up their cars for the day and exploring more sustainable ways to travel – whether that’s by public transport, by bike, or simply walking.
There’s a growing trend worldwide towards Cannabidiol (CBD) as a powerful supplement for improved health and the UK is no exemption. Upwards of a million people use the drug to treat pain, inflammation, insomnia, or anxiety.
However, many are unsure of their legal status. You probably know that cannabis is illegal but what about the CBD that’s created by that very same plant?
On a recent visit to the Defence School of Transport, the Director of Land Warfare, Major General James Illingworth OBE, surprised a member of staff with a prestigious Director Land Warfare Coin.
Sgt Gary Pryor, a specialist instructor at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, was conducting a mock driving test with a student when he found himself at the scene of an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.
Skidby windmill which was built in 1821 and is now the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again at weekends on Saturday, 19 September after being closed at weekends in recent times.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has pledged his support for this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, together with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Ward Councillors for Beverley Rural, Minster and Woodmansey, South East Holderness, South West Holderness and Mid Holderness.
When Genuine Gents opened its doors on Beverley’s Butcher Row for the first time back in February, the owner had no notion they’d have to shut only a few weeks later as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions kicked in.
Since Oscar Dugan re-opened again on July 4 this unique barbers has been making a name for itself as the latest addition to the town’s men’s hairdressing scene.
Following a number of recent burglaries across the force area where cars have been stolen, officers are encouraging people to protect their property and report anything suspicious to police.
Detective Inspector Andy Crawforth said: “Unfortunately we have had a number of reports recently where houses have been broken into and car keys have been stolen. These keys have then been used to steal vehicles from outside, with a number of high powered cars recently reported stolen.
ESCAPE-pain, a powerful exercise programme designed to help beat the crippling pain of knee and hip osteoarthritis, has proved so effective in the East Riding that it will be continued for 800 people annually (from September).
This year the Treasure House in Beverley is celebrating Heritage Open Days through a fascinating series of online videos giving virtual visitors a unique insight into the inner workings of the Treasure House linked to this year’s national theme, ‘Hidden Nature.’
Many of the videos make reference to the natural world and how it relates to the Treasure House collections, or to the roles of members of staff who work with them. Other videos reveal the ‘hidden nature’ of how the Treasure House works behind the scenes.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed just under £55 million investment into small businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber since 2012.
This comes as the British Business Bank has recently issued its 75,000th loan through its ‘Start-Up Loans’ programme – which has seen a total of over £623 million invested into small businesses across the country.
This Halloween, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country. He will be appearing in museums, including the Treasure House in Beverley.
Families will be able to join the search for Wally in the Treasure House as part of the Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search.