When the 2019 US Open commences at Flushing Meadows in New York City at the end of August, despite the distance, fans of tennis in Beverley will have a vested interest in the progress of one of the town’s former residents.
Kyle Edmund is a familiar name to members of the Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club, which is where the current British number one first began to hone his talent as a youngster. Indeed, the coaching program is run by head coach, Tom Davies, who contributed towards helping Edmund realise his ambitions of becoming a professional tennis player.
Some of the world’s top para-cyclists, including Beverley-born double world and Paralympic champion Adam Duggleby, will be in the town next month for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
Adam, who is the tandem pilot for partially-sighted Steve Bate, will join around 60 cyclists in Beverley’s Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
East Riding Town Crier Michael Wood has still got plenty to shout about after narrowly missing the title of Champion Crier at the Loyal Company of Town Criers British Championship in Darlington.
Michael was beaten into second place on the competition podium after losing out on the title by half a point. However, he was thrilled to be awarded the next two important prizes – Best Dressed Town Crier and Best Ambassador. These titles are for town crying presentational skills off the podium.
Stylish fashion and summer cocktails will be the order of the day as racegoers up the glamour stakes for Flemingate Ladies Day.
The prestigious raceday, presented in partnership with Beverley’s Flemingate centre, returns on Wednesday, August 14, with superb racing, excellent entertainment, mouth-watering hospitality, wonderful prizes and a celebrity guest!
A trip to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Beverley in 2018 has inspired one young visitor to complete a fundraising walk from Beverley to York, to raise money to save rhinos.
Acacia Van Dyk, aged 10 and from Cottingham, visited the exhibition at the Treasure House last year, which showed winning photographs from 2017, and was moved by the stunning and shocking picture she saw of a rhino with its horns removed.