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Beverley Look to Complete Double Over Rossendale

Beverley RUFC head over the Pennines again this Saturday when they visit Rossendale in the National League 3 (North) fixture. This will be the third of four consecutive away fixtures for the Beavers and they will be hoping to end their depressing run of defeats which have seen them slip down the league table to seventh place. Their task has not been made easy this week by injury and unavailability…

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The Proclaimers to Play at Beverley Festival

Beverley Festival once again comes up trumps as it starts to announce it headline acts that will appear in the town. This year’s event has a truly Scottish theme with the dynamic fiddle playing of Blazin’ Fiddles, and hit makers The Proclaimers, who will finish off the festival on the Sunday night in its traditional fiery style. To launch the festival on the Friday night will be the lead singer…

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Swimathon 2010 Looking for More Beverley Swimmers

With only six weeks left to enter Swimathon 2010, Beverley Leisure Complex is still encouraging  people in Beverley to enter their Swimathon sessions on Sunday, 25th April and join thousands of other swimmers who are already limbering up to take part in the world’s biggest fundraising swim for Marie Curie Cancer Care and The Swimathon Foundation. Beverley Leisure Complex is one of more than 500 pools across the UK taking…

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The Teenage Cancer Trust Fundraiser

A fundraising event for the Teenage Cancer Trust will take place at 7pm on Saturday 13 March at Beverley Leisure Centre. Organised by Molescroft mum Sylvia Hood, the event aims to raise funds in memory of her son David who sadly died of bone cancer at the age of 18 in June 2007. David loved sport and music and his mum has arranged a programme of fitness and acoustic music…

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Beverley Did Not Have a Dedicated Web Site

Less then 12 months ago Beverley Did Not Have a Dedicated Web Site Looking back it seems strange; however what HU17.net has achieved in a relatively short space of time is remarkable and only a fool will have you think otherwise. So many people have gained so much through simple idea and plenty of hard work. Minority groups in Beverley, notably the Beverley Town Handbell Ringers have been rediscovered. The…

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Beverley Squash & Racketball Club Event

Beverley Squash and Racketball Club is holding a racketball try out session for ladies only on Saturday 20th March between 2pm and 5pm. Racketball is played indoors on a squash court, but the game is easier to play than squash because the ball bounces higher – even more than a tennis ball. The rackets have a bigger head like a tennis racket, but they’re lighter and easier to swing. The…

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New Acclaimed Novelists to Attend East Riding Readers’ Day

East Riding Readers’ Day will this year take place on Saturday, 22 May (10am – 4pm) at Longcroft School and Performing Arts College, Beverley (upper school site). Now in its tenth year, the East Riding Readers’ Day has become one of the most popular events in the Yorkshire literary calendar. Based on a mix of readers’ group sessions with authors, panel discussions and great conversation about literary classics, it never…

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Youth Café Presents ‘Pop Stars’

The Youth Café this Friday 12th, is expected to be a sell out with over 250 young people coming to the Minster. The Pop Stars themed event is showcasing two local bands, Star Shaped city, and Alex Bampton. Numbers attending the Youth Café has risen slightly in recent months, and the last attendance peaked at over 280. All money raised through ticket sales and tuck shop, has recently gone towards…

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Sewerby Signals End of Yorkshire Cross Country Season

The final race of the 2009 / 2010 East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place in brilliant sunshine at Sewerby last Sunday. 104 men and women from eight local running clubs ran the testing 6-mile course.  The route took them across the cliff top, down and up the steep sides of Danes Dyke, round muddy fields and through a wood and then all the way back again. Beverley’s James Pearson rounded…

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East Riding County Choir Come and Sing Day

Following the huge success of their last year’s Come and Sing Day the choir has planned another in Beverley Minster on Saturday 22nd May. The chosen work is Petite Messe Solenelle by Rossini. It will be conducted by Alan Spedding. Information and application forms can be obtained either by telephoning 01482 634427 or by visiting the choir’s website. Places must be booked in advance and cost £15 (students and young…

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Weighton Take the Advantage at the Top

At the top end of the league, Waterside dropped another 2 points against ONE10. In a physical game ONE10 took the lead and looked to have held out until 2 minutes from time, when Dan Moore smashed a free kick under the defending wall and into the bottom corner to rescue a point. Waterside have a seemingly easier fixture next week against against Not Very Athletic, although the NVA b0ys…

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Dacre Arms Crowned Local Darts Champions

The Dacre Arms, Brandsburton were crowned ‘Darts Trebles’ champions yesterday evening at the Grosvenor Club in Beverley winning 5 sets to 1 against the Lord Nelson. The Grosvenor Club made special allowances on the evening allowing a female into the club during the final breaking age old traditions’! Local businessman Phil of the Beverley Camera Centre and chairman of the Darts league said; “Trebles has really taken off with the…

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Blackburn Beverley Transport Plane

These pictures are of the world’s only remaining iconic aircraft that was manufactured on the Humber at Brough the ‘Blackburn Beverley’ transporter aircraft. The Blackburn Beverley spent 21 years on display in Beverley, East Yorkshire at the Army Transport Museum though on the 24th May 2004 moved to its new base Fort Paull Military Museum. With the closure of the museum in Beverley Fort Paull raised what is thought to…

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Beverley Pipe Band Lead Parade to St Mary’s Church

Chairman of East Riding and the High Sherriff were joined by Councillors from across the East Riding for a civic service that was held at St Mary’s Church Beverley. The guests marched through the streets of Beverley setting off from the Beverley Guild Hall led by the Beverley Pipe Band. The service traditionally is used as welcome from the people of the town to the Mayor. During the service the…

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Ignite @ Toll Gavel United Church

Ignite is a monthly alternative church meeting aimed at young people but open to all. The event is being speared headed by Ali Crompton and Pete Barley who are youth workers in the town. Each evening features worship, games, chat, discussion and time to respond.Ignite runs from 8-9:30pm at Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley and is open to everyone who fancies a visit. For more info contact Pete Barley on…

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It’s a Big Birthday Surprise for Phil Crockett

Friends and family gathered at the Royal Oak, Cartwright Lane, Beverley to celebrate Phil Crockett’s 40th birthday. The surprise party was organised by Phil’s wife Katie with the help of Lillian & Cyril Middleton, Simon & Sarah Fearnley, Simon & Vanessa Burns and Andy Holey. Phil arrived at the party at 8pm expecting to meet a small group of friends for pre-dinner drinks but was instead greeted by the cheers…

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