Christmas Commerce But Once A Year

December 8, 2011

The commercialisation of Christmas is a phenomenon that tends to be associated with modern times and a retail-oriented culture and it’s fair to say that, year on year, Christmas appears to come a little earlier to the high street. As Beverley gears up for another Festival of Christmas event, staff at East Riding archives and local studies service have been looking back at Christmases past and one of their most…


Beverley Town Football Club: The Season So Far

October 4, 2011

With Beverley Towns first team without out a fixture last Saturday, the Club can look back at the start of the season and review its progress so far.  The first eleven have had a promising start to the season, winning 5 out of 7 games, notching up 15 points and positioning themselves 5 points off the top of the league with a game in hand. The management team of Dave…


Humberside Police: Bogus Caller Alert Beverley

July 1, 2011

Humberside Police has had a report of a member of the public receiving bogus calls from people pretending to be associated with the Police, trying to sell them advertising space in publications. Humberside Police is advising businesses that they never try to sell advertising space in any publications. Phil Kirk, Head of Humberside Police Marketing and Media Team, said: “There are currently no commercial situations whereby Humberside Police would ask…


Beverley Colonel Commits to Armed Forces Day

April 6, 2011

Plans are well under way for Beverley’s third Armed Forces Day, with more members of the military confirmed. The event will start at 9am on Sunday 3 July, finishing at 5pm. One of the main military contributors to the event this year will be elements of A Company of 4th Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, who are based at Wolfe Armoury down Norwood Far Grove. In another local link, the Commanding…


Local Publishing Giant Announce Decline in Advertising Revenues

April 5, 2011

Shrinking advertising revenues at two of the country’s leading regional newspaper groups could have an impact on Beverley. Northcliffe Media, who own titles like the Hull Daily Mail and the Beverley Advertiser,  have announced a drop in advertising revenues of 12 per cent in their second quarter, compared to last year. According to financial website’s Northcliffe, owned by Daily Mail General Trust (DMGT), is considering options for the business which…


Fashion Show @ Beverley Conservative Club

November 4, 2010

Beverley Conservative Club’s second fashion show was a resounding success last night. The event, the brainchild of the club’s social secretary Christine Bulmer, attracted a big crowd and some of the town’s best fashion labels to the Wylies Road club. It boasted models exhibiting fantastic clothes by Marcona and East, from Brown’s department store, Collections, of Wednesday Market, Toll Gavel’s Viyella and Country Collections, and nearly-new fashion house Beverley Dresser,…


Inter Beaver Presentation Evening

The Inter Beaver held their end of season awards at the Beaver Pub. Players awarded on the night included Stew Scott, the player given the golden boot as the clubs top scorer with 23 goals in the season. Awards were also given to: Managers Player of the Season: Mike Dixon Players Player of the Season: Chris Wilson Clubman of the Year: Craig Marshall ‘Dummy out of the pram’ award: Stew…

August 7, 2010

Longcroft Pupil Scoops Top Award

July 22, 2010

Beverley schoolgirl Shannon Lockyer admitted she was absolutely shocked after being presented with a thoroughly-deserved award by the Humber Education and Business Partnership. Longcroft School and Performing Arts College student Shannon, 15, from Hargreave Close, is in the first year of her newly-created Creative Media Diploma Course. As a major part of her course, Shannon and her class-mates have used all aspects of the media – from interviewing to editing…


Young People Can Be Safer on Facebook With New App

July 13, 2010

Humberside Police are urging Facebook users across the East Riding to add a new application to make them safer online. The UK’s national law enforcement agency dedicated to child protection – the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre – and Facebook, the biggest social networking site, have joined forces to develop the initiative. For the first time, it will give all Facebook users in the UK – and especially…


World Cup – Drink Driving – It’s Not Worth It

June 8, 2010

As world cup fever starts to hit, Safer Roads Humber – the region’s road safety partnership – is launching a major campaign to cut drink driving. Safer Roads Humber has joined a national campaign and is using posters, leaflets, beer mats, radio adverts and a 24-foot-long advertising van to get the message of the dangers of drink driving across to motorists. Humberside Police, one of the partners, is also carrying…


Godber Celebrates 10-Wicket Haul

May 11, 2010

Beverley cricketer Ashley Godber has revealed the secret behind his remarkable 10-wicket haul  – a two week, self-imposed alcohol ban. Ashley, 40, of Megson Way, Beverley, joined a select band of bowlers when he took a magnificent 10 for 12 for Cherry Burton CC against Newport 2nds in Division Two of the East Riding Independent League. And whether it was co-incidence or not, Ashley, the advertising director of Adrenaline Advertising,…


Market Your Business on

March 22, 2010 was launched in June 2009 as side project though has evolved into a portal providing information, pictures and video of the events that happen in Beverley and surrounding areas. The web site is visited by thousands of people of mixed age grounds, of different backgrounds and with a Variety of interests though they each of the people has an interest in what is happening in Beverley. For a small…


Whats Happening as Result of the Recent Events

Sitting here at my computer this morning as much as I would like to be saying that things are all well for me and my family but I can not. As great as it was to see so much positive support part of me just wants to close the web site, take long holiday and seek out a new project or challenge. This morning emails began to arrive from organisations…

March 5, 2010

Beverley Racecourse Stand Refit

February 28, 2010

Beverley Racecourse is under going some major works as the racecourse gets ready for the first meeting that is scheduled for April 14th 2010. Work is been carried out on the stand that will move the food, bars and betting offices inside and will also included a new balcony. The stand was stripped back to just the basic structure and will recovered and modernised, these pictures, taken on Friday the…


Free Parking For Christmas Shoppers

November 3, 2009

Shoppers making their way to the East Riding to buy Christmas gifts will benefit for the second year in a row from a free parking scheme. East Riding of Yorkshire Council is suspending parking charges at car parks throughout the East Riding during the three weekends leading up to Christmas. Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader of the council, said: “This initiative was very popular last year and we are pleased…


Beverley Voice Magazine

August 10, 2009

Beverley Voice, a magazine being launched by three Beverley residents is due to arrive at our doors in just a matter a weeks. The magazine will be circulated to 5000 homes and business in Beverley and will feature stories, articles and features. The magazine will focus on the real issues in Beverley that directly effect us all, the subjects they intend to cover are environmental issues, authorities, police, council and…