Barrat’s Bees Put Down Roots

August 10, 2011

Barrat’s ‘little bees’ in Beverley are seeing their hard work pay off as professional landscapers have now completed the bee friendly gardens they designed ready for summer. Barratt Yorkshire East commissioned Vertech Plants to deliver a garden which was specifically designed to support the development of the bee population as part of its Save the Bee project which is taking place across the region. Pupils at Tickton C of E…


FirstBuy Housing Scheme In The East Riding

July 12, 2011

House builders developing properties in the East Riding have signed up to the Government’s FirstBuy scheme, designed to help first-time buyers’ purchase newly built properties. The scheme works by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the house builders loaning a total of 20 per cent of the property price, meaning purchasers only have to make up the other 80 per cent from savings and a mortgage to buy a…


The Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race 2010

August 2, 2010

Inaugural Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race won by Stephen Swales Walkington, 1st August 2008 – The first annual road race promoted by local club Velo Club Beverley was won by Stephen Swales, a former local racing star who has returned to racing after a lengthy layoff. In an exciting contest on a circuit running on the roads above Walkington, Swales outsprinted his breakaway companion Stephen Ellis of Rutland CC…