Inspirational Riders Named To Lead Out Cycle Ride Ahead Para-Cycling International

Inspirational Riders Named To Lead Out Cycle Ride Ahead Para-Cycling International
September 18, 2019

Four local people who have used cycling to overcome personal set-backs or inspire others to ride are to lead out a parade cycle ride ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

For the first time, the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International will take place alongside the UCI Road World Championships and will see world-class para-athletes leave start points in Beverley, Tadcaster and Wetherby.

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Build Your Library Of The Future Out Of Lego

Build Your Library Of The Future Out Of Lego
September 12, 2019

East Riding Libraries are encouraging local residents to take part in a competition being run right across the UK to invite people to get creative and build their ‘library of the future’ out of Lego.

The competition is run by CILIP, the library and information association, and the most innovative and inspired entry will win tickets to Legoland Windsor and £500 for their local library.

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DIY SOS’s Mark Millar Returning To East Yorkshire’s Biggest Construction Event

DIY SOS’s Mark Millar Returning To East Yorkshire’s Biggest Construction Event
September 7, 2019

The region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event will be returning to Bishop Burton College in October, backed by BBC DIY SOS’s Mark Millar.

Foundations Live, a networking trade show combined with an interactive careers event for people of all ages, will return to Bishop Burton College’s Equine Arena on Wednesday, October 2nd, hosting construction professionals and students from across the Humber region and beyond. Created and hosted by Hobson & Porter, the event is now in its fourth year and continues to grow in popularity and size.

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BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back

BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back
August 22, 2019

Tickets for BBC Contains Strong Language, which takes place in Hull September 27th-29th, 2019, are available to book via Hull Truck’s website from Friday 23rd August at 10am.

The three-day festival of national poetry and spoken word returns to Hull following two successful years in the city. Contains Strong Language is produced by the BBC in partnership with Wrecking Ball Press, the British Council, Arts Council England, the Makassar International Writers Festival and others.

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Competition Launched With Abundant Gift of Books

Competition Launched With Abundant Gift of Books
July 8, 2019

The Val Wood Prize has become a staple on the International writing competition circuit since it began in 2014, awarding cash prizes to budding writers along with website publication of their stories.

Entrants have been challenged to address different themes over the years, such as women’s rights, history and the city of Hull but this year, the competition is challenging writers to get romantic and create a story in the form of a love letter. 

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Democracy In The UK Has Been Lost Says Former Police Officer

Democracy In The UK Has Been Lost Says Former Police Officer
March 16, 2019

Democracy has in the UK has been lost, that is the view of a former policeman David Pattenden. The 70-year-old from Beverley was out in the streets making his feelings clear.

Mr Pattenden who voted to Leave the EU also fears that the UK’s failure to deliver Brexit could leave the door open to far-right radical groups.

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Author From Beverley Celebrates 25 Years With Book Launch

Award Winning Beverley Author Celebrates 25 Years With Book Launch
November 8, 2018

Beverley based author Val Wood celebrates 25 years as a published author with a special launch party at Waterstones in Hull on 29 November and a special book signing in her hometown on 1 December.

This is a momentous year for the author as it marks 25 years since the release of her first award-winning title, The Hungry Tide. 

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World’s Biggest 5K On Its Way To Hull Thanks To Social Media

World’s Biggest 5K On Its Way To Hull Thanks To Social Media
September 26, 2018

A huge 5k run featuring some of the world’s biggest inflatable obstacles is heading to Hull for the first time this weekend – and it’s all down to social media users from the city.

Gung-Ho! has toured the UK with its huge inflatable obstacle for four years, with more than 120,000 people taking part along the way.

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Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words

Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words
September 22, 2018

Local authors will be featured heavily in the East Riding Festival of Words – the new look literature festival coming to the area in October.

The festival will be officially launched by Val Wood at Beverley Art Gallery on Thursday, 18 October, at 7.30pm. Val will be giving an exclusive reading of her latest novel, ‘A Place to Call Home’, which will be published in November.

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