Beverley To Host World Barge Pulling Championships

Beverley To Host World Barge Pulling Championships
August 30, 2019

The annual event of the World Barge Pulling Championships is due to take place in Beverley. Held on the Beverley Beck the event is will take place on Sunday the 29 September from 11AM.

Beverley Barge Preservation Society organises the event in association with Teamac. They are hoping to build on the success of previous years.

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Bus Seats Take To The Water

Bus Seats Take To The Water
February 13, 2015

A barge belonging to the Beverley Barge Preservation Society has been transformed following the donation of some surplus bus seats to the Society by Hull-based bus operator East Yorkshire Motor Services.

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Mayor of Beverley Peter Astell Christmas Message

December 22, 2011

As Mayor of Beverley this year I have been never more so proud to represent you all. This year my Consort Thomas and I have visited many community groups, churches, residential homes and schools and it has never ceased to amaze us how community spirited and caring people of the town are. We have been so well received no matter where we have been. Recently i was invited to the…

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 64

October 10, 2011

Hu17.net Magazine Issue 64 is available from Molescroft News, Woodhall and features content from following; Crew Clothing Co. Opening Polly and Fred: New Kids On The Block Longcroft’s Got Talent 2011 Beverley Barge Preservation Society’s New Mermaid Out & About: The Royal Standard Hair by El Turco: Sofia Burns Beverley Braves Team Poster Beverley Braves Vs Cottingham Tigers Beverley RUFC Vs Bradford Hodgsons FC Vs Beverley Town Girls in Gloves…

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Mermaid Donated To Beverley Barge Preservation Society

October 4, 2011

The Beverley Barge Preservation Society today was presented with a new boat named ‘Mermaid’. Mayor of Beverley Peter Astell was there too supporting one of his named charities of the year. The Mermaid started out as a life boat before being converted to a support vessel.  The Beverley Barge Preservation Society plan to use the boat for pleasure trips for small groups of people. They also will be looking to…

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New Beverley Mayor Chooses Charities Close To His Heart

May 19, 2011

The new Mayor of Beverley Peter Astell admits he can’t wait “to get stuck in” to his mayoral duties. Peter was made Mayor at a ceremony at the Guildhall on Monday, where he replaced the popular Bessie Foot. He told HU17.net it will be an honour to represent Beverley and help raise much-needed funds for his three Mayoral charities – 399 (Beverley) Squadron Air Cadets, Beverley Braves and The Beverley…

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Lemgo Visitors Close Visit With Presentation and Carvery

May 14, 2011

Visitors from Beverley’s twin town of Lemgo were presented with a framed photograph of the Syntan Barge before they ended their visit to the town recently. Officials and other members of the twinning group enjoyed an entertaining trip to East Yorkshire, including a trip down Beverley Beck on The Beverley Barge Preservation Society’s restored barge The Syntan. Among the visitors was Lemgo’s Mayor, Burgermeister Dr Reiner Austermann, as well as…

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Bürgermeister Cruises Down Beverley Beck in Style

April 27, 2011

Visitors from Beverley’s twin town Lemgo were treated to a cruise down Beverley Beck and beyond on the Beverley Barge Preservation Society’s Syntan Barge. On a day that brought out the best in Beverley for the distinguished visitors from the German town of Lemgo, Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot greeted them at the Beckside home of the Syntan. Leading the Lemgo visitors was the Bürgermeister of Lemgo himself Dr. Reiner…

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Syntan Barge Floating Museum

April 13, 2011

The MV Syntan Barge is the pride and joy of the Beverley Barge Preservation Society. The society was set up in 2000 with the aim of providing visitors to Beverley Beck a memorable trip back in time and provide an overview of the industries that once flourished in this part of town. The Syntan, once a working barge on the Beck, was re-discovered at Doncaster Power Station, where it had…

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Syntan Barge Open Day

October 13, 2010

On 7th October 2010 the Beverley Barge Preservation Society opened the doors of the barge Syntan to the public to see the work carried out to convert her into a floating museum and meeting place. Over 50 people attended, including representatives from local schools, societies, local government and chambers of commerce. The response from the visitors was that the Syntan is now an ideal venue for a variety of activities,…

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A Unique Chance to Visit a Bit of Beverley’s History

August 10, 2010

The Sobriety has returned to Beverley for the first time in over 40 years.  Members of the Beverley Barge Preservation Society were there to welcome the ‘old girl’ back home. The barge arrived at the Beverley Beck yesterday evening, crewed by young volunteers. The Sobriety will be opened to the public for a few hours before it continues its journey to Hull later today. Built in Beverley 100 years ago, …

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