Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which includes the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands, donated a total of £12,000 to 12 different charities close to the hearts of its team members and the community in 2020, as part of its ongoing Community Fund scheme.
Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, has donated £1,000 as part of its Community Fund initiative to vital transport charity, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), to boost the support offered to residents of Beverley, Cottingham, Pocklington, Market Weighton and the surrounding areas.
The transport charity, Beverley Community Lift, has resumed all of its services after the lockdown affected operations.
The organisation, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, has been trialling a programme of excursions this month.
Beverley Community Lift is celebrating the start of the transport charity’s golden jubilee year by taking delivery of its latest minibus.
It has taken the charity three years to raise the funds needed to buy the vehicle. As a result of the new arrival, this means the charity will maintain a fleet of five buses.
Beverley Community Lift (BCL) is celebrating the start of the transport charity’s golden jubilee year by taking delivery of its latest minibus.
It has taken BCL three years to raise the funds needed to buy the vehicle, which maintains the charity’s fleet at five. The 16-seater, named Clover, is already in use for shopping trips and outings.
Stamford Bridge Singers will be in Beverley in the run-up to Christmas as they bring ‘Follow The Star’ to St Mary’s Church.
The concert, which takes place on 7 December will be the perfect festive tonic and will also be raising funds for the Beverley Community Lift.
A group of youngsters has given the transport charity, Beverley Community Lift, a boost with a donation of almost £280 to help its passengers, following a busy summer.
The Molescroft Musketeers team took part in the annual summer holiday competition, Lifestyle, which is run by Humberside Police to encourage youngsters to help the local community during the six-week break.
The East Yorkshire community transport operator, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), has launched an appeal for new volunteers in the county as the charity approaches its 50th anniversary year.
The service helps dozens of people every week in the East Riding with car and minibus transport services, particularly those who have difficulties using public transport or have no access to a car. It operates in and around Beverley, Cottingham, Market Weighton, Holme-upon-Spalding-Moor and Pocklington.
East Yorkshire community transport charity, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), received a Yorkshire Day treat with a donation of £500 towards minibus activities in the county.
The donation was made by Barchester’s Charitable Foundation, part of Barchester Healthcare, which operates care homes across the country.
Beverley Community Lift says that they are thrilled after a local businessman donated them a brand new bus.
Fiona Wales, Manager says the donation is perfect timing following what has been a tough year for the charity.
Beverley Community Lift has become the latest local good cause to benefit from the Tesco Bags of Help incentive.
Beverley Community Lift says that the £4,000 they were awarded will be used to help fund a new minibus for the transport based charity.
Two businesses in Beverley have come up with a unique way to raise money for the Beverley Community Lift through in store competitions.
Beverley Garden Centre and Oldroyd’s Corner have come together and set up a competition where shoppers are tasked with guessing the weight of a giant Pumpkin.
Hundreds of runners descended on the village of Walkington to tackle the challenging course of the Walkington 10k and Family Fun Run in very warm conditions.
With the main event seeing 515 finishers, the top prize went to Jonathan Carter of Tipton Harriers, who was first home in a time of 32 minutes, 44 seconds.
Beverley Community Lift are looking for people to join them for what they say will be a ‘cracklin’ good fun evening at they host a ‘Piggy Race Night’.
Taking place on Friday 3 August from 7.00PM at Armstrong’s Social Club in Beverley, funds raised on the night will go towards a new community transport minibus.
Claremont House care home in Beverley say they were thrilled when they received a VIP invite to Beverley Racecourse to attend their By Gone Beverley event on Bank Holiday Monday.
Claremont House were one of three Beverley Care Homes to be invited to the event, which had a 1960s theme. Beverley Community Lift provided the transport for Claremont House residents.
Beverley Community Lift are hosting a VIP charity shop event with the promise of some top quality items to be had at bargain prices.
A ‘5 Garment Swish Swap’ will also be held on the night. Swishing is the easy way to update your wardrobe, It’s guilt free shopping with no cost.
Lecconfield played host to a night of boxing as The British Army Boxing Team faced the England Boxing Team in a head to head contest on an evening that saw two titles decided.
Featuring six contests, the night of boxing at the Defence School of Transport helped to raise money for the Beverley Community Lift and SSAFA.
Generous members of Beverley & East Riding Golf Club helped last year’s Captain Jeff Worrall raise more than £3,000 for local charities.
Mr Worrall said he was delighted to present cheques for £2,000 to Becky Read representing MacMillan Nurses and £1,080 to Jan Stainforth of Beverley Community Lift.