Hull Samaritans Thank Public For Their Kind Support

Hull Samaritans Thank Public For Their Kind Support
December 12, 2019

Hull Samaritans would like to thank everyone who supported them and made a donation when fundraising in Beverley.

In all the charity raised over £800 which will be used to fund their work which they undertake in the area. Money raised by the charity was almost £200 more than the previous year.

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Mayor’s New Year’s Charity Dance Tickets Are Selling Fast

New Year’s Charity Dance Tickets Are Selling Fast
December 12, 2019

Mayor of Beverley Duncan Jack says tickets for his New Year’s Charity dance are selling fast. He also adds that anyone wanting to come should book soon to avoid disappointment.

Taking place on New Year’s Eve at the Beverley Memorial, the event will be used to raise money for local charities supported by the mayor.

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Explore Digital Art with East Riding Libraries and Customer Services

Explore Digital Art with East Riding Libraries and Customer Services
December 12, 2019

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration, from now through to 29 February 2020, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Harry Potter Quiz Night at Beverley Library

Harry Potter Quiz Night at Beverley Library
December 11, 2019

For those who are potty for Potter –  there will be a chance to pass through platform 9 3/4 to reach Hogwarts (known to muggles as Beverley Library) on Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 for East Riding Libraries’ first ever Harry Potter Quiz Night.

Following on from the success of East Riding Libraries’ annual Harry Potter Book Night events for primary school children (taking place between 03 and 08 February, 2020) the Beverley Library team have created this quiz night with secondary school children and adults in mind.

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Beverley Art Gallery Has Added To Its Fred Elwell Collection

Beverley Art Gallery Has Added To Its Fred Elwell Collection
December 10, 2019

Beverley Art Gallery has acquired – and put on display – a painting by local artist Fred Elwell, which was purchased by the Friends of Beverley Art Gallery.

The painting is a black and white image, signed and dated 1896. This dates to the time that Elwell lived in Paris where he studied at Academie Julian, an independent school where lots of artists from all over the world studied at that time.

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Service Launch Shakes Up Vehicle Leasing Market

Service Launch Shakes Up Vehicle Leasing Market
December 10, 2019

An East Yorkshire vehicle finance company is growing fast as customers benefit from a straight forward, simplified approach to fleet management.

Automotive Funding Solutions (AFS) is an independent firm with offices in Beverley run by Chris Goodman and his team of vehicle leasing specialists.

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Christmas Holiday Fun In East Riding Libraries

Christmas Holiday Fun In East Riding Libraries
December 9, 2019

East Riding Libraries will be celebrating Christmas with Storytimes and Bounce and Rhyme sessions.

The Storytimes will feature an Out of This World Christmas, taking a trip into outer space and discovering why ‘Aliens love Panta Claus’ ( a book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort), including songs, stories and activities.

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Try New Skills For The New Year With 2020 Adult Learning Courses

Try New Skills For The New Year With 2020 Adult Learning Courses
December 9, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering learners aged 19 years and over the perfect start to the New Year with its 2020 course launch and free Try Month.

An exciting range of part-time adult learning courses is available now to view and book on-line, and throughout January there will be an opportunity to try many of them free of charge.

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Lifesaving Gift Is On The Christmas List Of 36 People In East Yorkshire

Lifesaving Gift Is On The Christmas List Of 36 People In East Yorkshire
December 7, 2019

36 people in the East Riding Of Yorkshire are facing Christmas on the waiting list for an organ transplant. They join more than 6,000 people across the UK, including over 180 children, awaiting a life-saving gift*.

Families in the East Riding Of Yorkshire are being urged to share their organ donation decision this festive season so that their loved ones know what they want when they die and more patients can receive the transplants they need.

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East Riding Youth Offending Service In The Running For National Award

East Riding Youth Offending Service In The Running For National Award
December 7, 2019

The East Riding Youth Offending Service (YOS) has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award after becoming the first in England and Wales to score full marks in an official inspection.

HM Inspectorate of Probation gave East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s service an overall ‘outstanding’ rating earlier this year, awarding it the top rating for all 12 aspects of its work.

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Chef’s Recipe For A Happier Christmas For Foster Children

Chef’s Recipe For A Happier Christmas For Foster Children
December 7, 2019

When Beverley chef John Robinson got married six years ago he had a wedding gift with a difference for his new wife, Liz.

Using her maiden name, John, who owns and runs Whites Restaurant in North Bar Without, Beverley, had set up the Tyas Foundation, a charity to help vulnerable children across East Yorkshire.

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Salon’s Sporting Heroes Double Their Money For The Daisy Appeal

Salon’s Sporting Heroes Double Their Money For The Daisy Appeal
December 7, 2019

A leading hair salon group donated more than £3,000 to the Daisy Appeal after staff completed their annual Olympics in memory of a much-loved former colleague.

Teams from the Unique salons in Beverley, Cottingham and Hessle took to the fields of Blackburn Leisure Centre in Brough for the tenth edition of the sporting challenge and racked up the total raised at “Caroline’s Day” over the years to more than £40,000.

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