More Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire

More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire
October 20, 2021

With the number of children needing foster care continuing to rise, a Beverley fostering agency, Orange Grove Fostercare is encouraging people to consider opening up their home to a child in care.

According to the Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, 900 foster families are needed across Yorkshire.

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Boost For Local Pig Farmers Following Lobbying By Graham Stuart

Boost For Local Pig Farmers Following Lobbying By Graham Stuart
October 20, 2021

MP Graham Stuart has thanked pig farmers in his constituency for their hard work to make him aware of the litany of problems facing their industry, including labour and CO2 shortages.

Across the country, the industry has been experiencing workforce shortages of approximately 10-15%, while a reduction in exports to China thanks to Covid-19 outbreaks at processing plants has compounded problems as repurposing pigs for the domestic market requires significantly more butchery.

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Spine Tingling Tales Trail : Tales Of New Hauntings in Beverley

Spine Tingling Tales Trail : Tales Of New Hauntings in Beverley
October 18, 2021

A new Spine Tingling Tales Trail is coming to Beverley for Halloween that follows the recent tales of hauntings in the town’s shops.

Desks levitating, items thrown off shelves and the sounds of footsteps. Business owners in Beverley have been speaking of unexplained happenings in their premises as part of a new interactive trail.

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Appointment Of New Project Director To Lead Major Heritage Project

Appointment Of New Project Director To Lead Major Heritage Project
October 16, 2021

Hull City Council has appointed Gillian Osgerby as the Project Director to deliver a major transformation and regeneration project in the city.

Gillian will be responsible for delivering the £30.3m Hull Maritime project, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Hull City Council. It involves the transformation of five key maritime treasures — Arctic Corsair, North End Shipyard, Spurn Lightship, Dock Office Chambers and the Hull Maritime Museum.

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Global Award For Innovative Humber Climate Change Media Series

Global Award For Innovative Humber Climate Change Media Series
October 15, 2021

East Yorkshire based Blue Aurora Media wins ‘Best Climate Change Omni-Channel Production’ at the Media Innovator Awards 2021 for ‘The Waterline Live’ series of podcasts, webinars, videos and online resources, produced in partnership with Marketing Humber to connect The Waterline Summit with an international audience.

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Dragons Award £7000 To Cherry Tree Community Centre

Dragons Award £7000 To Cherry Tree Community Centre
October 15, 2021

Business leaders and regional investors alongside an excited audience of friends and supporters of regional grant-maker Two Ridings Community Foundation, came together at Birdsall House, Malton to hear six small grassroots charities pitch at a Yorkshire version of Dragons’ Den.

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Reflections Of Japan In East Yorkshire Exhibition Opens This Weekend

Reflections Of Japan In East Yorkshire Exhibition Opens This Weekend
October 15, 2021

‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and artwork by Laura Boswell, opens Saturday 16 October at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House.

The idea for the exhibition came about over two years ago when the Japanese Embassy introduced the ‘Japan-UK Season of Culture’, a celebration of the many facets of Japanese culture in the UK.

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Get Online Week 2021 In The East Riding At Beverley Library

October 13, 2021

East Riding Libraries are encouraging residents to ‘Get reading, Get listening and Get watching’ for Get Online Week 2021, which runs from Monday, 18 to Sunday, 24 October.  

During the week, there will be members of the library team on hand at sessions in Beverley and Bridlington North and on the Gilberdyke Mobile Library to help anyone to start using the huge digital library of eBooks, audiobooks, digital newspapers, magazines and streaming services available completely FREE to East Riding Library members.

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The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC

The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC
October 13, 2021

In Remembrance week 2021, we honour the achievements of one of Hull’s own, Private Jack Cunningham VC, whose story of bravery in the face of the enemy has been brought back to life after the restoration of a 104-year-old piece of cinematic history.

John Cunningham, who was usually known as Jack, came from a traveller family and was the eldest son of Charles Cunningham, a licensed pot hawker and his wife Mary Ann. He had six brothers and just like his father, was a hawker.

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