A company has been fined £2,000 for illegally placing a number of signs on the roadside advertising a Christmas event in Beverley.
Cottage Industrys Ltd of Tokenspire Business Park, Woodmansey, represented by its director Paul Leonard, admitted placing 38 signs on the sides of major roads, junctions and roundabouts to promote a Mistletoe Fair at Beverley Racecourse, held last November.
Beverley, the historic market town of the East Riding of Yorkshire, has a population around the 30,000 mark and is known for many things which include the Beverley Racecourse, music festivals and food markets.
The Sunday Times declared it as one of the best places to live in northern England and one of the reasons that Beverley is a great place to live, or to at least visit, is because there is some fantastic bingo action on offer.
Beverley Racecourse enjoyed an impressive 6% rise in visitor numbers in 2018 as 80,000 people attended its meetings to watch the thrilling action unfold.
That strong performance came despite it clashing with the World Cup, with England and Sweden locking horns on a key race day. It has filled chief executive Sally Iggulden with a great deal of optimism ahead of the 2019 season and she believes the course will continue to go from strength to strength.
Beverley Racecourse has been named as a triple finalist in the racing industry’s top awards. Beverley course has been shortlisted in three categories in the prestigious Racecourse Association (RCA) Showcase & Awards.
Beverley is the most nominated racecourse in Yorkshire and will now compete with the likes of Ascot, Aintree, Goodwood and Sandown Park for the overall Showcase Champion award.
Beverley Racecourse is celebrating a memorable 2018 season, on and off the track.
The Westwood course enjoyed bumper attendances throughout the season as the Beverley Races team introduced a series of initiatives designed to provide an excellent raceday experience and improve inclusivity and accessibility for all.
Beverley Racecourse has revealed plans for a new grandstand – the largest single investment in the history of the venue.
The racecourse has submitted an application to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for full planning permission for the £4.8m development which will provide an enhanced customer experience and additional hospitality opportunities for racegoers.