Motors Video: Skoda Octavia vRS Clocks 227mph

September 16, 2011

Skoda Octavia vRS clocks 227mph to break speed records. On Friday 19 August at 07:45am, a ŠKODA Octavia vRS officially became the world’s fastest 2.0-litre supercharged production car in the world when the 600 bhp ‘salt spec’ racer. Built to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iconic vRS performance flagship badge – registered a Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) sanctioned speed of 227.070 mph on Utah’s legendary Bonneville Salt Flat.

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Author of ‘Broken Dreams’ to Sign Books in Beverley

August 31, 2010

Following the news of his inclusion in the2011’s Mammoth Book of British Crime with a short story called Sucker Punch, Nick Quantrill is signing copies of his novel, Broken Dreams, at WHSmiths book store in Beverley on Saturday 11th September from 11am. Nick’s crime thriller, ‘Broken Dreams’, introduces private investigator, Joe Geraghty, as Hull’s newest crime fighter. Nick Quantrill finds himself among some of the best crime fiction writers in…

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Entertaining New Video Lifts The Lid On College Life

August 20, 2010

Prospective students can find out what life at East Riding College is really like in a new short film. “This is the future” is a six-minute video featuring real students giving their opinions about the College, their course and their tutors. Produced by Brough-based JayJay Media, it features interviews and outtakes, with footage showing students working in the classroom and workshop, using the modern facilities and enjoying extra-curricular activities, such…

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Morris Dancing at the Royal Standard

April 28, 2010

A quiet Tuesday night in Beverley was brightened up by a crowd-pleasing performance from the Green Ginger Morris & Sword team. The team made use of the broad pavement outside the Royal Standard, North Bar Within, to entertain drinkers and restaurant goers with a host of colourful dances. Dancing to the accordion and fiddle and – naturally – with tankards filled to the brim with real ale, the Morris men…

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Beverley Town Council Public Appeal – VIDEO

April 21, 2010

Relatives of Beverley’s fallen war heroes are being sought to help publicly commemorate their loved ones. Beverley Town Council has commissioned a memorial for Hengate Gardens to recognise the sacrifices of the town’s sons and daughters in military conflicts since World War 2. The memorial will be engraved with the names of those who have died in armed struggles around the world over the past 65 years. The criteria for…

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Ragamuffins @ The Queens Head

March 26, 2010

Beverley’s Ragamuffins performed last night at The Queens Head pub, Jerry O’Connell and John Burgess performed tracks from both of their albums, Our Beverley’ and the recently released ‘Beverley Bookends’ to locals. Songs on the albums include ‘What about the Connie Club?’ which features most of the pubs in the town within the lyrics and ‘Wezzo’ that tells the story of growing up and playing on the Beverley Westwood. The…

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Acklams New Elite Coach Manufactured by Yorkshire Based Plaxton

March 5, 2010

Customers of Acklams Coaches in Beverley enjoyed a grand day out in Scarborough this week as the company took delivery of the latest addition to its fleet. Paul and Alan Acklam were joined by over 30 valued customers on a visit to the Plaxton factory in Scarborough where their new 51-seater Elite coach was built. The group toured the factory to see how Plaxton’s skilled workforce design and build luxury…

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Humber Premier League Vs East Riding Amateur League

February 24, 2010

The Humber Premier League select captained by Beverley Town’s Jonny Ricardo claimed the British Legion Cup at the Roy West Centre as they defeated the East Riding Amateur League though needed penalties to claim the trophy. The Humber Premier League side featured two players from Beverley, Jonny Ricardo and Michael O’connell, both players delighted to get their hands on the cup which was presented at the end of the game…

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Thorne Claims First Victory on Points

February 20, 2010

Exclusive video of the complete fight featuring Jordon Thorne from Beverley fighting in the colours of St Pauls ABC winning his bout last night against Ben Davies of York ABC. Thorne won the on points to the home fans delight which included other Beverley boxers Vinnie Collingwood, Jolly Thorne and a number of people who had travelled from Beverley to Hull to support the fighter. Thorne was delighted with the…

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St Mary’s Church Christmas Concert

December 14, 2009

The Town Council assembled a festive feast of entertainment providing a free afternoon for residents and visitors to Beverley, the concert held at St Mary’s Church featured, The Regimental Band of 150 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps (Volunteers), St Mary’s Church Choir, Beverley Town Hand Bell Ringers and the children of St Mary’s Primary School. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size…

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Instant Sandbags Flood Protection

December 8, 2009

Alan Stockdale of Instant Sandbags was in Beverley showing of the companies latest devices that protect homes from rising flood waters. As the name suggests the flagship product for the company is an instant sandbag. The Sandbag are flat packed and very light though once submerged in water they expand to a full size sandbag keeping rising waters out. For further information how these flood prevention products work please see…

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Beverley Men Survive Plane Crash

December 1, 2009

Steven and John from Beverley booked an adventure of a lifetime to go trekking in the Himalayas. After reaching their goal they went a little further to Kalapathar. Setting off for home the two men decided to join other tourists and take a small chartered plane from a remote airstrip which would shave a day off their downward trek. That decision nearly cost Steven and John their lives. This remarkable…

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Cystic Fibrosis Trust Santa Fun Run Video

November 30, 2009

A Santa Fun Run was held in Beverley to hep raise awareness and money for Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Runners of all ages dressed in festive Santa Claus outfits before tackling a short run, jog and in some cases a walk around the 3K course. The Mayor of Beverley was there to set the runners of before he completed the event walking the course with Major Chris Jackson and his son…

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Beverley Christmas Lights Switch Video

November 22, 2009

The Beverley Christmas Lights were switched on by the Mayor of Beverley David Elvidge. The Beverley Pipe Band led a parade from Market Cross up Toll Gavel lighting all three of the Christmas trees with music from the Beverley Pipe Band. The Mayor of Beverley thanked the Beverley Christmas Lights appeal and the Beverley Lions before encouraging the crowds to count down from 10 before he flicked the switch. Additional…

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Youth in Action Programme

November 19, 2009

Here in Beverley, we are indeed privileged for many reasons, living in what has been previously described as the best place to reside in England and unbeknown to many it is also home the county’s best kept secret. Based in the town centre there is a team of people dedicated to motivating, inspiring and helping young people to make the most of life and so if you are 16-25 or…

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Beverley Memorial Hall Barn Dance

November 15, 2009

Video and pictures of the Friends of the Beverley Memorial Hall  barn dance. The White Horse Ceilidh Band provided the music and coaching for those who attended the evening that include a pie and pees supper. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image, these are just some of the pictures please contact us if you require copies of your photo by sending an email to paul@hu17.net Click on the…

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Beverley Boxer Pipped on Points

November 14, 2009

Full fight video from Beverley Leisure Centre that was packed to the rafters for a night of amateur boxing that saw Beverley lad Jonathan Jol Thorne who fights out of St Pauls Boxing Club in Hull narrowly defeated on points. The crowd at the Beverley Leisure Centre erupted as Beverley fighter enter the ring to Queens ‘We Will Rock You’ though despite having a massive home support narrowly missed out…

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