MP Joins Virtual Summit To Seek Answers For Hull Trains

MP Joins Virtual Summit To Seek Answers For Hull Trains
July 5, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, along with Steve Montgomery, Managing Director of FirstGroup, Hull Trains’ owners, this week held an urgent, Ministerial-level discussion on the severe impact of coronavirus on Hull Trains.

The talks with the Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, were arranged at short notice in recognition of the firm’s ongoing difficulties.

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Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club Benefit From Commuted Sums Funding

Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club Benefit From Commuted Sums Funding
July 2, 2020

Works to the Clubhouse at Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have been completed with the help of £70,000 from East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of Commuted Sums from local housing developments.

In addition to the £70,000 from Commuted Sums, Beverley and East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have put around £29,000 of their own funds towards the project.

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Accountancy Acquisition Marks An Exciting Era For Forrester Boyd

Accountancy Acquisition Marks An Exciting Era For Forrester Boyd
July 1, 2020

One of the Humber region’s largest independent accountancy firms has acquired Hull-based accountancy practice Graybrowne.

The acquisition is part of Forrester Boyd’s growth strategy as they evolve from a ‘traditional’ accountancy practice to a firm that delivers a holistic range of services and provides a solid geographic footprint in the centre of the City of Hull from which to expand their reach further.

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Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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Bus Company Launches New Tickets Ideal For Lockdown Life

Bus Company Launches New Tickets Ideal For Lockdown Life
June 28, 2020

Bus company East Yorkshire has launched a new type of ticket for those whose daily lives have been disrupted by the lockdown.

The new Flexi5 tickets, which are available on the East Yorkshire Buses app, are similar to a weekly ticket, but with more flexibility to help those whose routines have become unpredictable during the coronavirus crisis.

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Extended Opening Hours To End At Beverley’s Recycling Site

Extended Opening Hours To End At Beverley’s Recycling Site
June 28, 2020

Opening hours at the council’s household waste recycling site at Weel, Beverley, will revert to normal from Monday 29 June, after a four-week extension.

Since 2 June the recycling site has opened two hours earlier than normal in a bid to solve traffic problems caused by cars queueing to get on to the site, which is located on a narrow road.

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Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery

Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery
June 25, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery – although still closed at the moment – is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of local artist Fred Elwell on Monday, 29 June.

The Gallery features the UK’s largest collection of Fred’s work. Elwell’s paintings are a permanent feature of the Edwardian ‘red’ gallery, located in the Treasure House in Beverley. The display is altered every year, with loans from both private and public collections.

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Beverley Skincare Doctor Contributes To Book On Scarring

June 23, 2020

After over a decade of writing scientific papers for academic and skincare industry journals, a respected Beverley skincare doctor has contributed to a book on scarring.

Dr. Katerina Steventon wrote an article on ‘Scarring and The Epidermal Barrier’ in the book ‘Scars, Adhesions and the Biotensegral Body’ that was edited by Jan Threwartha and Sharon Wheeler and published by Handspring Publishing.

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Aldi Offers Parents Bargains With New Specialbuys Baby Range

Aldi Offers Parents Bargains With New Specialbuys Baby Range
June 17, 2020

Aldi is launching its Baby Event in their Beverley store. It will see the supermarket roll out a range of great value baby products as part of its Specialbuys range.

Available from 18 June, local parents will be able to grab a bargain on a host of family essentials. Deals in the range for a limited time only include strollers, toys and learning equipment.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Menzies Hoping For Cool Running

BEVERLEY RACES : Menzies Hoping For Cool Running
June 16, 2020

Trainer Rebecca Menzies bids for a first Beverley winner when Cool Possibility runs in the finale on the Westwood this afternoon.

The four-year-old grey has thrived since having undergone a wind operation in January, since when he has gone unbeaten in three starts.

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Beverley Entrepreneur Fighting Fast Fashion With Innovative Service

Beverley Entrepreneur Fighting Fast Fashion With Innovative Service
June 12, 2020

A Beverley-based businesswoman who reuses and recycles unwanted and second-hand clothing is appealing for donations to support national charities using an innovative new Covid-19 friendly drive-through service.

Daisy Jessop (22) is the brainchild of the ethical clothing recycle business called Envirofriendly Recycling (EMEA) Limited.

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Morrisons Foundation Make Generous Donation To Bundles of Joy

Morrisons Foundation Make Generous Donation To Bundles of Joy
June 4, 2020

The Morrisons Foundation has donated £5,000 to Bundles of Joy. Based in Beverley the charity that helps vulnerable families with young children across the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Support from the Morrisons Foundation will help the charity respond to the huge increase in demand for their services. This demand has occurred as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Breastfeeding Celebration Week In The East Riding

Breastfeeding Celebration Week In The East Riding
June 3, 2020

This week is Breastfeeding Celebration Week with the theme being promoting and supporting breastfeeding during the Covid-19 pandemic.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council Children’s Centres and Humber NHS Teaching Foundation Trust Integrated Public Health Nursing Service (ISPHNS) have teamed up with breastfeeding charities and Public Health England to run a campaign on social media.

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