Soldier From Beverley Becomes First Female To Win British Army Photographer Of The Year

Soldier From Beverley Becomes First Female To Win British Army Photographer Of The Year
January 27, 2020

A soldier from Beverley has scooped the British Army Photographer of the Year prize for her outstanding work. Corporal Rebecca Brown, 29, who attended Longcrong School says she is overwhelmed and also proud to win.

Cpl Brown is based at Army Headquarters with the Combat Camera Team. Before joining the military she used to work in health care but has always had an interest in photography.

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Pumping Stations That Provide Flood Protection To Be Upgraded

Pumping Stations That Provide Flood Protection To Be Upgraded
January 25, 2020

A £1.2m project to update two pumping stations that reduce flood risk and drain low lying agricultural areas into the River Hull is set to begin soon.

The Hempholme and Wilfholme pumping stations, which operate on the River Hull between Driffield and Beverley, need to be refurbished in order for them to continue reducing the risk of flooding in the area at times of heavy rainfall.

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Ofsted Report Shows Beverley Fostering Agency Is Outstanding

Ofsted Report Shows Beverley Fostering Agency Is Outstanding
January 24, 2020

A Beverley-based fostering agency is celebrating after receiving an outstanding Ofsted report. Furthermore, this was the second consecutive report to find them outstanding.

Orange Grove Fostercare Yorkshire is responsible for respite range of services in and around Hull and the East Ridings. These include emergency, permanent, long and short-term fostering placements for children.

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Angels Of The North From Yorkshire To The West End

Angels Of The North From Yorkshire To The West End
January 23, 2020

A new comedy by John Godber OBE is to open at Theatre Royal Wakefield and East Riding Theatre Beverley, before transferring to Trafalgar Studios in the West End in May.

Billed as a companion piece to the critically acclaimed SCARY BIKERS, which was commissioned by Sky Arts 50. ANGELS OF THE NORTH concerns itself with a failing Yorkshire Taxi firm on the run-up to, and beyond, the election of 12 December 2019.

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Ice-Cream Tiki Bar Shortlisted For Mumbler Award After Public Poll

Ice-Cream Tiki Bar Shortlisted For Mumbler Award After Public Poll
January 23, 2020

Ice-Cream Tiki Bar in Beverley has been shortlisted in Mumbler Awards. Based at Armstrongs Social Club the Ice-Cream Tiki Bar has been named a finalist in the ‘Favourite Child-Friendly Eating Out Venue.’

Manager of Armstrongs, Sally-Ann Rena says she is over the moon to make the final. While she also expressed her thanks to all those who took time to vote for them in the poll.

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Sizzling New Steakhouse Set To Make Debut At Flemingate

Sizzling New Steakhouse Set To Make Debut At Flemingate
January 22, 2020

An exciting new steakhouse restaurant is to open at Beverley’s flourishing Flemingate centre.

Renowned for serving the finest Himalayan salt-aged beef, including Wagyu, Tomahawk Steakhouse has perfected the art of creating specialist steak dishes for “authentic meat connoisseurs”.     

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MP Writes To Local Schools To Promote Summer Schools Programme

MP Writes To Local Schools To Promote Summer Schools Programme
January 20, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to local schools in the area to encourage their pupils to apply for the Sutton Trust’s UK Summer Schools programme.

The Sutton Trust is a charity which promotes social mobility, while their summer programme is designed to help young people make more informed choices about what they want to do after leaving school.

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Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations

Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations
January 17, 2020

A mother of two young children has been presented with a special gift on behalf of a leading local charity after being nominated by family and friends for her bravery in undergoing treatment for cancer and a stroke.

Nicky Hern Holthuysen, who lives near Anlaby, received a specially hand-crafted daisy charm from Karen Guest, Partner at Guest & Phillips jewellers and a trustee of the Daisy Appeal.

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Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices

Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices
January 17, 2020

A Bridlington landlord who continually ignored requests to carry out vital repairs to a property he owned has been fined £2,000.

David Christlow, 54, of Prospect Street, Bridlington appeared at Beverley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 8 January where he pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with improvement notices served under section 11 and 12 of the Housing Act 2004.

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WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day

WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day
January 16, 2020

WorkwithSchools, a York-based supply teaching agency, is offering local primary schools the chance to win a rip-roaring prize.

They are giving schools in the area a chance to win a class trip to see the highly acclaimed Lion King at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford in May for a matinee performance.

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Local Men’s Sheds Projects Win Backing Of MP

Local Men’s Sheds Projects Win Backing Of MP
January 16, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has given his backing to ‘Men’s Sheds’ projects across his constituency, supported by the UK Men’s Sheds Association.

Men’s Sheds aims to support older men, and women, to get together and connect with likeminded people in the area while learning new skills such as metalworking, electronics or even building cars.

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The National Living Wage Increases Welcomed By MP

The National Living Wage Increases Welcomed By MP
January 10, 2020

MP Graham Stuart says that The National Living Wage increase is fantastic news for his constituents. He also adds that over 280,000 people are set to benefit from the increase.

From April the hourly rate of those over the age of 25 will increase to £8.72. This is four times higher than the rate of inflation. While the rate paid to those under 25 will also increase.

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Beverley Based Fostering Agency Appeal For More Carers

Beverley Based Fostering Agency Appeal For More Carers
January 9, 2020

An independent fostering agency based in Beverley is reaching out to individuals and families who are interested in becoming carers with an event in their local office.

Orange Grove Fostercare will be opening their doors from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday 22 January for a Meet and Greet session at their office, located on Second Floor, Rear Office, Reed House, Annie Reed Road, Beverley, HU17 0LF.

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Support Event For East Riding Voluntary Youth Sector Groups

Support Event For East Riding Voluntary Youth Sector Groups
January 8, 2020

East Riding youth groups wanting support and advice with their Positive Activity Grant (PAG) applications are invited to attend a free open evening on Tuesday 21 January.

As the deadline approaches for this year’s applications, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service (YFS) is holding the event in conjunction with the HEY Smile Foundation and the council’s external funding team.

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East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One

East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One
January 7, 2020

East Riding College has recently received a very positive Ofsted report under the new, tougher 2019 education inspection framework.

The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a site in Hull, has now maintained its “good” status for over a decade following November’s short inspection visit.

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