BEVERLEY RACES : Ginger Jam Eyes Up Beverley Hat-Trick

BEVERLEY RACES : Ginger Jam Eyes Up Beverley Hat-Trick
July 22, 2019

Ginger Jam attempts to claim a fantastic Beverley hat-trick when he runs in the Jaimie Kerr Memorial Handicap (7.00) on Monday evening.

The four-year-old gelding, trained by red-hot North Yorkshire trainer Nigel Tinkler, has won on his last two visits to the East Yorkshire circuit.

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Keynote Talk ‘Stop the Plastic Tide’ Comes to Beverley

Keynote Talk ‘Stop the Plastic Tide’ Comes to Beverley
July 20, 2019

Plastic in the world’s oceans has become a topic of worldwide concern, which has been fueled by recent TV shows.

As a result of the coverage of the issue by Sir David Attenborough in Blue Planet II and by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and Anita Rani in the BBC series, War on Plastic the impact of plastic is reaching millions of people.

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Screwfix Search For Britain’s Top Tradesperson Begins

Screwfix Search For Britain’s Top Tradesperson Begins
July 16, 2019

In its tenth year, Screwfix is proud to announce that its Britain’s Top Tradesperson competition is now open, and plumbers, electricians, builders and carpenters from Beverley can put themselves forward for the top prize.

The annual competition by Screwfix aims to celebrate the outstanding work and professionalism of UK tradespeople, resulting in one exceptional individual winning a £20k trade bundle, comprising of £10k worth of tools, £5k tech and £5k to go towards future training.

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East Riding Theatre Shortlisted By White Rose Awards

East Riding Theatre Shortlisted By White Rose Awards
July 8, 2019

East Riding Theatre in Beverley, East Yorkshire have been named as a finalist in the 2019 White Rose Awards, the largest tourism awards ceremony in the UK.  

The theatre is in the Arts and Culture category, and it is the first time they have been up for such a prestigious award. This marks a significant achievement for this small professional theatre that opened in late 2014 that is run by volunteers from the local community. 

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Competition Launched With Abundant Gift of Books

Competition Launched With Abundant Gift of Books
July 8, 2019

The Val Wood Prize has become a staple on the International writing competition circuit since it began in 2014, awarding cash prizes to budding writers along with website publication of their stories.

Entrants have been challenged to address different themes over the years, such as women’s rights, history and the city of Hull but this year, the competition is challenging writers to get romantic and create a story in the form of a love letter. 

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Local Teacher Completes Parliament Ambassador Programme

Local Teacher Completes Parliament Ambassador Programme
July 8, 2019

In February this year, Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, wrote to all schools in his constituency encouraging teachers to attend the UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador Programme.

Natalie Redpath, a teacher from Cherry Burton C o E Primary School, was successful in her application and she returns to the constituency with advanced knowledge of our political institutions following this unique course which ran from 1 to 3 July.

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Remarkable Arts Are Bringing Rock Britannia To Beverley

Remarkable Arts Are Bringing Rock Britannia To Beverley
July 8, 2019

This July, Remarkable Arts are bringing their Remarkable production of ‘Rock Britannia’ to the Parkway Cinema and Theatre at the Flemingate Shopping Centre, Beverley, in an event supported by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Starring their Rock Choirs from across the county and accompanied by an exceptional live band of professional musicians, for one night only Remarkable Rock brings Beverley the best of British Rock.

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New Music Festival In Beverley Seeks Young Musicians

New Music Festival In Beverley Seeks Young Musicians
July 4, 2019

A new Beverley-based festival is seeking young musicians who would like to take part in what promises to be a very special event.

The First Beverley Gentle Festival is being organised by Music Living, a local not-for-profit organisation, and follows their successful Gentle Concerts held In 2018.

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June Proves To Be Successful Month For Beverley Duo

June Proves To Be Successful Month For Bevelrey Duo
July 3, 2019

June was a great month for Beverley based sidecar team Sam & Adam Christie.  It saw the team head down south to Brands Hatch for the second round of the British Championship.

The brothers were using this as extra track time two weeks ahead of the second round of the World Championship at Pannoniaring in Hungary.

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