Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball Restoration Project Wins National Lottery Support

Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball Restoration Project Wins National Lottery Support
October 18, 2018

Hull City Council has been successful in securing a confirmed £281,100 National Lottery grant to fully restore the Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball.

Dating back to 1918, Hull’s Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball is the only such timepiece on a municipal building and one of only a few nationally. It reflects the importance of maritime timekeeping, the link with navigation and the need to fix longitude from the John Harrison period (1720s) to the present.

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New Exhibition At Treasure House Celebrates Working Hands

New Exhibition At Treasure House Celebrates Working Hands
October 18, 2018

A new exhibition portraying the skills and satisfaction of manual occupations is coming to The Treasure House, Beverley, on 10 November.

The creation of photographer Peter Barker, ‘Working Hands’ is a series of photographs which show how hand and mind are linked in skilled work, from bookbinding to sheepshearing, from hat making to dog grooming. The photographs suggest a connection between inner and outer worlds, between body and mind, and between thinking and doing.

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Dove House Menswear Charity Shop Celebrate Five Successful Years

Dove House Menswear Charity Shop Celebrate Five Successful Years
October 11, 2018

Dove House Menswear, a charity shop in Beverley, is celebrating five successful years in business. While small in size, the shop is bringing in vital funds for Dove House.

Five years ago store manager Simon Coates put forward the idea of switching from furniture to menswear. His suggestion has paid dividends for the charity, attracting both residents and out of towners to the store.

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Improvement Scheme At Grovehill Road In Beverley Starts This Month

Improvement Scheme At Grovehill Road In Beverley Starts This Month
October 9, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that a highway improvement scheme is planned to start on Grovehill Road, Beverley, on Monday, 22 October, and is expected to take six weeks to complete.

The scheme extends from Grovehill Junction eastwards to Zarya Court and involves carriageway widening on the south side, along with the provision of a shared footway/cycleway.

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Police Could Soon Be Banging On Every Door In Beverley

Police Could Soon Be Banging On Every Door In Beverley
October 5, 2018

People in Beverley could soon be getting a knock on their door from Humberside Police if an incentive being piloted Hull proves to be successful.

Humber Talking has been launched by Humberside Police with the aim to give the force a chance to gain a better understanding of the community they serve.

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