FOLS Casino Night @ The Beverley Arms Hotel

March 29, 2011

Pictures from the Friends of Longcroft School’s Casino Night, which raised over £1,300. More pictures from the Friends of Longcroft School’s Casino Night, which took place at the Beverley Arms Hotel, can be seen by clicking here. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size


Beverley Lions Charter Dinner @ The Tickton Grange

February 26, 2011

The Beverley Lions held their Charter Dinner at the Tickton Grange Hotel. This was the 51st dinner held by the Lions and was a black tie affair with Bill Rice acting as toast master to guests that included Beverley Mayor Bessie Foot. The event is major activity in the Beverley Lions’ calendar and is a time when Lions and other civic guests toast each others company. Picture Gallery: Click…


Happy Birthday: Bill Rice is 80 Today!

February 12, 2011

Congratulations to Bill Rice of Morton Lane, Beverley who celebrates his 80th Birthday today and who is well known to the public of Beverley as Gentleman Bill. Bill has also been known as the Town Crier of Beverley, when he used to lead the Beverley Lions Carnival Parade and was at one time also known  as  Policeman Bill, who for many years was on duty in Saturday Market, and with…


Interview: Bill Rice

December 31, 2010

It was October 1962, the fair was in town and new police constable William Albert Rice had embarked on his first night of duty. Within in a matter of hours, the legend of the most popular policeman in Beverley’s history was born and a great man had made the first of many indelible marks on his adopted town. He tells the story: “The first night I was on duty in…


Beverley Remembrance Sunday Parade

November 14, 2010

The Memorial Gardens in Hengate, Beverley, was again overflowing for the Remembrance Service this Sunday, showing the strength of feeling that the people of Beverley have for our Armed Forces. Councillor David Elvidge told  “This was probably the best attended Remembrance Service and Parade I’ve ever been to. The addition of A Company 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment made it quite a spectacle and it’s always more meaningful to have…

Read More >> Magazine Issue 18

November 8, 2010 Magazine issue 18 is available from Woodhall Way Post Office. This weeks issue features the following events and sporting fixtures that have happened this week in Beverley. The centre page is given over the Beverley Town FC with a large full colour poster. Inside this week Beverley Lions Bonfire Beverley Town CC Presentation Night Out & About – Khans & The Royal Standard Fashion Show @ The Conservative Club…


Beverley Lions Bonfire Night 2010: Fireworks & People

November 6, 2010

Thousands turned up for the annual Beverley Lions Bonfire and Fireworks Display on the Westwood. The bonfire was lit at 7.15 by Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot and Beverley Lions Chairman Paul James.  The crowd were then treated to a fantastic firework show that was described by Lion Bill Rice as the “best ever”. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size…


Bridlington to Brighton Walk – Via Beverley

The Beverley Lions gave walkers from Meningitis UK a real boost this Sunday when they welcomed them to the Royal Oak in Beverley for a short rest and presented them with a cheque for £250. The Autumn Walk is a regular fund-raising event for Meningitis UK.  Led by Steve Dayman, who lost a son to the disease some years ago, the entire walk stretches over 334 miles from Bridlington to…

October 3, 2010

Beverley Lions Support ‘The Yorkies’

June 25, 2010

Beverley Lions showed their support for The Yorkies after they completed their Ride Across Britain. The group of cyclists from East Yorkshire, with many from Beverley, completed their 1,008 mile cycle from John O’Groats to Lands End this week. And the Beverley Lions, through their fundraising efforts, presented them with a cheque of £900 earlier this week, which goes towards Help For Heroes, MacMillan Cancer Support and Paralympics GB. The…


Beverley Lions Help Finance Hoist for Millers

May 6, 2010

Members of the Beverley Lions Club were present at the handover, at the Beverley Leisure Centre, of a special mobile electric hoist that the Beverley Lions Club have helped to finance.  This special hoist is used to lift adults who attend the Millers Day Centre in Beverley on to a trampoline to do Rebound Therapy. This enables approx 10 people to attend the leisure centre each week to do this…


The Beverley Lions Club

November 3, 2009

The Beverley Lions Club is a group of ordinary people from Beverley who through fund raising organise events for everyone in the community. The Beverley Lions are involved with many of the key annual events in Beverley including the Bon Fire on the Beverley Westwood through to regular Car Boot Sales at Beverley Grammar School. The Lions have global network of some 45,000 clubs with more then 1.3 million members…