Beverley Town Council, Beverley in Bloom and town volunteers are busy planning for the summer planting and associated horticultural, environmental and community projects within the town which will contribute to the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign 2018.
This is the first time that our beautiful town of Beverley has been a finalist in the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign, which is managed by the Royal Horticultural Society and entry is by invitation only.
Around 80 people attended a seminar, hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership, at Bishop Burton College to discuss the challenges of delivering affordable and market housing in rural communities.
The event was attended by a number of housing experts and included guest speakers from the National Housing Federation and East Midlands Community Led Housing.
Around 50 people have registered to attend a free seminar focusing on the challenges of delivering affordable and market housing in rural communities on Tuesday, 22 May at Bishop Burton College.
Hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership, the event will include updates about policy from both a local and national perspective, a series of break-out sessions.
Bishop Burton College has unfortunately had to cancel Lambing Sunday this weekend (11th March).
The college has received veterinary advice to cancel the event after a number of lambs were identified as having a skin infection. This is believed to have been brought on by stress, caused by the recent adverse weather.
Despite the transfer window recently closing just a few days ago, the rumour mill never stops churning. With ever-increasing money coming into the Premier League through TV rights and sponsorship’s, there is no surprise that the English top-flight teams spend more than their foreign counterparts in Europe’s other big leagues.
Below we will be taking a look at some of the January transfer window’s biggest deals (involving Premier League clubs) and some of the rumours that have been surfacing.
Business leaders from across the region will be reflecting on the success of Hull 2017 while getting the first look at the county’s tourism strategy for the next five years when they attend next week’s annual tourism conference organised by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire.
Some 250 delegates will be attending Thursday’s (November 9) event at the Mercure Grange Park Hotel in Willerby and will hear from Fran Hegyi, executive director Hull 2017, and Matt Jukes, chief executive of Hull City Council, reflecting on all that has been achieved during City of Culture, before listening to industry expert Professor John Lennon, who will unveil VHEY’s new five-year tourism plan.
Construction trade and careers event, Foundations Live 2017, was a resounding success, following its second year.
The event is a collaboration between construction firm Hobson & Porter, Jewson and Bishop Burton College – a long-standing partner of Hobson & Porter, which hosted the event in its equine arena. The college’s construction department experiences year-on-year growth and Foundations Live is becoming an important date in its calendar.
Delegates attending the recent East Yorkshire Local Food Network (EYLFN) Spring Conference, held at Bishop Burton College, have been told how local food is continuing to grow in popularity and availability.
Chaired by Graham Ward OBE, the line up of speakers included presentations from John Geldard, who founded the highly-successful Plumgarths Farm Shop and Café, in the Lake District, and Sue Nelson of events business Yorkshire Food Finder.