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.
Beverley and Bishop Burton College will again take part in Yorkshire’s oldest rugby seven-a-side tournament, the 59th John Smiths Pock 7s, at Pocklington RUFC, next Friday (14 April).
The event has been held in Pocklington every Good Friday since 1959, and it has grown from humble beginnings into one of Yorkshire’s biggest sporting and social days out, with the local rugby fraternity plus many ‘ex-pats’ making their way to Percy Road for an annual Easter reunion.
Construction students at Bishop Burton College have been given a showcase of industry leading products by national suppliers and businesses.
An exhibition took place at the college featuring a visit from leading interior lining supplier British Gypsum. The visit was organised and co-ordinated in partnership by Hull-based construction firm Hobson & Porter and UK materials supplier Jewson.
The new 2017/18 East Yorkshire Enjoy Local Food Guide was unveiled at a recent meeting of the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership at Bishop Burton College.
This edition marks the 15th year of the guide’s publication and is the biggest yet, running to 40 pages. The guide is packed with information on local food producers, suppliers, retailers and hospitality businesses that are proud to incorporate local produce into their menus.