New Tourism Strategy To Be Unveiled At Conference

New Tourism Strategy To Be Unveiled At Conference
November 1, 2017

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.

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Construction Trade And Careers Event is a Big Success

Construction Trade And Careers Event is a Big Success
October 5, 2017

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.

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Former Pupil Returns To School To Deliver FEO Master Class

Former Pupil Returns To School To Deliver FEO Master Class
July 25, 2017

James Ash a former pupil at Longcroft school returned with For Entrepreneurs Only who delivered a Business Master Class to students.

For Entrepreneurs Only are a local network of business people who through regular events and initiatives aim to inform, motivate, educate, inspire and support others.

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New Horizons For East Yorkshire Local Food Network

New Horizons For East Yorkshire Local Food Network
April 26, 2017

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.

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Beverley and Bishop Burton College will again Feature In Pock 7s

Beverley and Bishop Burton College will again Feature In Pock 7s
April 5, 2017

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.

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College Students Take Part In Supplier Exhibition Organised By Local Businesses

College Students Take Part In Supplier Exhibition Organised By Local Businesses
March 30, 2017

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.

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New East Yorkshire Local Food Guide Launched – 15 Years Old This Year!

New East Yorkshire Local Food Guide Launched – 15 Years Old This Year!
March 13, 2017

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.

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Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College

Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College
February 22, 2017

A “high performing” further education college has become only the third in the country to retain its overall grading of “good” after a full Ofsted inspection since the assessment criteria was changed.

Bishop Burton College has been praised for its impressive success rates, inspiring resources and facilities and strong links with employers and other partners, which ensure the vast majority of students secure work or a higher level of study at the end of their course.

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REYTA Tourism Awards Shortlist Announced

Beverley Racecourse Confirm Fixture List for New Season
February 10, 2017

Hull and East Yorkshire’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have achieved record entries yet again.

And such was the quality, the organisers, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) had to introduce an additional category during the short-listing process because of the “overwhelming” numbers vying for the honour of Remarkable Tourism Event.

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Improve Job Prospects With New Adult Courses

Improve Job Prospects With New Adult Courses
February 7, 2017

Adults who want to return to education to improve their job prospects are being urged to take advantage of a raft of new courses available at an East Yorkshire college.

Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, is running dozens of short courses in a range of subjects specifically designed for adults who want to improve their employability, or simply learn a new skill.

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