An inaugural report released, Future: Department Stores¹ analysing the use of department store properties across the UK and Ireland has found over three-quarters are now currently occupied or have planning applications pending – revealing a more positive side to the tide of closures which have dogged the retail industry.
In the week leading up to Remembrance Day 2021, over 140 officers and soldiers of The Yorkshire Regiment will lay commemorative wreaths at war memorials in 30 towns across the region as well as parading on Remembrance Sunday, 14 November, in Hull; Barnsley, Huddersfield, Middlesbrough and York.
Nick Gifford, 52 from Scarcroft in Leeds, had been working as an airline captain for 13 years before the pandemic hit. He lost his job as flights were grounded across the world.
Nick, the father of two, is now training to collect convalescent plasma as NHS Blood and Transplant urgently calls for more people who have had the coronavirus to donate convalescent plasma in Leeds.
The East Riding Festival of Words will be back in 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
The team at East Riding Libraries have put together the programme, based on their knowledge of the most sought after writers in the East Riding and beyond.
Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has held an urgent meeting with the Managing Director of Hull Trains, Louise Cheeseman, to get an update on the train operator’s situation as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Hull Trains have suspended their operations since 30th March following the Government’s guidance that services should be for essential travel only, leading to an increase in the number of people working from home.
Former students of Bishop Burton College are looking to reunite the class of 1970/71.
A group of former students of the college say they are setting up the event to mark the 50th anniversary since they attended the college.
Given the current relentless rain, floods, and gale-force winds it might have been expected that the only winners today would be those who stayed at home or, God forbid, went shopping with their wives.
Happily, the sun came out, the pitch held up pretty well, and only a stiff crosswind hampered what turned out to be an entertaining game. It was not a particularly memorable afternoon but in the end, it was a good win for Beverley.
Beverley RUFC were beaten in their clash with Heath this weekend losing 30-17. The Beavers knew the importance of the game that saw the second and third place teams face each other.
Bad weather meant the game that had already been cancelled once was shifted to a local school. Despite this, both teams did their best to put on an entertaining game for supporters who braved the elements.
WorkwithSchools, a York-based supply teaching agency, is offering local primary schools the chance to win a rip-roaring prize.
They are giving schools in the area a chance to win a class trip to see the highly acclaimed Lion King at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford in May for a matinee performance.
A dry day with high cloud and a gentle breeze and a pitch in very good condition given the recent wet weather, bode well for the game between these old rivals, who last competed in a league fixture in 2005.
There is no commentary around the first 5 minutes of the game as the referee blew his whistle for the game to start “a few minutes” early. Unfortunately, the news did not filter to the spectators in the bar.
Beverley ARLFC will be looking to make it back to back wins this week as they host East Leeds at the Leisure Centre.
Following last weekend’s win over the league leaders, Bradford Duley Hill confidence is high in the camp. This was a big win for Beverley in a season that has had few highs.
In perfect conditions, a good crowd at Beaver Park on Saturday were treated to an exhibition of champagne rugby.
Beverley ran in 10 tries, 9 of which were converted, to 3 with I converted by Bradford Salem.
Hull has put forward its bid to host matches at the Rugby League World Cup 2021.
The city, which boasts a rich rugby league heritage, has submitted a proposal to become a host for the sport’s biggest international event, which will take place in England in three years.
Richard Smyth is a writer, researcher and editor based in Bradford.
He is a regular contributor to ‘Bird Watching’ magazine, and was a finalist in BBC’s Mastermind show, answering questions on British birds.
The blue and golds have announced three pre-season friendlies ahead of their 2018 campaign in National Conference Division 3.
First of these will the toughest and will be against Premier Division outfit Myton Warriors. The Hull outfit will visit the Beverley Leisure Centre on 20 January.
A former director of a company which tricked elderly Hull residents into buying double glazing they did not need has received a prison sentence of 12 months, suspended for two years, and total fine of £57,528.
Mohammed Usman, 36, of Highfield Lane, Keighley, who ran Eco Warm Home Improvements Ltd, based at Office 3, Burnett Street, Bradford, admitted negligence causing his company to commit offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations between May 2015 and March 2016.
The blue and golds just fell at the final hurdle in their bid for Grand Final glory at the home of Batley Bulldogs on Saturday. They had to admit that the best team on the day won.
Beverley came into the final expecting a different type of game to the previous week’s war of attrition in the semi-final and their opponents expansive attacking machine proved to be just a little too much to handle.
A Hull woman has been ordered to pay compensation of £500 after rubbish including a fridge and children’s toys were found dumped in the Holderness area.
Charlene Dockerty of Bradford Avenue, Hull, paid a man £20 to take her unwanted items away, but they were later found fly-tipped on the side of the road in Ganstead Road East, Ganstead.