New Report Unearths Bright Future For Department Stores

New Report Unearths Bright Future For Department Stores
November 23, 2021

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.

Read More >>

Former Airline Captain From Leeds To Collect COVID Convalescent Plasma

Former Airline Captain From Leeds To Collect COVID Convalescent Plasma
October 8, 2020

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.

Read More >>

Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart

Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart
May 21, 2020

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.

Read More >>

Beverley Enjoy A Good Win At Home Against Bradford

Beverley Secure Important Win Against West Leeds At Beaver Park
March 2, 2020

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.

Read More >>

Beverley RUFC Out Muscled By Heath’s Monster Men Pack

Beverley RUFC Out Muscled By Heath's Monster Men Pack
February 24, 2020

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.

Read More >>

WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day

WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day
January 16, 2020

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.

Read More >>

Disappointing Performance From Beavers Sees Them Beaten By Goole

Disappointing Performance From Beavers Sees Them Beaten By Goole
December 8, 2019

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.

Read More >>

Man Jailed For Scamming Elderly People Into Buying Double Glazing

Man Jailed For Scamming Elderly People Into Buying Double Glazing
November 14, 2017

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.

Read More >>

Blue & Golds Fall At Final Hurdle As They Suffer Grand Final Defeat

Blue & Golds Fall At Final Hurdle As They Suffer Grand Final Defeat
September 25, 2017

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.

Read More >>

Hull Woman Fined £500 For Fly-Tipping In Holderness

Hull Woman Fined £500 For Fly-Tipping In Holderness
July 4, 2017

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.

Read More >>