Some truly magnificent historic collections of items from bygone times are built up by antiquarians, but unfortunately they are all too easily lost, destroyed or split up and sold if the collector loses interest or dies.
Staff at the East Riding Archives at the Treasure House in Beverley come across this problem all the time, and it’s such a shame that precious parts of local history never have the chance of being preserved for the community.
Hundreds of school children in Bridlington, Driffield and Pocklington will get the chance to see the Tour de Yorkshire Trophies as they go around the county ahead of the third race, which starts in Bridlington on Friday, 28 April.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Road Safety Team, working with race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire, has arranged for both the men’s and women’s Y-shaped trophies to visit the schools on Monday, 27 March.
Yorkshire is known for its breath-taking views, wonderfully warming cups of tea and friendly folk, however it’s probably less known as being an excellent place to live for first time buyers and young professionals.
The beauty of Yorkshire isn’t just the greenery or the rich heritage but the beauty really lies in it being an accessible place for many people to start on the property ladder.
Places are still available for business and community representatives in Driffield and Pocklington to find out more about what they can do to make the most of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.
Hosted by Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, the free roadshows will be taking placed at Driffield Showground on Wednesday, 15 February, from 10am-12.30pm, and at The KP Club, Kilnwick Percy, York, on Wednesday, 22 February, from3-5pm.
Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council will host a business and community roadshow at Bridlington Spa on Monday, 30 January and at The KP Club, Kilnwick Percy, York, on Wednesday, 22 February to help Bridlington and Pocklington make the most of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.
The free events will take place between 2-4pm in the Harbour Suite, at Bridlington Spa, and 3-5pm at The KP Club, with those attending needing to register online.
A cracking game between two well-matched sides and a cracking Beverley RUFC performance.
Salem are a different proposition from the team that struggled earlier in the season and the young Beverley side would have expected a tough afternoon here. That they romped home in such fine style owed much to a composed team effort and a fearless attacking game.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is excited by today’s announcement that the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will start in Bridlington on Friday, 28 April and will take in a number of East Yorkshire settlements, including Driffield and Pocklington, on its way to the stage one finish in Scarborough.
Similar to the inaugural event in 2015, the race will start outside The Spa Bridlington in front of a large crowd, anticipated to be in the tens of thousands, before the riders leave the town