Good Progress Made On £2.5m Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme

Good Progress Made On £2.5m Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme
February 5, 2020

Good progress is being made on a £2.5m investment to transform the entranceway to Bridlington Railway Station.

Work began on the Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme in July last year to create an attractive new pedestrian area in front of the railway station, the introduction of a one-way system, and brand new car parking.

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ArtWaves Environmental Open Call

ArtWaves Environmental Open Call
January 28, 2020

ArtWaves Festival launched the Environmental Project in 2019 as a strand of the overall festival to highlight current issues and raise awareness of negative practices impacting the environment.

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Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity

Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity
January 27, 2020

A chef who has raised thousands of pounds for charity by telling the tales of a career which took him from The Dorchester in London’s Park Lane to some of the top kitchens in East Yorkshire will share his stories on national TV this week.

Derek Baugh, who won acclaim as Managing Director of Willerby Manor Hotel and as owner with his wife Lee of the renowned Manor House Hotel in Walkington, will celebrate the broadcast by ordering a reprint of “Memories of a Dorchester Chef and Beyond” to raise more money for the Daisy Appeal.

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Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices

Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices
January 17, 2020

A Bridlington landlord who continually ignored requests to carry out vital repairs to a property he owned has been fined £2,000.

David Christlow, 54, of Prospect Street, Bridlington appeared at Beverley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 8 January where he pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with improvement notices served under section 11 and 12 of the Housing Act 2004.

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Pontefract Beat Beverley In Forgettable Encounter

Pontefract Beat Beverley In Forgettable Encounter
January 13, 2020

Not much to write home about here. This was pretty dire stuff. Beverley will want to forget it as quickly as possible, and so will most of the spectators.

Pontefract were the better of the two sides and fully deserved their win but neither team or the game generally, ever really got going.

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From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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Countdown To Glory For Tourism Businesses In Local Region

Countdown To Glory For Tourism Businesses In Local Region
January 9, 2020

Tourism businesses across Hull and East Yorkshire are being urged not to miss out on the chance to grab an industry “Oscar” and put themselves firmly in the spotlight.

The “go for glory” fanfare was sounded by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire’s acting tourism manager Will Hall with the deadline for this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards – the REYTAs – fast approaching.

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East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One

East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One
January 7, 2020

East Riding College has recently received a very positive Ofsted report under the new, tougher 2019 education inspection framework.

The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a site in Hull, has now maintained its “good” status for over a decade following November’s short inspection visit.

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Taxi Marshals To Help Revellers Stay Safe This Christmas

Taxi Marshals To Help Revellers Stay Safe This Christmas
December 18, 2019

As revellers start to get into the Christmas spirit, taxi marshals will once again be on the streets of Beverley and Bridlington making sure people get home safely.

For the ninth consecutive year, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team will be providing taxi marshals who will be working through the night on the streets of two East Yorkshire towns, to ensure Christmas and New Year celebrators are getting home safely.

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Start The New Year With A Sumptuous Viennese Gala At Bridlington Spa

Start The New Year With A Sumptuous Viennese Gala At Bridlington Spa
December 8, 2019

Back after a hugely successful concert in 2019, there will be a chance to join Grammy-nominated and RPS award-winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva for a Viennese Gala event full of style, glitz and glamour for the ultimate feelgood start to 2020.

Sinfonia Viva will present a Viennese Gala on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at Bridlington Spa at 2pm.

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ArtWaves Returns To Bridlington For 2020

ArtWaves Returns To Bridlington For 2020
November 20, 2019

Bridlington Spa is once again hosting ArtWaves Festival for its sixth consecutive year in May 2020. The popular ArtWaves Fringe will begin on Monday 25 May culminating in a weekend of festival activity on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May.

ArtWaves will showcase a mix of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art in a programme which has been thoughtfully considered, both for those artists with existing experience and those budding artists wanting to try a new experience.

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Bin Lorry Fire Sparks Appeal To Residents Not To Put Batteries In Bins

Bin Lorry Fire Sparks Appeal To Residents Not To Put Batteries In Bins
November 19, 2019

Residents in the East Riding are being urged not to put batteries or power banks in their bins – after one of them sparked a fire in a bin lorry.

One of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s bin collection crews was forced to tackle a fire after black smoke started billowing from the back of their truck while they were working in Bridlington.

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Beavers Youngsters Show Great Heart At Ionians

Beavers Youngsters Show Great Heart At Ionians
November 15, 2019

After a week of torrential rain, Hull Ionians were able to put on their festival albeit having to use all the space they had to ensure that matches could take place, closing off the lowest-lying pitches at the far end of the ground due to standing water.

Beverley U11’s turned up with a full-strength squad of 11 for the 9-a-side matches. After the changes to the layout due to the waterlogging, pitches were made smaller and teams played 7-a-side matches which impacted on the way the games played out. 

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Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums

Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums
November 11, 2019

Families and Early Years Foundation Stage groups can now take part in the Creative Families Award at any museum run by East Riding Museums.

Little creatives aged between one and four can take part in the Award during their visit to the museum, which could be Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, or also the Treasure House in Beverley.

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