Civic Society Book Lifts Lid On Regions Foods, Feasts and Festivals

Civic Society Book Lifts Lid On Regions Foods, Feasts and Festivals
July 14, 2021

Foods, Feasts and Festivals: Beverley and the East Riding, is the latest book from Beverley Civic Society available to buy.

 The three sections of its title describe how the great family of the Percy earls of Northumberland, and their household of 160 men, ate in the early years of the Tudor kings, and where the food and drink came from, and even how much it cost.

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Explore the Yorkshire Wolds with Dove House’s Wine Dash

Explore the Yorkshire Wolds with Dove House’s Wine Dash
May 17, 2021

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospice, Dove House is ecstatic to have the go-ahead to ramp up events.

Second on the lineup is the extremely popular Wine Dash which explores the Yorkshire Wolds with a walk or run through the picturesque Little Wold Vineyard, tasting wines from different regions along the route.

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Cherry Lane Garden Centre Goes Green With New In-Store Initiatives

Cherry Lane Garden Centre Goes Green With New In-Store Initiatives
May 4, 2021

Cherry Lane Garden Centre is going green with new in-store initiatives to bolster its eco-credentials. Part of the Discount retail group QD hopes to help shoppers make greener choices.

In a bid to help the environment, the company has rolled out an initiative called Value Our Planet. To date, the firm has achieved a number of goals when it comes to being greener.

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Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries

Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries
April 6, 2021

East Riding Libraries have seen a huge 329% increase in the number of eBooks downloaded since March 2020, and a 95.5% increase in the number of audiobooks downloaded free with their library memberships.

Librarian Pamela Taylor-Bramwell explained:  “We’ve been delighted to have welcomed over 4,500 new members (in addition to our 45,000 existing members!) since March 2020.

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Graham Stuart MP Looks For Post-Brexit Update On Ports

Graham Stuart MP Looks For Post-Brexit Update On Ports
January 18, 2021

MP Graham Stuart has sought an update on the situation at the Humber’s docks following the end of the UK’s transition period with the EU at the end of 2020.

The UK and the EU finalised a long-awaited ‘Trade & Cooperation Agreement’ on Christmas Eve last year – just a week before both parties had been set to begin trading without an agreement.

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Virtual Quiz Raises Much Needed Funds For Children’s Charity

Virtual Quiz Raises Much Needed Funds For Children’s Charity
January 15, 2021

A total of £1,250 was raised for charity at the Forrester Boyd Annual Christmas Quiz which took place virtually at the end of last year.

Forrester Boyd, one of the largest accountancy firms in the region, held its 7th Annual Christmas Quiz which was hosted virtually on YouTube and attended by over 100 professionals who came together for this fantastic event.

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GPs Offer Advice On How To Stay Well This Winter

GPs Offer Advice On How To Stay Well This Winter
December 19, 2020

Christmas and New Year can be a busy time, which makes it easy for people to miss checking on their medical supplies.

Hull and East Riding GPs are asking people to order repeat prescriptions early to make sure they have enough to tide them over the holiday period when some GP Practices and pharmacies are closed.

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Best-Dressed Bears And Decorative Daisies Drive Charity’s Festive Fundraising

Best-Dressed Bears And Decorative Daisies Drive Charity’s Festive Fundraising
December 16, 2020

Tailor-made teddies are taking off with charity supporters around the world to help raise money for a major medical facility which is close to completion at Castle Hill Hospital.

In addition to the best-dressed bears, customers of Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull have been placing festive orders for hand-made dogs and dinosaurs, with the amount raised for the Daisy Appeal now topping £1,000.

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Shoppers Filled With Christmas Spirit At Cherry Lane

Shoppers Filled With Christmas Spirit At Cherry Lane
December 14, 2020

Value garden centre Cherry Lane Beverley has seen shoppers getting ready to spread Christmas cheer this year by stocking up early on festive decorations, cards and gifts.

Cherry Lane has just announced some of its top sellers over the past six weeks of the second national lockdown.

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Dove House Hospice Launch Festive Draw With Amazing Prizes

Dove House Hospice Launch Festive Draw With Amazing Prizes
December 2, 2020

Dove House Hospice has launched their Christmas Draw as they look to raise cash to carry on their vital work locally.

The Twelve Days of Christmas Draw, hosted by Dove House Hospice promises the chance to win some amazing prizes while helping provide end of life care and supporting families at the hospice this Christmas.

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Santa’s Still In Lockdown – Musical Grandfather Releases Festive Single

Santa’s Still In Lockdown - Musical Grandfather Releases Festive Single
November 30, 2020

An East Yorkshire musician has come out of retirement to write and record a lockdown-themed Christmas song to generate some light-hearted festive fun.

Grandfather John Dawson, from Cowden, near Hornsea, was a familiar face on the local music circuit for almost five decades as he performed to packed audiences at hundreds of pubs and clubs with his sixties covers band, Chapter Four, from the late 1960s.

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Christmas And New Year Buses Announced

Christmas And New Year Buses Announced
November 30, 2020

Local bus company East Yorkshire have announced their Christmas bus schedules, including special Boxing Day services across the region.

The company’s buses will be running to different timetables between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, with extensive services also running on Boxing Day this year.

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