Yum! Festival Launches Search For Amateur Cook Of The Year

Yum! Festival Launches Search For Amateur Cook Of The Year
June 8, 2019

A leading food festival has begun the search for the region’s finest kitchen creations with a call-out for amateur chefs to share their secrets.

The Yum! Festival of Food and Drink has joined forces with Hull College Hospitality and Catering School to present the Hull and East Yorkshire Community Cook of the Year challenge.

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Two Businesses In Beverley Come Up With Unique Fund Raiser

Two Businesses In Beverley Come Up With Unique Fund Raiser
September 13, 2018

Two businesses in Beverley have come up with a unique way to raise money for the Beverley Community Lift through in store competitions.

Beverley Garden Centre and Oldroyd’s Corner have come together and set up a competition where shoppers are tasked with guessing the weight of a giant Pumpkin.

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Local Dairy Farmer Elected As President Of Holstein UK

Local Dairy Farmer Elected As President Of Holstein UK
June 19, 2018

Peter Waring, who runs Field House Farm at Cherry Burton has been elected as the new Holstein UK President, a prestigious role that will see him represent the society at key industry events.

Peter who is married to Judith, operates Field House Farm with his family, running a milk producing herd. He was elected by fellow members at the Holstein UK AGM held at Cave Castle in South Cave.

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Catch All The Action At The Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championships

Catch All The Action At The Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championships
February 8, 2018

The 25th Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championships will take place this weekend, from Friday, 9 to Sunday, 11 February, with hundreds of anglers from the UK and from abroad taking part.

With an estimated prize fund of £35,000, demand for tickets has been high. Many have already bought in advance, but people can still buys tickets on the day from the event HQ at Sand le Mere Holiday Village.

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Outgoing Captain Hands Over Thousands To Local Good Causes

Outgoing Captain Hands Over Thousands To Local Good Causes
February 2, 2018

Generous members of Beverley & East Riding Golf Club helped last year’s Captain Jeff Worrall raise more than £3,000 for local charities.

Mr Worrall said he was delighted to present cheques for £2,000 to Becky Read representing MacMillan Nurses and £1,080 to Jan Stainforth of Beverley Community Lift.

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Venturing Into eSports Journalism

Venturing Into eSports Journalism
September 26, 2017

The prominence of eSports and its entertainment factor in the UK has been brought to light recently with the appointment of university graduate Jack Stewart to the newly made position of an eSports journalist for The Daily Mail newspaper.

The Eastbourne graduate had completed a degree in Sports Journalism BA (Hons) at the University of Brighton. He had written about eSports during his course as a topic that he felt passionate about.

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Longcroft Students Take Control Of Hawk At BAE Systems Brough

Longcroft Pupils Are Flying High After Winning Engineering Competition
September 22, 2017

Students from Longcroft School have been given a tour of the BEA Systems at Brough after they enjoyed success in an engineering competition. The Brough Seaplane completion was created to mark the centenary of the BAE Brough site and also inspire young people in schools to embrace engineering. Students were tasked with designing a cockpit with organisers saying they had some ‘brilliant entries’ resulting in them inviting winners and runners…

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Latin Dance Champions Come To Region As Part Of Active Coast

Latin Dance Champions Come To Region As Part Of Active Coast
August 2, 2017

Latin dance champions will be coming to Sewerby Cliff Top on Thursday 10 August, as part of the Active Coast programme.

The Have A Field Day event will feature a wide range of activities for all the family, and a special highlight will be a chance to dance with Chantal Green and Andrea Borrelli, England’s Number One WDSF (World Dance Sport Federation) Amateur Latin dance couple.

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Local Judo Ace Holly Bentham Selected To Represent Country

Local Judo Ace Holly Bentham Selected To Represent Country
July 8, 2017

Longcroft Sixth Form pupil, Holly Bentham, has been selected to be part of Team England competing at this year’s Youth Commonwealth Games.

The games are being held in Nassau, The Bahamas, commencing on the 18 July and concluding 5 days later on the 23 July and cover a multitude of sports including athletics, swimming, rugby 7s, tennis, beach volleyball along with Holly’s chosen sport of judo.

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Beverley RUFC Perform Well At Junior Pock 7s

Beverley RUFC Perform Well At Junior Pock 7s
April 24, 2017

After a bumper senior Pock 7s on Good Friday, the youngsters got in on the seven-a-side act at Percy Road on Sunday.

24 teams produced another six hour try feast in the Pocklington Junior Charity Sevens, sponsored by Agriyork 400, with Beverley coming through at the end of the day to finish Under 14 runners up.

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New Format For Popular Football Competition The Tanton Cup

New Format For Popular Football Competition The Tanton Cup
April 17, 2017

The Hornsea & District Hospital War Memorial Challenge Cup, more popularly known as the Tanton Cup, after P.C. Tanton Esq who donated the trophy, is one of the oldest football cup competitions in the East Riding, and this will be its 94th anniversary year.

It is competed for by local football clubs from North Holderness and still remains a popular competition among local players and spectators. Hornsea Town are the current cup holders.

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Hull To Stage A Series Of Skateboarding Festivals

Hull To Stage A Series Of Skateboarding Festivals
March 20, 2017

Following last year’s announcement of Hull’s ambition to become the UK’s skateboarding capital, skate jams, competitions and coaching sessions have now been organised to take place at various locations across the city for beginners and seasoned skateboarders alike.

Participants will learn to enhance their abilities, obtain skills coaching and advice and possibly some tips on tricks.

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Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College

Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College
February 22, 2017

A “high performing” further education college has become only the third in the country to retain its overall grading of “good” after a full Ofsted inspection since the assessment criteria was changed.

Bishop Burton College has been praised for its impressive success rates, inspiring resources and facilities and strong links with employers and other partners, which ensure the vast majority of students secure work or a higher level of study at the end of their course.

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