East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2018 programme that includes walks starting in Beverley.
From rambles and themed walks (including photography, navigation, bushcraft, geocaching and orienteering) to wildlife watching events; from Kids Go Wild events to workshops, conservation days and natural craft workshops – the programme includes something for everybody with an interest in the outdoors. The programme also links to the council’s Active Coast initiative this year.
Residents of Cherry Burton were given the opportunity to learn essential life-saving skills when the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart CPR training course was delivered at the village’s sports pavilion recently.
The training follows the installation of two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at separate locations in the village.
Newland Avenue will reopen temporarily on Monday 2 October for two weeks to allow full access to Hull Fair for public transport, emergency services, and motorists.
Phase one has been completed ahead of schedule, allowing the road to be reopened. This will give unrestricted access to businesses along Newland Avenue, and allow the scheduled bus services to travel along the street during this period.
Essential maintenance works on Newland Avenue will take place from Monday, September 11 for six weeks.
Newland Avenue will be closed to through traffic to allow these essential carriageway maintenance works to be carried out, and 3,800 letters are to be delivered to residents and businesses in the surrounding area.
Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, has pressed NHS England to improve the provision of NHS dentistry across the local area.
Of the practices listed by NHS England as providing access for patients in Beverley, none are currently accepting new NHS patients, and the situation is little better in the rest of the constituency. Residents have been told that they will need to travel as far as Cottingham or Hull in the hope of obtaining dentistry through the NHS.
From Saturday 22 July, 2017, and throughout the summer holidays, the Treasure House in Beverley will be hosting a display of pictures from the recent ‘Nature of Animals’ Schools Photography Competition.
During the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition held at Beverley Art Gallery earlier this year, schools across the East Riding were invited to take part in a wildlife photography competition.
The annual Care Home Games grand final was held at East Riding Leisure Beverley last week where older residents from the East Riding battled it out for the top prize.
The event was organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service and enabled a total of 16 teams from care homes across the East Riding to compete in the grand final of the competition which saw players ranging in age from their late 60s to 102 years old, put their Boccia soft bowls skills to the test.