Charity Cyclothon: Tesco Beverley Vs Defence School of Transport Leconfield

September 15, 2011

At 8.00am on Saturday 17 September 2011, staff from the Tesco Beverley store will challenge members of the Defence School of Transport to a 12 hour Cyclothon. All funds raised on the day will be split between the 2 teams, Tesco is raising money on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society, their chosen charity of the year. The Defence School of Transport (DST) the worlds largest residential driver training school will…


Yorkshire Day ‘Battle of the Ridings’

August 10, 2011

There’s an old Yorkshire saying:  “You can beat an Egg, You can beat a Drum, But you can’t beat a good Chef!” Multi-talented Chef, star of Channel 4 TV’s ‘Lakes on a Plate,’  Author and Beverley College graduate Peter Sidwell, was at the Defence School of Transport, Normandy Barracks  on ‘Yorkshire Day’ Monday 1st of AUGUST 2011 to judge a Yorkshire Day Cookery Competition between: Warrant Officer Class 1 John…


Beverley Armed Forces Day Funding Boost Received

May 24, 2011

Although the Defence School of Transport (DST) has been unable to take part in this year’s Armed Forces Day due to increased operational training pressures, it has stepped in together with Beverley based educational charity; The Deflog VQ Trust to provide the additional £4000 necessary to guarantee that the event will go ahead. DST Commandant, Colonel Paul Ash stated that “Both the Defence School of Transport and Deflog VQ Trust…


Legion Celebrate 90th Anniversary

May 16, 2011

Members of the Royal British Legion celebrated their 90th anniversary by parading through Beverley today. They were joined by local dignatories, councillors and members of the public on a parade from North Bar Within, through into Saturday Market where the Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire, the Hon. Mrs Susan Cunliffe–Lister and Col. Paul Ash, Commandant of DST Leconfield, took the salute at Market Cross. From there they proceeded…


The Royal British Legion Parade to be Held in Beverley

May 4, 2011

The Royal British Legion, on the 15th May 2011 will have been in existence for 90 years. The East Riding of Yorkshire County will be celebrating this occasion, on that day, with a parade through Beverley Town, followed by a service of thanksgiving and rededication at Beverley Minster. The Parade will set off at 1.30pm from the North Bar Within.  It will be led by the band of the 150…


The David Elvidge Interview: Part I

April 28, 2011

David Elvidge wants to bring back personal responsibility, cut through red tape and maintain Beverley’s unique way of life. The Beverley Town councillor and former Mayor is hoping to make the step up to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council at next week’s election when he stands for the Conservative Party in the Woodmansey ward. David is well known as the driving force behind Beverley’s fantastic Armed Forces Day, but…


Local Elections: David Elvidge, Minster Woodmansey

April 27, 2011

For those that don’t know me I am married to Janet and I have one son Alex. I am the youngest of six children and have lived and worked locally all my life. I was educated at St Mary’s and then Longcroft School, my further education took place at the East Riding College as an apprentice mechanic. I have subsequently returned to East Riding College three times to study engineering…


Not a Drink, Not a Drop – Don’t Let Drink Driving Ruin Your Life

November 26, 2010

A major campaign to cut drink-driving is running across the Humber region during the festive period. Global research shows that a motorist’s ability to drive safely is impaired from the very first sip of alcohol. Safer Roads Humber – the region’s road safety partnership launched the campaign during national road safety week with the “big experiment” event at the Military of Defence School of Transport on Tuesday, 23 November. Two…