Yorkshire Wildlife Park Gears Up To Reopen As Government Allows Zoos To Open

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Gears Up To Reopen As Government Allows Zoos To Open
June 14, 2020

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is delighted at the news that the government has reviewed its decision on current restrictions on the reopening of zoos and safari parks.

The park had taken a severe financial hit as even with 70% of staff furloughed there are still high care and feed bills for their animals. The lockdown has cost the park around £5 million in lost revenue and is impacting its ability to carry out award-winning conservation projects.

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Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart

Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart
May 21, 2020

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has held an urgent meeting with the Managing Director of Hull Trains, Louise Cheeseman, to get an update on the train operator’s situation as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Hull Trains have suspended their operations since 30th March following the Government’s guidance that services should be for essential travel only, leading to an increase in the number of people working from home.

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Four Other Yorkshire Racecourses Within 50 Miles of Beverley

April 20, 2020

Beverley has its own racecourse used during the summer months for horse racing, but did you know there are four other Yorkshire tracks within a 50-mile radius?

Home to two Listed races on the Flat, the Hilary Needler Trophy for two-year-olds over the flying five furlongs in May and the Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes for three-year-olds and up in August, there is plenty more top-class racing in the White Rose county to enjoy just a short drive away.

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Recovery Network Supports Drug And Alcohol Users During Lockdown

Recovery Network Supports Drug And Alcohol Users During Lockdown
April 2, 2020

A charity supporting individuals in recovery from alcohol and drugs has set up a Facebook Group to provide much-needed support, during the government enforced lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

The Recovery Network can be found on The Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) Facebook page. It’s for anyone whether they are using the service or not, to join the conversation, whilst staying safe at home.

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Amazon Partners With Hull School And Barnardo’s For Kidsmas Party Surprise

Amazon Partners With Hull School And Barnardo’s For Kidsmas Party Surprise
December 25, 2019

Children from Hull and across South Yorkshire had a special Christmas surprise when they made a visit to Amazon in Doncaster iPort to take part in a Christmas-themed day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) fun with Barnardo’s.

Pupils from St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School in Hull joined children from the Barnardo’s Priory Family Centre in Barnsley to visit the Amazon fulfilment centre as part of a programme called Amazon Future Engineer. 

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Heads Of Recovery Gather For Recovery College 5 Conference

Heads Of Recovery Gather For’ Recovery College 5 Conference
September 30, 2019

The Changing Face of Substance Use is the focus of the fifth annual Recovery College conference on Friday 4 October at The Courtyard in Goole, which brings together leading experts in the field of recovery from drugs and alcohol.

The Recovery College is a regional initiative between The Alcohol & Drug Service (ADS), Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, Spectrum CIC and the University of Derby. Also, this year the event is sponsored by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Dark Shot Fired Up For Beverley Mission

BEVERLEY RACES : Dark Shot Fired Up For Beverley Mission
September 23, 2019

Trainer Scott Dixon expects a big show from Dark Shot when he takes aim at the feature race at Beverley’s final meeting of the season on Tuesday.

The six-year-old gelding is one of seven declared runners for the £20,000 Eddie And Violet Smith Conditions Stakes – a race won by estimable sprinters like Tangerine Trees, Kingsgate Native and Alpha Delphini.

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