Barbarian Squad Measured Up Well Despite The Elements

Barbarian Squad Measured Up Well Despite The Elements
January 29, 2018

The weather was certainly not what was hoped for as rain and wind swept around the Scarborough ground for this weeks under 9 matrix fixture.

Conditions could at best have been described as soft but a more honest assessment would be to describe the scene as reminiscent of a mud bath.

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Lifeline And Responder Service Used By Thousands Over Festive Period

Lifeline And Responder Service Used By Thousands Over Festive Period
January 15, 2018

While many people were enjoying the Christmas break and bringing in the New Year the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Lifeline and Responder Service were handling thousands of calls from its most vulnerable customers.

Between Christmas Eve, on Sunday 24 December 2017 and Tuesday 2 January 2018, staff at the Lifeline Control Centre, in Driffield dealt with a total of 9,241 incoming and outgoing calls.

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Countryside Events Programme Launched For 2018

Countryside Events Programme Launched For 2018
January 15, 2018

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.

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Weekend Of Christmas At Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is This Weekend!

Weekend Of Christmas At Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is This Weekend!
November 28, 2017

The first ever Weekend of Christmas is taking place this weekend (Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 December) at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.

Most of the individual events included in the Weekend are free of charge – after payment of admission to Sewerby Hall and Gardens – although there is a small extra charge for the Photobooth and the donkey rides on both days.

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Local Cycle Maps Can Now Be Downloaded Onto Your Smart Phone Or Tablet

Local Cycle Maps Can Now Be Downloaded Onto Your Smart Phone Or Tablet
November 27, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has made its cycle maps, taking in a number of routes across the East Riding, available on smart phones and tablets.

Designed by the authority’s transport policy team, the maps can be found on the council’s website and downloaded using simple step-by-step instructions onto Garmin, MemoryMap or SatMap devices.

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What Do You Know About Yorkshire Devolution?

What Do You Know About Yorkshire Devolution?
November 24, 2017

The Yorkshire Party are inviting local people to attend a meeting where they plan to outline the benefits an independant Yorkshire would gain.

Taking place in Market Weighton, The East Yorkshire Group of the Yorkshire Party hope residents of the county will come along to join their discussion.

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East Yorkshire Brewery Beer Festival Returns For A Second Year

East Yorkshire Brewery Beer Festival Returns For A Second Year
September 27, 2017

Organisers of the sell-out Big Sky Beer Festival have announced that the event will return for the second year running.

On October 13 and 14, Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery will welcome hundreds of visitors to the real ale, cider and music event that is organised by Muddy Souls Events at Hunmanby Grange.

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Food Event Feeds Shoppers’ Appetite For Local Produce

Food Event Feeds Shoppers’ Appetite For Local Produce
August 8, 2017

Flemingate’s monthly “Fresh” food event is going from strength to strength as Beverley shoppers show a healthy appetite for local produce.

Now firmly established, the regular food fair returns to Beverley’s fast-growing retail and leisure destination on Sunday, August 13, promising some of the best produce the region has to offer.

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Driffield Claim 141 Run Win Over Beverley Town Cricket Club

Driffield Claim 141 Run Win Over Beverley
August 7, 2017

James Pick’s century helped Driffield Town gain revenge for the defeat suffered in the reverse fixture against rivals Beverley Town Cricket Club.

On this occasion the Kings Mill Road side dominated the contest Jordan Caley (41no) one of number of players to contribute alongside Pick (105) to a total of 284-7.

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Fete And Folk Festival Declared Double Success

Fete And Folk Festival Declared Double Success
July 21, 2017

A day of entertainment and music brought an East Yorkshire village’s community spirit to life as live acts took to the festival stage right through into the night.

Over 1,300 people from the village and neighbouring areas flocked to Shiptonthorpe playing fields for Fete in the Field and for the evening music festival, Folk in the Field recently.

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Beverley Town CC and Pickering Abandoned After Rain Stops Play

Beverley Town CC and Pickering Abandoned After Rain Stops Play
May 22, 2017

The match between Beverley Town and Pickering looked evenly poised when it to fell victim to the weather.

Visitors Pickering made 159-8 thanks to an unbeaten 43 from Colin Franks and 32 from Mike Brown whilst Matthew Mudd took 3-33. In reply the home side had reached 97-4 with Brad Dobson making 34 and Tim Whincup (4-26) taking all four wickets to

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