In early June, following a great deal of hard work from local colleges and support in Westminster from Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, it was announced that a regional network of educational institutions had been successful in their bid to become a Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT).
Following the release of the full programme, ArtWaves Festival is proud to be highlighting a brand new strand to the festival taking place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June; The Environmental Project.
The festival recognises the need for a greater understanding of plastic pollution and the impact this is having on our seas.
Beverley Town Council’s new Liberal Democrat councillors have intervened in the row about a new gate that has been erected by Peter Ward Homes.
Installed on Gallows Lane, residents had complained that an ancient right of way has been blocked. They also say access is only being provided to the residents of the new luxury homes.
Residents need not be concerned over access to Gallows Lane from the Westwood. Access currently has been restricted but is just a temporary measure.
A spokesperson for Peter Ward Homes, the company who is currently developing a housing has confirmed that the gate has been erected in the interest of public safety.
Graham Stuart, The MP for Beverley and Holderness has congratulated two local colleges.
His comments come after both Bishop Burton College and East Riding College were successful in winning a bid to become Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology.
Bishop Burton College will become a new centre of excellence for high levels skills training in the region following a multi-million-pound investment.
The college will work with seven other further education colleges and two universities to develop the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT).
Residents living within the boundaries of Beverley will be able to have their say on local issues at the Annual Town meeting.
The meeting will take place Taking place on Tuesday 5 March at East Riding College. It gives the public an opportunity to raise issues that matter to them.
Organisers of youth and charity event held at the Flemingate Centre say it was a huge success.
Detty Tyler, Children and Young People’s Services Coordinator thanked all those involved. She also added that she was hoping to turn it into an annual event.
East Riding Voluntary Action Services will host two free events this weekend in Beverley.
Taking place on Saturday 17 November both events will take place simultaneously at the Flemingate Retail Park.
A cycling scheme for Syrian refugees won a top national award for sustainable travel. The road safety team at ERYC and Refugee Council led the incentive that saw forty refugees take part.
Refugees from Syria who settled in the East Riding were given training in cycling skills and also road safety.
East Riding College is welcoming back ex-student Peter Sidwell as he returns to Beverley to open the Beverley Food Festival as its special guest.
Pocklington-born Peter, who studied at the College when it was still Beverley College, is now a TV chef and presenter of the Channel 4 cookery show Lakes on a Plate. He is also well known as the author of the Simply Good Food range of cookbooks and runs a restaurant and cookery school in the Lake District.
When Beverley Town Council organised the first Food Festival in 2006, little did they know it would go on to be an annual success enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors alike.
The original idea was to bring a few producers from Beverley’s rural hinterland into the town centre to help celebrate local food, so on a crisp Sunday morning in 2006, thirty-five producers set up their stalls along with a small Food Theatre, in what proved to be a big success for the Town Council – one that has grown stronger year on year.
The UK’s first double-decker inflatable theme park has opened at Beverley’s Flemingate centre, marking a major milestone in the development of East Yorkshire’s fastest-growing retail and leisure destination.
The opening of Inflata Nation means Flemingate is now 95% let, with footfall continuing to grow strongly.
East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course.
Organisations have identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering. Nationally, there is a shortage of workers in construction and civil engineering qualified at higher levels.
The UK’s first ever dual-level ‘double-decker’ inflatable theme park is set to put the bounce into Beverley.
And the family-friendly new venue will also boast the UK’s biggest ball pool – home to a staggering 200,000 plastic spheres!
Local MP, Graham Stuart, says Beverley and Holderness businesses are leading the way by giving young people excellent opportunities through apprenticeships and supported vocational courses.
Graham visited Local Transport Projects (LTP), a Beverley-based highways engineering and design firm, to raise awareness for National Apprenticeship Week 2018 and congratulate the local firm on its recent growth.