East Riding College Joins TEC Partnership

East Riding College Joins TEC Partnership
August 3, 2020

East Riding College merged with the TEC Partnership on 31 July.  The TEC Partnership is a dynamic and innovative group of colleges and training providers and is already one of England’s largest and most successful providers of further and higher education.

As part of the TEC Partnership, the College will retain its influence, identity and ability to deliver its mission within the dynamic of the wider partnership.  

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Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair

Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair
July 28, 2020

East Riding College said farewell to its long-serving Chair of the Corporation at the end of July. 

Local businessman Simon Wright joined the board of governors at the college fifteen years ago when the Beverley campus was based at the old Gallows Lane site and before the current Bridlington campus was built. 

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Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery

Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery
June 25, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery – although still closed at the moment – is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of local artist Fred Elwell on Monday, 29 June.

The Gallery features the UK’s largest collection of Fred’s work. Elwell’s paintings are a permanent feature of the Edwardian ‘red’ gallery, located in the Treasure House in Beverley. The display is altered every year, with loans from both private and public collections.

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Flemingate Moves Forward With £70,000 Investment In Facilities

Flemingate Moves Forward With £70,000 Investment In Facilities
June 2, 2020

A major programme of investment is being made in facilities and infrastructure at Beverley’s Flemingate centre during the lockdown.

Wykeland Group, owner and developer of the popular retail and leisure destination, has used the lockdown period to introduce a wide range of improvements to enhance the experience for customers and to support businesses as they resume trading.

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Beverley Town Council Elect Youngest-Ever Mayor Virtually

Beverley Town Council Elect Youngest-Ever Mayor Virtually
May 11, 2020

History was made on two counts in  Beverley on Monday evening when the town’s youngest-ever mayor, Cllr Tom Astell, 24,  was elected using virtual meeting technology.

The ancient Mayor making ceremony was conducted online, with councillors electing their new mayor from their own homes due to the lockdown restrictions.

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Cock Of The Walk Cuts Through Red Tape To Supply Hospital With PPE

Cock Of The Walk Cuts Through Red Tape To Supply Hospital With PPE
April 22, 2020

A Savile Row-trained tailor has turned her talented team and their mean machines over to making much-needed PPE after cutting through the red tape of NHS procurement.

Gill Long, the owner of Cock of the Walk, is confident of producing 250 surgical gowns a day with her international staff of six working variously from home and from their tailors shop in Grimston Street, Hull.

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East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One

East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One
January 7, 2020

East Riding College has recently received a very positive Ofsted report under the new, tougher 2019 education inspection framework.

The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a site in Hull, has now maintained its “good” status for over a decade following November’s short inspection visit.

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Hidden Histories Of The Humber Bridge To Be Revealed In Exhibition

Hidden Histories Of The Humber Bridge To Be Revealed In Exhibition
November 20, 2019

A travelling exhibition revealing the hidden histories of the Humber Bridge will get underway this week.

The exhibition is part of the Hidden Histories of the Humber Bridge project – an oral history project which aims to capture the stories of people whose lives’ have been shaped by the iconic, Grade One listed structure.

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PizzaBaby Set For Festive Arrival At Flemingate Retail Park

PizzaBaby Set For Festive Arrival At Flemingate Retail Park
November 14, 2019

A new name will bring a taste of authentic Italian pizza, pasta and gelato to Beverley’s Flemingate centre when it opens its doors later this month.

Work has begun to get new restaurant PizzaBaby ready for its big reveal on Friday, November 22, with a full and extensive refurbishment to follow in the New Year.

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Get Your Skates On For Christmas Fun At Flemingate

Get Your Skates On For Christmas Fun At Flemingate
November 10, 2019

Is there anything more festive than wrapping up warm and gliding around an outdoor skating rink at Christmas time?

Now that experience can be enjoyed for the first time at Beverley’s Flemingate centre, which is hosting an eco-friendly skating rink for the season of goodwill.

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Flemingate Circus Extravaganza Has Something For Everyone This Half Term

Flemingate Circus Extravaganza Has Something For Everyone This Half Term
October 4, 2019

Roll up, roll up for a fun-filled half term as Beverley’s Flemingate Centre gets ready to host a circus extravaganza packed with interactive entertainment for all ages.

Running from Tuesday, October 29 to Saturday, November 2, the family-friendly programme of magic, illusion, amazing sights, thrills and laughs will make it a half term to remember with activities including circus skills workshops, magic shows, traditional circus attractions and street performances.

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