Awards Celebrate Students’ Achievements

March 11, 2010

The hard work and excellent achievements of East Riding College students were celebrated at the College’s annual awards ceremony last night. The event saw 20 students each presented with a glass trophy and a gift voucher at the ceremony at the Gallows Lane campus in Beverley. Award winners ranged from younger students in full-time further education to adults who were studying as part of their job. Each had worked hard…


Lincoln Cathedral Diana Certificate of Excellence

March 3, 2010

2 Volunteers from CSV East Riding’s Vinvolved Team attended the Diana Princess of Wales Award Ceremony in Lincoln Cathedral Chapter House last Friday. They were there to collect a much-deserved Certificate of Excellence on behalf of the project’s Youth Action Team. The Mayor of Lincoln, The Right Worshipful, Councillor David Gatrick, presented Kayleigh Cooper and Jamie Baker with the award and thanked them for their efforts in the community. The…


Students’ Designs Turn Waste into Fashion

February 26, 2010

Two students from East Riding College have taken part in a competition to turn discarded clothing into high fashion. Zoe Oakes and Faye Theabould, who are both first year students on the  National Certificate in Fashion and Clothing at the College’s Bridlington campus, designed and created dresses using pre-worn and charity shop garments as part of the contest organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The competition aimed to highlight…


Bishop Burton College Vs East Riding College

February 25, 2010

Bishop Burton College played their first home game as their newly formed Basketball team beating visitors East Riding College. The game which ended 30-17 was the second time the Bishop Burton side had played losing their first game to leagues strongest side Hull College. Coach Peter Walker said after the game; “Overall we played well though we need to improve on our shooting, it was really good to win our…


Volunteers Acknowledged for Positive Work in the Community

February 23, 2010

Members of the Media Crew who made a positive contribution to the community through their work with CSV East Riding’s Vinvolved Team in 2009, gathered today at East Riding College in Beverley to receive official thanks and recognition for their efforts. Kerry Straw, Beverley Renaissance Partnership Coordinator and John Bird, Chair of the Festival of Christmas, presented the group with awards and spoke highly of the work they had all…


Lessons in Business for Budding Entrepreneurs

February 4, 2010

Entrepreneurs of the future have been getting tips about starting a new business as part of their course. Peter Connor, a director of performance improvement business consultants Connor Newman Ltd, worked with the BTEC National Diploma Business students on business ideas, business plans and investments. Every student came up with a business idea and each will present their businesses to a ‘Dragons Den’ style panel at the end of their…


Graham Stuart MP to Meet With East Riding College

January 10, 2010

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, is to meet with the head of East Riding College as moves continue to secure its move to new premises in Flemingate. Above: Flemingate, the site where the college is hoping to develop a new campus for learning Graham is meeting with Derek Branton, the college principal and John Doris, director of resources, on Friday. The college has been planning to move from…


Young People Make a Positive Impact

December 17, 2009

Today, over 30 young people from CSV East Riding’s Vinvolved project got involved in what is without a doubt one of the best annual community events on Beverley’s calendar, The Festival of Christmas. These active young citizens gave their time and effort to add to the success of this amazing day.  They dressed in character costumes to entertain the children at the festival, took part in the parade and looked…


Mayor of Beverley

September 10, 2009

The title of Mayor of Beverley dates back to 1573 when Queen Elizabeth I incorporated the town by the name “The Mayor, Governors and Burgesses of the Town of Beverley”. The first Mayor of Beverley was Edward Ellerker in 1573. The current Mayor is David K Elvidge, Beverley born and the youngest of six children.  He was educated at St Mary’s School for Boys and Longcroft Secondary School, followed by…


East Riding College Beverley

August 6, 2009

Set in the grounds of the former Longcroft Hall, our Beverley campus is a five-minute walk from Beverley town centre and borders the lush common land of the Westwood. Many of our classrooms are dotted around the grounds, in among the dozens of mature trees which fill the campus. The Westwood building houses hair and beauty, engineering, construction and catering and hospitality, while further blocks accommodate our Learning Resource Centre…


150 Attend Skills Fair

July 16, 2009

Around 150 people attended an Employment and Skills Fair organised by Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart on Monday July 13.The highly successful fair saw unemployed constituents accessing a range of employment and training services under one roof. – View Pictures Graham said: “While it is saddening to see just how many people need the help and support of these various training and skills agencies, I am delighted so many…


Employment Fair Today

MP Graham Stuart delighted as more agencies sign up for Education and Skills Fair to help the unemployed back into the work place which is happening today at the Beverley Leisure Centre. The latest organisations to sign up to take part in Graham’s Employment and Skills Fair on Monday include a university and a social enterprise aimed at helping 14 to 16-year-olds prepare for the world of work. Graham, MP…

July 13, 2009

Employment Skills Fair

July 7, 2009

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness is inviting constituents who are currently unemployed to attend a special event in Beverley next week. The MP has organised a major employment and skills fair which will allow all those out of work the chance to meet and access a range of employment and training services. Graham said: “The recession has hit hard in this part of the country and many people…


No Funding For College

July 2, 2009

MP for Beverley and Holderness Graham Stuart said he is saddened to hear East Riding College will not receive the funding promised by the Government for a new much needed campus in Beverley. Last week the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) announced a shortlist of 13 colleges across the country which would receive capital funding for new buildings – East Riding College was not among them. But while the news…