At the moment, businesses the world over are experiencing unprecedented hardship and financial instability; the SARS-CoV-19 pandemic has uprooted the world’s financial and business sector – it has seen millions unemployed, and many more are expected to become unemployed in the near future.
The ‘’Into the Picture’ podcasts from Sewerby Hall and Gardens is back for 2021!
Education officer Robert Chester is now producing fortnightly podcasts, inspired by the various rooms in the house.
Rafters of Driffield have been serving the local area with fresh, local produce for over 23 years and have been awarded the accolade of The Best Independent Greengrocer in the UK for two years running.
Tesco Community Champion David Ryley says that the store in Beverley is pleased to be working with groups in the area.
Through the supermarket giants pledge to reduce the amount of food waste, they are donating goods to groups. These groups include ones based in Beverley, Leven and also Hull.
Christmas is fast approaching, and whilst there’s no sign of a white Christmas, there’s still a festive feel around Beverley and across East Yorkshire.
2020 has undoubtedly been one of the toughest on record, leaving us all in need of a little rest and relaxation.
Hull’s Young Mayor, Gabriela Surdyk, has launched Love Staying Safe, a campaign aimed at providing young people with practical tips and advice to stay safe on the streets.
The campaign follows on from Staying Safe Online earlier this year, helping young people to ensure they protect themselves online.
The transport charity, Beverley Community Lift, has resumed all of its services after the lockdown affected operations.
The organisation, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, has been trialling a programme of excursions this month.
A family which is famed for its links with the licensed trade across East Yorkshire has launched a next-generation project with Chris and Simon Leahy opening a café bar in the village where their father was a licensee for more than 25 years.
In celebration of World Photo Day, Yorkshire Water has launched a photo competition that aims to celebrate all the reasons that people love Yorkshire.
The competition runs from 19 August – 31 August and will be judged by photographer and previous employee of the water company, Ian Beesley.
Yorkshire Day will be celebrated differently at Sewerby Hall and Gardens this year.
Current restrictions make it impossible to arrange the usual formal celebrations, so this year the venue has come up with a new way to mark the occasion: a Great Yorkshire Picnic.
New Hull-based events company Rich T Events presents ambitious digital drag show, ‘Thru The Queer Hole’, featuring over 50 drag acts from around the world on Friday 24 July.
The show will feature big-name stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Boulet Brother’s Dragula, and Channel 4’s Drag SOS, as well as acts from around the UK and USA, including icons of Hull’s LGBT+ scene.
For those seeking inspiration in this period of lockdown, the East Riding Festival of Words has launched its Poetry Competition for 2020.
The competition will reach its climax with an event at North Bridlington Library on Saturday, 28 January, 2021, at 11am, to celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems.
Top Class Tuition based in Beverley is a private tuition service. Since the closure of schools and the imposed lockdown, they have adapted.
These changes have been made to ensure children as still getting the first-class education they need.
Colin Sangwin Joinery is giving away free bird box kits as they look to their bit to help raise morale and keep children in their village active during these difficult times.
The joinery firm specialises in making sash windows, doors, mouldings and any bespoke items and is based in Leven.
The award-winning, biennial Beverley Puppet Festival returns this year for its 9th edition, but not as you know it.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the usual format of indoor and outdoor performances across the town will not be possible.
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.
As anxiety grows around the current spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK, many communities are looking to local, grassroots activism to create support networks in the face of what can often seem confusing, not to say conflicting advice.
The latest in the East Riding area is the new Beverley Community COVID-19 Support Group. It has been launched by community leader and volunteer, Jackie Heffer, following similar initiatives that are springing up nationwide.
The New Year is a time for new resolutions, new experiences and new activities, so why not try something new that will take you to new places and help you meet new friends.
Get Your Boots On is a hiking group aimed at people in their 20s, and 30s from across North and East Yorkshire, and new members are always welcome.