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.
Local sugarcrafter, Julie Rogerson of Julie’s Cake in a Box, has become a partner to Cake Minds, an exciting new business and concept to help build wellbeing through sugarcrafting.
Julie will be running regular sugarcraft/cake decorating workshops in Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Residents in Beverley and East Yorkshire have revealed their top sites across the UK in a new survey released.
The research, commissioned by Specsavers, asked more than 2000 adults to rank their favourite visions across the country, and those in the region picked Lake Windermere as their favourite.
An East Yorkshire loss support group is to hold its next event in Driffield on 31st August.
Talking about Loss was set up in June by Shiptonthorpe farmer’s daughter, Jacqui Gunn following the death of her father last year.
Buoyed by the success of the 2018 event, the Fete in the Field Festival returns to the Shiptonthorpe, East Yorkshire playing fields for 2019 with a Wild West theme.
The fourth Fete in the Field festival takes place on June 29 at The Playing Fields, Station Road, Shiptonthorpe and will feature daytime entertainment from acts including the Lonestar Old West Re-enactment Group, Starbrite Studios, local singer-songwriter Rachel Makena, the East Riding Rock Choir and Driffield’s cigar box maestro Dogfinger Steve.
Bus company East Yorkshire is increasing its efforts in the fight against loneliness and social isolation with the launch of a new “chatty bus” campaign, encouraging passengers to talk to someone new on the bus.
The campaign kicks off on the 29th January with activity taking place in Hull, the East Riding and North Yorkshire.
Trinity Market and Hepworth Arcade have been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards in the Champion High Street category.
The category features the best high streets in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
A local travel consultant, Karl Douglas of Not Just Travel is celebrating after he drove away a Mini Cooper for increasing sales.
Karl was just one of five consultants out of 500 to win the prize. He says this is down to the level of service offered leads to repeat business.