Beverley Food Festival Returns For A 13th Taste-Terrific Year!

Beverley Food Festival Returns For A 13th Taste-Terrific Year!
September 17, 2018

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.

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Working Together To Create Super-Efficient East Yorkshire Homes

Working Together To Create Super-Efficient East Yorkshire Homes
January 22, 2018

It’s easy to see why new-build homes at the Williamsfield Developments housing scheme in Hutton Cranswick are being quickly snapped up by buyers eager to live in a super-efficient home within an attractive community.

This is the East Yorkshire-based organisation’s first development, and company directors Paul and Joanne Lisseter have worked hard to ensure every aspect of the scheme – including the electrics and solar installations courtesy of James Foley Electrical Ltd – hit the highest quality mark.

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MENTAL HEALTH : A Better Health Outlook For Men In Hull

MENTAL HEALTH : A Better Health Outlook For Men In Hull
November 3, 2017

Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is sending a shout out to men across the city to join local health professionals and expert speakers for a day dedicated to their health issues.

On November 8, 2017, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be hosting a Men’s Health Information Day at the Britannia Royal Station Hotel, Ferensway from 9.30am until 3pm.

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Beverley Young Farmers Inaugural Tractor Run Is Huge Success

Beverley Young Farmers Inaugural Tractor Run Is Huge Success
April 11, 2017

Beverley Young Farmers in the area held a Tractor Run that saw over 70 machines take part in an event that was used to raise money for two charities.

Jonathan Dearing, Vice-Chairman of the Beverley Young Farmers came up with the idea saying following its success they will most certainly be doing it again.

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MP Offers His Support For Continuing Use Of Glyphosate Which Some Say Is Carcinogenic To Humans

MP Offers His Support For Continuing Use Of Glyphosate Which Some Say Is Carcinogenic To Humans
March 24, 2017

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart met local farmers at Mr Jono Dixon’s farm in Patrington, to discuss their concerns about calls from several environmental groups to ban the well-known weed killer, glyphosate.

Some studies have shown that glyphosate is safe but further studies have also highlighted the chemical as a probable human carcinogen limited evidence that suggests glyphosate may act as an oestrogen mimic, which is of significance for breast cancer risk.

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Farmers Invited To Join Rix Petroleum At Their First Agricultural Open Day

Farmers Invited To Join Rix Petroleum At Their First Agricultural Open Day
March 21, 2017

BREXIT, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and fuel price trends will be the topics up for discussion at the inaugural Rix Agricultural Open Day in April.

Keynote speakers Duncan Lambert, director of Rix Petroleum, Mark Todd, UK Wholesale Business Manager from global Energy Company Phillips 66, and farmer and NFU board member Guy Poskett, will address the region’s farmers at the event on Wednesday, April 12th at the Rix Pavilion in Driffield.

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New East Yorkshire Local Food Guide Launched – 15 Years Old This Year!

New East Yorkshire Local Food Guide Launched – 15 Years Old This Year!
March 13, 2017

The new 2017/18 East Yorkshire Enjoy Local Food Guide was unveiled at a recent meeting of the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership at Bishop Burton College.

This edition marks the 15th year of the guide’s publication and is the biggest yet, running to 40 pages. The guide is packed with information on local food producers, suppliers, retailers and hospitality businesses that are proud to incorporate local produce into their menus.

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