Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018

Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018
July 4, 2018

In less than two weeks, thousands of fun seekers are expected to descend on Beverley’s Town Centre as the 8th Beverley Puppet Festival gets underway.

The award-winning weekend event takes place over three nights and two days from 13th to 15th July, attracting visitors from across the UK and overseas with couples, families and booking agents all eager to see what’s new in the world of puppetry.

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Classically Yours Programme Receives More Funding

Classically Yours Programme Receives More Funding
July 3, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council, in partnership with Orchestras Live, are celebrating the news that their RPS award winning programme, Classically Yours, has received a grant of £95,434 from Arts Council England to allow it to continue until March 2020.

This means that the pioneering work to bring classical music to venues and communities which would not normally be able to enjoy and benefit from it can continue in various locations across the East Riding.

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Classical Music Event To Be In Multi Story Car Park

Classical Music Event To Be In Multi Story Car Park
June 27, 2018

Classically Yours, the award-winning arts initiative launched by East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of the Hull 2017 City of Culture year, has won extended funding from the Arts Council to continue its work to increase the amount of high quality music available in the county and to encourage more anticipation in arts and culture.

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Beverley Secures Prominent National Tourism Title

Beverley Secures Prominent National Tourism Title
March 22, 2018

Beverley has been awarded a top accolade at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2018, at a ceremony at the National Motorcycle Museum at the NEC Birmingham.

The town secured the coveted title of being the UK’s most coach friendly destination –seeing off stiff competition from Bournemouth, Burnham-on-Sea, Devon, Guildford, Otley and Wells.

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MP Marks National Apprenticeship Week With Visit To Flourishing Beverley Business

MP Marks National Apprenticeship Week With Visit To Flourishing Beverley Business
March 15, 2018

Local MP, Graham Stuart, says Beverley and Holderness businesses are leading the way by giving young people excellent opportunities through apprenticeships and supported vocational courses.

Graham visited Local Transport Projects (LTP), a Beverley-based highways engineering and design firm, to raise awareness for National Apprenticeship Week 2018 and congratulate the local firm on its recent growth.

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Beverley Civic Society Latest Historic Information Board Installed

Beverley Civic Society Latest Historic Information Board Installed
February 23, 2018

Beverley Civic Society have installed their latest history board at Flemingate as they look to help residents and visitors get a better understanding of the towns past.

Previous boards which are installed at Saturday Market and also at North Bar Within have proved popular with people of all ages as they learn about the past.

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Beverley Races Gallops Ahead With Exciting Plans For New Season

Beverley Races Gallops Ahead With Exciting Plans For New Season
February 19, 2018

Racegoers can expect new themed race meetings, more family-friendly days, new and improved party nights, plus, of course, exhilarating flat racing over one mile and three furlongs on the spectacular Westwood course.

The Beverley Races season gallops out of the stalls with the season opener on April 18 and is quickly into its stride with one of this year’s new highlights – Bygone Beverley – a themed raceday taking us back in time to one of the most defining decades of the 20th century.

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5 Reasons To Visit Beverley This Summer

5 Reasons To Visit Beverley This Summer
February 9, 2018

As the largest county in the UK, Yorkshire has a lot to offer tourists, with one of the best places to visit this summer being Beverley.

This small town is renowned for its dedication to several different sports, especially horse racing and cycling; however, with sports aside, there are many different activities available in Beverley to suit tourists of all interests, will most being as affordable as you’d like!

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Struggling Retail Giant Debenhams To Axe Hundreds of Jobs

Struggling Retail Giant Debenhams To Axe Hundreds of Jobs
February 8, 2018

Debenhams, the struggling retail giant are to axe 320 jobs across the UK as they look to make savings following bad Christmas trading figures.

Debenhams, who operate a store in Beverley at the out of town retail park, Flemingate, say they will try to redeploy staff where possible in their business.

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