A dramatic decline in insects in Europe has been recorded over the last few decades. Every study has shown falls in numbers, for example, recent research in more than 60 protected areas in Germany, showed flying insects have declined by more than 75% over almost 30 years. The same pattern can be found across the globe virtually wherever studies are undertaken.
Yorkshire parents and their children spend less than half an hour a day of ‘real’ quality time together, according to a One Poll study.
Researchers found fathers and their daughters are at a loss, getting the least quality time together than any other parent-child combo, with a quarter of an hour less every week.
The East Yorkshire based European division of American seed company W. Atlee Burpee & Co., has called on a North Yorkshire Technology Centre to help them produce plants in time for its first RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May.
Selby based Stockbridge Technology Centre is growing varieties of Burpee’s tomato, pepper and cucumber plants, including two, Cherry Baby and Crimson Crush, that were bred by Burpee’s European Sales and Marketing Director, Simon Crawford, in East Yorkshire.
Visitors at the Coletta and Tyson Garden Centre in Beverley and The Freedom Centre Hull were surprised by groups of over-60s performing Bollywood dance, tai chi and watercolour painting in the foyers, as part of Royal Voluntary Service’s volunteer recruitment drive.
Led by local instructors Sandra Thompson, Sheila Dickinson and Austin Holt, the classes were organised to demonstrate just a few of the activities residents in the area can get involved with, bringing more people together to have fun and create new friendships.
Salon ID say they are delighted after a fund raising night they held in their Georgian Quarter salon raised over £1,000 for a good cause by auctioning men off and selling tickets to a prize draw.
The event was organised to help support one of their clients who was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer to help raise the funds needed for a real hair wig.
Residents, businesses and community groups in Beverley are being encouraged to enter the Beverley in Bloom Town Competition.
Bishop Burton Gardeners’ Club re-start their 2015-16 programme of meetings after their Christmas break on Tuesday 2nd February 2016 at 7.30pm
When looking for a new pet you might consider adding a dog or cat to your family, or if you are not ready for that commitment, perhaps a hamster or a fish?
With summer just becoming a bit of a memory, The Bishop Burton Gardeners’ Club meeting on Tuesday November 3rd 2015 at St Mary’s Parish Hall, North Bar Within in Beverley
The Bishop Burton Gardeners’ Club start their 2015/16 programme of meetings on Tuesday October 6th 2015 at St Mary’s Parish Hall, North Bar Within in Beverley at 7.30pm.
The final indoor winter meeting of Bishop Burton Gardeners’ Club for 2014/15 will take place on Tuesday 7th April 2015 at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Hall, North Bar Within, Beverley.
The next meeting of Bishop Burton Gardeners’ Club has Steve Wright as their presenter. Steve is widely known in the area having taught gardening for over 25 years including a spell at Bishop Burton College.
East Riding Libraries are inviting people of all ages and abilities to access the Internet by spending some time in their local library and Be Online!
Bishop Burton Gardeners’ Club re-start their series of meetings following a Christmas break with a presentation by Janette Merilion entitled “The Brighter Side of Winter”.
Woodmansey-based gardening centre Coletta & Tyson is delighted to announce the return of its successful Yankee Candle workshop after an overwhelming response from the same event held in November.
Bishop Burton Gardening Club members begin their countdown to Christmas with a very different meeting with a visit from John Killingbeck.
Over 60 Bishop Burton Gardening Club members enjoyed and entertaining and instructive evening when, last month, John Bailey demonstrated many of his innovative gardening tools to make gardening easier