Redrow Pushes East With Latest New Homes In Swanland

Redrow Pushes East With Latest New Homes In Swanland
November 26, 2019

Redrow Homes are pushing east with a development of 56 new homes in the sought-after East Riding of Yorkshire village of Swanland, near Kingston upon Hull.

The award-winning homebuilder has acquired a site of just under five acres off West Wold and has planning consent for a range of two, three, four and five-bedroom properties, including 14 affordable homes and four bungalows.

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Northern Broadsides Present Quality Street And It Is Coming To Hull

Northern Broadsides Present Quality Street And It Is Coming To Hull
September 13, 2019

New Artistic Director, Laurie Sansom, today announced his first production for Northern Broadsides will be a revival of J.M. Barrie’s rarely performed farce Quality Street.

The production will open in February 2020 in Halifax, the home of Quality Street™ the UK’s most popular brand of chocolates. Barrie’s play was so popular in its day that it gave the chocolates their name.

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Renowned Local Clinical Hypnotherapist Nets FSB Award

Renowned Local Clinical Hypnotherapist Nets FSB Award
March 8, 2018

Sheila Granger, who runs an international hypnotherapy training business from her Anlaby home, has won the ‘Business Exporter of the Year’ title at the prestigious Federation of Small Businesses Awards.

Having picked up her accolade at the Yorkshire & Humber regional awards event at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield yesterday, she will now be shortlisted with the potential to be put through to the national finals, which will take place in May.

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Yorkshire Gaming Festival Shines Light on the Future

October 18, 2017

Beverley gaming fans returning from the Yorkshire Games Festival in Bradford this week may recognise themselves in figures released pertaining to the performance of the gaming industry.

The great and good of the country’s gaming industry descended on West Yorkshire to discuss matters including the future of gaming, and students of nearby Hull University’s nationally-renowned Computer Science courses were offered the opportunity to absorb the expertise of iconic developers from around the UK.

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Garden Centre Fined For Failing To Comply With Fire Safety Regulations

Garden Centre Fined For Failing To Comply With Fire Safety Regulations
September 11, 2017

The owners of a garden centre in Sigglesthorne which was found to be selling items which posed a serious fire risk to customers have been fined £18,000 by magistrates.

Woodthorpe Hall Garden Centre Ltd, who are based in Lincolnshire and own Hornsea Garden Centre, appeared at Beverley Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 6 September where they pleaded guilty to nine offences of offering for sale furniture and cushions that did not comply with fire safety regulations.

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Over 200 Hull Children Take To The Stage For The Big Sing

Over 200 Hull Children Take To The Stage For The Big Sing
May 28, 2017

Over 200 schoolchildren are getting ready to take to the stage at Hull City Hall on Monday 5 June when they come together for Opera North’s Big Sing.

The younger singers are being supported by 2017 Hull UK City of Culture and come from three primary schools in the city: Gillshill Primary School, Ings Primary School and Thanet Primary School; they are joined by Year 7 and 8 pupils from Baysgarth School in Barton Upon Humber, together with pupils from Opera North’s Singing Schools: Adelaide Primary School, Kingswood Parks Primary School and Bude Park Primary School.

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Beverley RUFC Perform Well At Junior Pock 7s

Beverley RUFC Perform Well At Junior Pock 7s
April 24, 2017

After a bumper senior Pock 7s on Good Friday, the youngsters got in on the seven-a-side act at Percy Road on Sunday.

24 teams produced another six hour try feast in the Pocklington Junior Charity Sevens, sponsored by Agriyork 400, with Beverley coming through at the end of the day to finish Under 14 runners up.

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Fashion Competition Gives Old Bedding New Lease Of Life

Fashion Competition Gives Old Bedding New Lease Of Life
March 27, 2017

Dresses made from old duvets, sheets and pillowcases were just some of the creations on display made by students in a recycled fashion competition.

Budding fashion designers from East Riding College and Driffield School took part in the annual Lets Waste Less Textiles fashion competition, which was organised by officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team.

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Yorkshire: The Best Value County In The Country?

Yorkshire: The Best Value County In The Country?
March 17, 2017

Yorkshire is known for its breath-taking views, wonderfully warming cups of tea and friendly folk, however it’s probably less known as being an excellent place to live for first time buyers and young professionals.

The beauty of Yorkshire isn’t just the greenery or the rich heritage but the beauty really lies in it being an accessible place for many people to start on the property ladder.

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