Don’t Miss The Chance to Vote

April 7, 2011

East Riding residents are reminded to make sure they are on the electoral register so that they do not miss out on the chance to vote in the local elections taking place on Thursday, 5 May. It is not possible to vote without being on the electoral register and the deadline for registering in time for the May elections (including the town/parish council elections and the national referendum on the…


80s Disco Organisers Donate £200 to WRVS Luncheon Club

March 17, 2011

Jean Richardson was very pleased to accept a donation on behalf of the WRVS Luncheon Club from Kerri Harold. The money was raised at an 80’s disco held at Beverley’s Memorial Hall in February. Kerri said; “It is a pleasure to give £200 to this fabulous cause. Elderly residents from Beverley have lunch every week at the Samman Road Day Centre, and they have a chance to chat with friends…


Meet Your Conservative Candidates

March 2, 2011

Conservative candidates in this May’s local elections will hold a street surgery in Beverley this Saturday. All six candidates, standing for the St Mary’s and Minster and Woodmansey wards in Beverley will be available to talk to members of the public. The street surgery will be held at the junction of Toll Gavel and Cross Street between 10am and midday on Saturday, March 5. This will be a chance for…


Beverley Over 50’s Healthy Lifestyles and Information Event

March 2, 2011

A free event to help people lead more active and healthier lifestyles as they get older is taking place on Wednesday 23 March at Toll Gavel Church, Beverley. The event, which has been coordinated by the Beverley Local Action Team, focuses on the lifestyles of residents who are over 50 and will be held between 11 am and 3 pm. Organisations attending the event include NHS East Riding of Yorkshire,…


Community Hospital Ground-Breaking Ceremony

March 1, 2011

A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to mark the start of the main construction of the new community hospital for the East Riding at Swinemoor Lane, Beverley. For the full story click here and for more on today’s event visit BBC Humberside. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the…


Now That’s What I Call An 80s Do!

February 6, 2011

Back by popular demand another stomping charity event at the Beverley Memorial Hall. Party goers turned out to strut their stuff to the best music decade, the 80s with  former Beverley Hills & Regal DJ’s Simon Burns and Chuz complete with new lighting rig were once again behind the decks entertaining over 200 people! Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size…


Burns Night Civic Dinner @ The Tickton Grange Hotel

January 23, 2011

Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot hosted a Civic Dinner at The Tickton Grange Hotel. Guests included David Rudd, Kerri Harrold, Duncan Jack, Paul Brusby, Bryan Pearson, Brian Brookes and Rev Jeremy Fletcher. An auction was held on the night with the money raised being donated to the Mayor’s chosen charities, the Beverley Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade, and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail…


Beverley People: Samman Road Centre Luncheon Club

January 20, 2011

This week visited the Luncheon Club that is held at the Samman Road Centre. Members of the community from around Beverley were collected by the Beverley Community Lift and dropped off at the Samman Road Centre where they enjoyed a hot meal and social interaction with friends. Those on the bus included Jack Bedner of Cherry Tree Lane, Beverley who is now in his 90s. Jack came to Beverley…


Beverley Councillors Fight for Life of Samman Road Centre

January 7, 2011

Beverley Councillors met with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Officers to try and secure the life of the Samman Road Centre on Beverley’s Swinemoor Estate. The meeting was held after letters of objection were received from local groups that are all regular users of the facility and passed to Lauraine Walker who is conducting a review of the Day Centre facilities across the East Riding. These were received after Groups…


Macmillan Nurses Receive Cash From 80s Do

January 5, 2011

£1,200 was presented to the Macmillan Nurses cancer support (Yorkshire) by Kerri Harold, who was one of the organisers of Beverley’s Class of the 80s Reunion Fundraising Disco held last October at the Beverley Memorial Hall. The event was covered by us at and we can confirm that a fabulous time was had by all who attended! The sell out night was hosted by ex Beverley Hills and Regal…


Hundreds Attend SSAFA’s Christmas Celebration

December 12, 2010

Over 250 people were packed into St Mary’s Church for a Christmas Celebration to Mark SSAFA’s 125th Anniversary. Entertainment was provided by Regimental Band 150 Transport Regiment RLC (V), songs from St Mary’s Primary School and St Nicholas Primary School choirs. The free event was organised by Cllr Matt Snowden and Cllr David Elvidge, who had SSAFA as his charity during his year as Mayor of Beverley. Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of…


Beverley Longcroft LAT Question Time Event

November 26, 2010

Beverley Local Action Team held a Question Time style event at Longcroft School yesterday. 32 students put a variety of questions to a panel made up of local police, health, voluntary sector and youth service staff along with local town and ward councillors and a young person volunteer. The questions, which the students came up with, included: What are the police doing about the gangs of young people hanging around…


Psychic Evening With Beverley Ladies Circle

November 25, 2010

On a cold, dark November evening 20 members of Beverley Ladies Circle descended onto New Walk to attend a Psychic Evening. The evening was kindly hosted by Helen Tojagic, also a member and it was thought by LC Events Organiser Kerri Harold that this would be the perfect venue for the night, “Helen’s 4 storey town house has such a lot of character that when she offered it as a…


Beverley Remembrance Sunday Parade

November 14, 2010

The Memorial Gardens in Hengate, Beverley, was again overflowing for the Remembrance Service this Sunday, showing the strength of feeling that the people of Beverley have for our Armed Forces. Councillor David Elvidge told  “This was probably the best attended Remembrance Service and Parade I’ve ever been to. The addition of A Company 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment made it quite a spectacle and it’s always more meaningful to have…


Beverley Pipe Band Play @ Coronation Garden

The Beverley Pipe Band performed this Saturday at Coronation Gardens, Beverley. The event was organised by Beverley Town Council with a view to introducing more live music for Saturday shoppers. For more information about the scheme please click here. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full…

October 23, 2010

Beverley’s ‘Class of the 80’s’ Reunion

October 4, 2010

On sat 23rd oct, the Beverley’s ‘Class of the 80’s’  Reunion fundraising disco will start at 7.30pm and you can be sure of a night filled with all the magic tunes from the fantastic 80’s! The decade that brought us the rubik’s cube, neon socks, leg warmers, care bears and most of all  some brilliant bands, some  that have even stood the test of time and still top the charts….


N:GAGE Beverley Memorial Hall

October 15, 2009

The Beverley Memorial Hall played host N:GAGE a local initiative that is there to provide the youth of Beverley with things they really want to do, the top two requests from the youth of Beverley were disco and a cinema. Ali Crompton said “As a Local Action Team we are keen on helping young people with seeking extra provision for them and tonight was a great chance to hear their…