Thomas The Baker Reaches Milestone In Charity Fundraising

Thomas The Baker Reaches Milestone In Charity Fundraising
January 8, 2020

A Yorkshire baker has handed over a cheque for £11,000 to Kidney Research UK following a year of fundraising – marking the firm reaching a milestone £100,000 total donation to charity over the last 10 years.

With help from their customers and team Thomas the Baker, which has 30 stores across Yorkshire and the North East, has set about raising money for its ‘charity of the year’ for the last decade.

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Local Transport Projects Celebrates 15 Years In Business

Local Transport Projects Celebrates 15 Years In Business
November 25, 2019

Local Transport Projects (LTP) has celebrated 15 years in business during which time it has grown from small start-up offices in Beverley into one of the country’s leading independent transport planning and traffic engineering practices.

Founded in 2004 by co-directors, Tony Kirby and Andy Mayo, LTP has since worked with over 770 different clients completing nearly 3,000 jobs, including 565 transport assessments and 545 road safety audits, while expanding from a team of two to more than 20 employees today.

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Beverley Racecourse Remembers Former Jockey Mark Birch

Beverley Racecourse Remembers Former Jockey Mark Birch
May 4, 2018

Beverley racecourse will on Bank Holiday Monday (May 7) pay its respects to former leading jockey Mark Birch by staging a race named in his memory.

Birch, who died of lung cancer in October 2016 at the age of 67, enjoyed a 30-year association with Peter Easterby and twice won the Chester Cup aboard the legendary Sea Pigeon.

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Macmillan Announce £1m Investment To Support Local People Affected By Cancer

Macmillan Announce £1m Investment To Support Local People Affected By Cancer
February 19, 2018

Every year in this area, 2274 people hear the devastating news they have cancer and the number of people living with cancer in this area is set to almost double by 2030. This is why Macmillan Cancer Support are investing £1million into vital cancer services in this area.

An event was held at Castle Hill Hospital where volunteers, fundraisers and committee members were joined by Lady Halifax, the President of Macmillan to hear from Fundraising Managers Becky Read and Clara White, Macmillan Nurse Sarah Guest, and Macmillan Partnership Manager Lorraine McDonald about the exciting investment that is happening right here on our doorsteps.

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Tiger Inn To Host Weekend Of Laughter, Coffee & Cakes

Tiger Inn To Host Weekend Of Laughter, Coffee & Cakes
September 20, 2017

Coffee, cakes and laughter are all on the cards later this month as the Tiger Inn takes hosts a comedy night and coffee morning in aid of Mcmillan Cancer Support.

Thursday 28 September will see the pub host a night of laughter while on the Friday 29 September the Tiger Inn will be joined by local businesses for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

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Paul’s Final Stop On Charity Cancer Cycle Marathon

Paul’s Final Stop On Charity Cancer Cycle Marathon
June 30, 2017

East Yorkshire hotelier Paul Whymant is on the last leg of his marathon two-month cycling and poetry tour of England and Scotland during which he has visited 35 cancer hospitals and raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support in the process.

Paul, chairman of the family-owned Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, will be dismounting his bike for the last time when he arrives at Castle Hill Hospital’s oncology unit on Friday morning (JUNE 30) at 9.30am.

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Beverley Minster Will Be Turned Green For Macmillan Cancer Support

Beverley Minster Will Be Turned Green For Macmillan Cancer Support
November 23, 2016

Beverley Minster will once again be illuminated green in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Tuesday 6 December for the charity’s annual Christmas carol concert.

The concert marks the start of the Christmas festivities for many local people and will feature an evening of entertainment with a host of musicians, singers and readers, including the Bishop of Hull

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