February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries

February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries
February 14, 2020

February half term will be fun at East Riding libraries with activities for younger children and their families.

Jungle Dance Storytimes will be a chance to find waltzing warthogs and rock n’ rolling rhinos. The Storytimes will feature ‘Giraffes can’t Dance’ with songs, stories and craft activities.

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Golden Moment As Beverley Charity Launches New Minibus

Golden Moment As Beverley Charity Launches New Minibus
February 6, 2020

Beverley Community Lift (BCL) is celebrating the start of the transport charity’s golden jubilee year by taking delivery of its latest minibus.

It has taken BCL three years to raise the funds needed to buy the vehicle, which maintains the charity’s fleet at five. The 16-seater, named Clover, is already in use for shopping trips and outings.

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Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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The Pull Of Polo Is Driving Security Firm’s East Yorkshire Expansion

The Pull Of Polo Is Driving Security Firm’s East Yorkshire Expansion
December 13, 2019

A security company which relocated from Leeds to Beverley because of a passion for polo is heading into its tenth anniversary year with the promise of recruitment and expansion.

Security Direct UK supplies specialist shutters, doors and grilles to corporate and domestic customers around the UK, but less than half of the company’s business comes from its home area.

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Walking For Health Programme Celebrates 16 Years

Walking For Health Programme Celebrates 16 Years
October 29, 2019

East Riding’s Walking for Health programme has celebrated its 16th year of providing health walks for the community.

The first walk was launched in October 2003 at what was then Beverley Leisure Complex, with one walk being led once a week. There are currently 22 different locations covering large towns and some villages, offering 1,031 yearly, 86 monthly and 21 weekly walks.

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Lifestyle Team Makes Cushion Donation To East Yorkshire Charity

Lifestyle Team Makes Cushion Donation To East Yorkshire Charity
October 21, 2019

A group of youngsters has given the transport charity, Beverley Community Lift, a boost with a donation of almost £280 to help its passengers, following a busy summer.

The Molescroft Musketeers team took part in the annual summer holiday competition, Lifestyle, which is run by Humberside Police to encourage youngsters to help the local community during the six-week break.

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Inspirational Riders Named To Lead Out Cycle Ride Ahead Para-Cycling International

Inspirational Riders Named To Lead Out Cycle Ride Ahead Para-Cycling International
September 18, 2019

Four local people who have used cycling to overcome personal set-backs or inspire others to ride are to lead out a parade cycle ride ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

For the first time, the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International will take place alongside the UCI Road World Championships and will see world-class para-athletes leave start points in Beverley, Tadcaster and Wetherby.

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Check Before Travel Ahead Of The Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International

Check Before Travel Ahead Of The Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International
September 16, 2019

Motorists in the East Riding are being advised to check before they travel as there will be a number of temporary road closures ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International later this month.

On Saturday, 21 September, some of the world’s top para-cyclists will be taking part in the race, which for the first time is taking place alongside the UCI Road World Championships.

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Paralympian Steve Brown To Join In The Fun At Para-cycling International

Paralympian Steve Brown To Join In The Fun At Para-cycling International
September 10, 2019

Inspirational presenter, speaker and Paralympian Steve Brown will be in Beverley later this month as he joins in the events ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

Steve, who is a presenter on programmes such as Countryfile and Springwatch, will be in Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September to cheer on the para-athletes as they leave Beverley and race to Harrogate.

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Metal Recycling Campaign Launches For The East Riding

Metal Recycling Campaign Launches For The East Riding
September 6, 2019

Residents in the East Riding are being encouraged to take part in a campaign to boost the recycling of metal packaging in their blue bins – following a successful trial held last year.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team launched the MetalMatters campaign as they aim to encourage residents to place metal packaging items in their blue bins so they can be recycled.

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East Yorkshire Transport Charity Launches Volunteer Recruitment Drive

East Yorkshire Transport Charity Launches Volunteer Recruitment Drive
September 5, 2019

The East Yorkshire community transport operator, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), has launched an appeal for new volunteers in the county as the charity approaches its 50th anniversary year.

The service helps dozens of people every week in the East Riding with car and minibus transport services, particularly those who have difficulties using public transport or have no access to a car. It operates in and around Beverley, Cottingham, Market Weighton, Holme-upon-Spalding-Moor and Pocklington.

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Be Part Of The Parade At Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International

Be Part Of The Parade At Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International
September 2, 2019

One hundred and fifty places are available to the general public to take part in a mass parade cycle ride ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International on Saturday, 21 September.

This is a chance for all to get involved in this inspiring day, with the unique opportunity to cycle part of the race route on closed roads through the Beverley Westwood just before the athletes depart. 

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Businesses Can Learn More About Para-Cycling Event At Roadshow

Businesses Can Learn More About Para-Cycling Event At Roadshow
August 27, 2019

Businesses, communities and residents are invited to hear how they can get involved and support the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International which starts in Beverley next month.

The free roadshow, which will be held between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Tuesday, 3 September at East Riding Theatre in Beverley, will include information about the route as well as the fun and free events planned in Saturday Market.

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Fact-Finding Roadshow For 2019 Para-Cycling International To Be Held

Fact-Finding Roadshow For 2019 Para-Cycling International To Be Held
August 17, 2019

The East Riding is gearing up to host some of the world’s top para-cyclists to the area next month and businesses, community representatives and residents are invited to a roadshow in Beverley to find out about how to get involved.

On Saturday, 21 September, and running alongside the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, Beverley will host the start of the 2019 Para-Cycling International which will see world-class athletes leave Saturday Market and race through Bishop Burton, Market Weighton, Holme on Spalding Moor, Foggathorpe and Bubwith to the finish in Harrogate.

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Countdown Is On To The Start Of Para-Cycling International Race In Beverley

Countdown Is On To The Start Of Para-Cycling International Race In Beverley
August 9, 2019

Some of the world’s top para-cyclists, including Beverley-born double world and Paralympic champion Adam Duggleby, will be in the town next month for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

Adam, who is the tandem pilot for partially-sighted Steve Bate, will join around 60 cyclists in Beverley’s Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

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East Riding & Hull Rock Choir To Perform A Summer Concert In Beverley

East Riding & Hull Rock Choir To Perform A Summer Concert In Beverley
June 19, 2019

Following the great success of their charity concert last December, the East Riding & Hull Rock Choir will once again be performing at St Mary’s Church in Beverley on Saturday, June 22nd.

The East Riding & Hull Rock Choir are one of the hundreds created nationwide over the past decade and 28,000 people currently sing within a Rock Choir.

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