East Yorkshire Village Fund Raising Fete And Folk Festival Returns For A Fourth Year

East Yorkshire Village Fund Raising Fete And Folk Festival Returns For A Fourth Year
April 22, 2019

Buoyed by the success of the 2018 event, the Fete in the Field Festival returns to the Shiptonthorpe, East Yorkshire playing fields for 2019 with a Wild West theme.

The fourth Fete in the Field festival takes place on June 29 at The Playing Fields, Station Road, Shiptonthorpe and will feature daytime entertainment from acts including the Lonestar Old West Re-enactment Group, Starbrite Studios, local singer-songwriter Rachel Makena, the East Riding Rock Choir and Driffield’s cigar box maestro Dogfinger Steve.

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Part-Worn Tyres Seized From Garage By Local Trading Standards

Part-Worn Tyres Seized From Garage By Local Trading Standards
March 18, 2019

Trading standards officers are investigating a number of garages across the East Riding after they were found to be selling part-worn tyres that were dangerous to the public.

As part of a Yorkshire and Humber-wide survey, trading standards officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council visited four garages selling part-worn.

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‘Ding, Ding, Seconds Out’ As Delicate Flowers Heads to Cherry Burton

‘Ding, Ding, Seconds Out’ As Delicate Flowers Heads to Cherry Burton
February 11, 2019

If you liked Beryl, you’ll love Delicate Flowers, the fast-moving Hull boxing play that punches above its weight and is now heading to Withernsea.

Written by Hull-based playwright Mark Rees and produced by his Single Story Theatre Company, Delicate Flowers tells the story of Barbara Buttrick, the young boxer and wrestler from Hessle, East Yorkshire, who fought adversity in her personal life in the 1940s and ‘50s to fight opponents in the ring.

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Firm Fined £2,000 For Illegal Adverts For Beverley Christmas Event

Firm Fined £2,000 For Illegal Adverts For Beverley Christmas Event
February 4, 2019

A company has been fined £2,000 for illegally placing a number of signs on the roadside advertising a Christmas event in Beverley.

Cottage Industrys Ltd of Tokenspire Business Park, Woodmansey, represented by its director Paul Leonard, admitted placing 38 signs on the sides of major roads, junctions and roundabouts to promote a Mistletoe Fair at Beverley Racecourse, held last November.

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Beverley To Host The Opening Races Of UCI Road World Championships

Beverley To Host The Opening Races Of UCI Road World Championships
September 26, 2018

The historic market town of Beverley has been confirmed as the start location for the very first day of competition of the Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

The route and schedule for next year’s event was announced today (Wednesday, 26 September) in Innsbruck, Austria, where the 2018 championships are drawing to a close.

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Unemployed People Find Their Voices In New Workshop At ERT

Unemployed People Find Their Voices In New Workshop At ERT
July 22, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Employment, Education and Skills Team has joined up with East Riding Theatre’s Artist in Residence – She Productions – to deliver an innovative training course for local unemployed people.

The Finding Your Voice Programme is designed to build confidence, communication, social and creative skills for local unemployed people.

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Ambush! – Get Ready To Do Battle At Wargamer Weekender

Ambush! - Get Ready To Do Battle At Wargamer Weekender
May 9, 2018

An avid Wargamer and collector, Nathan Long, who turned a hobby into a business is bringing ‘Ambush!’ a dedicated Wargames Show to the East Riding.

Nathan, who runs the store Mighty Lancer Games in Bridlington says after years of being a fan of Wargamer he felt the East Riding was missing out on having its own event.

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