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.
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.
Two of Yorkshire’s biggest bus operators are today announcing a new partnership to offer smooth and easy travel from East Yorkshire to Leeds and York and on York City Sightseeing services.
Local bus company East Yorkshire is teaming up with Transdev-owned Coastliner to make it easier for customers to use the bus directly from their nearest stop to travel to some of Yorkshire’s biggest cities, with great value tickets which can be used for through travel across both companies.
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.
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.
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.
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.