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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Partnership Will Make Bus Travel In Yorkshire Easier And Cheaper

Partnership Will Make Bus Travel In Yorkshire Easier And Cheaper
May 7, 2019

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.

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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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