Tesco in Beverley has given local community groups a massive cash boost via the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Molescroft Primary School and East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) are the latest groups to bag funding, earning grants of £5,000 and £2,000 respectively, which have been funded from the 5p carrier bag charge.
As it’s 150th Anniversary year draws to a close, Beverley Building Society invited members and guests to a garden party and celebrated the burial of a time capsule.
The winner of the Society’s Red Box Challenge, Natasha Sharpe from Year 4 at Molescroft Primary School buried the time capsule with the help of Graham Carter, Head of Lending. Natasha included a letter to her future self, as well as items from the Society, members of the public and a letter from Her Majesty The Queen.
Pupils at Molescroft Primary School in Beverley were invited to take part in the Beverley Building Society Red Box Challenge.
Based on the paperclip challenge, where a Canadian blogger bartered his way from a single paperclip to owning a property in just fourteen trades, the pupils took the Society’s red money boxes home to swap for different items with friends and family.
As the Molescroft area continues to expand with all the new housing, the local primary school is having to turn down places for families living in its local catchment area.
Local ward Councillor, Denis Healy, asked County Hall education officials for a report on school place demand at Molescroft primary school, and discovered that 85% of applications made for a place at the school over the last 4 months have been unsuccessful.
A card designed by a pupil from Molescroft Primary School, Sam Davis has been selected by the MP Graham Stuart as to be used on his official Christmas Card for 2016 and be sent out some of the biggest names in UK politics.
Sam whose design featured a snowman in a snowy scene was selected from the hundreds of entries from school children throughout the area as the overall winner by Beverley based artist Nick Matson.