Temporary pavement signs are to be installed at opposite ends of the centre of Beverley as a trial to encourage visitors to make the most of their time in the historic market town.
Known as roundels, the circular markers will display directions and distance information and will be located between North Bar Within and Saturday Market, and between Wednesday Market and the Flemingate centre, via Beverley Train Station.
A number of local organisations and community groups will re-sign the East Riding’s Armed Forces Community Covenant on Sunday, 1 July as part of Beverley Armed Forces Day.
The Armed Forces Community Covenant is a voluntary statement of mutual support between East Riding of Yorkshire Council, local representatives of the public, charitable and voluntary sectors, the civilian community and the armed forces community in the form of a written pledge.
A fund-raising day held by Beverley Market traders raised more than £2,000 for the Daisy Appeal at Castle Hill Hospital.
Families took part in a children’s treasure hunt and there were great prizes on offer donated by businesses from Beverley and the surrounding area in a grand raffle and a tombola at the event in Saturday Market on Saturday 5 May.
A Russian born architect is using her a fine art skills and attention to detail to create drawings honouring some of the region’s most picturesque landmarks in her latest exhibition which has opened at Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC).
Tatiana Gilks (nee Chudinova) first visited the UK over a decade ago for a two-week coach trip and says she fell in love with the country, so much so that she moved to Pocklington permanently four years ago.
Beverley will again be thrown into the global spotlight this week as the town host the start of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire on 3 May.
Key figures from the world of cycling say they are looking forward to returning to Yorkshire for this year’s installment, adding the caliber of the course is big attraction to some of the top riders in the sport.
The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.