Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government

Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government
December 7, 2020

Proposals to restore the Beverley to York rail link have been turned down by the Government.  MP Graham Stuart says he disappointed with the decision while adding he remains optimistic that the project has a future.

Back in June, the MP submitted a bid to restore the 32-mile length of track from Beverley to York to the Department for Transport’s Restoring Your Railway Fund.

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Buses To Continue Running Through Lockdown

Buses To Continue Running Through Lockdown
November 3, 2020

Local bus company East Yorkshire has announced that their buses will continue running during the lockdown. 

The operator’s buses will all run to normal timetables, to enable people to continue to travel to school, college, supermarkets and essential employment. 

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Five Sporting Stars Who Have Come Out Of Beverley

Five Sporting Stars Who Have Come Out Of Beverley
April 9, 2020

Back in the day Beverley was one of Britain’s biggest towns but nowadays, for those people who live away from the area, the town of Beverley might not even trigger a response in their brain but over the years we’ve produced some sporting talents who have defied the odds to mix it up in the elite.

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Family And Friends Come Together To Raise Funds And Awareness

Family And Friends Come Together To Raise Funds And Awareness
March 17, 2020

The family and friends of a popular Market Weighton man with Motor Neurone Disease have pledged to raise £5,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA).

59-year-old former Royal Mail manager and accomplished musician, Dave Foster was diagnosed with the debilitating disease in July 2019. His family and friends initiated the fundraising drive to raise awareness of the condition that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.

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From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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East Yorkshire Community Groups Receive Grants From YOR4Good Fund

East Yorkshire Community Groups Receive Grants From YOR4Good Fund
December 17, 2019

Four community groups in the East Riding and Hull have benefited from a grant scheme set up by five Yorkshire councils and funded by the construction industry.

Driffield Methodist Church, North Ferriby Primary School, Beverley Town Jaguars Under-16s and Rooted in Hull received a combined total of more than £30,000 in the latest round of awards from the YOR4Good fund.

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Val Wood Releases 25th Novel Which Is set in Beverley

Val Wood Releases 25th Novel Which Is set in Beverley
November 25, 2019

Val Wood celebrates the release of her 25th novel, Four Sisters (published by Transworld) with a special launch party at Waterstones in Hull on 28 November.

This is a momentous year for the author as it marks the release of her 25th novel. It first began for Val 26 years ago with the release of her first award-winning title, The Hungry Tide.

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CyberFirst Girls Competition Wins Backing Of Local MP

October 25, 2019

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to schools in Beverley and Holderness to encourage them to get involved in the National Cyber Security Centre’s CyberFirst Girls’ Competition.

Created in 2016 as part of the Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy to respond to evolving digital threats to the country’s infrastructure, the NCSC runs CyberFirst; which is a series of freely available short cyber courses aimed at teaching children aged 11-17 about cybersecurity.

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Bridlington’s Finest Seafret Makes A Welcome Return

Bridlington's Finest Seafret Makes A Welcome Return
October 22, 2019

Seafret has made a double announcement, the release of their highly anticipated new album ‘Most Of Us Are Strangers’ out February 7th and the extensive UK and European tour including a date in their hometown; performing at Bridlington Spa on Saturday 6 June.

Following the release of their brand new single ‘Fall’, and summer of live performances including supporting Lewis Capaldi at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Bridlington’s finest Seafret has announced the 23-date UK and European headline tour including a show at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. 

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