How Local Beverley Brands Can Make the Most Out of Online Marketing Opportunities

How Local Beverley Brands Can Make the Most Out of Online Marketing Opportunities
October 15, 2018

Beverley has always been considered a market town. However, this is not to say that businesses have failed to keep up to date with modern technology.

As the younger generation now enters into the entrepreneurial world, a great many opportunities await. Countless small- to medium-sized business owners are beginning to look outside of traditional boundaries in order to appeal to a wider audience.

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Photography Exhibition Continues To Break All Records

Photography Exhibition Continues To Break All Records
September 12, 2018

The Viewfinder Photographic Society’s (VPS) annual photography exhibition in Skidby gets underway once again at the beginning of October.

A popular free to attend event, the work on display is that which is created by members of the club which meets to share their love for photography.

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Is Cryptocurrency A Damp Squib Or Is It Still Set To Be The Next Big Thing?

Is Cryptocurrency A Damp Squib Or Is It Still Set To Be The Next Big Thing?
September 6, 2018

2017 was the year of cryptocurrency, when the internet money and blockchain technology became well-known across the world. The original e-currency, bitcoin, which was created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, finally got mass recognition and spiked in price on numerous occasions throughout the year.

By January 2018 it had hit record heights of nearly $20,000, and other cryptocurrencies that had cropped up in its shadow were performing well as well. But 2018 has seen a gradual slump in all coins, and now nobody is quite so sure about the virtual money. Was it all a damp squib or are cryptocurrencies still set for grand things?

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Van ‘The Man’ To Open Hull’s All New £36M Venue

Van 'The Man' To Open Hull's All New £36M Venue
August 29, 2018

Hull’s brand new £36m venue will be officially opened tomorrow (Thursday 30 August) by music legend Van Morrison.

Van Morrison, who is 72 and from Northern Island has had a string of hits over the decades including Brown Eyed Girl, a song he wrote himself and which was recorded back in 1967.

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New System Put In Place To Speed Up Blue Badge Applications

New System Put In Place To Speed Up Blue Badge Applications
July 28, 2018

An online application form has been launched to help speed up the process for people applying for, or renewing blue badge parking permits.

Now the new application process, which has been developed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council alongside the East Riding Disability Action Group, could see those who are automatically eligible receive their blue badge within days rather than weeks.

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New Course Aims To Tackle Skills Gap Identified By Local Organisations

New Course Aims To Tackle Skills Gap Identified By Local Organisations
July 25, 2018

East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course.

Organisations have identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering. Nationally, there is a shortage of workers in construction and civil engineering qualified at higher levels.

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Hull Trains Release Artist’s Impression Of New Fleet

Hull Trains Release Artist's Impression Of New Fleet
May 22, 2018

Hull Trains, who operate a direct link between Beverley and London is delighted have revealed the first artist’s impression of the new trains set to hit the tracks as part of a major £60m investment.

From December 2019 onwards, customers will benefit from more seating capacity, enhanced interiors and faster speeds as part of a major £60million investment.

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Body Cameras Issued To Traffic Wardens To Help Tackle Abuse

Body Cameras Issued To Traffic Wardens To Help Tackle Abuse
May 16, 2018

Body cameras are to be worn by civil enforcement officers working in the East Riding for the first time in a move to increase safety and prevent abusive incidents.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to supply all members of its civil enforcement team, whose job is to enforce parking regulations across the area, with the body cameras from this week.

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Why Are We Spending So Much Time Online?

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March 9, 2018

Reports from 2017 have stated that Beverly was to become the fastest broadband town in the UK.

Thanks to KCOM’s Lightstream rollout of broadband, 97% of Beverley homes have access to super-fast broadband, compared to just 51.2% nationally, and 90% in the rest of Yorkshire.

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New Business Centre – Ergo – Nears Completion With Key Handover

New Business Centre – Ergo – Nears Completion With Key Handover
February 6, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been handed the keys to its new business centre at Bridgehead Business Park, in Hessle, with contractor – PDR Construction – beginning its final phase of works.

The £3.9 million development, known as ergo, is aimed at the growing renewable energy and environmental technology sectors and will provide a connected environment offering flexible office space, conference facilities, an on-site café and parking.

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SAFER INTERNET DAY : A Better Internet Starts With You

SAFER INTERNET DAY : A Better Internet Starts With You
February 1, 2018

An East Yorkshire based wireless internet service provider is advising parents to take greater responsibility when children are online, by promoting Safer Internet Day.

Celebrated around the world on Tuesday 6 February 2018, this year’s theme is Create, connect and share respect: a better internet starts with you.

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Brave New World? One Groundbreaking Hull Company Thinks So

Brave New World? One Groundbreaking Hull Company Thinks So
January 16, 2018

Anyone who’s seen Tom Cruise’s film Minority Report will be familiar with the futuristic predictions it makes for a world characterised by boundless technological possibility.

Strange to say, then, that one Hull company is working with the giants of international gaming and software development to turn some of what it foresaw into reality.

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Lifeline And Responder Service Used By Thousands Over Festive Period

Lifeline And Responder Service Used By Thousands Over Festive Period
January 15, 2018

While many people were enjoying the Christmas break and bringing in the New Year the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Lifeline and Responder Service were handling thousands of calls from its most vulnerable customers.

Between Christmas Eve, on Sunday 24 December 2017 and Tuesday 2 January 2018, staff at the Lifeline Control Centre, in Driffield dealt with a total of 9,241 incoming and outgoing calls.

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Marshmallow Laser Feast Unleashes ‘a Colossal Wave!

Marshmallow Laser Feast Unleashes ‘a Colossal Wave!
November 21, 2017

Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF) – the creative studio that explores human perception through bleeding edge tech – is set to unleash its latest virtual reality (VR) art installation, A Colossal Wave!, on Hull UK City of Culture 2017, from 1 to 10 December.

Commissioned by the British Council in collaboration with pioneering Canadian artists (Presstube, Dpt. and Headspace), the MLF-spearheaded installation is an artistic extravaganza that combines the latest innovations in interactive and interconnected VR with computer graphic ‘voice fruit’ artworks generated by the public, Newton’s theories of cause and effect, a giant sculpture and a thought-provoking message about marine pollution.

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Yorkshire Gaming Festival Shines Light on the Future

October 18, 2017

Beverley gaming fans returning from the Yorkshire Games Festival in Bradford this week may recognise themselves in figures released pertaining to the performance of the gaming industry.

The great and good of the country’s gaming industry descended on West Yorkshire to discuss matters including the future of gaming, and students of nearby Hull University’s nationally-renowned Computer Science courses were offered the opportunity to absorb the expertise of iconic developers from around the UK.

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