Summer Holiday @ The Beverley Memorial Hall

July 23, 2011

Off Shoots Musical Theatre Company followed on from their success of the Railway Children with another cracking production as they brought their latest production Summer Holiday to the Beverley Memorial Hall. Director Russell Fallon said it was a honour and a privilege to work with such talented and committed and passionate bunch of kids. On the stage the Off Shoots Musical Theatre Company pulled out all the stops bringing a…

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An Afternoon With Paddy Sweeney

July 20, 2011

I have just spent an afternoon with Paddy Sweeney and his dog Charlie. Anyone who lives in Beverley will know who Paddy is and without question he is one of Beverley’s characters. This morning I received a phone call from Jerry O’Connell who had been called by his wife, Christine, relating to Paddy who along with Charlie was holding a protest outside the Tesco store on Morton Lane, Beverley. Paddy…

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How The Fox And The Hound Became The Best Of Friends

July 19, 2011

One was bred to hunt and kill the other – but now two of nature’s greatest enemies have become the best of friends. Todd the fox and Eva the Jack Russell have put aside hundreds of years of enmity to forge a friendship that is as touching as it is unusual. They can been seen side by side being walked on their leads in Beverley by owners Phil Walker, landlord…

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Dine On The Rowe: Online Booking and Summer Outside Catering

July 19, 2011

Summer is in full swing now and typically British with intermittant showers, we’re into wedding season and have recently catered two small intimate weddings in the restuarant and also an invent at a great venue near Aldbrough the weekend just gone at West Carlton House set in great grounds with rooms. It made for a really special wedding with the food and venue.  During the day the guests were treated…

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East Yorkshire Dental Studios

July 18, 2011

East Yorkshire Dental Studios are a family-run business based at Edward House, Railway Street, Beverley. Husband and wife dentists Claire and Jason Spence run the business, which also employs four other dentists in Beverley and in their other practice in Brough. The couple, who have two sons Harry and William, believe in the traditional values we all used to appreciate but which are becoming more and more uncommon. They say:…

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ERYC Exceeding Target On Budget Savings

July 15, 2011

Figures show that the council is exceeding its target for making budget reductions required as a result of reduced government funding. The grant settlement announced last year left the East Riding needing to make savings of around £30 million over the next four years. With the majority of cuts needing to be front-loaded to the first two years, it is good news that outturn figures as at 31 March 2011…

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Town Juniors Cup Triumph

July 14, 2011

Beverley Town U13`s delivered the clubs first silverware of the season, winning the EYCA U13`s Knockout Cup in an excellent final against Sutton CC U13`s at Sutton. Sutton won the toss and asked Beverley to bat first . Kieran Simpson and Harry Gamble opened the batting and Simpson was bowled in the first over to a good ball from Sam Graham. Greg Whyley joined Gamble and they both batted superbly…

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FirstBuy Housing Scheme In The East Riding

July 12, 2011

House builders developing properties in the East Riding have signed up to the Government’s FirstBuy scheme, designed to help first-time buyers’ purchase newly built properties. The scheme works by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the house builders loaning a total of 20 per cent of the property price, meaning purchasers only have to make up the other 80 per cent from savings and a mortgage to buy a…

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Beverley Rural Update for June 2011

July 6, 2011

1. Priority Issue: – Farm Watch – Remote Crime – Poaching Farm watch again has proved an invaluable tool in the fight against Rural Crime. Members are still encouraged to report any suspicious activity or vehicles to the Police or Farm Watch. Beverley Rural Community Policing Team is preparing a pack to give people advice on Rural Crime. The pack will cover issues such as Rural Crime, Wildlife Crime, Diesel…

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Beverley Rural Update for May 2011

June 13, 2011

1. Priority Issue: – Farm Watch – Remote Crime – Poaching Farm Watch continues to be an integral part of our fight against Rural Crime. Please report any suspicious vehicles or activity to Farm Watch and the Police. Should you require any further information about Farm Watch; Please contact your Community Policing Team; Tel 01964 530320 A small pocket size Aide memoir card has been produced, “KEEP YOUR FARM SAFE”….

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Cyclists Race Clock In Honour Of Tony Burns

May 26, 2011

Two Walkington lads are stepping up the their training as they prepare for a challenging two-day, cross-Britain charity bike ride. Ben Stephenson, 21, a self-employed joiner and his mate James Parkinson, 31, are cycling from Blackpool to Bridlington on June 17 and 18 to raise money for The British Heart Foundation and the Walkington Hayride. Recently Ben and some friends completed a famous cross-pennine ride called The Way Of The…

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Acko Double Sees Colts End With 5-1 Victory

May 8, 2011

Daniel Atkinson bagged a quickfire double as the Humber Colts brought another successful season to an end today. In a distinctly end-of-season encounter, the Colts proved far too good for Schooner FC on their home ground and the big local crowd cheered their team to a 5-1 victory. The match was notable for a rare appearance from boss Tony Henderson. He brought himself on midway through the second half, but…

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Beverley Rural Update for April 2011

May 8, 2011

1. Priority  Issue: – Farm Watch – Remote Crime – Poaching Farm Watch continues to be an integral part of our fight against Rural Crime. Please report any suspicious vehicles or activity to Farm Watch and the Police. A small pocket size Aide memoir card has been produced, “KEEP YOUR FARM SAFE”. This contains useful tips and hints for farmers and residents of the rural community on keeping their local…

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Colts Remain Top With Crucial Home Win

April 5, 2011

The tropical weather brought the Shanghai massive out in force to watch this largely entertaining game between the Humber Colts and Dee Street. In the early exchanges the Humber Colts had the upper hand. Wayne Hardy was lucky not to be booked after hitting the ball away at a throw in when it appeared to hit a Dee Street player’s hand. Michael Clackston (“Swampie”) was trying to put his stamp…

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Inter Triumph in Fiery Beverley Derby

January 30, 2011

Inter beat the Colts in their own back yard 2 – 1 thanks to a second-half Adam Foster penalty. The Humber Colts suffered their first defeat of the season as Inter Beaver travelled across the tracks to take part in a fiery local derby that saw three players sent off. Match official John Curry faced a tough challenge, although he deserves a lot of credit for keeping the game moving….

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Humberside Police: Beverley Rural Update for November 2010

Issue: – Farm Watch – Remote Crime -Wednesday 10th November saw the launch of “Cesar”. A national scheme for the security and registration of agricultural and farm machinery. Two Farms from our area had nine items of farm machinery security marked. As a direct result of extensive press coverage and talks to local farming groups, farmers are ringing to make enquiries about the scheme and signing up to have their…

December 14, 2010
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Courtland No Match For Colts

October 28, 2010

The Humber Colts remain top of the league table after a 4 – 0 home win against Courtland. The match was brought forward because both sides had a free week. It was not all good news for the Colts; new signing Steve Grantham was carried off after he pulled a hamstring. Grantham is likely to be out for around 10 weeks missing crucial games for both the Humber Colts and…

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Local Theatre Company Explores Deep Meanings

September 29, 2010

Theatre company Other Lives Productions has announced the double-bill of plays which it will take on tour around East Riding villages this autumn. The Beverley-based company is presenting “Is There Anybody There…?”, described as a light-hearted sortie into the metaphysical – the world beyond the normal. Mysteries, ghosts and so forth will feature, with a first half comprising stories  which will be recited by actors Neil King and Richard Avery….

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