Cycling Academy Event At Beverley Memorial Hall

Cycling Academy Event At Beverley Memorial Hall
September 14, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is joining forces with partners across Europe in a project that aims to reduce CO2 emissions and increase bicycle use by 10 per cent within targeted groups.

The council is hosting the first Bicycles and Intelligent Transport Systems (BITS) Cycling Academy in Beverley on Thursday 26 September, with the aim of bringing together anyone interested in smart cycling and the use of intelligent transport systems to increase the uptake and safety of cycling.

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Paralympian Steve Brown To Join In The Fun At Para-cycling International

Paralympian Steve Brown To Join In The Fun At Para-cycling International
September 10, 2019

Inspirational presenter, speaker and Paralympian Steve Brown will be in Beverley later this month as he joins in the events ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

Steve, who is a presenter on programmes such as Countryfile and Springwatch, will be in Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September to cheer on the para-athletes as they leave Beverley and race to Harrogate.

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National Bike to School Week Gets Backing Of Local MP

National Bike to School Week Gets Backing Of Local MP
September 7, 2019

MP Graham Stuart is urging parents, pupils and staff members from local schools to get behind National Bike to School Week.

The MP for Beverley and Holderness has written to schools in the area asking them to ger behind the incentive. National Bike to School Week takes place from 23 to 27 September.

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Beverley To Host The Opening Races Of UCI Road World Championships

Beverley To Host The Opening Races Of UCI Road World Championships
September 26, 2018

The historic market town of Beverley has been confirmed as the start location for the very first day of competition of the Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

The route and schedule for next year’s event was announced today (Wednesday, 26 September) in Innsbruck, Austria, where the 2018 championships are drawing to a close.

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St Mary’s School Send Off Yorkshire Tour Baton In Style

St Mary’s School Send Off Yorkshire Tour Baton In Style
June 9, 2018

St Mary’s Primary School Road Safety Champion Wendy Copley says the pupils at the great time being involved with the School’s Yorkshire Tour Baton Relay.

The baton arrived with the school on the Thursday where it stayed until it set off the following Friday morning on the next leg of its route.

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Global Spotlight Will Shine On Beverley As Town Welcomes Top Cyclists

Global Spotlight Will Shine On Beverley As Town Welcomes Top Cyclists
May 1, 2018

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.

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Help Young People By Volunteering As An Independent Visitor

Help Young People By Volunteering As An Independent Visitor
February 1, 2018

The Independent Visitors Scheme, which provides independent advice, support and befriending to children looked after across the East Riding, is offering volunteers a chance to make a real difference to the lives of young people.

Volunteers are being sought to become an Independent Visitor, who gives up some of their spare time to befriend and visit a child or young person living in the care of the local authority.

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Café Velo Planning Reprieve Welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy

Café Velo Planning Reprieve Welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy
September 20, 2017

Café Velo, Beverley’s popular themed cycling café in North Bar Within, has been granted a reprieve by planning officers, who just a few weeks ago were recommending that planning permission should be refused; a move which would have led to the closure of the thriving business.

At the Council’s Eastern Area Planning Committee, in June, Café Velo, which had been operating without planning permission for a change of use from retail to restaurant for 12 months, was faced with a recommendation from Council Officers for refused planning permission because certain paperwork wasn’t in order, and there had also been complaints about noise disturbance from local residents.

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Paul Whymant ‘Overwhelmed’ By Support Received

May 7, 2017

Hotelier Paul Whymant has been overwhelmed by the support received during the first week of his two-month poetry and cycling challenge, during which he will pedal more than 1,500 miles and visit 35 cancer hospitals and centres all around the UK.

Paul, chairman of the family-owned Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, was diagnosed with bladder cancer five years ago, aged 60. Now, after years of treatment, he is cancer free and determined to give something back to those who helped him through what he describes as “a journey through a tunnel”.

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Fashion Competition Gives Old Bedding New Lease Of Life

Fashion Competition Gives Old Bedding New Lease Of Life
March 27, 2017

Dresses made from old duvets, sheets and pillowcases were just some of the creations on display made by students in a recycled fashion competition.

Budding fashion designers from East Riding College and Driffield School took part in the annual Lets Waste Less Textiles fashion competition, which was organised by officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team.

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