Bishop Burton College Football Academy Reach National Cup Final

Bishop Burton College Football Academy Reach National Cup Final
April 7, 2022

Bishop Burton College is delighted to announce their hugely successful Football Academy has reached the final of the English Colleges Football Association (ECFA) Premier National Cup.  

Two years after winning the ECFA Premier League, the college has reached the national cup final for the first time, firmly cementing Bishop Burton Football Academy’s place as one of the strongest college football programmes in the country.  

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Birds, Books And Belfries: A New Exhibition At The Treasure House In Beverley

Birds, Books And Belfries: A New Exhibition At The Treasure House In Beverley
March 31, 2022

In the 1800s there was an explosion of interest in natural history.  Clergymen were particularly enthusiastic in embracing the subject, leading to the name parson-naturalist.  

The new exhibition, which is now open at the Treasure House in Beverley, ‘Birds,  Books and Belfries,’ explores the remarkable life and work of parson-naturalist Reverend Francis Orpen Morris (1810 – 1893) who studied nature, wrote books and campaigned for wildlife, all combined with his role as vicar of Nafferton and later Nunburnholme.  

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Easy Bathrooms Taps Into The Trade Yard Network For Latest Expansion

Easy Bathrooms Taps Into The Trade Yard Network For Latest Expansion
October 27, 2021

A bathroom supplier which has built a network of more than 90 branches in less than 10 years has made its first move into East Yorkshire as it pursues plans to become the UK leader in its sector.

Easy Bathrooms, which was launched in Leeds in 2012, has opened a new showroom at The Trade Yard Willerby, part of the series of sites developed by Hull-based Allenby Commercial in recent years to support the construction and DIY sector.

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Motor Group Backs Daisy Appeal Drive To Fund Cutting-Edge Research

Motor Group Backs Daisy Appeal Drive To Fund Cutting-Edge Research
September 17, 2021

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has received a £3,000 boost from the UK’s largest independent car retailer.

Staff at the York branch of Arnold Clark handed over the donation from the company’s community programme to support the Daisy Appeal, which has already raised more than £20m to fund cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for patients in the Humber region.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Gears Up To Reopen As Government Allows Zoos To Open

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Gears Up To Reopen As Government Allows Zoos To Open
June 14, 2020

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is delighted at the news that the government has reviewed its decision on current restrictions on the reopening of zoos and safari parks.

The park had taken a severe financial hit as even with 70% of staff furloughed there are still high care and feed bills for their animals. The lockdown has cost the park around £5 million in lost revenue and is impacting its ability to carry out award-winning conservation projects.

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Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart

Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart
May 21, 2020

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has held an urgent meeting with the Managing Director of Hull Trains, Louise Cheeseman, to get an update on the train operator’s situation as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Hull Trains have suspended their operations since 30th March following the Government’s guidance that services should be for essential travel only, leading to an increase in the number of people working from home.

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Four Other Yorkshire Racecourses Within 50 Miles of Beverley

April 20, 2020

Beverley has its own racecourse used during the summer months for horse racing, but did you know there are four other Yorkshire tracks within a 50-mile radius?

Home to two Listed races on the Flat, the Hilary Needler Trophy for two-year-olds over the flying five furlongs in May and the Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes for three-year-olds and up in August, there is plenty more top-class racing in the White Rose county to enjoy just a short drive away.

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Recovery Network Supports Drug And Alcohol Users During Lockdown

Recovery Network Supports Drug And Alcohol Users During Lockdown
April 2, 2020

A charity supporting individuals in recovery from alcohol and drugs has set up a Facebook Group to provide much-needed support, during the government enforced lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

The Recovery Network can be found on The Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) Facebook page. It’s for anyone whether they are using the service or not, to join the conversation, whilst staying safe at home.

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Amazon Partners With Hull School And Barnardo’s For Kidsmas Party Surprise

Amazon Partners With Hull School And Barnardo’s For Kidsmas Party Surprise
December 25, 2019

Children from Hull and across South Yorkshire had a special Christmas surprise when they made a visit to Amazon in Doncaster iPort to take part in a Christmas-themed day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) fun with Barnardo’s.

Pupils from St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School in Hull joined children from the Barnardo’s Priory Family Centre in Barnsley to visit the Amazon fulfilment centre as part of a programme called Amazon Future Engineer. 

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