A Walk On The Wold Side @ The Beverley Treasure House

August 20, 2011

The East Yorkshire Wolds are one of England’s best kept secrets and are often overlooked by more famous areas of Yorkshire, such as the Moors and the Dales. The rolling hills have remained unspoilt for years and are a quality that makes them such a wonderful place in which to be. Now, The East Riding Archives and Local Studies Service, at the Beverley Treasure House in Beverley, is offering the…


Town Ready For New Season

August 14, 2011

Beverley Town wrapped up their pre season preparations with a hard fought draw with Humber Premier league 1 newcomers Driffield EI.  Beverley Town started a little sluggish, and their quick tempo passing game was not quite there. After scrapping for possession Beverley Town finally took a hold of the game, and started to pass and move with speed and flair.  The ball was being worked well down both flanks, with…


Angels in Action: Goole Beach Day

August 9, 2011

The final event took place today for the Beverley-based CSV East Riding Project when the Angels in Action appeared in Goole this week to help the organisers of the Goole Beach Day Event The participants from a team of 43, all aged 16 to 30 took part in what was their fifth event of their summer with the project. They supervised and played with the children on the beach and…


Beverley Town FC Golf Day Raises FORE Figures!

August 3, 2011

Beverley Town Football Club held their second annual golf day, and raised a staggering £1200 for club funds! In brilliant sunshine 22 teams battled it out at the prestigious Hornsea Golf Club, enjoying great hospitality from the staff at the club. The conditions were ideal for good scoring, and it was a brilliant score of 94 points that finally took the spoils.  The winning team of “Douggies deadly duo and…


Angels in Action: Withernsea

August 2, 2011

The now ubiquitous Angels in Action team, from CSV East Riding, ventured further afield this weekend when they headed out to Withernsea on Saturday night. They organised an entire youth gig which took place on the sea front on the magnificent outdoor stage thanks to the support of the organisers of the Withernsea Carnival. The angels marshalled the event and helped the stage crew throughout the evening. In addition to…


World Cup 10’s Rugby Competition @ Beaver Park

August 2, 2011

Rugby Football Union East Yorkshire  “World Cup 10’s” Rugby Competition At Beaver Park Beverley RUFC will host the East Yorkshire World Cup 10 a-side competition at Beaver Park this Saturday 6 August 2011. Gates will open at 11 a.m and the first matches will kick-off at noon. Entry to the event is free to individuals but there will be a nominal £1 per car parking fee. The following clubs have…


Angels In Action At The Hornsea Carnival

July 26, 2011

Another great event took place today for the Beverley-based CSV East Riding Project  when the Angels in Action descended on Hornsea today to help the organisers of the annual carnival.  The participants from a team of 43, all aged 16 to 30 took part in what was their third event of their summer with the project. They took part in the parade and helped to collect donations from visitors to…


Beverley Outdoor Furniture @ The Driffield Show

July 23, 2011

Beverley Outdoor Furniture enjoyed a busy day at this years’ Driffield Show – despite the heavy down pours the designer rattan sofa sets were a popular attraction in the large Beverley Outdoor Furniture marquee. The most popular products on the stand where the rattan planters and artificial plants – in fact they sold out of most of the stock on the day! All the visitors to the stand were also…


Angels in Action: The Driffield Show

July 21, 2011

30 young people descended on Driffield today to help the organisers of the Driffield Show 2011.  The participants from a team of 40, all aged 16 to 30 took part in what was their second event of their summer with ‘Angels in Action. They entertained visitors queuing at various points on the showground with a European quiz and gave out a wealth of free gifts comprising, t-shirts, shopping bags, stationery…


Beverley Leads The Way As More Waste Composted In East Riding

July 20, 2011

More than 4,400 tonnes of garden waste, food waste and cardboard was sent for composting in June due to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s successful roll out of the new collection in the brown bins. Councillor Symon Fraser, portfolio holder for environment, housing and planning, said: “This is a brilliant result by our residents. It shows just how enthusiastic our residents are when you compare that 4,400 tonnes with the…


Humberside Police Launch New Security Marking System For 4×4 Vehicles

July 16, 2011

Following a recent increase in the number of 4×4 vehicles being stolen in the East Riding and other rural areas throughout the country, Humberside Police have joined up with Datatag to launch a new security marking and registering system. Over the past six months, thieves have targeted 19 4×4 vehicles; a number of these vehicles have been Land Rover Defenders belonging to farmers in the region.  They are often stolen…


A Show of Sheep

July 14, 2011

As we look at it today, the countryside of East Yorkshire is generally a patchwork of fields, containing a variety of crops, from oilseed rape to potatoes.  It appears as a timeless scene, depicting the practice of farming that has gone on here for centuries.  Although it’s true that East Yorkshire has long been a rural economy, the county has actually changed more than we imagine. A rare book, dating…


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…


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…


Scooter Fanatics Enjoy Night @ The Barrel, Walkington

May 27, 2011

Scooter fanatics from across East Yorkshire made The Barrel, Walkington, their home for the night this week. Organised by Anlaby Harriers Scooter Club, more than 60 scooters and their riders drove to Walkington after meeting at the Springhead earlier in the day. The clubs who attended an entertaining evening at The Barrel were Hull and District Scooter Club, Anlaby Harriers, Hull Dukes, Hull Misfits, Hull Drifters, Driffield Midnight Runners, and…


Traditional and Unexpected Feel to East Riding Company Theatre Tour

Beverley-based actors Neil King and Richard Avery say the tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve is the inspiration behind their latest touring production, which is launched later this month in the East Riding (Friday 19 November). The duo, who run Other Lives Productions, have toured for the last three years with a first half of semi-dramatised readings around a theme, followed by a second half featuring a new…

November 10, 2010

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….