First Puffins Unveiled As Part Of East Yorkshire Animal Sculpture Trail

First Puffins Unveiled As Part Of East Yorkshire Animal Sculpture Trail
June 27, 2022

A public art event which makes puffins the stars of stories of conservation, global warming and green energy has taken off with the installation of the first sculptures in a trail stretching along the coast of East Yorkshire.

Organisers of Puffins Galore! placed the first sculpture at the RSPB Centre at Bempton, home to almost half a million seabirds which cram onto the cliffs every year. The second puffin was installed at North Landing, Flamborough, with another in the centre of the village and a fourth at Sewerby Hall.

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‘Proud’ To Take On Role As Principal At East Riding College

'Proud' To Take On Role As Principal At East Riding College
June 21, 2022

The new Principal of East Riding College has spoken of his pride at taking on the position, and said he’ll be fully focused on ensuring students develop the skills and knowledge required to meet local industry needs.

Danny Metters officially joined the college in June after nine years in various roles at Bishop Burton College.

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Puffins Send Serious Environmental Message To East Coast

Puffins Send Serious Environmental Message To East Coast
June 17, 2022

East Riding College is proud to be part of Puffins Galore! and to have created one of the puffin sculptures being installed along the East Coast this summer. 

Puffins Galore! hope to attract visitors to the area with the new art installations.  The project follows the award-winning Hull and East Riding trails ‘Larkin with Toads’ and ‘A Moth for Amy’. 

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East Riding College Transforming Principal To Retire

East Riding College Transforming Principal To Retire
May 23, 2022

East Riding College Principal Mike Welsh will retire at the end of May. During over four years in charge Mike oversaw a number of major developments.  Most significantly, he led the College through what was described as an exemplary merger with TEC Partnership, securing its long term, sustainable future.

Mike’s tenure has also seen significant increases in student and apprentice numbers as well as the construction of a brand new Institute of Technology at the College’s Flemingate campus. 

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Beverley Puppet Festival Announces Full Programme Of Over 40 Acts

Beverley Puppet Festival Announces Full Programme Of Over 40 Acts
May 10, 2022

More than 40 puppet theatre companies will be descending on East Yorkshire at this year’s Beverley Puppet Festival which runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17 in indoor and outdoor venues across the town.

Tickets are now on sale for over 60 events, plus a six-day puppet making workshop for adults, with the festival opening on Friday evening with the Eurovision Sock Contest, by the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, and Zippy And Me, a talk by puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew.

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Beverley High School Headteacher Proud of Ofsted Recognition

Beverley High School Headteacher Proud of Ofsted Recognition
January 7, 2022

A Beverley secondary school whose pupils “leave school very well prepared for life in modern Britain” has been judged as outstanding following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Ofsted inspectors visited Beverley High School in November and judged them to be outstanding in all areas which include the quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management and sixth form provision.

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East Riding College Principal Mike Welsh To Retire

East Riding College Principal Mike Welsh To Retire
December 8, 2021

East Riding College has announced that their Principal Mike Welsh will retire in Spring 2022. During his 4 and-a-half years in the post, Mike led the College through a very successful merger with TEC Partnership and raised quality and standards, achieving a Good OfSTED rating.

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What Makes Beverley One Of The Best Places To Live In Yorkshire?

What Makes Beverley One Of The Best Places To Live In Yorkshire?
September 30, 2021

It’s a fierce, never-ending debate among residents of God’s Own Country as to where the best place to live is. One name that always crops up in the top-rated Yorkshire domiciles, though, is Beverley.

This town has it all; stunning architecture, world-beating views, and friendly people, and it’s no surprise that so many homeowners want to buy here.

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Peter Ward Homes Site Manager Celebrates Hat Trick Of Awards

Peter Ward Homes Site Manager Celebrates Hat Trick Of Awards
July 8, 2021

Site Manager Paul Lambert celebrates a hat trick of wins, after being announced as a recipient of this year’s NHBC Pride in the Job Awards; for the third consecutive year.

The Peter Ward Homes’ site manager was one of 450 site managers from across the UK to win a Quality Award in this year’s NHBC’s Pride in the Job Awards, having also won it for his work at Old College, Beverley, in 2019 and 2020.

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TEC Partnership Granted Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers

TEC Partnership Granted Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers
May 14, 2021

The TEC Partnership is delighted to announce it has become the region’s first FE college provider to receive Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers.

This significant achievement means the Ofsted outstanding provider, which offers higher education courses at University Centre Grimsby, Scarborough TEC and East Riding College, will have the ability to validate its own degrees from September 2022.

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Street Art-Styled Salon Turns Heads At Flemingate

Street Art-Styled Salon Turns Heads At Flemingate
April 19, 2021

An on-trend salon has quickly become the go-to place for beauty in Beverley after opening at the Flemingate centre.

Vintage & Co is one of the largest salons in Hull and the East Riding and brings barber shop services, hairdressing and beauty treatments together under one roof in seriously stylish surroundings.

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Graham Stuart MP Sings Praises Of Local Schools

Graham Stuart MP Sings Praises Of Local Schools
February 11, 2021

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has sung the praises of schools across his constituency – offering his thanks to teachers, teaching assistants, governors, and parents and pupils themselves for their resilience and flexibility during the coronavirus pandemic.

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