Car Smashes Into Samman Road Day Centre

November 4, 2011

On Friday afternoon a car driven by a lady somehow ended up inside the Samman Road day Centre after driving through the window. It is not yet clear how this happened though an ambulance was on the scene and an elderly lady was taken to hospital. Humberside Police and Humberside Fire and Rescue attended the incident and representatives’ from East Riding of Yorkshire Council cleaning up the accident.


Fire At The Green Dragon

October 22, 2011

Humberside Fire and Rescue Serivce were called to the Green Dragon pub on Saturday Market. They were called after a fire broke out in one of the bedrooms upstairs. Onlookers watched as fire-fighters from Beverley Station dealt with the incident. Eyewitnesses said smoke was pouring from the windows, but no one was hurt.


Fire Fighter Foster Is The Main Attraction @ Open Day

August 21, 2011

Beverley Fire Station opened its doors the public this weekend. There were plenty of families who turned out to enjoy the family fun day. Local celebrity fire fighter Adam Foster was on hand to entertain the crowds. Fireman Foster is was pelted with wet sponges by the kids! On a more serious note the lads from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service put a on a demonstration showing how pouring water…


Beverley Humberside Fire & Rescue Open Day

August 16, 2011

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service will be holding thier annual Open Day this oSaturday, 20th August from 12:00 Noon until 16:30 at Beverley Fire Station. A fun filled day for all the family including soaking the fire fighter, Adam Foster, other attractions at the open day will include: •    Specialist appliances •    Chip Pan Displays •    Casualty Simulation •    Face Painting •    Bouncy Castle •    BBQ •    Strawberries & Cream…


Local Action Team Committed To Local Communities

June 2, 2011

Beverley’s Local Action Team (LAT) will give Beverley residents their chance to influence and determine policies and services relevant to the town at their latest meeting next Thursday (9 June). The Beverley Local Action Team is chaired by new East Riding of Yorkshire Council councillor and former Beverley Town mayor David Elvidge, his first major committee role since he was elected in Minster and Woodmansey last month. The purpose of…


Marshall Scores Three as Rozzers Beat Firemen

March 28, 2011

The Police nicked the glory on Sunday as they beat the Fire-Fighters at Longcroft School. The ‘Rozzers’ playing in white, took the lead through Lee Marshall who went on to complete his hat-trick in a scrappy match. Goals for the firemen were scored by Mathew Dixon and Gary Marshall with the Man of the Match being awarded to Phil Drew. Final Score: Humberside Police 3 Humberside Fire & Rescue 2…


Beverley Over 50’s Healthy Lifestyles and Information Event

March 2, 2011

A free event to help people lead more active and healthier lifestyles as they get older is taking place on Wednesday 23 March at Toll Gavel Church, Beverley. The event, which has been coordinated by the Beverley Local Action Team, focuses on the lifestyles of residents who are over 50 and will be held between 11 am and 3 pm. Organisations attending the event include NHS East Riding of Yorkshire,…


Millions Were Wasted on Regional Fire Control Centre Says MP

January 7, 2011

Following news a planned regional fire control centre in Wakefield is to be scrapped, Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the decision by the coalition government but called for an immediate apology from those responsible for building it in the first place. The news came just days after Graham met with Frank Duffield, Humberside Fire and Rescue chief fire officer, to discuss the situation. Graham said: “It…


Stamp Beaten By ‘The Unit’ In Brutal Heavy Weight Contest

November 13, 2010

Stamp who was 5 stone lighter than his opponent stuck it out for two rounds against a man with a very hard punch. Stamp said he was delighted to have survived the fight and was proud of his and the other fighters’ achievements at the charity event at the KC Stadium. He also paid tribute to his daughter who was ring side to watch him fight. Stamp was well supported…


Boxing @ The KC Stadium

November 13, 2010

Hundreds of fight fans were at the KC Stadium to enjoy a night of ‘White Collar Boxing’ while raising money for charity. The card featured a host of fighters that included Tony Stamp, a fire-fighter based in Beverley. These pictures are of the other fights. Tony match can be seen by clicking here. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size…


Fire-Fighter Awarded For Beverley-Lemgo Twinning Efforts

October 20, 2010

Beverley fire-fighter Shamus Harrison has proudly received two awards for his work within the Fire Service for the Beverley-Lemgo Twinning Association, including his work as Honorary Secretary. Earlier this year during the Fire Brigade Open Day, Shamus was presented with the “Medaille Fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit” (Medal for International Co-operation) from the German Fire Service in Lemgo. The medal was issued by the President for the Fire Service in Berlin (Hans…


Lemgo Fire Fighters Visit Defence School of Transport

August 10, 2010

The Defence School of Transport was visited last week by Fire Fighters and Junior Fire Fighters from Lemgo in Germany along with members of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service from the Beverley Fire Station. The towns of Lemgo and Beverley have been twinned since 1979 and their fire services regularly visit each other. The visit was organised by Councillor and former Mayor David Elvidge who is the Quality Assurance Manager…


Beverley Fire Station Open Day

July 25, 2010

Beverley Fire Station opened its doors to the public this weekend. The event was held to help raise awareness of the dangers of fire in the home while also raising money for Fire Victim Support, a charity that provides support to people whose lives have been devastated by fire. Dee Philips, along with other volunteers from the charity, manned a wide range of stalls while the fire fighters from Beverley provide…


Free Home Safety Checks

March 12, 2010

The private sector housing team works closely with the home improvement and advisory team, which provides a free home safety check service for older and disabled residents in the East Riding. Funded by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the government’s Supporting People Programme, the service is confidential and tailored to each individual’s requirements, and provided in the comfort and convenience of their own home. Home safety checks cover…