Queen’s Baton Relay Celebrated In The East Riding of Yorkshire

Queen’s Baton Relay Celebrated In The East Riding of Yorkshire
July 13, 2022

Hundreds of people lined the streets this morning as the East Riding welcomed the Queen’s Baton Relay through Beverley and Market Weighton.

The Baton’s journey started at Beverley Minster with the Mayor of Beverley, Cllr Linda Johnson, chairman of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, John Whittle and portfolio holder for economic investment, growth and tourism at the council, Cllr Jane Evison, present to send the first Batonbearer on their way towards Highgate.

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Short Term Road Closures For Queens Baton Relay Events

Short Term Road Closures For Queens Baton Relay Events
July 12, 2022

Short-term road closures in Beverley and Market Weighton will be in place on Wednesday, 13 July 2022 as the East Riding welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay to the area.

The Relay is due to begin at Beverley Minster at 10:17 and end near Longcroft School at 10:50. The Baton will then travel to Market Weighton where the Relay will begin at Beverley Road roundabout at 11:16 and finish just before the A1079 roundabout at 11:30.

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Wonderful Day Enjoyed By All At Community Event In Memory Of Ivan Usher

Wonderful Day Enjoyed By All At Community Event In Memory Of Ivan Usher
June 30, 2022

The What’s On community event at East Riding Leisure Beverley in memory of Ivan Usher was a huge success – it is estimated that around 1100 people attended.

Over 250 people took part in the 13 taster activities offered; 24 community groups shared information about what is going on in Beverley, and six local junior sports clubs were involved in playing matches from Under 7’s up to Under 15’s. 

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Community Event In Memory Of Ivan Usher To Take Place This Month

Community Event In Memory Of Ivan Usher To Take Place This Month
June 9, 2022

Sunday, 26 June, 2022, will see a major community event at East Riding Leisure Beverley, when many local organisations, sports clubs and local residents will come together for the Beverley What’s On Community Event in memory of Ivan Usher, from 10am to 3pm.

Those attending will have the chance to try out a wide range of activities and sports, support local clubs taking part in football and rugby matches, and find out more about what’s going on in Beverley.

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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Beverley

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Beverley
May 11, 2022

During its final journey through England this summer, the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will make a stop in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

As part of the build-up to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham hosts the 16th Queen’s Baton Relay – an event that brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth.

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Join A Major Event Planned For Beverley’s Voluntary Groups

Join A Major Event Planned For Beverley's Voluntary Groups
April 28, 2022

There will be a major event taking place at East Riding Leisure Beverley on Sunday, 26 June, 2022, when many local organisations, sports clubs, and local residents will come together for the Ivan Usher Community Celebration from 10am to 3pm.

This event will take place as a partnership between the council’s health and wellbeing team, East Riding Leisure Beverley, and the Usher family, and it will pay tribute to the memory of Ivan Usher, after whom Beverley Town FC’s stand is named.

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Former Trainees Progress To Dispute Resolution Roles At Rollits

Former Trainees Progress To Dispute Resolution Roles At Rollits
April 12, 2022

Leading law firm Rollits LLP has bolstered its dispute resolution team with the addition of two solicitors who began their careers as paralegals with the firm.

Abbie Bielby has been recruited into the department after recently being admitted as a solicitor on completion of her period of recognised training. She joins Harriet Kingston, who completed her training at Rollits and qualified as a solicitor in 2021.

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East Riding Festival Of Words Proved Hugely Popular In 2021

Still Time Enter Your Poem Festival Of Words Poetry Competition
November 11, 2021

Organisers of the 2021 East Riding Festival of Words – which saw live events return – have declared this year’s Festival a big success.

With over 500 people attending the live events and 2200 attending the virtual events, the organising team from East Riding Libraries are delighted that so many participated in, and enjoyed, the varied programme.

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Boom Time In Beverley As Girls Go For Goal

Boom Time In Beverley As Girls Go For Goal
September 16, 2021

Girls football is booming in Beverley thanks to the explosion in popularity of the women’s game, according to one local coach.

AFC Tickton has gone from struggling to field girls’ teams to having a squad at every age group from under-9s to under-17s and even a waiting list to join some teams.  

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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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Beverley Braves Nomadic Lifestyle Ends As They Get Their Own Home

September 7, 2019

The Beverley Braves have officially opened their new facility which is located on Thurlow Avenue. For the past six years, the club has been working on the project that finally sees the club get their own home.

To celebrate they opened their doors to the public while also inviting the people and local councillors who have helped them make this dream a reality.

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