Motorcycle Action Group Freedom Run Pictures

May 1, 2010

The Freedom Run by the East Yorkshire Motorcycle Action Group grouped up in Beverley at Riverside Café. Around 1000 bikers took part in a ride which ended with hustings on the Humber Bridge. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Cattle & Sheep Back on Beverley Westwood

April 23, 2010

One of Beverley’s traditional seasonal features, the grazing animals, have started to appear on the on the Beverley Westwood. Sheep with their lambs and cattle are starting to come back to the pastures that surround the historic market town. Motorists are advised to proceed with care while driving across the Beverley Westwood.

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Shop Keeper Concerned Over Vehicals on Toll Gavel

February 17, 2010

We were contacted earlier in the week by a local businessman who runs a shop on Toll Gavel in Beverley. He is becoming increasingly concerned with the number cars, vans and Lorries that drive onto the Toll Gavel pedestrian zone. His concerns were only confirmed in the 5 minutes spent talking to him outside his shop. In that short amount of time two vans and one very large lorry pulled…

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Beverley Photographers Athens Riot Experience

January 25, 2010

Photography Student James Carpenter from Beverley was in Athens and took to the streets to capture the events as they unfolded, and this is what James had to say about his experience of the Athens Riots. On December 6th in 2008, an innocent 15 year old boy, Alexis Grigoropoulos, was shot dead by the police in the Exarchia district of central Athens. The riots that ensued engulfed the city in…

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Weather Brings Woodhall Way to a Standstill

January 8, 2010

Motorists faced long delays as traffic was backed up in Beverley with cars at a stand still on Woodhall Way. A broken down vehicle only added to troubles already caused by the weather as people struggled to get to their destinations. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image…

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Beverley Fire Brigade a Brief History

December 29, 2009

A crook and chain for pulling down burning houses were mentioned in 1541-2 and 1556-7.  Buckets and fire hooks were ordered to be bought in 1666 and 1674, on the latter occasion 24 buckets and four hooks, half to be provided by the corporation and kept in the Beverley Minster and town hall and half to be provided by the church wardens of St. Mary’s Church Beverley and kept there….

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Festive Bus Services Schedule 2009

December 22, 2009

Christmas Bus & Coach Guide Your tree may be decorated and your gifts wrapped, but Christmas isn’t complete until you’ve downloaded  EYMS Christmas Bus & Coach Guide East Yorkshire Motor Services Festive Buses East Yorkshire Motor Services buses run to special times over the Christmas and New Year period.  Details can be found on buses or their website.  Here’s a brief summary of when your bus will be running: Christmas…

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Beverley Festival of Christmas 2009

November 26, 2009

As the Beverley Christmas Festival approaches John Bird the festival chairman reflects on how the show has developed over the years in his programme notes. Pictures from Beverley Festival of Christmas 2009 The Christmas Festival which is on the 13th December 2009 starting at 10.00am going through till 4.00pm is all set to be the biggest yet with thousands of people expected. There will be a park and ride system…

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Hengate Works Cause Traffic Mayhem

October 12, 2009

Beverley was brought to a grinding halt yesterday as the scheduled Hengate Roadworks began.  This was the first of – Sunday’s that Hengate would be closed off to traffic as the work on removing about eight inches of the original carriageway and replacing damaged ironwork. The council will also be resurfacing approximately half of the junction on New Walkergate/Manor Road at the end of Hengate during this period meaning more…

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Property is Recovering

August 7, 2009

“Three quarters of the way to recovery”! The property market is three quarters of the way to recovery – a profound statement or a solid foundation from which to build? The answer is a solid foundation from which to build and the three quarters of recovery is based on the three quarters of 2009 and the fourth quarter will be spring 2010. The three quarters of recovery for 2009 has…

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Beverley Classic Car Rally

June 25, 2009

Beverley Saturday Market was taken over by cars yesterday evening as hundreds of people turned out to view a massive selection of cars and motor bikes from days of old to the present. The cars filled Market Square with a classic fire engine and an old fashioned Volvo truck standing out. It was a lovely evening and the turn out was very good. Many of the cars on show had…

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