Local Politics

MP For Beverley & Holderness – Graham Stuart Graham is dedicated to helping all those constituents who come to him for assistance. Write to Graham at: Graham Stuart MP House of Commons London SW1A 0AA 0207 219 4340 graham@grahamstuart.com Constituency Office: 9 Cross Street Beverley HU17 9AX 01482 679 687 01482 861667 East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor’s For Beverley, East Yorkshire Beverley Rural Ward Bradley Birmingham – The Conservative Party…

April 27, 2011

Local Elections:Neil Bant St. Marys Ward

April 14, 2011

My name is Neil Bant. I’m thirty six, married with two children and have lived around Beverley for 19 years. I went to Beverley Grammar School, gained my degree locally and now work for Kingston Communications. I am standing to represent the St. Marys Ward where I live. Some candidates standing do not live in our ward. I believe that having a candidate who lives within the ward they represent…


Don’t Miss The Chance to Vote

April 7, 2011

East Riding residents are reminded to make sure they are on the electoral register so that they do not miss out on the chance to vote in the local elections taking place on Thursday, 5 May. It is not possible to vote without being on the electoral register and the deadline for registering in time for the May elections (including the town/parish council elections and the national referendum on the…


Beverley’s Men Finish Second in Cross Country Championship

March 9, 2011

The final race of the 2010 / 2011 East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place at Sewerby on Sunday. With only a few points separating the top 3 clubs, Beverley Athletic Club, City of Hull and Scarborough, in both the men’s and ladies’ team competitions, there was a lot at stake. Despite some notable absentees there was a good turnout from Beverley Athletic Club and the men managed to overtake City…


More Success For Beverley AC in Pocklington

March 3, 2011

Beverley Athletic Club athletes turned out in force for the Snake Lane 10 mile race around Pocklington last Sunday. With excellent potential for setting a personal best, the flat course always attracts a strong field and the 39 Beverley athletes were competing against some of the fastest runners in Yorkshire. With the race also a designated handicap race for Beverley there was the added incentive of handicap points. The handicap…


Beverley’s Men Perform Well in National Cross-Country Championships

February 23, 2011

Several of Beverley Athletic Club’s best cross-country athletes travelled to Alton Towers last Saturday to join hundreds of runners from clubs all over the country for the English National Cross-Country Championships. Competing against the best in the country Beverley’s men’s team finished in a commendable 50th place out of 95 teams. Matt Chadwick was the first Beverley runner to finish.  He crossed the line in 45.07 and in 349th position…


Beverley AC Presentation Night @ Lazaat

February 20, 2011

Members of Beverley Athletic Club gathered at Lazaat Hotel in Cottingham recently to celebrate their achievements in 2010. Prizes were presented by Jonathan Leafe of Strawberry Printers who have a long association with Beverley AC as associate sponsor of the club’s races. Trophies were awarded to runners in recognition of success, improvement, dedication and commitment. Matt Chadwick, James Pearson, Andy Johnson and Neil Bant all rushed home from the English…


Double Success for Beverley AC in Langdale End

February 10, 2011

The fourth race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place last Sunday, a month later than planned.  Langdale End near Scarborough was inaccessible due to snow in December but last weekend was much milder and runners were bogged down by mud rather than snow. There was an excellent turn out by members of Beverley Athletic Club and some notable performances on the challenging hilly course on the edge of…


Neil Bant Stands for St. Marys Ward Elections

February 1, 2011

My name is Neil Bant, I am thirty six, married with two children and have lived in the Beverley area for 19 years. I was educated at Beverley Grammar School, gained my degree in Hull and now work for KC. Athletics is my sport and I am a member of Beverley Athletic Club whom I have represented locally and nationally. I am standing in these local elections because I wish…


Successful Day at Humberside Cross-Country for Beverley AC

January 12, 2011

Junior and senior runners from Beverley Athletic Club are celebrating their success at the Yorkshire and Humberside Cross-Country Championships which took place at the Northern Racing College near Doncaster last weekend. The annual championships attract a strong field of runners from running clubs in the region and Beverley Athletic Club was represented in all age categories from under-13 juniors to senior men and women. For the second year in succession…


Beverley AC Ladies Claim First Place at Thixendale

January 5, 2011

With many events in December cancelled due to the weather, athletes from local running clubs were pleased to get back to normal by taking part in the third race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League last Sunday. Over a hundred runners braved the icy road conditions to get to Thixendale and run the challenging course which started with a steep snow covered hill. There was an excellent turn out by…


Rachel Kirk First Lady Home for Beverley at Drewton Woods

November 17, 2010

The second race in the East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place at Drewton Woods, near South Cave last Sunday.  It was a gloriously sunny autumn morning and the ground was soft but not muddy making conditions perfect for a good race. There was an excellent turn out from all clubs but the race was dominated by City of Hull who took first place in both the men’s and ladies’ team…


Third For Pearson in Abingdon Marathon

October 19, 2010

Five members of Beverley Athletic Club travelled down to Oxfordshire at the weekend to take part in the Abingdon Marathon.  It was a very successful trip for the club as James Pearson finished in third place and Steve Peacock and Ian Husband both finished in the top ten in their respective age categories. Conditions were perfect for running and the fast flat course attracted a field of more than 700…


Two Beverley Runners Finish in Top Three At Burton Pidsea

September 16, 2010

Conditions were perfect for Sunday’s Burton Pidsea 10k and a record number of runners took part.  The 10k and fun run raised £1600 for the village hall appeal. The race was won by Steve Bateson of East Hull Harriers in 32.49.  Beverley Athletic Club’s James Pearson came second in 34.45.  He was followed 2 seconds later by Jonathan Leskiewicz who is on excellent form.  Steve Peacock finished in eighth position…


Jim Dingwell Elloughton 10K

August 10, 2010

Beverley Athletic Club’s men continued their successful run by winning the men’s team prize in the Jim Dingwall Elloughton 10k last weekend. James Pearson, Jonathan Leskiewicz and Andy Johnson made up the team with Johnson setting a new personal best at the distance (38.26). They were followed across the line by Neil Bant, Olly Johnston, Jordan Arnott and Rob Singh who all recorded times under 40 minutes. It was Singh’s…


Jane Tomlinson Hull 10K

May 26, 2010

Hull played host to a new mass-participation running event on Sunday with the first Hull 10k road race.  One of a series of Run for All events in Yorkshire organised by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal charity, the race was a huge success. More than three thousand pairs of feet pounded the pavements round the city centre and along the waterfront on the hottest day of the year so far.  Thousands…


The 2010 Saucony Cross Country Roundhay Park Leeds

March 19, 2010

Over four thousand athletes from running clubs around the country assembled at Roundhay Park in Leeds to compete in the 2010 Saucony English National Cross-Country Championships. The races were held on a muddy course that included a number of tough climbs and descents, culminating in an incredibly steep climb up to the finish. Competing amongst the best in the country Beverley Athletic Club AC fielded runners in all but one…


Sewerby Signals End of Yorkshire Cross Country Season

March 10, 2010

The final race of the 2009 / 2010 East Yorkshire Cross-Country League took place in brilliant sunshine at Sewerby last Sunday. 104 men and women from eight local running clubs ran the testing 6-mile course.  The route took them across the cliff top, down and up the steep sides of Danes Dyke, round muddy fields and through a wood and then all the way back again. Beverley’s James Pearson rounded…