New Report Unearths Bright Future For Department Stores

New Report Unearths Bright Future For Department Stores
November 23, 2021

An inaugural report released, Future: Department Stores¹ analysing the use of department store properties across the UK and Ireland has found over three-quarters are now currently occupied or have planning applications pending – revealing a more positive side to the tide of closures which have dogged the retail industry.

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Former Airline Captain From Leeds To Collect COVID Convalescent Plasma

Former Airline Captain From Leeds To Collect COVID Convalescent Plasma
October 8, 2020

Nick Gifford, 52 from Scarcroft in Leeds, had been working as an airline captain for 13 years before the pandemic hit. He lost his job as flights were grounded across the world.

Nick, the father of two, is now training to collect convalescent plasma as NHS Blood and Transplant urgently calls for more people who have had the coronavirus to donate convalescent plasma in Leeds.

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Yorkshire Water Sniffs Out New Recruits

Yorkshire Water Sniffs Out New Recruits
October 8, 2020

Two highly trained springer spaniels will help Yorkshire Water reduce leaks in the region.

The water company is looking to reduce leakage by a further 15% by 2025, reducing waste and saving customers money on their bills.

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City Urged To Help Fast-Track Hull’s Route Towards Electrification

City Urged To Help Fast-Track Hull’s Route Towards Electrification
September 7, 2020

Residents and businesses in Hull are being asked to support the final push in a long campaign to electrify and upgrade the railway lines from Hull to Selby and Hull to Sheffield.

If successful, it could cut journey times from Hull to Leeds from 57 minutes to just 38 minutes, and Hull to Sheffield from 86 minutes to just 50 minutes.

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Beverley Barracudas Enjoy Successful Time In The Pool

Beverley Barracudas Enjoy Successful Time In The Pool
March 3, 2020

The Beverley Barracudas Swimming Club spent 3 weekends in February competing at the annual Yorkshire Championships in Leeds and Sheffield.

Swimming in a 50m long pools, the Barracudas swam with determination and passion to bring home excellent finalist positions. They also picked up a medal against the best swimmers in Yorkshire.

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MP Marks World Cancer Day With Beverley Resident Karen Smith

MP Marks World Cancer Day With Beverley Resident Karen Smith
February 18, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, marked this year’s World Cancer Day by meeting with Beverley resident Karen Smith.

He met her at Radiotherapy4Life’s event in Parliament to raise awareness of the need for better access to local radiotherapy services across the country and for Beverley and Holderness residents.

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HTA Launches Taxi And Private Hire Driver Training Courses Around Yorkshire

HTA Launches Taxi And Private Hire Driver Training Courses Around Yorkshire
January 17, 2020

HTA launches Taxi and Private Hire driver training courses into South and West Yorkshire as councils ramp-up driver requirements

Humberside Training Associates (HTA) has launched its Taxi and Private Hire Driver BTEC and functional skills courses into South and West Yorkshire as councils across the country ramp-up requirements on new and existing driver qualifications.

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Who Should You Bet on in Britain’s Next Generation of Tennis players?

Who Should You Bet on in Britain's Next Generation of Tennis players?
January 3, 2020

The absence of Andy Murray from the Australian Open will once again leave British hopes of winning a tennis tournament in doubt, to say the least.

Kyle Edmund has shown promise in the past in the men’s draw, reaching the semi-finals of the competition in 2018. However, Edmund’s form has declined over the last two years, and it would be a surprise to see him make an appearance in the second week of the competition; with current odds of 150/1 to succeed in the Australian Open.

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East Yorkshire Judo Academy Well Represented At Festive Comp

East Yorkshire Judo Academy Well Represented At Festive Comp
November 28, 2019

East Yorkshire Judo Academy was out in force at the Goole Christmas Championships with many of their very young players competing.

For a number of players, it was their first competition. The club was very well represented by children as young as 6 years old all the way through to senior black belts.

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The Search Is On For Beverley’s Best Neighbours

The Search Is On For Beverley’s Best Neighbours
September 19, 2019

Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch have officially opened up nominations for their Neighbour of the Year Award 2019, to find the UK’s best neighbours.

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural award, Co-op and Neighbourhood Watch are looking once again for people to nominate their neighbours who go above and beyond to help their neighbourhood and surrounding community, to find the overall UK Neighbour of the Year 2019 alongside regional winners.

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Folk Festival Announce Who Will Be Dancing In The Streets This Summer

Folk Festival Announce Who Will Be Dancing In The Streets This Summer
March 12, 2018

Beverley Folk Festival will once again bring some fun and flare to the streets of Beverley, when Dance Teams from around the country descend on the town for the 35th annual Folk Festival.

Quick-footed performers from Norfolk, Lincoln, Newcastle, Leeds, Coventry, Sheffield and Leeds will stage a range of traditional dances, including Rapper, Sword, Border and Step Clog Morris.

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East Riding’s Rising Young Stars To Perform To An Audience Of 800+

East Riding’s Rising Young Stars To Perform To An Audience Of 800+
March 8, 2018

On Saturday 24 March, York Theatre Royal will be bursting with talented teenagers as over 300 of Yorkshire’s young choreographers and dancers come together to perform.

Featuring youth dance companies from every corner of Yorkshire, FRESH is Yorkshire Dance’s annual showcase of the region’s most talented young dancers. Yorkshire Dance champions the development of dance in Yorkshire and this year, 20 companies will perform to an audience of over 800 people.

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