The Story Behind Beverley’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon

The Story Behind Beverley's Platinum Jubilee Beacon
June 4, 2022

At 9.45pm last Thursday evening, the Mayor of Beverley lit Beverley’s platinum jubilee beacon of fire before 200 people in Coronation Gardens and connected Beverley to the national and worldwide beacon celebrations that were happening to honour the Queen at that precise moment.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Little Jo Bids For Beverley Glory

BEVERLEY RACES : Little Jo Bids For Beverley Glory
May 1, 2022

Rookie trainer Gemma Tutty is optimistic about claiming the first winner of her fledgling career when Little Jo runs at Beverley on Bank Holiday Monday.

Tutty is still waiting to get off the mark after taking over from her mother, Karen, at Trenholme House Farm in Northallerton.

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Boughey Banks On Spark To Fly At Beverley

Boughey Banks On Spark To Fly At Beverley
April 21, 2022

Trainer George Boughey believes Evocative Spark can go one place better than at Beverley last week when he returns to the Westwood this Thursday.

The three-year-old son of Frankel looked destined to win the seven-and-a-half-furlong handicap at the first meeting of the season but was collared late on by Foden.

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New Client For Expanding East Yorkshire Property Firm

New Client For Expanding East Yorkshire Property Firm
March 4, 2022

The expanding Beverley property firm RPMS has been selected to manage the towns’ historic Westwood Park development.

Westwood Park is a former Victorian hospital in Beverley with stunning architectural features including some areas which are listed. It can be found on the edge of Beverley, overlooking Westwood Pastures.

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Peter Ward Homes Site Manager Celebrates Hat Trick Of Awards

Peter Ward Homes Site Manager Celebrates Hat Trick Of Awards
July 8, 2021

Site Manager Paul Lambert celebrates a hat trick of wins, after being announced as a recipient of this year’s NHBC Pride in the Job Awards; for the third consecutive year.

The Peter Ward Homes’ site manager was one of 450 site managers from across the UK to win a Quality Award in this year’s NHBC’s Pride in the Job Awards, having also won it for his work at Old College, Beverley, in 2019 and 2020.

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Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past

Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past
October 16, 2020

St Mary’s Church in Beverley is presenting a pop-up exhibition telling the story of the town’s dramatic Tudor history.

A dozen life-size reproductions of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery’s prized Tudor collection will be accompanied by artefacts and images from the church itself. Pictures exhibited from the world’s largest collection of portraits will include King Henry VIII and several of his wives, by great artists such as Hans Holbein.

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Deep Clean Will Help Top Restaurant Get Ready For Reopening

Deep Clean Will Help Top Restaurant Get Ready For Reopening
June 16, 2020

A specialist cleaning company is on standby to help one of East Yorkshire’s top restaurants get back to business as usual after the coronavirus lockdown.

Michele and Matthew Barker, the twins who run The Westwood in Beverley, are waiting for government guidance on when they will be able to reopen their acclaimed restaurant in the Grade II listed former Crown Court building.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Menzies Hoping For Cool Running

BEVERLEY RACES : Menzies Hoping For Cool Running
June 16, 2020

Trainer Rebecca Menzies bids for a first Beverley winner when Cool Possibility runs in the finale on the Westwood this afternoon.

The four-year-old grey has thrived since having undergone a wind operation in January, since when he has gone unbeaten in three starts.

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BEVERLEY RACES: Kylie Rules Returns For Beverley Opener

BEVERLEY RACES: Kylie Rules Returns For Beverley Opener
June 10, 2020

Popular mare Kylie Rules makes a welcome comeback at her spiritual home when Beverley emerges from lockdown on Thursday.

Trained in North Yorkshire by Ruth Carr, the five-year-old daughter of Aussie Rules enjoyed a golden spring in 2019 with four consecutive victories on the Westwood.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Dark Shot Fired Up For Beverley Mission

BEVERLEY RACES : Dark Shot Fired Up For Beverley Mission
September 23, 2019

Trainer Scott Dixon expects a big show from Dark Shot when he takes aim at the feature race at Beverley’s final meeting of the season on Tuesday.

The six-year-old gelding is one of seven declared runners for the £20,000 Eddie And Violet Smith Conditions Stakes – a race won by estimable sprinters like Tangerine Trees, Kingsgate Native and Alpha Delphini.

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Dry Stone Wall Makes For New Feature On Beverley’s Iconic Westwood

Dry Stone Wall Makes For New Feature On Beverley’s Iconic Westwood
September 18, 2019

A traditional dry stone wall built by Beverley born Australian citizen Emma Knowles has recently become a new feature on Westwood common. Emma is one of only five female Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Advanced Dry Stone Wallers in the world, and the only advanced waller and instructor operating in the southern hemisphere.

Emma is currently in England fulfilling the requirements of a Fellowship awarded to her by the International Specialized Skills Institute, as well as managing her mother’s estate following the death of Pat Knowles late last year.

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