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.
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.
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.
Beverley Racecourse has this season raised the prize money to £1.2million ahead of the curtain-raising meeting on Wednesday.
The horse racing industry suffered significant financial losses during the coronavirus pandemic, with Beverley one of many tracks to have felt the pinch.
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.
Eager house hunters have become the first to reserve their dream homes in Beverley following the launch of Beal Homes’ latest development.
St Mary’s View will feature two, three and four-bedroom homes, as well as three-bedroom bungalows, in a prime position in the sought-after market town.
Judicial is “in great form” as the classy sprinter attempts to win the £47,000 William Hill Beverley Bullet for a second time on Saturday.
Trained in Norton, North Yorkshire, by Julie Camacho, the Elite Racing Club-owned nine-year-old claimed glory in the prestigious sprint two years ago.
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.
Tesco Community Grants fund thousands of local community projects across the UK.
These projects help to fight holiday hunger, tackle mental health, support young people, host community events and much more.
In a picture which sums up the strangeness of 2020, a mysterious figure clad all in white patrols racks of board games, jigsaw puzzles and other toys, firing a chemical mist from his spray gun.
He’s one of the good guys, applying a new anti-Covid fogging treatment. It coats touchpoints and products.
It may seem unlikely, but quietly Yorkshire has been a hotbed of golfing talent for quite some time now. Danny Willett, of Sheffield, has won numerous titles on the European Tour, and he secured his place in the folklore of the sport forever when he won The Masters back in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beverley’s new Mayor, Councillor Tom Astell, has launched a competition for local children to create a tourism leaflet promoting Beverley’s landmarks.
The idea was inspired by a hand-drawn leaflet posted onto social media by local 10-year-old Daisy.
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.
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.