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2008-10-07 00:00:30

On a shoestring, we have had to make cuts and all sorts of savings. "But we have not just maintained standards, we have gone forward." The school has a joint sixth form with Beverley High School for Girls and the sixth form was also described as outstanding by Ofsted.

2008-09-10 00:00:16

"I have always thought of the piano as an orchestra," says John Lill.

2008-08-26 03:00:38

Fiona Pears remembers the stunned faces when, at a concert in Luxembourg, the musician plugged her violin, nicknamed The Beast, into a distortion box - and created a sensation. "That concert was one that sticks out in my mind," said the New Zealander. "Everyone was yelling with excitement.

2008-07-30 00:00:31

The pick of the pod will be on show when the Processed Pea folk club returns to Light Dragoon Pub, in Etton, near Beverley, next week. The club, which meets every month, will host a night celebrating the cream of Yorkshire's acoustic talent on Tuesday, August 5.

2008-07-09 21:00:08

By BETH NEIL LITTLE Aisling Richardson never pestered her parents for a new Barbie or a pony. She craved just one thing - a baby brother or sister. And from the moment she could talk, she never stopped asking.

2008-07-02 00:00:18

Her first appearance in East Yorkshire was somewhat over- shadowed. Seattle-based singer-songwriter Rachel Harrington played Beverley Memorial Hall for two nights just after the Buzzcocks had taken Beverley Folk Festival by storm.

2008-06-20 00:00:28

SIXTY years of the NHS will be celebrated in the East Riding and Hull with a special service at Beverley Minster.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.