Monday 2 August 2021

Live theatre will return to Beverley in just over a month’s time, East Riding Theatre’s artisticdirector Adrian Rawlins has announced. The production of Harold Pinter’s dark tragicomedy The Dumb Waiter will run from September 9th to the 25th. Mr Rawlins, who’s currently appearing in the second series of Baptiste on BBC-1, told Beverley FM: “I’m so happy that at long last we are able to open the ERT doors once again. There is nothing quite like the thrill of live arts.” Tickets are now on sale. For more details go to

Beverley Magistrates court has fined an East Riding company £333,333 following a work accident and subsequent investigation by the Health and Safety Executive. Cambridge Glasshouse Company Ltd, of Newport, pleaded guilty to breaching the Electricity at Work Act 1989 and were also ordered to pay costs of £1,235.The Beverley magistrates were told a sub-contractor was unloading poles in Willerby, when one of them caught an overhead power line. He sustained burns to his leg and foot and was hospitalised. The court heard there was inadequate signs warning about overhead cables.