Thursday 11 November 2021

Humberside Police have issued a warning about new scam messages specifically targeting parents. A Force spokesman told Beverley FM: “Sophisticated fraudsters have been reported to claim they are the victim’s child who then requires money to be sent to them following an issue or an emergency.” He continued: ”These scams are designed to play on the parent’s emotions, with fraudsters becoming more and more sophisticated in the way that they deceive people.” If you receive one of these text messages, calls, or voicemails or if you think you’ve been a victim of fraud, report it to

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A potential merger between Beverley-based East Riding Voluntary Action Services and Voluntary Action North Lincolnshire will be discussed at two on-line focus group meetings next Wednesday, November 17. The long-term sustainability of both organisations is one of the main reasons for the merger suggestion.

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And finally, local author and retired Humberside Police chief superintendent Quentin Douse will be giving a talk about his novel, A Duty of Revenge, to Beverley Book Club, meeting at Beverley Conservative Club on Thursday November 18. Tickets cost £10, to include a copy of the book. For more information email