Thursday 27 July 2023

POLICE stopped almost 100 lorries during a week-long operation to ensure vehicles were loaded safely and safe to be on the road. As a result Humberside Police say they issued a total of 56 traffic offence reports, 10 vehicle defect notices, 16 vehicle prohibitions and one tax offence. The team also gave advice to 42 drivers to help prevent future offences.

Sgt John Gibson, of the roads policing unit, told us: “Commercial vehicles carry a significant risk when not used in the way they were designed. Insecure loads, dangerous goods and those used to commit criminal activity are at an increased risk and sadly we have seen the devastating effects these actions can have.”

A WILDLIFE SAFARI is planned at Beverley Parks Nature Reserve in Long Lane as one of a number of activities organised by East Riding Council’s Countryside Access team for the school holidays. The event takes place on Tuesday August 8 and is run in conjunction with wildlife artist Michele Davy, with a chance to explore the orchard and take part in art activities. Two-hour sessions take place in the morning and afternoon costing £2.50 per child, with accompanying adults free. More details of this and other activities being arranged can be found here

BEVERLEY LIBRARY is hosting an event this Saturday as part of the Children’s Festival of Words, featuring award-winning novelist Andy Ruffell, who’ll be talking about his Gothic fantasy adventure “Lily Grim and the City of Undone”. The event is for children aged nine and over, and tickets cost £3 – accompanying adults are free. More details here