Wednesday 6 July 2022

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery following an incident in Beverley in the early hours of Monday morning. In a statement issued to Beverley FM, police said it was reported that a woman was walking on Samman Road when she was approached by a man who struck up a conversation with her. The man is then believed to have tried to take the woman’s bag.

The woman managed to fight off the assailant before getting herself to safety. In their statement police said a man was arrested yesterday morning and remains in custody. They also issued an appeal for anyone with information regarding the incident to get in touch on the police non-emergency number 101, quoting log 108 of July 4.

BEVERLEY Barge Preservation Society’s latest open day takes place this Sunday, from 11am to 3pm. As well as the society’s barge Syntan, now a floating museum, being open to the public, there will be short trips, weather permitting, along Beverley Beck aboard the lifeboat tender Mermaid. More information:

EAST RIDING Libraries, including Beverley Library, have launched its annual Summer Reading Challenge, which aims to encourage children to read throughout the holidays to prevent a dip in their reading ability during the long break.

This year’s challenge has a Gadgeteers theme and events in conjunction with it include Lego Art, story sessions and puppet shows. To sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge, visit your local East Riding Library. Gadgeteers events can be found at