A man from Driffield has been arrested on suspicion of arson, after hay valued at £40,000 was set alight in Beverley Road, Beeford.
A police patrol discovered the fire at around 2.05am on Wednesday, December 30.
A 53-year-old man was later arrested and has been released on bail until a date next month, pending further enquiries.
Officers investigating this latest incident are now appealing for anyone with information to call 101, quoting log number 44 of December 30.
Why someone would deliberately set fire to a store of straw is difficult to comprehend. Taking precautions to prevent such incidents is one of the key factors in avoiding becoming a victim of such a crime.
Beverley's Kyle Edmund has secured a place in the main draw for the Australian Open.
The 20-year old missed out on automatic entry for the Grand Slam last month by three rankings, but will now be included after Richard Gasquet becomes the third player to withdraw.
Beverley's Kyle Edmund has missed out on automatic entry for the Australian Open next month by three rankings.
The 20-year-old, a member of the victorious British Davis Cup team, has seen his ATP World Tour ranking slip from 99th position when he arrived in Belgium just over a fortnight ago to a current place of 102 and Tennis Australia base their direct entries on this week’s ranking list.
Edmund must wait to see if three players withdraw before the tournament gets under way on January 18 and contest the qualifying rounds in the interim.
Log 57 -= RTC car v's lorry at the junction of New Walk and Elm Close in Beverley. This is causing problems for other road users #9523
Following years of building work and millions of pounds of investment, Beverley's Flemingate centre has opened to the public.Read the full story ›
A new £125m shopping centre has opened in Beverley today.
The Flemingate scheme, on the site of a former chemical works, includes a multi-screen cinema, 80-room hotel and a college campus.
The development covers 16 acres (6.5 hectares) and includes brands such as Debenhams, H&M and Costa Coffee, along with a 500-space car park.
Beverley stepped back to the 15th Century this weekend - to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt.Read the full story ›
Crowds have packed out the tenth Beverley Food Festival. The event showcased food from local producers and chefs. There were more than 100 stalls and a food theatre where visitors watched local chefs in action.
Humberside Police are investigating a burglary at Beverley Minster in which a stained glass window was damaged and a collection box was knocked of the wall and the contents stolen.
A security alarm was activated at 8:10pm last night.
A 20 year-old Beverley man was arrested as he climbed down from scaffolding and was questioned in relation to the incident.
Following questioning he was released pending further enquiries.
Residents in a market town in East Yorkshire are demanding action over a smell from a water treatment works, which they claim is blighting their lives. They've described the stench hovering over part of Beverley as unbearable. They are handing over a petition to their local MP. But Yorkshire Water says it is spending millions of pounds to try to solve the problem. Fiona Dwyer reports.