Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has accelerated his campaign to secure £40 million of funding from the government to transform the dangerous Jock’s Lodge junction. Graham said that the East Riding deserves substantial investment in its infrastructure following major regeneration deals for other areas across the North.
Having met the Transport Secretary to make the case in person, Graham has now written to Jake Berry, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, and the Chief Executive of Transport for the North, Barry White, to lobby them to support the funding request.
Every year in this area, 2274 people hear the devastating news they have cancer and the number of people living with cancer in this area is set to almost double by 2030. This is why Macmillan Cancer Support are investing £1million into vital cancer services in this area.
An event was held at Castle Hill Hospital where volunteers, fundraisers and committee members were joined by Lady Halifax, the President of Macmillan to hear from Fundraising Managers Becky Read and Clara White, Macmillan Nurse Sarah Guest, and Macmillan Partnership Manager Lorraine McDonald about the exciting investment that is happening right here on our doorsteps.
Dates for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 have been announced, with exciting news about new developments that will see the quality of this award winning event soar to even greater heights.
The 8th Beverley Puppet Festival, a Beverley Arts Trust event, takes place over two days and three nights between 13th and 15th July 2018. A major boost for local tourism, the festival is set to attract thousands of visitors into Beverley’s Town Centre.