Lockdown and winter have seen some grey days, so why not add a splash of colour and sparkle to your living room, by joining the Mayor of Beverley’s virtual cabaret evening on Friday 12th February.
Bus company East Yorkshire is working with East Riding of Yorkshire Council to allow concessionary pass holders free travel to their COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
The national concessionary bus pass scheme, which allows free travel for older and disabled people, normally only allows travel after 9.30am.
Funeral Manager, David Wilson, who was born and raised in Beverley has served bereaved families in the town for over 40 years.
From their premises in Minster Moorgate, funerals have continued to go ahead throughout the pandemic. While they have also continued even during the lockdown periods.
Liberal Democrat Councillor Linda Johnson says the local authority needs to do more if they are to become net carbon zero.
Cllr Johnson is part of the Council’s cross-party Climate Change Review Panel. They are scheduled to present their findings to the wider council in the coming days.
Local training provider Sportsability has recently become a CIMSPA partner meaning their courses are approved to the highest standard in the UK.
The company, which has been running for 10 years, offer Gym Instructor, Group Training, Personal Training together with Continued Professional Development courses, for people wanting to begin or progress their career as a fitness professional.
East Yorkshire Foodbank says food donated to them by Tesco will have an immense impact on feeding hungry families.
Food poverty in the UK continues to grow while the impact of the Covid-19 is also having an impact. Levels of food insecurity in the UK are the highest in Europe. It is estimated that almost 2 million people in the UK access food banks.
Residents in the East Riding are being reminded to keep up-to-date with potential flood warnings in the coming days and take any necessary personal flood protection measures as the area prepares for significant rainfall this week.
The MET office has predicted that the East Riding may experience around 30-60mm of water between Tuesday morning and Thursday morning. The total average monthly rainfall for this area in January is around 50-60mm.
Tesco Community Champion David Ryley says that the store in Beverley is pleased to be working with groups in the area.
Through the supermarket giants pledge to reduce the amount of food waste, they are donating goods to groups. These groups include ones based in Beverley, Leven and also Hull.
Assistant Chief Constable Paul Anderson speaks about the new regulations and how communities have pulled together to keep each other safe.
His comments come following news that a part in Beverley was broken up while one person at the event was also arrested for possession of drugs.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s museum’s team is looking for photographs, documents and stories ahead of a special exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of Skidby Mill later this year.
Councillors have agreed unanimously to support a Lib Dem Motion to tackle litter in the region.
It was put forward by Cllr David Nolan and Cllr Linda Johnson who want to see more done to deal with discarded rubbish.
The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.
A new convenience store is opening at Beverley’s Flemingate centre to provide a valuable service to people in the town during the lockdown and beyond.
The One Stop store, next to the Premier Inn hotel and close to the entrance to Flemingate’s multi-storey car park, will sell groceries, toiletries and other daily essentials, as well as newspapers and magazines. It will be open seven days a week, from 7am each day.
A baker with shops across Yorkshire and the North East has pledged to work towards having 100% green packaging with the launch of a new compostable bag – a first in the industry.
Replacing all of its plastic carriers from January, Thomas the Baker will instead be offering customers TUV-certified compostable bags made from potato starch.
East Riding Lib Dem Councillors are pushing litter higher up on the Council’s priority list at this Wednesdays Full Council ERYC Meeting.
Hessle Lib Dem Cllr David Nolan is proposing a motion that if adopted would give a greater focus on litter. He said;
There is still time for local community groups, charities and organisations to apply to Beverley Town Council for a grant.
Community groups and organisations are invited to submit applications to the Town Council’s new Small and General Grants Schemes.
From Sunday 17 January bus company East Yorkshire will be making temporary changes to some buses, in response to the national lockdown.
A small number of late-night journeys will be suspended, and some frequent buses in Hull will run slightly less often due to lower numbers of people travelling.
Local councillor Denis Healy has welcomed the COVID Vaccinations programme that is underway in Beverley.
Speaking got HU17.net Cllr Healy urged residents to be patient while he also thanked healthcare professionals for their efforts.