From Beverly, New Jersey To Beverley East Yorkshire

October 12, 2011

Meet Stephen Ferri, Stephen is 99 years old and from a place called Beverly, New Jersey, USA. On a recent trip here to Beverley in East Yorkshire Stephen was introduced to our current Mayor of Beverley Peter Astelle. To mark his visit to the town he was presented with the Beverley Coat of Arms to take back to his home town Beverly in the United States. Last year four Australian…


New Beverley Mayor Chooses Charities Close To His Heart

May 19, 2011

The new Mayor of Beverley Peter Astell admits he can’t wait “to get stuck in” to his mayoral duties. Peter was made Mayor at a ceremony at the Guildhall on Monday, where he replaced the popular Bessie Foot. He told it will be an honour to represent Beverley and help raise much-needed funds for his three Mayoral charities – 399 (Beverley) Squadron Air Cadets, Beverley Braves and The Beverley…


An Evening Of Dance @ Longcroft School

May 18, 2011

Longcroft School and Performing Arts College held its annual celebration of dance on 11th and 12th May 2011. Showcasing the various dance groups throughout the school, the production was a fantastic opportunity for parents, family and friends to see the hard work students have put in over the past year. Ranging from pieces choreographed by A-level students for their examinations, through to dance clubs for younger students, the performances highlighted…


Outgoing Mayor Bessie Hands Over Reins

May 17, 2011

Outgoing Beverley Mayor Bessie Foot performed her final duties at the Guildhall on Monday. Bessie has been a thoroughly popular choice of Mayor, and her hard work paid dividends for her chosen charities. As part of her final duties as the Mayor of Beverley, Bessie handed out some final community awards before calling forward representatives of her chosen charities, the Marie Curie Cancer Trust and The Beverley Church Lads and…


Murray Hills Solicitors Open New Office in Railway Street, Beverley

May 13, 2011

Murray Hills Solicitors have opened a new office in Beverley as their East Yorkshire business continues to grow. Mayor Bessie Foot was at their new office, at 12 Railway Street, to officially open the business and welcome the staff to the town. Guests enjoyed drinks and canapés as part of the launch. Murray Hills are a well-established company and have added their office in Beverley to their current offices in…


Mayor Making Ceremony On Monday At Guildhall

May 12, 2011

Beverley’s new Mayor will be unveiled at the Beverley Town Council Mayor Making ceremony on Monday (16 May). Members of the public and councillors are invited to The Beverley Guildhall from 7pm, where they will hear from outgoing Mayor Bessie Foot, and where the new Mayor will be elected. It is one of the highlights of the civic year in Beverley. The outgoing Mayor will present Good Neighbour Awards and…


Bürgermeister Cruises Down Beverley Beck in Style

April 27, 2011

Visitors from Beverley’s twin town Lemgo were treated to a cruise down Beverley Beck and beyond on the Beverley Barge Preservation Society’s Syntan Barge. On a day that brought out the best in Beverley for the distinguished visitors from the German town of Lemgo, Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot greeted them at the Beckside home of the Syntan. Leading the Lemgo visitors was the Bürgermeister of Lemgo himself Dr. Reiner…


Local Politics

MP For Beverley & Holderness – Graham Stuart Graham is dedicated to helping all those constituents who come to him for assistance. Write to Graham at: Graham Stuart MP House of Commons London SW1A 0AA 0207 219 4340 Constituency Office: 9 Cross Street Beverley HU17 9AX 01482 679 687 01482 861667 East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor’s For Beverley, East Yorkshire Beverley Rural Ward Bradley Birmingham – The Conservative Party…

April 27, 2011

Don’t Miss The Chance to Vote

April 7, 2011

East Riding residents are reminded to make sure they are on the electoral register so that they do not miss out on the chance to vote in the local elections taking place on Thursday, 5 May. It is not possible to vote without being on the electoral register and the deadline for registering in time for the May elections (including the town/parish council elections and the national referendum on the…


Beverley Civic Service Parade 2011

March 15, 2011

The Beverley Church Lads and Girls Brigade led the Mayor of Beverley, Bessie Foot, from the Beverley Guildhall to the Beverley Minster this Sunday. At the Minster Reverend Jeremy Fletcher welcomed the Civic guests that included the Chairman of East Riding Council for the special service that traditionally is used to welcome people to Beverley. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full…


Beverley Lions Charter Dinner @ The Tickton Grange

February 26, 2011

The Beverley Lions held their Charter Dinner at the Tickton Grange Hotel. This was the 51st dinner held by the Lions and was a black tie affair with Bill Rice acting as toast master to guests that included Beverley Mayor Bessie Foot. The event is major activity in the Beverley Lions’ calendar and is a time when Lions and other civic guests toast each others company. Picture Gallery: Click…


Mayor of Beverley Re-Opens Kings Head

February 25, 2011

The Kings Head was officially reopened by the Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot after a major refit. One of Beverley’s most popular venues has undergone a £450,000 refit and to celebrate the launch they held an all ticket event to show off the new look, complete with fantastic images from around Beverley decorating the walls. Those in attendance enjoyed a few drinks along with an impressive show from Fire Artist…


Burns Night Civic Dinner @ The Tickton Grange Hotel

January 23, 2011

Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot hosted a Civic Dinner at The Tickton Grange Hotel. Guests included David Rudd, Kerri Harrold, Duncan Jack, Paul Brusby, Bryan Pearson, Brian Brookes and Rev Jeremy Fletcher. An auction was held on the night with the money raised being donated to the Mayor’s chosen charities, the Beverley Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade, and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail…


New Years Eve 2010 @ The Beverley Minster

January 1, 2011

For any true Beverlonian, the best way to see in 2011 was the traditional ‘Service for the New Year’ held at Beverley Minster. Mayor Bessie Foot and Reverend Jeremy Fletcher welcomed the townsfolk to a service within the Minster.  The congregation were then invited to have a hot chocolate and a snack in the Western Forecourt.  Many Beverley residents also joined them, some of them bringing champagne, to hear the…


Beverley Male Voice Choir Christmas Concert @ Toll Gavel

December 23, 2010

The Beverley Male Voice Choir and children from Leconfield Primary School held a Christmas Concert at Toll Gavel United Church. The concert was very well attended. Special guests included the Mayor of Beverley Cllr Bessie Foot and the Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Cllr David Rudd. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the…


Hundreds Attend SSAFA’s Christmas Celebration

December 12, 2010

Over 250 people were packed into St Mary’s Church for a Christmas Celebration to Mark SSAFA’s 125th Anniversary. Entertainment was provided by Regimental Band 150 Transport Regiment RLC (V), songs from St Mary’s Primary School and St Nicholas Primary School choirs. The free event was organised by Cllr Matt Snowden and Cllr David Elvidge, who had SSAFA as his charity during his year as Mayor of Beverley. Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of…


Christmas Celebration to Mark SSAFA’s 125th Anniversary

December 5, 2010

A “Celebration of Christmas” will take place on Saturday 11th December at St Mary’s Church in Beverley, in aid of SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) Forces Help. Organised by Cllr David Elvidge, who had SSAFA as his charity during his year as Mayor of Beverley, explained that the occasion will also make a special anniversary for SSAFA: “This is SSAFA’s 125th year and it seemed like a nice…


399 (Beverley) Squadron Air Cadets Awards

November 28, 2010

399 (Beverley) Squadron Air Cadets held their annual presentation at Longcroft School this week where awards were given to recruits for their achievements.  Awards were given for wide range of topics including an Endeavour Award, Sports Award, Merit Award and Internal Team Award. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge…