Beverley Councillors Fight for Life of Samman Road Centre

January 7, 2011

Beverley Councillors met with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Officers to try and secure the life of the Samman Road Centre on Beverley’s Swinemoor Estate. The meeting was held after letters of objection were received from local groups that are all regular users of the facility and passed to Lauraine Walker who is conducting a review of the Day Centre facilities across the East Riding. These were received after Groups…

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Beverley Lions Market Cross Xmas Lights Switch On

November 19, 2010

The Beverley Lions Market Cross Xmas Lights will be switched on at 3-00pm on Saturday 20th November by the Mayor of Beverley Councillor Bessie Foot and the President of the Beverley Lions Club Paul James. The service will be conducted by Reverend Dianne Finch with the Introit of Silent Night by Janet Bates and carol singing by the children from the Beverley Minster County Primary School to music provided by…

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Trojan Horse Exhibition Wheels into Molescroft

October 6, 2010

3000 years ago, Greece waged war against the city of Troy.  Although the Greeks gathered a huge army at Troy they could not conquer the city.  After ten years Ulysses, King of the Greek island of Ithaca had an idea.  He built a large wooden horse and left it at the gates of Troy.  The Greek ships sailed away.  Believing it was a gift, signaling the end of the war,…

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German Street Named after Beverley

Beverley’s long and enthusiastic relationship with twin-town Lemgo is set to be permanently commemorated by the German town’s authorities. Officials in Lemgo – the oldest and most beautiful town in the Lippe region of North Rhine-Westphalia – have announced they will name a street after Beverley in their next building project, to mark 30 years of twinning between the towns. Links between the two towns are very strong, with groups…

May 6, 2010
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Beverley & Lemgo Officials Meet

October 16, 2009

Mayor of  Beverley and Lemgo Mayor Dr. Reiner Austermann today exchanged gifts and ideas with their clerks, discussing The Beverley Food Festival, Armed Forces Day and the twining of the Towns and Fire Service. The Lemgo party where then taken to The Beverley Guildhall for a very informative guided tour of Beverley Town Councils historic home. Mayor of Beverley David Elvidge & Mayor of Lemgo Dr. Reiner Austermann Helen Watson…

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Stephen Hunt Visits Colts

September 16, 2009

Beverley’s Humber Colts today received a boost after training when Hull City’s Irish International midfielder Stephen Hunt came to see them. The visit arranged by Beverley Councillor Gary Shores. Stephen Hunt spent time with the lads of Humber Colts signing shirts and balls. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image, these are just some of the pictures please contact us if you would like a copy of your photo,…

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Mayor of Beverley

September 10, 2009

The title of Mayor of Beverley dates back to 1573 when Queen Elizabeth I incorporated the town by the name “The Mayor, Governors and Burgesses of the Town of Beverley”. The first Mayor of Beverley was Edward Ellerker in 1573. The current Mayor is David K Elvidge, Beverley born and the youngest of six children.  He was educated at St Mary’s School for Boys and Longcroft Secondary School, followed by…

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