As the lockdown restrictions continue to lift, Beverley Town Council is brightening up the town; with colourful floral displays now appearing in the town centre and the outlying housing estates.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, met with officials from Network Rail as part of a visit to Beverley train station.
Mr Stuart met with officials to discuss the £600,000 investment into one of East Yorkshire’s busiest stations.
Liberal Democrat-led Beverley Town Council has delivered a new year bonus for Beverley residents with a groundbreaking first budget.
The budget set combines a 2% reduction in the Town Council Tax precept with increased levels of investment to meet its priorities for the town.
A sanctuary for thousands of honey bees has been created on a rooftop at Beverley’s Flemingate centre.
Working closely with Beverley Beekeepers Association (BBA), the team at Flemingate have established the haven for a colony of bees.
Former Mayor Duncan Jack is hoping people will support his bid to be re-elected to Beverley Town Council in upcoming local elections.
Mr Jack who has served on Beverley Town Council for 20 years is certainly not taking anything for granted.
A look back at 2018 shows it was a good year for the small Market Town of Beverley.
2018 saw Beverley as a town achieve a number of things, while there were also some great stories in the community. Of course, there was other not so good news too.
Walter Sweeney has warmly endorsed a campaign that aims to keep Beverley looking good. Launched by Beverley’s Mayor Cllr. Bryan Pearson, Mr Sweeny is fully behind the project to reduce litter in the town.
Mr Sweeney, who will be replacing the veteran politician in the upcoming local elections under the Conservative banner. Consequently, he is calling for residents to take more responsibility, and keep Beverley tidy.
Having been inspired by the efforts of the Beverley in Bloom Group who drew in all parts of the community, to make the town a better environment in which to live, and being a finalist in the Britain in Bloom campaign, it was felt that Beverley Town Council should try and carry on the momentum and revive the Brighter Beverley Group.
Beverley has to wait and see the outcome of a visit to the town by the Britain in Bloom judges to see how they fared in the national competition.
Months of effort and planning by Beverley Town Council, Beverley in Bloom, countless volunteers and with support from East Riding of Yorkshire saw Beverley transformed for Britain in Bloom.
Local business owner Neil Harris is just one of many businesses in the town who are getting involved with Beverley in Bloom this month.
Neil who owns Bug Vinyl on Ladygate has created a large sculpture using recycled plastic bottles which he has displayed on the side of his record shop.
Beverley Town Council are urging residents and traders in the town to raise their game and help keep Beverley tidy, clean and litter free ahead of judging for Britain in Bloom.
Over the past few weeks a number of volunteers and town officials have been working tirelessly to transform the town ahead of judgement day on 8 August.
Beverley Town Council, Beverley in Bloom and town volunteers are busy planning for the summer planting and associated horticultural, environmental and community projects within the town which will contribute to the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign 2018.
This is the first time that our beautiful town of Beverley has been a finalist in the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign, which is managed by the Royal Horticultural Society and entry is by invitation only.
Beverley in Bloom, a subgroup of Beverley Town Council has started preparing the town to look its best for this year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom Finals competition.
This is the first year that Beverley in Bloom have been selected to go forward to RHS Britain in Bloom, following the successes at regional level over the past few years, where Beverley in Bloom attained Gold, overall large town category winners for two years running and also the Yorkshire Rose Certificate in 2017 for best overall town.
Beverley’s Flemingate centre has claimed a gold award for a second year in the hotly-contested Yorkshire in Bloom campaign.
Flemingate took a Gold Award in the Shopping Centres and Retail Parks category, along with entrants from centres in Sheffield, Halifax, Selby and Keighley, which was crowned overall category winner.
The awards were the culmination of months of planning and preparation by Beverley Town Council officials and the dedicated team of volunteers from the Beverley in Bloom group.
The Bloom group and the Yorkshire in Bloom entry is managed and coordinated by Beverley Town Council with the stated aims of improving floral displays throughout town, promoting a heightened sense of community spirit and civic pride, making Beverley an even better place to in which to live, work and visit, as well as stimulating voluntary work and partnership working between community groups and local businesses.
Beverley Town Council, in association with the National Gardens Scheme (NGS), is holding an Open Allotments Day on Sunday 9th July from 12 noon until 4pm on the Queensgate and Kitchen Lane allotment sites.
The event, which is included in the NGS ‘Yellow Book’, is open to local residents, visitors and anyone with an interest in allotments and growing their own produce. This year will be the sixth time that the event has been held in the town.
A roof top garden which is tended to by an older person’s group at a Beverley based day centre has won gold in this year’s Beverley in Bloom Awards.
Residents, businesses and community groups attended the presentation evening on the 24th October for the presentation of their Certificates following the recent town competition.