Liberal Democrats Welcome Former Labour Members Into The Fold

Liberal Democrats Welcome Former Labour Members Into The Fold
Feb 21, 2019

Two high profile local councillors have made the switch from Labour to the Liberal Democrats. Cllr Peter Astell and Cllr Tom Astell made the switch bringing with them a wealth of experience.

Their move has certainly been welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy. He also confirmed the pair would be contesting the Minster Woodmansey seats in the upcoming local elections. 

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Longcroft To Keep Parents Informed Of Improvement Plans Following Meeting With Cllr Healy

Longcroft To Keep Parents Informed Of Improvement Plans Following Meeting With Cllr Healy
Feb 4, 2019

St Mary’s Ward Councillor Denis Healy has met with the Acting Head of Longcroft School, Andy Baker, together with Longcroft pupils and teachers, following last week’s publication of the national progress scores, which revealed that Longcroft had the lowest score in the East Riding for pupil progress and below the national average.

Cllr Healy had said that parents needed to “have faith” that the school could turn round its performance. That prompted Mr Baker to contact Cllr Healy with an invitation to visit the school, to see for himself the work that is going on to get Longcroft back on track.

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Molescroft Scouts Should Get Cash Offer From ERYC Says Cllr Healy

Molescroft Scouts Should Get Cash Offer From ERYC Says Cllr Healy
Nov 20, 2018

Molescroft Scouts have been offered assurances that Cllr Denis Healy will do all he can to make ERYC see sense. Cllr Healy was speaking following a visit to the Molescorft Scouts who are currently based at Longcroft School.

Both the Scouts and air cadets face an uncertain future as the council look to offload land for housing. Both groups both been given notice and told to vacate the site by the local authority.

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Local LibDems Raise Concerns Over Relaxed Fracking Planning Rule Proposals

Local LibDems Raise Concerns Relaxed Fracking Planning Rule Proposals
Oct 8, 2018

Members of the ERYC Liberal Democrat will be asking the East Riding of Yorkshire Council to write to Government over the proposed changes to how ‘Fracking’ Applications are dealt with.

Anger has swept across the country following news that Ministers are going to make life easier for energy companies who will no longer need planning permission to prospect for shale gas.

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Denis Healy Backs Families Plans Install Stand At Local Football Club

Denis Healy Backs Families Plans Install Stand At Local Football Club
Apr 20, 2018

Cllr Denis Healy is supporting the family of the late Ivan Usher in their quest to realise his dream of building a memorial stand at Beverley Town Football Club.

Ivan, who was a well known figure in Beverley, passed away last autumn at the age of 83. He worked for 30 years as a PE teacher, and spent the whole of his professional life at one school; Longcroft, where he taught generations of children to enjoy and appreciate their fitness.

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Molescroft Parish Council Restore Village’s Roll of Honour

Molescroft Parish Council Restored Village’s Roll of Honour
Mar 4, 2018

As the anniversary to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I approaches later this year, Molescroft Parish Council has restored the village’s Roll of Honour.

Parish Councillors David Boynton & Jackie Heffer formed a working group, with the aim of restoring the Roll of Honour which lists the names of 20 Molescroft servicemen who took up the call to arms in the conflict. The roll records the death of only one serviceman Lieutenant Edmund Wigfall Military cross.

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