Local LibDems Raise Concerns Over Relaxed Fracking Planning Rule Proposals

Local LibDems Raise Concerns Relaxed Fracking Planning Rule Proposals
October 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
April 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
March 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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Outgoing Captain Hands Over Thousands To Local Good Causes

Outgoing Captain Hands Over Thousands To Local Good Causes
February 2, 2018

Generous members of Beverley & East Riding Golf Club helped last year’s Captain Jeff Worrall raise more than £3,000 for local charities.

Mr Worrall said he was delighted to present cheques for £2,000 to Becky Read representing MacMillan Nurses and £1,080 to Jan Stainforth of Beverley Community Lift.

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Golf Club Secures Funding To Restore Ancient Westwood Landmark

Golf Club Secures Funding To Restore Ancient Westwood Landmark
January 31, 2018

Beverley and East Riding golf club is set to receive over £26,000 to restore the Westwood’s iconic 200 year old Anti Mill, from a pot of cash paid by developers to support recreation and leisure projects.

Last March, East Riding ward Councillor, Denis Healy, encouraged local community clubs to come forward to bid for the money, known as “Commuted Sums,” which is earmarked for leisure and recreation projects.

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Local Councillor Continues His Support For Beverley’s Street Angels

Local Councillor Continues His Support For Beverley's Street Angels
January 18, 2018

Councillor Denis Healy will be continuing his support for Beverley Street Angels, the volunteer group that helps keep people safe in the town centre on weekend evenings, when he joins them on patrol in Beverley this coming Saturday night.

Cllr Healy spent a January Saturday night with the Street Angels a year ago, and on Saturday he will be donning his high vis jacket again to highlight the importance of the work undertaken by the Street Angels volunteers in the town.

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Campaigners Say Controlling Tories Are Wrecking Any Hope Of Rail Link

Campaigners Say Controlling Tories Are Wrecking Any Hope Of Rail Link
January 16, 2018

Supporters of the Minsters Rail Campaign are questioning the priorities of East Riding of Yorkshire Council after they ‘wrecked’ hopes of saying the region is open for Rail Expansion projects.

Cllr Peter Hemmerman, Market Weighton Town Councillor and Chairman of Minsters Rail Campaign says that Conservative Councillors instead voted on the focus of the council being put into roads and flood defence.

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Cllr Healy Raises Concerns Over Controversial Plans For Phone Mast

Cllr Healy Raises Concerns Over Controversial Plans For Phone Mast
December 29, 2017

Proposals to site a permanent 70ft high telephone mast next to residential houses in the car park of the new Beverley Arms Hotel, are facing strong resistance from local residents.

Councillor Denis Healy has now stepped in so their voices can be heard after the controversial plans were submitted on behalf of two mobile phone operators.

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Sheltered Housing Consultation Extension Welcomed By Key Figures

Sheltered Housing Consultation Extension Welcomed By Key Figures
November 8, 2017

News that East Riding of Yorkshire council have extended the consultation period over plans to remove wardens from sheltered housing has been welcomed by campaigners.

George McManus from the Labour Party in Beverley and LimDem Cllr Denis Healy, who represents Beverley St Mary’s Ward have backed the authorities plans to extend the period of consultation till 15 December. 

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