Green Light Given For southern Relief Road

December 14, 2011

The council is delighted that the Government has decided to fund the much needed and long awaited Beverley southern relief road. In September, the council submitted its best and final bid for funding. As the project was in stiff competition with many others for a limited Government funding pot, the council identified further efficiencies and savings ensuring the scheme offered maximum value for money. As a result, the cost of…


MP Challenges Minister On Funding Decision For Vital Infrastructure Improvement

November 23, 2011

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, is working hard to encourage the Department for Transport to provide funding for the A164 Humber Bridge to Beverley Route Improvement Scheme and the Beverley Integrated Transport Plan. The East Riding of Yorkshire Council has made its final bid to the Department for Transport in the hope of securing the much needed funding for transport improvements across the East Riding. The Council has…


Beverley Integrated Transport Plan Exhibition

November 10, 2011

Residents will be given the opportunity to look over the latest plans for the Beverley Southern Relief Road (BSRR) (Minster Way) at Beverley Leisure Centre on Friday, 11 November. The exhibition will take place from 12noon-7pm, with the council’s project officers on hand to provide assistance or answer any queries. The council has submitted a £27.254m Best and Final Bid to the Department for Transport (DfT) for the Beverley Integrated…


MP Works To Ensure Children Can Continue To Enjoy School Outings

October 7, 2011

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has taken a stance against teachers being threatened with legal action – simply for driving minibuses with a standard driver’s license. Graham said: “This is health and safety legislation gone mad. Hard-working teachers should not be afraid of being fined or receiving points on their driver’s license for taking children to geography field-trips or sports-matches.” Around half of all local authorities nationwide currently…