Beverley Close To Achieving Walkers Are Welcome Status

January 21, 2012

Walking is a great way of getting positive exercise, enjoying yourself, discovering the area – and all without having to spend lots of money! There’s a very useful national network, with a great website, featuring towns that want to especially welcome walkers. Beverley is very close to achieving all the criteria needed to get this status. Market Weighton and Pocklington have already been successful. Beverley will be able to use…


Local Elections: John Bird, St Marys Ward

April 18, 2011

I decided to stand for election in 2003 because I wanted to work for and support the people in the ward where I live. That desire has not changed  and so I am standing again for election  this year. In addition to my work as your councillor over the past eight years at East Riding of Yorkshire Council,  I am currently Chair of the Beverley Renaissance Partnership which has delivered…


Fred & Mary’s Quiz

April 15, 2011

Children and adults can test their local knowledge in a new quiz which follows the Elwell Trail of 22 full sized paintings sited around Beverley. The paintings show the town through the eyes of the artists Fred and Mary Elwell whose works were bequeathed to Beverley Art Gallery in 1958. Free quizzes and trail leaflets (20p) are available from the art gallery at the Treasure House, Champney Road, and the…