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 Town Council remain divided and have made no firm decision with regard to their interest in pursuing acquisition of the old building vacated by St Nicholas Primary School.
At the first full council meeting of 2018, cllrs discussed the idea of the Town Council taking on the site though it was agreed further clarification with regard to the status of the site from East Riding of Yorkshire Council was needed before they could move forward.
Beverley Folk Festival is urging music lovers from the town and beyond to support them in the 14th annual UK Festival Awards 2017.
The much-loved festival, which is now working towards it’s 35th year in 2018, has been nominated for two awards – “Best Small Festival” and “Best Family Festival” categories. Members of the public can go online to cast their vote for the event.
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.
If you are still stuck for ideas this Christmas then you could do worse than to visit the award winning Christmas Festival of Food and Drink.
Taking place this Saturday at Beverley Minster the Christmas Festival of Food and Drink which won East Yorkshire Local Food Network, Best Food and Drink event 2016 brings together a range of local stalls selling