East Riding Tories Crush Climate Change Concerns

East Riding Tories Crush Climate Change Concerns
June 22, 2019

Attempts by opposition councillors on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council to have the council declare a climate emergency were crushed by the ruling Conservative group.

The motion was voted down at a meeting of the full council this week, who took a firm stance against a greener agenda for the new Council.

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Beverley Town Council Eye Up Acquiring Vacant School Site

Beverley Town Council Eye Up Acquiring Vacant School Site
June 18, 2019

Beverley Town Council has hit the ground running with a cross-party initiative to acquire premises that can provide administrative offices alongside facilities for the benefit of the town as a whole.

Following the first meeting of Full Council after mayor-making, members discussed the initiative and agreed that the old school buildings on St Nicholas Road could be ideal to fulfil this vision.

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Liberal Democrats Target ‘Weak and Wobbly’ Tories

Liberal Democrats Target ‘Weak and Wobbly’ Tories
April 6, 2019

Liberal Democrats certainly have the Weak and Wobbly Tories firmly in their sights. With the local elections just weeks away candidate lists reveal the true extent of their onslaught.

Sources with the Liberal Democrats say that they are fully committed to the election campaign while confident they can oust a number of Conservatives.

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Liberal Democrats Welcome Former Labour Members Into The Fold

Liberal Democrats Welcome Former Labour Members Into The Fold
February 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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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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