Bus company East Yorkshire has announced that from 5 September it will be revamping its Beverley and Hornsea buses to create more opportunities for travel in the towns.
The improvements, which are the biggest shake-up of buses in the area for several years, will include two new services around Beverley, plus a new link to allow Hornsea residents to get directly to Castle Hill Hospital without having to change buses.
A charity that is working to improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease, and dementia across the Hull and Humber region is encouraging its supporters to dress to impress with a new range of fundraising merchandise.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is set to trial pedestrianising part of Beverley’s Saturday Market this month as a result of positive feedback from early consultation undertaken in summer 2020.
The trial, which starts from Monday, 10 May, will see the area between The Grapes pub and the King’s Head pedestrianised to create an area where people can socially distance, as well as providing an opportunity for outdoor seating areas.
Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.
“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.
Pizza Baby, a new New York, Italian-style family restaurant, Gelato cafe and evening wine bar, has just re-opened in Beverley’s Flemingate following a full, lockdown refurbishment.
The redesigned family-owned and run pizza, burger and pasta restaurant has now taken full advantage of its large floor space and spacious patio area with a new floor, champagne flower wall, added screens, and booths, revised table layout as well as a revamped heated outdoor area to the front.
Liberal Democrat councillors on Beverley Town Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have given their support for plans to pilot a part-pedestrianisation scheme in Beverley’s Saturday Market.
The majority of businesses surveyed are overwhelmingly behind the scheme, which will see an extension to the pavement area from the Grapes to the Yorkshire Bank, taking in the King’s Head and businesses on the east of Saturday Market as well as Browns.
A local councillor is asking residents to contact him if they have ideas about Beverley become a more COVID safe town centre.
Cllr David Elvidge made the comments following news of a grant that the government will make available to local authorities. East Riding of Yorkshire Council stands to benefit from hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Beverley Town Council had big plans to commemorate this special 75th anniversary of VE Day along with many other organisations, groups and churches within the town. Due to the present pandemic of Coronavirus, all these activities had to be cancelled.
However, this does not stop them from commemorating and celebrating this special occasion in our own homes following the government regulations ‘Stay at Home – Protect the NHS – Save Lives’.
This Thursday, 12 March, a by-election will be held in the St Mary’s West ward to elect a new councillor to Beverley Town Council.
The well known and respected campaigner, David Tucker, will contest the seat for the Liberal Democrats who won all 7 St Mary’s seats on Beverley Town Council last May, in addition to 3 councillors on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.