As the lockdown restrictions continue to lift, Beverley Town Council is brightening up the town; with colourful floral displays now appearing in the town centre and the outlying housing estates.
Beverley’s new Mayor, Councillor Tom Astell, has launched a competition for local children to create a tourism leaflet promoting Beverley’s landmarks.
The idea was inspired by a hand-drawn leaflet posted onto social media by local 10-year-old Daisy.
History was made on two counts in Beverley on Monday evening when the town’s youngest-ever mayor, Cllr Tom Astell, 24, was elected using virtual meeting technology.
The ancient Mayor making ceremony was conducted online, with councillors electing their new mayor from their own homes due to the lockdown restrictions.
Deputy Mayor Cllr Tom Astell says the installation of signs around Beverley thanking key workers is a small but powerful gesture.
Beverley’s Deputy Mayor comments after Beverley Town Council announced they will be installing 20 signs around the town.
Councillors representing ERYC and Beverley Town Council wards are working to broker a solution with East Riding of Yorkshire Council to save Track Fitness and Boxing Club.
Liberal Democrat councillors from Beverley Town Council and also ERYC visited the club to offer their support.
Councillor Denis Healy is promising the people of Beverley that under the Liberal Democrats residents can enjoy change.
The Liberal Democrats enjoyed an outstanding night at the local elections that saw them take control of Beverley’s Historic Core.
Local elections are just weeks away giving residents in the East Riding a chance to influence and shape their futures.
In there will be 67 seats up for grabs in the County Elections while there will be 168 Parish Council seats contested.
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.
Beverley Town Council has agreed to help two groups who are facing eviction from their buildings located on Longcroft School.
Both the 1st Molescroft Scouts and 399 (Beverley) Squadron Air Cadets have been told they have to get off the site to make room for housing.
Cllr Tom Astell will be asking Beverley Town Council to support two groups that have been served an eviction notice.
1st Molescroft Scouts and Beverley Air Cadets both face an uncertain future. The groups have been told that their buildings will be demolished to make way for housing.
Beverley Police Station will join others stations in the region and across to the UK in raising the LGBTQ flag this afternoon as they look to show their support for the LGBT community.
This is the first time Humberside Police have taken part in such an activity something they say is significant for both the police and local LBGT Community.
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.
Tom Astell has thanked the BBC for making his Big Weekend an event to remember following a conversation with singer Zara Larsson and presenter Scott Mills.
The encounter came about at BBC Radio 1 Big Weekender which took place at Burton Constable Hall and saw thousands of people enjoy a weekend of top music entertainment.
Beverley Town Council have voted in favour of calling for disgraced Councillor Dominic Peacock to resign, however not all were keen to see their colleague go.
Cllr Peacock hit the headlines following comments he made on a social media page in reference to memorial fund set up for MP Jo Cox’s family.
Sunday will see the Christmas Lights in Beverley turned on as organisers of the event look to get back to the back to real meaning of Christmas.
This year the Chjristmas Lights Switch is telling the story of the nativity and will include a parade with a real donkey, that will take Mary to Flemnigate.
Cllr Tom Astell was left frustrated after his proposal to rid Beverley Town Council of Policy Committee was deferred to give councillors more time to study the topic.
The role of the Policy Committee is to manage and oversee the Town Council’s finances and to ratify its spending decisions and currently meets separately.
A motion put forward by Cllr Dominic Peacock, seconded by Cllr David Elvidge that Beverley Town Council fully support Track Fitness and Boxing Club was rejected pending further investigations.
Ken Thorley says he feels very proud after he was made an Honorary Freeman of Beverley by Beverley Town Council.