Part-Pedestrianisation Pilot For Saturday Market Welcomed By Lib Dems

Part-Pedestrianisation Pilot For Saturday Market Welcomed By Lib Dems
July 24, 2020

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.

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Local Businesses Urged To Show Their Support For LGBT Community

Local Businesses Urged To Show Their Support For LGBT Community
July 22, 2020

Following on from the wonderful floral displays brightening up the town, the Mayor of Beverley will continue to lift the spirits of Beverley residents and visitors.

He will do this with colourful, vibrant flags that will be placed throughout the town centre during the month of August. This is being done to celebrate and support PRIDE and the LGBT community.

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Beverley Town Council Elect Youngest-Ever Mayor Virtually

Beverley Town Council Elect Youngest-Ever Mayor Virtually
May 11, 2020

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.

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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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Beverley Police Station To Fly LGBTQ In Support Of Pride in Hull

Beverley Police Station LGBTQ Flag To Support Pride in Hull
July 18, 2018

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.

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Town Council Remain Divided Over Former School Site Acquisition

Town Council Remain Divided Over Former School Site Acquisition
January 9, 2018

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.

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Zara Larsson Makes Radio 1’s Big Weekend An Event To Remember

Zara Larsson Makes Big Weekender An Event To Remember
May 30, 2017

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.

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