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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Beverley Town Council Call For Dominic Peacock To Resign

Beverley Town Council Call For Dominic Peacock To Resign
January 9, 2017

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.

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Christmas Lights Switch On Will Tell The Nativity Story

Christmas Light Switch On Will Tell The Story Of The Navitity
November 24, 2016

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.

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