Beverley Firm To Explore Benefits Of Mini Holland Scheme

Beverley Firm To Explore Benefits Of 'Mini Holland' Scheme
September 20, 2022

Local Transport Projects Ltd based in Beverley, East Yorkshire will carry out a study on behalf of Hull City Council to try and encourage people to swap their cars for push bikes.

Kingswood and Bransholme will be covered by the study, which will begin this month. The government is funding a Mini Holland scheme in Hull, which is one of 19 places receiving funding.

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Young People Continue To Benefit From Maritime Training

Young People Continue To Benefit From Maritime Training
August 1, 2022

More than 80 per cent of participants who completed the latest ‘Maritime Futures’ training programme have gained employment within the maritime sector.

The fourth Maritime Futures cohort has seen 11 young people, aged between 16 and 25 complete the course, with nine securing employment by the end of the course. The group was presented with their certificates by Councillor Rob Pritchard, Portfolio Holder for Communities and Culture.

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MP Raises Beverley-York Rail With Chancellor

MP Raises Beverley-York Rail With Chancellor
December 20, 2021

MP Graham Stuart met with Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to discuss the local economy and employment opportunities for his constituents.

Top of the agenda was the proposal to reinstate the direct rail route between Beverley and York, which its proponents argue would boost east-west connections from the East Riding to North Yorkshire and beyond, while also improving resilience and freeing up capacity along the existing westward route via Selby.

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Hull and York Rail Route Given Green Light By Government Ministers

Hull and York Rail Route Given Green Light By Government Ministers
October 27, 2021

A bid to restore a 40-mile direct rail route between Hull and York has today been given the green light by Government Ministers.

The bid, sponsored by Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart, will now receive support from officials at the Department for Transport as well as funding for 75% of the cost of creating a business case, up to a maximum of £50,000.

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Cross Party MPs Lobby For Government Support Of Coach Industry After Dire Warnings

Cross Party MPs Lobby For Government Support Of Coach Industry After Dire Warnings
February 11, 2021

Earlier today Emma Hardy MP for Hull West and Hessle chaired a virtual lobby with over thirty cross-party MPs and nearly 400 representatives from the coach industry to call on government action for urgent support during the COVID-19 crisis.

Hundreds of coach operators, many of which are small family-owned businesses, have not been able to access enough support to guarantee their survival, whilst other transport sectors have received tailored support.

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Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government

Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government
December 7, 2020

Proposals to restore the Beverley to York rail link have been turned down by the Government.  MP Graham Stuart says he disappointed with the decision while adding he remains optimistic that the project has a future.

Back in June, the MP submitted a bid to restore the 32-mile length of track from Beverley to York to the Department for Transport’s Restoring Your Railway Fund.

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A164 And Jock’s Lodge Planning Application Improvement Scheme Submitted

A164 And Jock’s Lodge Planning Application Improvement Scheme Submitted
April 27, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has submitted a planning application for its proposals to improve the A164 and the Jock’s Lodge Junction near Beverley.

Subject to planning permission being granted, the council intends to carry out a major overhaul of the road system to replace the junction, which currently links the A164 and the A1079, in order to improve congestion problems on one of the East Riding’s busiest roads.

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