At 9.45pm last Thursday evening, the Mayor of Beverley lit Beverley’s platinum jubilee beacon of fire before 200 people in Coronation Gardens and connected Beverley to the national and worldwide beacon celebrations that were happening to honour the Queen at that precise moment.
Elizabeth (Liz) Hallett was born and grew up in Beverley.
For almost 30 years she was one of the local District Nursing Sisters. When she was 7 years of age and a brownie, she had her first taste of fundraising when her dad made her a box to go on the back of her bicycle and she wrote letters asking people to donate paperback books for the Blue Peter RNLI inshore lifeboat appeal.
The Beverley Building Society team have been a little busier than usual during the last two weeks of May, raising much-needed funds for its Charity of the Year for 2022, the Beverley Cherry Tree Community Centre.
From Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May, the Society’s team bravely took on a 211-mile ‘Beverley to Buckingham Palace’ Exercise Bike Challenge (the equivalent distance of the actual route), in advance of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
MP, Graham Stuart, visited Molescroft Primary School to join in with their Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Molecroft Primary School, located in Beverley, teaches approximately 400 students aged 4 to 11. In its last inspection, OFSTED awarded the school an ‘Outstanding’ rating, and its Headteacher is Michael Loncaster.
On Friday 3 June 2022, the Town Council is preparing for a once in a lifetime event taking place across the Town Centre.
The 70th anniversary of the accession of HM Queen Elizabeth II to the throne will be celebrated this year across the country, with Beverley setting the stage for a wide range of events and entertainment.