Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has continued his longstanding support for Education & Employers’ ‘Primary Futures’ programme with a visit to Beverley St Nicholas Primary School.
The campaign, which Graham helped launch in Parliament last year, aims to bring volunteers into schools to talk about their careers in order to inspire pupils and broaden their horizons about the world of work.
A community art installation at Beverley’s Flemingate centre is spreading messages of hope and peace for the year ahead.
The project, entitled “1,000 Origami Doves of Peace”, saw members of the public and local school children create folded paper doves, each with an individual message of hope and positivity are hidden inside.
Graham Stuart MP has backed efforts by pupils, parents, governors and teachers at Beverley St Nicholas Primary School to improve lighting along the footpath between the school and the adjacent St Nicholas Church.
Graham said that safety must be the ‘primary concern’ as work continues around a new £5m building at the site on Holme Church Lane.
The men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire Trophies will visit Beverley and surrounding villages on Monday, 12 March as part of a week-long tour of Yorkshire ahead of the event, with both races starting in the town on Thursday, 3 May.
Members of the public will be able to catch a glimpse of the silverware in Saturday Market, from 12noon to 1pm, with the trophies also visiting six schools in the morning and five in the afternoon.
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.