Monday 14 June 2021

A Beverley-based charity has been jointly commissioned to lead research on the issue of food insecurity. ERVAS is working with groups in Selby and Cheshire in the northern region to gain a deeper understanding of the impact of poor access to nutritious food.  The study will also look at best practice and innovation. The findings will be shared at a national level:

Engineers will be abseiling down Beverley Minster again this week, this time to re-fit the clock hands. Experts from the Cumbria Clock Company return on Tuesday morning, having checked the clock, re-gilded the hands and will paint the numbers gold.  The operation will cost nearly £11,000, funded by the Friends of Beverley Minster.

An East Yorkshire specialist nurse has started her working week by celebrating an MBE in the weekend’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Darryl Perkins has received the award for 50 years of service to St John Ambulance and for services to young people. Since Christmas, she has been involved in training volunteer vaccinators countrywide. Darryl has also devoted time in her career to help transform the care of young people with asthma.