Wednesday 11 January 2023

BEVERLEY MP Graham Stuart has launched a survey in a bid to discover the level of broadband and mobile services. It follows a number of complaints about signal “blackspots” in Beverley. “Superfast broadband is the plumbing of the 21st century,” the MP told Beverley FM.  “Residents tell me there are mobile and broadband blackspots around Beverley and Holderness – and that simply isn’t on these days,” he continued. He can be contacted online at

East Riding councillor David Elvidge is another to have taken up the topic, particularly delays to the new EE mobile mast at County Hall going live. He will be giving an update on the situation when he’s a guest on this Friday’s Morning Mix on Beverley FM.

BEVERLEY Town Council is seeking nominations for its Good Neighbour Awards to be presented in early March. Mayor Linda Johnson told us: “We want to say a little ‘thank you’ to groups and people that serve the town and make a difference to residents or to Beverley itself. There are a lot community and voluntary groups out there and the Town Council think it is important to acknowledge them in this way. Whilst Councillors have some ideas regarding who to present awards to, we also what to know what residents think.” 

Nominations must reach the council by February 6, either by email ( or via the post (Good Neighbour Awards, Beverley Town Council, 12 Well Lane, Beverley HU17 9BL.

AN EXHIBITION celebrating 40 years of the Yorkshire Wolds Way long-distance footpath will be on display at Beverley Art Gallery from January 21 until March 18 featuring the work of resident artists Ian and Stef Mitchell.