Wednesday 14 July 2021

East Yorkshire health officials and traders have voiced their concerns at the rapid rise in Covid cases and self-isolation numbers as infection rates surge. East Riding Council Public Health Nurse Consultant, Zoe Stevens said that while cases are generally among younger age-groups they’re also seeing older cases and have urged people to get vaccinated, take precautions and pick up lateral flow tests if they have any concerns. The local hospitals NHS trust said they are only seeing admissions in single figures but are aware numbers are climbing across the country. Meanwhile the-Beverley Chamber of Trade said that a number of hospitality businesses will continue with social distancing and table service next week because customers have indicated they’d prefer it.  There are also concerns that some businesses may have to close because of a combination of cases and self-isolation. Latest statistics are here

The police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen an assault on Mill Lane, Beverley on Friday 9 July at around 4:30pm. Officers told us that a man received facial injuries which required hospital treatment. Three suspects were arrested but have since been released as local police continue investigations. Any witnesses or anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage should call the police on their non-emergency number 101 quoting crime number 16/69715/21.

The Beverley and East Yorkshire Time Machine is back from the future with a number of improvements by the team at East Riding Archives. The highly acclaimed ‘What Was Here’ app has added time portals to the ‘Then and Now’ image function so users can guide themselves around using an interactive map. For more information, visit: