REYTA Finalist Just Beverley shortlisted nominee o2 community publication award 2017


Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley & Holderness, is encouraging local community groups to consider applying for funds from the Government’s new £44 million High Streets Heritage Action Zones scheme.

The scheme will give councils, businesses and community groups access to expert advice and investment to bring historic buildings back into use and support historic high streets to adapt to the challenges they face.

“This is a fabulous new initiative, one that’s perfect for historic high streets in Beverley and Holderness,” Graham said.

“I’ve written to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council to enquire about their plans to bid for the money. I’m very pleased they have indicated they will be making an application and have also said they are happy to provide letters of support to community groups should they wish to make an application.

“Our high streets need all the help they can get. This new fund has the opportunity to breathe new life into historic high streets, helping businesses and supporting the community,” Graham said.

To meet the scheme’s criteria the High Street Heritage Action Zone must be:

in a Conservation Area;
delivered in partnership with the local authority
supported by local community and;
deliverable in four years.

Applications close noon, 12 July 2019. For further information community groups can visit:

Latest from News

GCSE celebrations for East Riding students

GCSE celebrations for East Riding students

Many East Riding schools and pupils are celebrating their GCSEs results today, with early indications suggesting secondary schools and academies have maintained the strong position achieved in recent ...
Swimming pool wanted for private swimming lessons.

Swimming pool wanted for private swimming lessons.

Sportsability provides private and small group preschool, beginner, intermediate and adult lessons. They use private pools for tuition but could offer more classes and teach more people if they h...
Local Photographer to take official photographic record of this year's 'Fire and Ice' Ultramarathon

Local Photographer to take official photographic record of this year's 'Fire and Ice' Ultramarathon

Ultramarathon anyone? Not many people would say yes, but Nigel Walker, a local photographer, jumped at the chance to become the official photographer for the  ‘Fire and Ice Ultra’ whi...


Todays Events

Friday - 23rd

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Treasure House, Beverley

Edwardian Beverley: A Snapshot in Time

Beverley Guildhall (check opening times)


Ferens Art Gallery

Upcoming Events

Saturday - 24th

Sunday - 25th

Delaney Davison in 'Ship of Dreams'

East Riding Theatre

Tuesday - 27th

Active Coast Beach Volleyball Summercamp

Bridlington South Cliff Beach

Singalong Memories Just for Fun

Walkington Methodist Chapel Schoolroom

Wednesday - 28th

12th Freedom Festival

Hull City Centre