Hull City Council has appointed Gillian Osgerby as the Project Director to deliver a major transformation and regeneration project in the city.
Gillian will be responsible for delivering the £30.3m Hull Maritime project, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Hull City Council. It involves the transformation of five key maritime treasures — Arctic Corsair, North End Shipyard, Spurn Lightship, Dock Office Chambers and the Hull Maritime Museum.
East Yorkshire based Blue Aurora Media wins ‘Best Climate Change Omni-Channel Production’ at the Media Innovator Awards 2021 for ‘The Waterline Live’ series of podcasts, webinars, videos and online resources, produced in partnership with Marketing Humber to connect The Waterline Summit with an international audience.
Business leaders and regional investors alongside an excited audience of friends and supporters of regional grant-maker Two Ridings Community Foundation, came together at Birdsall House, Malton to hear six small grassroots charities pitch at a Yorkshire version of Dragons’ Den.
With the cold weather fast approaching and the cost of living ever increasing, this winter will be extremely challenging for many people in the region. If you want to help, donate to Two Ridings Community Foundation’s Surviving Winter Fund.
‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and artwork by Laura Boswell, opens Saturday 16 October at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House.
The idea for the exhibition came about over two years ago when the Japanese Embassy introduced the ‘Japan-UK Season of Culture’, a celebration of the many facets of Japanese culture in the UK.
The CADEY Committee, accompanied by their generous funders Esh Construction and Humber Aid have made a whistle-stop tour of Beverley and Holderness to pay visits to the life-saving public access defibrillators installed over the summer.
East Riding Libraries are encouraging residents to ‘Get reading, Get listening and Get watching’ for Get Online Week 2021, which runs from Monday, 18 to Sunday, 24 October.
During the week, there will be members of the library team on hand at sessions in Beverley and Bridlington North and on the Gilberdyke Mobile Library to help anyone to start using the huge digital library of eBooks, audiobooks, digital newspapers, magazines and streaming services available completely FREE to East Riding Library members.
In Remembrance week 2021, we honour the achievements of one of Hull’s own, Private Jack Cunningham VC, whose story of bravery in the face of the enemy has been brought back to life after the restoration of a 104-year-old piece of cinematic history.
John Cunningham, who was usually known as Jack, came from a traveller family and was the eldest son of Charles Cunningham, a licensed pot hawker and his wife Mary Ann. He had six brothers and just like his father, was a hawker.
The Princess Royal has recently visited the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield. Princess Anne who is the Colonel in Chief of the Royal Logistic Corps visited 25 Training Regiment RLC and DST at Normandy Barracks in its 25th Anniversary year.