Appointment Of New Project Director To Lead Major Heritage Project

Appointment Of New Project Director To Lead Major Heritage Project
October 16, 2021

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.

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Global Award For Innovative Humber Climate Change Media Series

Global Award For Innovative Humber Climate Change Media Series
October 15, 2021

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.

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Dragons Award £7000 To Cherry Tree Community Centre

Dragons Award £7000 To Cherry Tree Community Centre
October 15, 2021

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.

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Reflections Of Japan In East Yorkshire Exhibition Opens This Weekend

Reflections Of Japan In East Yorkshire Exhibition Opens This Weekend
October 15, 2021

‘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.

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Get Online Week 2021 In The East Riding At Beverley Library

October 13, 2021

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.

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The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC

The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC
October 13, 2021

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.

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Tribute To Beverley’s Historic Shipbuilding Past To Be Officially Opened

Tribute To Beverley’s Historic Shipbuilding Past To Be Officially Opened
October 13, 2021

A tribute to Beverley’s shipbuilding past is to be officially opened this week. Located by the River Hull on Grove Hill road the tribute highlights an industry that deserves to be remembered.

Employing hundreds of people the industry located in Beverley built over 1000 ships. The first iron ships were built in Beverley back in 1882 by Henry and Joseph Scarr.

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Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First

Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First
October 12, 2021

An organisation that has been providing a loans and savings lifeline for families for more than 20 years has been rewarded with a top accolade in a nationwide awards scheme.

HEY Credit Union, which has branches across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, shared the top spot in the Treating Customers Fairly category in the Consumer Credit Awards 2021 (CCA).

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