Northern Broadsides Present Quality Street And It Is Coming To Hull

Northern Broadsides Present Quality Street And It Is Coming To Hull
September 13, 2019

New Artistic Director, Laurie Sansom, today announced his first production for Northern Broadsides will be a revival of J.M. Barrie’s rarely performed farce Quality Street.

The production will open in February 2020 in Halifax, the home of Quality Street™ the UK’s most popular brand of chocolates. Barrie’s play was so popular in its day that it gave the chocolates their name.

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Co-Op Donation Helps To Support Hull Adults In Care

Co-Op Donation Helps To Support Hull Adults In Care
September 11, 2019

Dove House Hospice in Hull has secured a donation of over £2,000 thanks to money generated by Co-op’s members in the local area.

The money has been raised as part of Co-op’s membership scheme, whereby Co-op members receive a five per cent reward for themselves with a further one per cent going to local causes when they buy selected own-brand products or Co-op services.

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New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About

New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About
September 9, 2019

Beverley’s First Gentle Festival is lining up to bring something special to the town.

Taking place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6 October 2019 and organised by Music Living, a not-for-profit organisation, the event will be a wholly inclusive community event to which absolutely everyone is welcome.

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Night Time Resurfacing Work To Begin On Local Roundabouts

Night Time Resurfacing Work To Begin On Local Roundabouts
September 9, 2019

A £200,000 scheme to resurface two major roundabouts in Driffield, and the link road between them, is due to begin on Monday 9 September.

Road improvements will be carried out over two weeks at the Beverley Road Roundabout, the Kelleythope Roundabout, and the A164 Driffield Road which joins the two.

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Parents Advised To Be Asthma Aware As New School Year Begins

Parents Advised To Be Asthma Aware As New School Year Begins
September 8, 2019

As parents wave their children off on their few first weeks of the new school year, medical professionals are advising asthma medicine to be kept close at hand, with schoolchildren being three times more likely to need it as the school year starts.

Last year, nationally, there were over 25,000 cases of under-16-year-olds attending hospital due to asthma.

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Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee

Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee
September 6, 2019

Plans to transform some of Hull’s maritime treasures have been given the go-ahead at the council’s Planning Committee.

The decision now means that if the £13.6m bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund is successful, funding would protect and promote 800 years of Hull’s seafaring history by creating the best maritime trail in the north of England.

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Popular Family Event Big Bus Day Is Back For 2019

Popular Family Event Big Bus Day Is Back For 2019
September 5, 2019

Hull’s popular Big Bus Day returns for 2019, with lots to see and do at the Streetlife Museum of Transport.

Jointly organised by local bus company East Yorkshire and Hull Museums, Big Bus Day attracts people of all ages and has become one of the Museum Quarter’s biggest events.

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Aldi Gives Schools The Chance To Win £20,000 For Sports Equipment

Aldi Gives Schools The Chance To Win £20,000 For Sports Equipment
August 30, 2019

Aldi is offering 20 schools across the UK the chance to win £20,000 each through its new Kit For Schools campaign.

The promotion, which is part of Aldi’s long-standing partnership with Team GB, will see cash prizes donated to twenty schools across the country to invest in equipment for a healthy legacy. Aldi will also be offering a Mini Olympics Kit to all schools who complete a poster, which includes, relay batons, cones and bibs.

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Traditional Funeral Laid To Rest In Yorkshire And Humberside

Traditional Funeral Laid To Rest In Yorkshire And Humberside
August 29, 2019

Local people in Yorkshire and Humberside have turned their backs on the traditional religious funeral service, according to the UK’s largest funeral trends report ‘Burying Traditions’ from leading funeral director Co-op.

Based on insight from local funeral directors, the report reveals that for Yorkshire and Humberside the traditional religious funeral is on its way out.

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Hull College Catering Students Team Up With Cranswick Plc

Hull College Catering Students Team Up With Cranswick Plc
August 29, 2019

With Freedom Festival 2019 underway, stomachs are already starting to rumble, much to the delight of Hull College’s catering students who will be hosting their first ever street food stall at this year’s festival.

Freedom Festival Arts Trust helped to facilitate an introduction between Hull College and local company Cranswick Plc, who have been supporting the students – providing produce and skills workshops – as they create exciting dishes to feed the hungry festival crowds.

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Get Ready To Feel The Rhythm Of A Festival Like No Other

Get Ready To Feel The Rhythm Of A Festival Like No Other
August 28, 2019

The stage is set for an arts festival like no other as the wonderful city of Hull plays host to the 12th edition of the award-winning Freedom Festival starting on Wednesday.

This week, Hull will see artists from across the world converge in the maritime city to delight, challenge and mystify audiences with jaw-dropping circus, weird and wonderful street theatre, thought-provoking performances and talks, music from all over the world, and mischievous projects that engage all ages. For 2019, a different layer has been added to the festival, offering a new rhythm for the weekend.

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