David Davis, MP for Haltemprice and Howden, paid a visit to Springs Court last week – the new Retirement Living Plus development currently under construction in Cottingham; from the leading manager and developer of retirement communities, McCarthy Stone.
A 200-year-old granary has been lovingly restored by a Driffield farming family to create a luxury, large group holiday let.
Over the last few years, Sarah and Andrew Soanes have overseen the conversion of the disused farm building at Kipling House Farm near Middleton on the Wolds to create Kipling House Barn.
It was a delight to see this year’s Cottingham Open Gardens return to the community on Sunday 27 June with 19 gardens taking part.
In doing so helping to raise £6,257.57 for Dove House Hospice.
As part of an ongoing environmental project to reduce carbon emissions, a local business has planted a wildlife area, transforming an unused spot of land at their head office premises.
A dedicated team of environmentalists at KWL, based on Kingswood are leading on this project as part of a grander scheme.
With just 100 days to go until the opening match, Rugby League World Cup 2021 organisers have confirmed that the trailblazing event will go ahead as scheduled in October and November.
With 61 matches across three competitions at 21 venues culminating with the men’s and women’s finals at Old Trafford, Manchester on 27 November.
One of the city’s oldest commercial cleaning, painting, and facilities management companies, Lightowler, is continuing its support for Hull 4 Heroes, working together on a new initiative aiming to provide employment for veterans looking for work.
East Yorkshire’s leading rugby union club is stepping up to develop the game across the region with the appointment of a key figure who will combine duties as head coach with a programme designed to help young players at schools and other clubs.
As Head of Rugby at Hull Ionians, Graham Steadman brings rugby league experience which includes more than 200 appearances for Castleford and a rugby union CV which takes in the Ireland and Scotland national sides as well as Newcastle Falcons, Cardiff Blues and London Scottish.
High-quality hospice care including family bereavement support, therapy sessions and music therapy are just some of the ways in which donations to the Electricals Re-use Shop have helped local families.
Since its opening in July 2020, the Electrical Re-use Shop has sold over 470 items raising over £20,000 for Dove House Hospice.
A Middleton on the Wolds-based family poultry business is helping to support a budding racing driver.
Soanes Poultry has provided nine-year-old Jakub Trzeciak with racing overalls and financial support as he travels all over the country to compete in the Honda Cadet Class for eight to 12-year-olds.
A famously funny Hull-born star is the latest to back a trailblazing initiative that supports enterprising young people in Hull.
The John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank, which works in partnership with Hull City Council, offer grants of up to £1,000 for the region’s young people to finance business ideas. It has gained support from educationalists, politicians and business leaders from across the world.
Little Monkeys, the indoor soft play centre which is part of Hull’s Active+ sports and leisure facility has partnered with Evoke Technologies, FootyTots and Aim Higher to provide a fun filled day for SEND children and their families.
A business in Hull has embarked on a drive to become the UK’s first zero-emission company in its sector and to encourage other small firms to promote a greener business agenda.
East Yorkshire-based national luxury holiday homes manufacturer, Victory Leisure Homes, has appointed Shirin Kemp as its first director of marketing and PR.
Shirin joins Victory with over 15 years of experience in communications, marketing and public relations.
On four Sundays in July, there will be a chance to come to Sewerby Hall and Gardens to meet some of the characters appearing in this summer’s Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre performances.
They will invite visitors behind the scenes to join in with fun activities in their woodland home. Visitors will be able to unleash their creative side and get stuck in with silly outdoor crafts, games and activities, all inspired by the wonderful woodland grounds at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
Hull Culture and Leisure are teaming up with The Ramblers for a two-year project that aims to encourage more people to start walking to support health and wellbeing.
Free Ramblers Wellbeing Walks are now taking place at East Park, meeting at 9.30am on Mondays, where participants can walk for 15 minutes up to an hour. No booking is required and anyone can take part.
A business that has been transforming lives and communities internationally for nearly 25 years is planning to expand its work in the UK after setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC).
Agencia, which is based in East Yorkshire and has delivered over 450 contracts in 20 countries, sees the move as a key step towards accessing more funding to increase its support for charities, community groups, and other organisations.
Cottingham Lawn Tennis Club has completed works at the club with £97,451.40 awarded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of Commuted Sums from local housing developments.
Two site managers from Barratt Developments Yorkshire East have won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building in Hull.
Paul Dearnley, Site Manager at the housebuilder’s Hesslewood Park development in Hessle and Mark Greenley from Harrier Chase in Brough, each landed a Pride in the Job Quality Award from the National House Building Council (NHBC) having impressed judges with their dedication, passion, commitment, and leadership.