Sewerby Hall and Gardens have been lucky to receive as a donation four unique black and white photographs (mounted on an album page) showing the De Havilland DH 84 Dragon aircraft ‘Seafarer’, piloted by Amy & Jim Mollison after it crashed at Bridgeport, Stratford, Connecticut, USA, on 23 July 1933.
The Deep is one of many zoos and aquariums fighting for survival as the UK-wide lockdown due to coronavirus continues.
The closure during our busiest months of the year, Easter, in particular, is already having a major impact on finances, and despite the doors being closed to the public, essential work caring for the 3,000 animals that reside with us must continue.
A ‘perverted’ 19-year-old child sex offender from Bridlington has been jailed for 6 years after he pleaded guilty to nine offences.
Jack Walker, of Fort Terrace, Bridlington, pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual activity with a child, two counts of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and two common assaults.
Local housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East is celebrating its ongoing partnership with RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) by donating £500 to Cottingham High School for pupils to create their own wildlife-friendly garden.
The donation follows an activity at the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, which saw the students take part in an educational activity learning how to care for local wildlife.
A charity supporting individuals in recovery from alcohol and drugs has set up a Facebook Group to provide much-needed support, during the government enforced lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
The Recovery Network can be found on The Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) Facebook page. It’s for anyone whether they are using the service or not, to join the conversation, whilst staying safe at home.
Hull Hospitals would like to thank all of the amazing companies, individuals and organisations who have already come forward offering support to our staff and hospitals for the care we are providing patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Supported by our Hull Hospital’s official charity, WISHH, there are a number of ways you can help the Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and the staff who are working tirelessly on delivering care to our patients during these exceptional times.
In such unprecedented times, families across the UK are facing challenges like never before, but for families affected by childhood cancer whose lives have already been turned upside down, COVID-19 is making life more difficult than ever.
That is why local childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters, is launching the Big Night In to enable people to continue to support these families when they need it most.
Pride in Hull has launched its bid to bring EuroPride – the biggest LGBTI celebration in Europe – to the city in 2023.
EuroPride takes place in a different host city every year, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees from across the continent – and the world – to celebrate all things LGBTI.
Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park was all quiet yesterday after temporarily closing in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Visitors enjoyed the unique walk-through experience coming almost face to face with some of the world’s most beautiful and at a risk animals for the last time in a while on Sunday. Then the staff locked the gates due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation.
Two Hull City Council customer service centres will close to the public on Monday.
The Orchard Customer Service Centre and the Bransholme Customer Service Centre will be closed indefinitely to allow staff to be redeployed to the council’s call centre.
Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, continues to honour fallen war hero, Jack Harrison, at its aptly named Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, with a £1,800 donation toward a statue in his memory.
In response to the announcements by Government regarding the importance of supporting businesses through Covid-19, Hull City Council has established a business support team to advise on business rate relief, Government grants and business loans.
A man from Hull has been prosecuted after rubbish was dumped on a verge in South Cave in 2017.
Deividas Anzelis, of Parthian Road, Hull, pleaded guilty to failing in his duty of care by not ensuring his waste was disposed of legally when he appeared before Hull Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 10 March 2020.
The family and friends of a popular Market Weighton man with Motor Neurone Disease have pledged to raise £5,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA).
59-year-old former Royal Mail manager and accomplished musician, Dave Foster was diagnosed with the debilitating disease in July 2019. His family and friends initiated the fundraising drive to raise awareness of the condition that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.
Opticians are celebrating a major boost for their charity campaign to help the people of Zambia to see clearly.
Specsavers in Hull managed to collect more than 30,000 pairs of unwanted glasses from customers last year.
RICS Hull and East Yorkshire Local Association are hosting an event on Wednesday, 25 March at Sewell Studio for local property professionals, to learn more about noise and the planning process in property developments.
In the centre of Hull, proudly overlooking Ferens Art Gallery, stands Queen Victoria’s statue. Now, in Ferens’ latest exhibition, the monarch’s own Jewel-Cabinet will visit the city, as part of an ongoing partnership with Royal Collection Trust.
This collaboration brings the artistic masterpiece, designed by Ludwig Grüner, to Hull for the first time, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection.
A new and fun set of resources for under 5s to explore Sewerby Zoo has been launched.
Young visitors can now put on an explorer hat, grab a bucket and fill it up with items such as binoculars, shape spotters and zoo explorer cards to help them look more closely at the animals whilst enjoying the zoo itself.