Find Out About Fostering – Drop-in Sessions In Bridlington And Hornsea

Find Out About Fostering - Drop-in Sessions In Bridlington And Hornsea
October 23, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers for children from babies upwards.

The council is holding drop-in events in Bridlington and Hornsea where staff will be on hand to discuss what is involved in becoming a foster carer. Anyone interested in fostering is welcome to pop in for a chat and to pick up an information pack.

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The Maritime Museum Goes To The Movies All This Week

The Maritime Museum Goes To The Movies All This Week
October 23, 2017

For one week only, the beautiful and historic Court Room at the Hull Maritime Museum will be transformed into a movie theatre screening a series of films relating to the sea and seafaring as part of the national Museums at Night.

This is a chance to see some much loved classics, family favourites and fascinating documentaries on the big screen in a magnificent museum setting. Screenings start on Saturday 21 October and run until Friday 27 October.

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Emotionally Charged Hip Hop Show Exploring Gender Dysphoria

Emotionally Charged Hip Hop Show Exploring Gender Dysphoria
October 23, 2017

A hip-hop theatre show exploring one boy’s intimate journey of gender transition, directed by an award-winning choreographer who has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga and Coldplay, is heading to Hull.

After a sell-out international tour of their production Smother, 201 Dance Company’s contemporary hip-hop style returns with SKIN a journey of self-discovery as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s Back to Ours festival.

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Government Funding Secured For A164 Road Improvements

Government Funding Secured For A164 Road Improvements
October 23, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been awarded just under £3 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to build a new four-arm roundabout on the A164, at the Riplingham Road and Great Gutter Lane staggered crossroad junction, near Kirk Ella.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council was the only local authority in the Humber region to successfully bid for funding and one of only 76 projects across the country to get the go ahead.

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Twenty-Six Arrests Following Police Operation To Target Drug Dealers

Twenty-Six Arrests Following Police Operation To Target Drug Dealers
October 21, 2017

An on-going police operation in the Great Thornton Street Estate area of Hull has led to the arrest of 24 people with suspected links to organised crime.

Intelligence led raids have resulted in the search of properties and outbuildings and is part of an ongoing operation to target individuals suspected of links with criminal networks and wanted in connection with violent crime, out of town drug dealing, money laundering and ‘cuckooing.’

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Beverley Road Closures Remain In Place Due On Going Incident

Beverley Road Closures Remain In Place Due On Going Incident
October 18, 2017

Road closures remain in place on Beverley Road, Hull between Fountain Road and Freetown Way due to an ongoing incident where a man has taken to the roof of a property.

Both vehicles and pedestrians are unable to travel through the area at this time. There is some limited access for those wishing to enter premises, officers are in attendance at the road closures to advise anyone wishing to do so.

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Are You Mentally Healthy In The Workplace?

Are You Mentally Healthy In The Workplace?
October 17, 2017

Residents are being made aware of the help available to support people of all ages with mental health issues.

World Mental Health Day, which took place earlier this month, aims to raise awareness of the silent disease which can affect anyone at any time in their lives, and this year, the focus is on mental health in the workplace.

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New Exhibition ‘Centre of Attention’ Uses Prosthetics to Create Art

New Exhibition 'Centre of Attention' Uses Prosthetics to Create Art
October 16, 2017

An exciting new exhibition that uses the unique medium of prosthetics to create highly stylised art pieces is being brought to the city by Artlink as part of Square Peg, a diversity and disability arts programme funded by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and backed by its Principal Partner Spirit of 2012.

Working in collaboration with The Alternative Limb Project, Fly Girl Films, Kelly Knox and Omkaar Kotedia, Centre of Attention will showcase cutting edge prosthetic limbs, film, and photography. It opens on Friday 3 November and will be on display every weekend through the month at Hull’s Princes Quay until Sunday 26 November.

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HULL 2017 : A Song All About Hull Aims For Chart Success

HULL 2017 : A Song All About Hull Aims For Chart Success
October 16, 2017

A song celebrating Hull’s culture, history and talent is being released with the help of hundreds of schoolchildren and a few famous faces.

The project, Song for Hull, has brought together talented young singers from across the city to perform with stars Jonathan Ansell, The Garnett Family and rapper NB on the record marking Hull’s historic year as City of Culture.

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Hull And East Riding Health Expo Is Back; Bigger And Better

Hull And East Riding Health Expo Is Back; Bigger And Better
October 14, 2017

Health organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire are once again joining forces to present the biggest showcase of healthcare and innovation from across the region.

Organised by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), East Riding of Yorkshire CCG, City Health Care Partnership CIC and Humber NHS Foundation Trust, the 2017 Hull and East Riding Health Expo will this year take place at Hull City Hall on 19 October.

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Virtual Reality Transports Audiences To Great Barrier Reef

Virtual Reality Transports Audiences To Great Barrier Reef
October 13, 2017

Virtual reality will transport audiences to the depths of the Great Barrier Reef in supernatural coming-of-age thriller Frogman.

Following previews at Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of the #HullTakeover, the ambitious show, which fuses live theatre with 360 film in Virtual Reality, is coming to C4DI from 1 to 11 November.

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East Yorkshire Council Secure Millions In EU Funding

East Yorkshire Council Secure Millions In EU Funding
October 12, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has secured over £6.5 million of European Funding to support community development, business growth and enterprise along the Yorkshire Coast, with the majority of funds to be targeted at Bridlington and Scarborough.

A report, due to be considered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet on Tuesday, 17 October, sets out how the Yorkshire Coast Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Programme will be delivered, in partnership with Scarborough Borough Council, and will give local organisations and businesses the opportunity to apply for project grants from the European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund.

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Goole Landlord Prosecuted For HMO Offences

Goole Landlord Prosecuted For HMO Offences
October 12, 2017

A landlord in Goole has to pay £2,638 after failing to licence a property in multiple occupation as well as failing to comply with fire safety regulations.

Alison Asadi-Aghdam, 54, of Sutton Street, Goole, appeared at Beverley Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 4 October, where she pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to license a property operating as a house in multiple occupation and another offence of failing to comply with management of houses in multiple occupation regulations in relation to fire safety.

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New Walking Sports Sessions To Be Held In Bridlington

New Walking Sports Sessions To Be Held In Bridlington
October 12, 2017

Following a successful launch of walking netball and football in Bridlington by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service the sessions are to continue free of charge until early November.

The new walking netball and walking football sessions will take place at East Riding Leisure Bridlington where they were launched earlier this month as part of Older People’s Day with a view to demonstrating that age is no obstacle playing sport and meeting new people.

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HULL 2017 : Major New Photography Exhibition Puts Hull In Focus

HULL 2017 : Major New Photography Exhibition Puts Hull In Focus
October 11, 2017

Acclaimed photographers Martin Parr and Olivia Arthur from internationally renowned photography collective Magnum Photos take a unique look at Hull life in a new exhibition, Hull, Portrait of a City, that opens at Humber Street Gallery on Friday 13 October.

The photographers, whose work has been shown around the world, were commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 to explore two different aspects of the culture of the city.

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