Fishy Goings On As Heritage Of Bridlington Quay Celebrated By Yarn Bombers

Fishy Goings On As Heritage Of Bridlington Quay Celebrated By Yarn Bombers
July 24, 2017

Residents and visitors to Bridlington’s harbour side have been left baffled after the mysterious appearance of colourful knitted seaside shapes, behind the kiosks on Garrison Square and the railings at Crane Wharf.

The ‘yarn bombing’ is all part of the Bridlington Quay Townscape Heritage project, which aims to get more people interested in the history and heritage of Bridlington town centre seafront.

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Hot On The Heels Of First Ever UK Pride, Duckie Return To Hull To Close LGBT 50

Hot On The Heels Of First Ever UK Pride, Duckie Return To Hull To Close LGBT 50
July 24, 2017

Following their spectacular 50 Queers for 50 Years piece in the Pride in Hull parade this weekend, leading arts and performance company Duckie will return to Hull this Saturday (29 July) to present A Duckie Summer Tea Party.

Duckie helped kick off Hull UK City of Culture’s LGBT 50 celebrations in style this weekend at the first ever UK Pride. After taking up residency in Hull, Duckie spent the last couple of months working with members of the LGBT community to create 50 handmade LGBT+ icons.

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Active Coast Events For The Second Week Of The Summer Holidays

Active Coast Events For The Second Week Of The Summer Holidays
July 24, 2017

‘Active Coast’ is a full programme of events and activities throughout the school holidays to celebrate sport and culture and allow people to explore, join in, and enjoy the East Riding’s stunning coastline.

The programme is designed for residents and visitors to get active, be healthy and enjoy life in the area, with events at Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea.

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Fete And Folk Festival Declared Double Success

Fete And Folk Festival Declared Double Success
July 21, 2017

A day of entertainment and music brought an East Yorkshire village’s community spirit to life as live acts took to the festival stage right through into the night.

Over 1,300 people from the village and neighbouring areas flocked to Shiptonthorpe playing fields for Fete in the Field and for the evening music festival, Folk in the Field recently.

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Population Of Hull At Highest Levels Since Late 90s

Population Of Hull At Highest Levels Since Late 90s
July 21, 2017

The population of the city is estimated to be at its highest since 1997.

The Office of National Statistics mid-2016 estimates show Hull’s population to have increased by 1,245 people compared to the mid-2015 estimate, meaning the population of the city stands at 260,240.

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NHS Hull CCG Rated ‘Outstanding’ by NHS England

NHS Hull CCG Rated ‘Outstanding’ by NHS England
July 21, 2017

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is one of only 21 CCGs in the country to be rated as an ‘outstanding’ for leadership and financial performance under NHS England’s annual assessment scores published.

The ‘outstanding’ overall rating relates to performance in 2016-17, and is recognition of the CCG’s dedication to improving health care for the people of Hull despite a challenging year.

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Bridlington Beach Sports Festival 2017 Takes Place This Sunday

Bridlington Beach Sports Festival 2017 Takes Place This Sunday
July 18, 2017

East Riding Council’s Sport, Play and Arts service will be holding its annual Beach Sports Festival on Sunday 23 July, at Bridlington South Cliff beach (near the Park and Ride) from 11am until 3 pm.

The free festival is in its ninth year, and is part of the council’s Active Coast programme, which aims to enable residents and visitors to Get Active, Be Healthy and Enjoy Life on the stunning East Yorkshire coast.

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HULL 2017 : Nicholas Cullinan Returns To Yorkshire

HULL 2017 : Nicholas Cullinan Returns To Yorkshire
July 14, 2017

The outstanding curator, art historian and Director of the National Portrait Gallery, Dr Nicholas Cullinan, will be in conversation with Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Chair Rosie Millard, discussing the journey from inspiration to creativity on Wednesday 19 July.

Born in Connecticut, U.S. in 1977, Nicholas Cullinan grew up in Yorkshire before studying History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where he was awarded First Class Honours for his B.A., distinction for his M.A. and where he also gained his PhD.

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Bridlington Youth Coalition Launch Action Packed Summer Programme

Bridlington Youth Coalition Launch Action Packed Summer Programme
July 14, 2017

A newly formed coalition of organisations working to improve the lives of young people and their families in Bridlington is launching an exciting programme of activities throughout the summer holidays.

Activities ranging from beach sports to music workshops and youth clubs are being organised by the newly formed Bridlington Youth Coalition.

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Relight Your Fire With The UK’s Top Take That Tribute Show!

Relight Your Fire With The UK's Top Take That Tribute Show!
July 14, 2017

Sweeney Entertainments brings The Take That Experience to audiences across the UK with their incredible stage show Relight The Fire, recreating the latest Take That favourites as well as all the classic songs from the past.

Five wonderfully talented guys with a remarkable on-stage chemistry perform in full replica costumes for a concert that literally gives you The Take That Experience!

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Hull To Host Its First Ever Music Industry Conference

Hull To Host Its First Ever Music Industry Conference
July 12, 2017

Prominent figures from the music industry are coming from all over the UK to take part in Hull’s first ever music industry conference.

The two-day event on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 August will see professionals including artists, technicians and producers discussing what it means to be part of the music industry in 2017.

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Polari Literary Salon Returns To Hull For LGBT 50 Celebrations

Polari Literary Salon Returns To Hull For LGBT 50 Celebrations
July 11, 2017

Award-winning LGBT literary salon Polari returns to Hull later this month as part of Hull UK City of Culture’s LGBT 50 celebrations, and writers from the city are being invited to take part.

Following a hugely popular event in November 2016, Polari host and curator, critically-acclaimed Paul Burston brings his celebration of emerging and established LGBT writers back to Kardomah94 on Thursday 27 July at the invitation of Pride in Hull.

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Major Roadworks On C8 North Cave – Market Weighton Road

July 10, 2017

As part of the council’s programme of highway maintenance works, essential carriageway improvement works along the C8 road between North Cave and Market Weighton will begin on Monday, 17 July, 2017, and will take approximately 20 weeks to complete.

The road will be closed 24 hours a day for the full duration of the scheme, because of the nature of the work involved, and to allow a safe working environment for the workforce. The works will be carried out by C R Reynolds Ltd. on behalf of the council.

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