East Yorkshire Poultry Business Helps Hull Charity

East Yorkshire Poultry Business Helps Hull Charity
May 5, 2020

One of Driffield’s biggest employers is lending its support to people in East Hull by donating chicken to a food poverty charity.

Middleton on the Wolds based Soanes Poultry is making a free weekly delivery of chicken to Hull-based EMS that works with residents, community groups and local businesses in Hull, East Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire to alleviate food and fuel poverty.

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Rollits Advises On Update To Guidance On Coronavirus In The Workplace

Rollits Advises On Update To Guidance On Coronavirus In The Workplace
April 29, 2020

Care home operators are among the employers being advised by a regional law firm to be aware of the latest Government guidance on illness and death of employees linked with exposure to coronavirus in the workplace.

Rollits, who have offices in Hull and York, say the pandemic places specific responsibility on employers under RIDDOR – the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

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Hull Property Agent Confident On Market Recovery

Hull Property Agent Confident On Market Recovery
April 29, 2020

The effect of any financial crisis is first reflected in the property market. A Hull property agent has been monitoring the situation, whilst sharing knowledge between experts up and down the country.

He believes from the experience of previous recessions, Hull’s market could make a quicker recovery than the rest of the UK. 

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Medically Vulnerable Advised Not To Go Out To Collect Prescriptions

Medically Vulnerable Advised Not To Go Out To Collect Prescriptions
April 24, 2020

Hull Helpline can arrange delivery of medicines for vulnerable people who have been identified as being at higher risk of serious illness from coronavirus.

Residents who fall into this category, and who have no friends or family who can collect a prescription for them, can contact the Hull Helpline and a volunteer will collect it from the pharmacy.

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Cock Of The Walk Cuts Through Red Tape To Supply Hospital With PPE

Cock Of The Walk Cuts Through Red Tape To Supply Hospital With PPE
April 22, 2020

A Savile Row-trained tailor has turned her talented team and their mean machines over to making much-needed PPE after cutting through the red tape of NHS procurement.

Gill Long, the owner of Cock of the Walk, is confident of producing 250 surgical gowns a day with her international staff of six working variously from home and from their tailors shop in Grimston Street, Hull.

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Law Firm Based In Hull Racks Up Donations For Charity Partners

Law Firm Based In Hull Racks Up Donations For Charity Partners
April 21, 2020

A law firm which launched a double charity drive after setting up an Employee Forum has handed over the proceeds to the first good causes to benefit from the scheme.

The team at Rollits are now preparing to announce details of its selected charity for 2020-21, which will reap the rewards of fundraising activities starting next month.

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The Greenwood Centre And Memories Of Greenwood Ave

The Greenwood Centre And Memories Of Greenwood Ave
April 16, 2020

Residents of Greenwood Avenue, North Hull and Orchard Park, are asked to come forward with memories of the area as the former rent office is being refurbished to create a community hub for everyone living in HU6, to learn, meet and train.

The Greenwood Centre has long been an ambition of North Hull based charity, Unity in Community, which last year finally got the go-ahead and funds to start work on the refurbishment after a number of years, in the pipeline.

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The Deep Fights For Survival In UK Lockdown

The Deep Fights For Survival In UK Lockdown
April 7, 2020

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.

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Child Sex Offender From East Yorkshire Jailed For Six Years

Child Sex Offender From East Yorkshire Jailed For Six Years
April 7, 2020

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.

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Barratt Homes Donates £500 To Create Own Wildlife-Friendly Garden

Barratt Homes Donates £500 To Create Own Wildlife-Friendly Garden
April 2, 2020

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.

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