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.
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.
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.
The deputy leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Darren Hale says that Hull’s response to the coronavirus epidemic has been ‘overwhelming’ with voluntary organisations uniting and hundreds of individuals stepping up to volunteer support to the city’s most vulnerable residents.
Website, How are you feeling? now has a coronavirus section featuring advice and support on emotional and mental health during the pandemic, as well as blogs from young people about ways in which they are coping.
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.
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.