Community Morning To Be Held As First Faze The Gypsey Race Park Complete

Community Morning To Be Held As First Faze The Gypsey Race Park Complete
Feb 6, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Esh Construction are hosting a community morning. It will take place on Saturday, 9 February, from 10am-12noon. The morning is to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the new Gypsey Race Park, in Bridlington.

Work on the new linear park started in early 2018. It will see a green corridor along the stream providing pleasant walking and cycling routes. Also, it will feature play areas and improved habitats for wildlife.

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Annual Exhibition Showcasing Region’s Artistic Talent Now Open

Annual Exhibition Showcasing Region’s Artistic Talent Now Open
Feb 6, 2019

The 52nd annual Open Exhibition, which celebrates some of the best artistic talents in the region is now open at the Ferens Art Gallery.

More than 300 artworks have been selected by a high-profile panel of judges consisting of Senior Curator at Humber Street Gallery, Hull, John Heffernan, BBC Arts Correspondent Rebecca Jones, and Visual Artist Ian McKeever RA, who recently had an exhibition of his work on display at the Gallery.

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Hull Trains Say 38 Year Rolling Stock Is Important Milestone

Hull Trains Say 38 Year Rolling Stock Is Important Milestone
Jan 30, 2019

Hull Trains have taken delivery of 38-year-old HST Inter City 125 saying they hope it shows their commitment to delivering great customer service.

Bosses say that the train which was manufactured at the Crewe Works back in 1981 is a real boost for the company. They also add its arrival was hard to secure given the lack of rolling stock in the UK.

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Ant Middleton – Mind Over Muscle Tour Comes To Bridlington

Ant Middleton - Mind Over Muscle Tour Comes To Bridlington
Jan 30, 2019

Ant Middleton, best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS : Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape has added new dates to the Mind Over Muscle Tour, adding a date at Bridlington Spa on Monday 23 September, due to phenomenal demand.

This brand new show for 2019 from the No. 1 Sunday Times Best Selling Author will bring the ‘elements’ to the audience through lighting, sound and set.

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Ferens Art Gallery In Hull To Host Swinging the Lamp

Ferens Art Gallery In Hull To Host Swinging the Lamp
Jan 29, 2019

A performance of the dramas of a life at sea and in the words of a former fisherman is to come to Hull for the first time.

The dramatic ‘Swinging the Lamp’ will take place at Ferens Art Gallery on Saturday 9 March, 7pm and is part story-telling, part theatre and part folk music, evoking life as it was in the fishing communities of Hull and Grimsby and remembering the life of skipper Jim Williams.

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Our Histories Revealed – New Exhibition Coming To Goole Museum

Our Histories Revealed - New Exhibition Coming To Goole Museum
Jan 29, 2019

Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire is a new exhibition at Goole Museum from 5 February to 6 April which uncovers the history of people of African descent from 1750 to 2007.

These dates represent the period of history beginning with the era of the famous anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and ending with the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

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The Business Day 2019 Announces First Speaker For Event

The Business Day 2019 Announces First Speaker For Event
Jan 23, 2019

Writer, broadcaster, actor and, former MP Gyles Brandreth is the first speaker to be announced for The Business Day 2019. Taking place on Friday 7 June at Bridlington Spa.

He will take his place amongst the growing alumni of celebrity hosts of the event; Naga Munchetty last year and Alexander Armstrong in 2017.

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Hull Man Fined £400 For Dumping Bags Of Rubbish In Melton

Hull Man Fined £400 For Dumping Bags Of Rubbish In Melton
Jan 23, 2019

A man from Hull has been fined £400 by East Riding of Yorkshire Council for dumping bags of rubbish in Melton, near Brough.

The man admitted adding to a pile a fly-tipping by leaving further bags of waste at the side of the road in Brickyard Lane, Melton. This is a site which is frequently targeted by fly-tippers.

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Council To Get Tough On Environmental Offenders

Council To Get Tough On Environmental Offenders
Jan 21, 2019

Councillors are being asked to consider plans to implement robust enforcement action against littering and environmental offences.

In addition, they will also consider the prospect of increasing the level of fines issued after the government changed the minimum, default and maximum penalty levels back in April 2018.

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Humber Landlords Association High Court Legal Challenge Against Hull City Council

Humber Landlords Association High Court Legal Challenge Against Hull City Council
Jan 21, 2019

A hearing date has been announced when Humber Landlords Association (HLA) will face Hull City Council in the High Court in Leeds on 12 February 2019.

The case concerns Hull City Council’s proposal for a new enforcement policy for private rented housing in the City. In line with national guidelines, the current policy requires informal action to be taken, unless the situation is serious.

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Is There A Hidden Alcohol Problem In The Middle Class

Is There A Hidden Alcohol Problem In The Middle Class
Jan 18, 2019

Dry January is a great opportunity to raise awareness of alcohol consumption and promote healthy lifestyle choices but, The Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS), a charity based in Hull says for some, casual drinking has actually become a risk to health.

The Charity wants to highlight that alcohol problems can and do affect anyone. With an annual caseload of over 3000 individuals, it is aware of only reaching a minority of people who could benefit from support.

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Tennis Sessions Served Up In Withernsea

Tennis Sessions Served Up In Withernsea
Jan 14, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has received National Lottery funding of £8,943 which will be used to deliver the ‘Serves Tennis’ programme in Withernsea.

Part of the Active Communities Everywhere project, the programme aims to encourage young people in deprived areas to have access to fun and engaging tennis sessions. It is especially aimed at those children who would not otherwise have access to such activities.

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