Thousands of residents and businesses across North Yorkshire will be kept up to speed on plans to provide them with ultrafast broadband connectivity, with the launch of a new online information hub.
The new website, ‘Connected Yorkshire’, forms part of the development of the county’s digital infrastructure, which will see broadband specialist Quickline Communications installing OFCOM ultrafast internet access in North Yorkshire’s remotest locations.
Arco, the UK’s leading safety company, has donated over £50,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies to the HEY Smile Foundation, a leading local charity working with organisations in the health and community support sectors.
This PPE will be distributed to local groups and charitable organisations across Hull and East Yorkshire and will help support some of the most vulnerable people in society ahead of the challenging winter period.
Hull-based green cleaning company Bio-D has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award for energy and sustainability at a major regional manufacturing awards ceremony.
The Make UK Manufacturing Awards recognises the achievements of companies from across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber. The winners of each category now go on to the National Manufacturing Awards Ceremony which will be held in London in January.
Sid Sadowskyj, a Yorkshire-based filmmaker was contacted by Marketing Humber to make a cinematic film for President Joe Biden and other World leaders to reveal the critical role the Humber has in the global fight against climate change.
The film, titled “Eyes on the Humber”, will be shown at the COP26 international climate change conference in Glasgow next month.
A charity that is working to develop “dose-on-demand” radiotracers with improved detection and personalised treatment for patients with cancer, heart disease and dementia has taken a big step towards its goal with the delivery to Castle Hill Hospital of a consignment of UK-leading PET-CT scanning and research equipment.
Two brothers who followed their father into the pub trade have overcome cynics and staff shortages to open a second bar in their home village in 14 months, creating nearly 30 jobs in the process.
Chris and Simon Leahy admitted they were taking a gamble with plans to open Raph’s Lounge so soon after the launch in August last year of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, which is across the road in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.
A local housebuilder has donated £1,000 as part of its Community Fund initiative to the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit, a dedicated care facility at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham.
The chosen cause, Teenage Cancer Trust, is a world-class cancer service for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone, and has developed a specialist Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit based within the Queen’s Centre at Castle Hill Hospital, close to the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development.
Barratt Developments Yorkshire East is celebrating receiving Gold Standard at its show home garden, located in Cottingham at David Wilson Homes’ Harland Park development, as part of its ongoing partnership with The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).
A scheme that was launched nearly 10 years ago to help women with post-natal depression is to embark on a post-Covid campaign to help a wider range of people after securing funding from a business in Hull.
In the Pink, which was set up in 2012 by Fitmums and Friends, is being sponsored by AA Global Language Services to cover the cost of employing a part-time coordinator who will build a network of volunteers.