Local Housebuilder Launches New Show Homes Across The Hull Region

Local Housebuilder Launches New Show Homes Across The Hull Region
September 24, 2019

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments, has recently launched a collection of stylish new show homes at its David Wilson Homes development, Harland Park in Cottingham and its Barratt Homes development, Harrier Chase in Brough – all show homes of which are now open.

Harland Park, located on Harland Way in Cottingham and Harrier Chase, located on Bluebird Way in Brough has launched a total of four stunning show homes. Potential purchasers are invited to view the new three and four-bedroom detached properties to see what’s on offer at the sought-after developments.

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The Right Provision, At The Right Time And In The Right Place

Fostering Agency Call Out To Empty Nesters As Children Head To University
September 24, 2019

Families who have children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) are being asked for their views on specialist education provision in the city.

A draft SEND sufficiency strategy and action plan has been published and families, carers and professionals who work with children with SEND are being asked to complete a survey about the proposed plans.

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Website Launched To Help Young Children Stay Active In Hull

Website Launched To Help Young Children Stay Active In Hull
September 23, 2019

The idea is that parents looking for something to entertain their toddlers can look online, spend a few seconds watching one of the video ideas, then recreate it at home.

The activities are themed around items people will have at home – including using the recycling or just having an impromptu dance party playing music through a phone.

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High Sheriff Of East Yorkshire To Officially Unveil New Look Children’s Ward

High Sheriff Of East Yorkshire To Officially Unveil New Look Children's Ward
September 22, 2019

Sue Stephenson, The High Sheriff of East Riding of Yorkshire and WISHH Charity Chairman, will officially unveil the new look Coral Ward 130 in the Hull Royal Infirmary’s tower block.

The sickest children in the area are provided with care on this ward and following a wall sticker appeal through the WISHH charity a sum of £6,500 was raised to enhance the ward environment.

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Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Portrait Of William Wilberforce To Go On Display In Hull

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Portrait Of William Wilberforce To Go On Display In Hull
September 19, 2019

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s famous portrait of William Wilberforce will be exhibited in Hull as part of a major project, COMING HOME, launched by the National Portrait Gallery.

The COMING HOME project sees the National Portrait Gallery lend 50 portraits of iconic individuals to places across the UK where they are most closely associated. This country-wide initiative will enable the Gallery to work with local museums, galleries and other venues and provide communities across the country with the opportunity to celebrate their local heroes.

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Absolutely Cultured And British Council Launch New Bursaries

Absolutely Cultured And British Council Launch New Bursaries
September 17, 2019

The British Council, in collaboration with Absolutely Cultured, is launching an international mobility bursary for Hull-based emerging cultural leaders.

The funding will see £12,500 distributed as individual bursaries of up to £1,000 which are available to enable an international opportunity that will support professional development for emerging cultural leaders working in arts, education and civil society (including third sector, charities and community-based organisations).

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Freshers’ Week – How To Get The Most Out Your Freshers’ Week

Freshers’ Week - How To Get The Most Out Your Freshers' Week
September 16, 2019

The Alcohol and Drug Service sees spikes throughout the year with incidents of young people needing hospital help due to drugs and alcohol – Freshers’ Week, 15-22 September is one of these.

It is hoped to be an exciting time for students entering the next stage of life, away from the watchful eye of parents, independent for the first time and a plethora of new experiences and opportunities. The charity wants to highlight a topic that isn’t talked about widely enough, with the aim of ensuring students get the most out of and enjoy their experience.

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Northern Broadsides Present Quality Street And It Is Coming To Hull

Northern Broadsides Present Quality Street And It Is Coming To Hull
September 13, 2019

New Artistic Director, Laurie Sansom, today announced his first production for Northern Broadsides will be a revival of J.M. Barrie’s rarely performed farce Quality Street.

The production will open in February 2020 in Halifax, the home of Quality Street™ the UK’s most popular brand of chocolates. Barrie’s play was so popular in its day that it gave the chocolates their name.

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Co-Op Donation Helps To Support Hull Adults In Care

Co-Op Donation Helps To Support Hull Adults In Care
September 11, 2019

Dove House Hospice in Hull has secured a donation of over £2,000 thanks to money generated by Co-op’s members in the local area.

The money has been raised as part of Co-op’s membership scheme, whereby Co-op members receive a five per cent reward for themselves with a further one per cent going to local causes when they buy selected own-brand products or Co-op services.

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New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About

New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About
September 9, 2019

Beverley’s First Gentle Festival is lining up to bring something special to the town.

Taking place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6 October 2019 and organised by Music Living, a not-for-profit organisation, the event will be a wholly inclusive community event to which absolutely everyone is welcome.

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Night Time Resurfacing Work To Begin On Local Roundabouts

Night Time Resurfacing Work To Begin On Local Roundabouts
September 9, 2019

A £200,000 scheme to resurface two major roundabouts in Driffield, and the link road between them, is due to begin on Monday 9 September.

Road improvements will be carried out over two weeks at the Beverley Road Roundabout, the Kelleythope Roundabout, and the A164 Driffield Road which joins the two.

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Parents Advised To Be Asthma Aware As New School Year Begins

Parents Advised To Be Asthma Aware As New School Year Begins
September 8, 2019

As parents wave their children off on their few first weeks of the new school year, medical professionals are advising asthma medicine to be kept close at hand, with schoolchildren being three times more likely to need it as the school year starts.

Last year, nationally, there were over 25,000 cases of under-16-year-olds attending hospital due to asthma.

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Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee

Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee
September 6, 2019

Plans to transform some of Hull’s maritime treasures have been given the go-ahead at the council’s Planning Committee.

The decision now means that if the £13.6m bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund is successful, funding would protect and promote 800 years of Hull’s seafaring history by creating the best maritime trail in the north of England.

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Popular Family Event Big Bus Day Is Back For 2019

Popular Family Event Big Bus Day Is Back For 2019
September 5, 2019

Hull’s popular Big Bus Day returns for 2019, with lots to see and do at the Streetlife Museum of Transport.

Jointly organised by local bus company East Yorkshire and Hull Museums, Big Bus Day attracts people of all ages and has become one of the Museum Quarter’s biggest events.

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