Hull 2017 Backs Exhibition Showcasing Work Of People With Dementia

HULL : Everyone Invited To Hull 2017 Opener Made In Hull
February 21, 2017

A free exhibition taking you on a journey seen through the eyes of people with dementia and those who support them goes on display tomorrow (Wednesday 22 February) as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The exhibition, Hull, We Made it, We Did is part of The Butterfly Effect, one of 60 projects to receive funding through the Hull 2017 Creative Communities Programme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.

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Countryside Events At Flamborough And Goole This Month

Countryside Events At Flamborough And Goole This Month
February 21, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has arranged two events to round off February half term holiday in style.

A Hedgelaying Conservation Day at Flamborough Outer Headland on Saturday 25 February offers the chance to learn new skills and practice the art of hedgelaying. Participants will learn how to lay a hedge in the local Yorkshire style and also recreate an excellent habitat for the wildlife on the nature reserve.

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Investment In Hull By Croda Welcomed By City Council

Investment In Hull By Croda Welcomed By City Council
February 20, 2017

Hull City Council has welcomed the £27m investment by Croda Investment Plc in to its Hull facility, reinforcing its commitment to UK manufacturing with its major capital expansion.

The investment will double the existing capacity and enable Croda to meet the growing demand for their products.

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Exhibition Celebrating Hull’s Female Artists Launches 3 March 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Gets Off To An Impressive Start
February 20, 2017

A free exhibition which celebrates Hull’s creative women is launching next week at Kingston Art Group Gallery as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The Female Gaze is one of 60 projects funded by Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund. It is also a highlight of WOW – Woman of the World – Hull, a festival celebrating gender equality.

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Hull City Council Leader Publishes Budget Proposals

Council Tax Rise To Tackle Adult Social Care ‘Unfair’ On Local People
February 17, 2017

The Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Steve Brady, is preparing to present his Budget Statement for the 2017/18 financial year.

The proposals, which will be presented to Finance & Value for Money Overview and Scrutiny (17 February) meeting, Cabinet (20 February) and Full Council (23 February), set out the suggested plan for the budget in 2017/18, the financial plan for the next three years and proposals to raise Council Tax by 1.99% to help fund Council Services plus a further 3% to help fund Adult Social Care costs in line with the additional powers to do so by the Government .

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One You – The Benefits Of Drinking Less Alcohol

One You - The Benefits Of Drinking Less Alcohol
February 17, 2017

Our lifestyles can be unhealthier than we think and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Public Health team is offering advice on how people can benefit by drinking less alcohol.

Many people may think they don’t drink much, but a drink or two most evenings can do harm to your body.

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Police Appeal After Young Men Rob Disabled Lady In Bridlington

Operation Yuletide Tackling Retail Crime
February 17, 2017

Humberside Police are appealing to the public as they look to track down a number of young men who robbed a disabled woman in Bridlington.

The incident happened on the footpath between Midway Avenue and St John’s Avenue, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday, February 14 when two men blocked and tried to tip her out of her chair.

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Victoria Jones Talks About Her Role As Cilla Black in Shades of the 60s

Victoria Jones Talks About Her Role As Cilla Black in Shades of the 60s
February 17, 2017

Vibrant and red headed Liverpool performer Victoria Jones announces that she was born in the wrong decade and momentarily breaks into the lyrics of a famous Cilla Black song.

She is a force of nature, wildly passionate and excited about an extravaganza she is bringing to East Yorkshire’s Bridlington Spa on March 5th as part of a whirlwind UK tour.

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Clock Tower Cafe At Sewerby Now Open To Visitors

Clock Tower Cafe At Sewerby Now Open To Visitors
February 17, 2017

After nearly three months of intensive work, the Clock Tower Café at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is scheduled to re-open to visitors on Saturday, 18 February 2017.

Contractors from William Birch and Sons have been onsite carrying out important structural work to the tower of the café and have completely refurbished the iconic structure replacing joinery, stonework and lead as appropriate.

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Planners Give The Green Light For New Business Centre

Planners Give The Green Light For New Business Centre
February 17, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s planning committee has today given the go ahead for the development of a multi-million-pound business centre at the Bridgehead business park, Hessle.

The construction of the £3.9 million project will be delivered by the council. Once built, the building will be operated via an exciting new partnership between the council and the University of Hull.

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Hull Trains Bucks The Trend With Unprecedented Gender Equality Record

Hull Trains Bucks The Trend With Unprecedented Gender Equality Record
February 16, 2017

Hull Trains has reiterated its total commitment to equality in the wake of the Department for Transport’s calls for more women in transport.

The UK’s Rail Operator of the Year is at the top of the industry for customer service and satisfaction and is also leading the sector on gender equality and the support it gives to females wanting to pursue a career in rail.

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Hornsea Area Regeneration Partnership Annual General Meeting

Hornsea Join National Network Of Coastal Community Teams
February 15, 2017

Hornsea Area Regeneration Partnership (HARP) invites anyone who would like to find out more about its work to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 23 February, at the Hornsea Town Hall, in Newbegin, from 6pm.

The meeting will look at HARP’s achievements over the past year and its plans for the future.

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EU Regulation Is A Disaster For Holderness Fishermen Says MP

MP To Visit NHS Humber Foundation Trust To Discuss Mental Health
February 14, 2017

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has condemned a new EU Regulation that threatens the livelihoods of Holderness coast beach fishermen and has written to the Fisheries Minister, George Eustice, to ask him to pursue an exemption for Holderness.

The Regulation includes a total ban on targeted sea bass fishing from the shore, jeopardising the future of men like Shaun Wingham, who fishes near Withernsea using the centuries-old practice of onshore fishing, whereby a net is stretched out along the shoreline at low tide and the catch is brought in when it retreats again. Sea bass is the most valuable part of their haul.

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HULL 2017 : Revolutionary Makers – An Ambitious Public Art Project

HULL 2017 : Revolutionary Makers - An Ambitious Public Art Project
February 14, 2017

The people of Hull are being invited to take part in an ambitious public art project inspired by the female trailblazers of the city as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Revolutionary Makers is a large scale collaborative commission, which will culminate in an installation in Hull City Hall ahead of WOW Hull (10-12 March), part of a global movement to champion gender equality. Through a weekend of talks, music, debate, comedy and performance, WOW Hull will celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Humber NHS Foundation Trust To Launch New CAMHS Eating Disorder Service

Humber NHS Foundation Trust To Launch New CAMHS Eating Disorder Service
February 13, 2017

Humber NHS Foundation Trust is inviting health professionals, those working in education along with members of the public to attend the launch of a new CAMHS eating disorders service on Wednesday 1 March.

The drop-in event will run from 10.30am – 5pm at Beverley Racecourse and will provide people with an opportunity to find out more about the service along with information from a range of associated services and specialities including paediatric inpatients and dietetics. There will also be an opportunity to find out more about how to refer into the service and the chance to meet the team.

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