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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
An NHS Trust has improved its mental health services, independent inspectors have found.
In a new report, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) says progress at Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive and that it has withdrawn all of its warning notices – meaning the Trust is no longer breaching requirements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.