HULL : Triumphant Team Wins General Practice Award

HULL : Triumphant Team Wins General Practice Award
November 30, 2016

A team from Hull beat stiff competition to win an award for their innovative work with Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSK) and Physiotherapy.

HealthshareHull, commissioned by NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), won the General Practice Award for their pioneering work to provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ of services for people who live with musculoskeletal disorders.

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Bridlington Spa Leads The East Riding Into The Year Of Culture

Bridlington Spa Leads The East Riding Into The Year Of Culture
November 30, 2016

It’s been eight years since Bridlington Spa emerged from its two-year, multi-million-pound refurbishment and, to stay attractive and relevant, the venue is set to reveal a full rebrand later in December.

The rebrand is not limited to a new logo. Internal colour changes, new signage, new website and a whole new communications style form part of the announcement.

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HULL : It’s Now or Never with? Music in Hospitals

HULL : It's Now or Never with? Music in Hospitals
November 29, 2016

A charity whose aim is to improve the quality of life for people in hospitals, care homes and day centres through the use of professional live music has requested a little less conversation and lots more rock and roll in their search for Elvis Presley performers.

Music In Hospitals (North East) whose strap line is ‘creating joy through live music’ has listened to patients and service users’ requests and is now looking at rock and roll to soothe the soul.

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HULL : New Tennis Court Redevelopment Gets The Green Light

HULL : New Tennis Court Redevelopment Gets The Green Light
November 29, 2016

Hull City Council, in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure, has secured over £106,000 for a new tennis court facility and a hard surface playing area at Costello Playing Fields in Hull.

Following a successful bid to the Lawn Tennis Association for funding of £106,626, with an additional £60,000 being provided from the Council’s West Area Committee, a condemned former tennis court area in the park will now receive a new lease of life.

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STA International Learn To Swim Programme Coming To Bridlington

STA International Learn To Swim Programme Coming To Bridlington
November 29, 2016

East Riding Leisure Bridlington are introducing the STA (Swimming Teachers’ Association) International Learn to Swim Programme throughout their swimming lessons programme, from baby and preschool swimming sessions through to platinum awards for advanced swimming and junior lifeguard courses.

The new programme will be fun and exciting, and will help children and young people progress through levels and achieve, by virtue of their success tracker and Health and Wellbeing books.

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EAST YORKSHIRE : Building Carer Friendly Communities

EAST YORKSHIRE : Building Carer Friendly Communities
November 29, 2016

Building carer friendly communities was the theme of a multi-agency event which has taken place in the East Riding to mark Carers Rights Day.

Organised by the East Riding Carers Support Service, the full-day event which was held at Driffield Showground, gave organisations from across the area the opportunity to come together to explore and discuss the support and services available to the estimated 40,000 carers in the East Riding.

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Festive Activities At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

Festive Activities At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
November 28, 2016

As part of a programme of activities provided by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s museum team, visitors will have an opportunity to get to grips with some of the site’s artefacts.

Toys, Kitchenalia and even some prehistoric items will be displayed for people to see and touch. Volunteers will be on hand to chat and provide explanations for the items on Wednesday, 30 November at 11.30am and 1pm.

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Big Strides Made In Progress Of Yorkshire Harbour & Marina Project

Big Strides Made In Progress Of Yorkshire Harbour & Marina Project
November 28, 2016

Plans for a Yorkshire Harbour and Marina in Bridlington are progressing well, with the council and Bridlington Harbour Commissioners bidding for funding from Central Government’s Local Growth Fund to help the area’s economic growth.

The project is one of several that form part of the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) submission which is currently being considered by the Government.

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Christmas Activities At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

Christmas Activities At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
November 27, 2016

The Christmas activity programme at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is now in place and sees the exciting addition of the brand-new Rusticus Theatre Arts’ Christmas Adventure.

Throughout December, visitors to the site will be able to take part in a Christmas Trail both outside in the gardens and also when the house is open.

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DRIFFIELD : Cyclist Killed in Collision Named

DRIFFIELD : Cyclist Killed in Collision Named
November 27, 2016

The cyclist who sadly died following a collision with a lorry near Sledmere on Friday, November 25, has been named as Ian Milner, 55, of Driffield.

Tragically, he and his wife Tracey also lost their son Owen in a road traffic collision in May, 2014, whilst he was riding his motorbike on the B1248 near Wansford.

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REYTAs Seeing Bumper Entries For 2017 Awards

REYTAs Seeing Bumper Enteries For 2017 Awards
November 26, 2016

Tourism bosses in Hull and East Yorkshire are gearing themselves up for a bumper entry in the 2017 REYTAs, with entries already significantly up on the same period last year.

Organised by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, now in their eighth year, were launched in early November, with two new categories added

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HULL : PBS Construction To Build City’s First Cycle Circuit

HULL : PBS Construction To Build City's First Cycle Circuit
November 26, 2016

Hull City Council has published a decision record announcing that PBS Construction Limited will be appointed to construct the city’s first closed road cycle circuit.

Following a competitive tendering process the council awarded local construction company PBS Construction Limited the contract having demonstrated that it offered the best value and most cost effective solution.

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HULL : Police Launch Cadet Force As They Aim To Engage With The Youth

HULL : Police Launch Cadet Force As They Aim To Engage With The Youth
November 25, 2016

Cadets will soon join the ranks of Humberside Police thanks to a £10,000 donation from leading Hull firm Arco, as part of the work of the High Sheriff on behalf of the Tribune Trust.

We have already recruited 30 young people – aged 15 to 18 – from across the force, who will be taking up their posts in January. And from April we will be recruiting a further 60 young people, who will be in post by September.

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HULL : End Violence Against Women This White Ribbon Day

HULL : End Violence Against Women This White Ribbon Day
November 25, 2016

This month NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) pledged to support the White Ribbon Campaign and help to end male violence against women.

November 25 is ‘White Ribbon Day’ which will kick off 16 days of activism; encouraging people to take a stand and tackle the negative stereotypes which underpin abuse.

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HUMBERSIDE : Trial Reveals Digital Health Benefits

HUMBERSIDE : Trial Reveals Digital Health Benefits
November 24, 2016

A digital health app used by adults with learning disabilities has delivered a dramatic 30% reduction on the burden placed on health services.

The My Health Guide app, developed by London-based health focused tech firm Maldaba Ltd, is currently being trialed by Humber NHS Foundation Trust with 200 users taking part in a year long pilot scheme.

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HULL : Ferensway Closure Update

Roadworks Due To Start On B1248
November 24, 2016

The advertised closure to Ferensway will be effective from Sunday 27, Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 November.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to make use of our public transport system, and take advantage of the park and ride service. Priory Park and Ride service will be offering FREE travel to motorists on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 November

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