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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Home Bargains Found Guilty Of Selling Unsafe Chargers

Home Bargains Found Guilty Of Selling Unsafe Chargers
February 10, 2017

National retailer TJ Morris Ltd, which trades as Home Bargains, has pleaded guilty to three electrical safety offences and ordered to pay £22,300 in fines and costs after selling thousands of unsafe chargers to consumers in 2015. The case was heard at Hull Magistrates Court last Friday, February 3.

In October 2015 a shopper in Hull bought one of the dual USB chargers from a Home Bargains store in the city. During its first use, the device exploded and came apart, with the components visibly charred.

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Humberside Fire & Rescue Service Now Recruiting

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service Now Recruiting
February 9, 2017

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is recruiting for full-time firefighters once again. Around 2,500 people applied last summer and the whole process begins again now to find another 20 recruits for the next course starting in September 2017.

As the Service is committed to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community it serves, a series of taster days will take place across the region throughout February and March for those who may not have ever considered a career in the Fire Service.

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Appeal To Online Treasure Hunters After Device Sparks Concerns

Appeal To Online Treasure Hunters After Device Sparks Concerns
February 9, 2017

An online treasure hunting game almost sparked a police incident after a man was spotted on CCTV fitting a Geocache device under a bench in Hull city centre.

And while we don’t want to spoil anyone’s fun, today we’re appealing for other players to think about where and how they place their devices in future.

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Tourism Partnership Promotes East Yorkshire To Potential Visitors

Beverley Shortlisted For Prestigious Title At Tourism Awards
February 9, 2017

Thousands of potential holidaymakers are getting the opportunity to find out all about Hull and the East Riding from Visit Hull & East Yorkshire (VHEY) at a series of holiday and travel shows across the country.

VHEY recently had a stand at the north’s most inspirational event dedicated to showcasing the best in travel, the Manchester Destinations Holiday & Travel Show

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Bridlington Spa To Host The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Bridlington Spa To Host The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
February 7, 2017

Following its recent hugely popular concert in Hull as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to the region this summer, presenting a family concert as part of its Noisy Kids series at Bridlington Spa on Sunday 9 July.

This concert will be part of the ‘Classically Yours’ programme, one of the key Hull 2017 events facilitated by East Riding of Yorkshire Council – a Principal Partner in Hull 2017 – throughout the year.

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Places Still Available At Tour de Yorkshire Roadshows

Driffield Added To The Tour De Yorkshire Business Roadshow Line-Up
February 6, 2017

Places are still available for business and community representatives in Driffield and Pocklington to find out more about what they can do to make the most of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.

Hosted by Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, the free roadshows will be taking placed at Driffield Showground on Wednesday, 15 February, from 10am-12.30pm, and at The KP Club, Kilnwick Percy, York, on Wednesday, 22 February, from3-5pm.

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Safer Internet Day 2017 – Emoji Charades

Safer Internet Day 2017 - Emoji Charades
February 6, 2017

As a member of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), wireless internet provider Quickline, hopes to raise parents’ awareness of their children’s online activity for Safer Internet Day on 7 February 2017.

Last year, Safer Internet Day reached over 2.8 million children and 2.5 million parents across the world, aiming to help create a better and safer online community. Quickline will be taking part in the IWF’s online Emoji Charades, sharing their best Internet safety tips in emoji format, via social media for followers to translate.

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Police Issue Warning Following Possible Drug Deaths

Operation Yuletide Tackling Retail Crime
February 5, 2017

Drug users are being warned by police to be cautious following what they say is an unusually high number of deaths linked to drug use.

In a statement released Humberside Police are urging anyone using drugs and experiences unusual symptoms should seek medical advice.

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