Frack Free East Yorkshire demand Rathlin Energy come clean on property damage from tests

Frack Free East Yorkshire demand Rathlin Energy come clean on property damage from tests

Rathlin Energy UK Ltd are gagging locals according Richard Howarth, to prevent them talking about damage to their houses that occurred at exactly the time they carried out tests in the West Newton Area. The oil and gas exploration company were carrying out seismic testing in mid-holderness which sets off multiple small explosions in the ground and records the echoes to locate fossil fuel deposits. But at exactly the time…

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Legendary West End show The Mousetrap to visit Scunthorpe

Legendary West End show The Mousetrap to visit Scunthorpe

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will continue its record-breaking UK tour with a six-night run at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe next month. The beloved murder mystery, celebrating its 60th anniversary, will begin the leg of its 2015 tour at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen on 28 April and visit over 25 venues across the country. It will take to The Baths Hall stage from 15 to 20 June. The Mousetrap is…

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Major Support For Residents With Dementia

Major Support For Residents With Dementia

A pensioner who visited a friend at a council run care home for people with dementia every day for almost a decade has been given official volunteer status. When Major Whitehead, 82, started visiting close friend Gladys Hindmarsh, 90, at The Old School House eight years ago little did he know that he would end up playing a key role in the home’s daily routine. After Gladys lost her battle…

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Restored Greenhouses For Worklink Students Unveiled

Restored Greenhouses For Worklink Students Unveiled

Horticulture students with learning disabilities are benefiting from newly restored greenhouses which have been officially unveiled at Sewerby Hall and Gardens. The opening ceremony took place almost 20 years to the day that the greenhouses first started being used by people with learning disabilities in the East Riding. The greenhouses, which had fallen into a state of disrepair, have undergone a restoration at a cost of £125,000 funded as part…

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Florence James at home with lifeline technician Sarah Johnstone.

Technology Praised For Helping 100-year-old Live In Own Home

The family of a 100-year old woman who suffers from short term memory impairment have praised the East Riding of Yorkshire Council run scheme which is helping her live independently in her own home. Florence James’s home, in the Driffield area, has been fitted with a range of movement and pressure sensors which are linked up to the council’s lifeline telecare service. Lifeline is enabling thousands of elderly and vulnerable…

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Leven : Witness Appeal Following Serious Collision Involving Two Cars

Leven : Witness Appeal Following Serious Collision Involving Two Cars

Emergency services attended to a road traffic collision between a silver Fiat Punto and a Silver Vauxhall Astra at 10am yesterday, Sunday May 17 at white cross roundabout near Leven. The two vehicles involved in the collision were both travelling along the A1035 in the direction from Tickton/Routh towards the White Cross roundabout. Following the collision both vehicles came to a stop on the roundabout. A five-year-old boy and a 21…

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Premier Interlink demonstrate eco-homes to property professionals

Premier Interlink demonstrate eco-homes to property professionals

The RICS Hull & East Yorkshire local association organises a variety of events for local property professionals to learn more about industry practices. Their latest event at Premier Interlink’s premises in Brandesburton on 20 May will demonstrate the latest development in the manufacture of modular eco-homes. As part of an ongoing events programme, Property professionals in Hull and the East Riding have the opportunity to visit the site which makes…

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Star garden brewing at Chelsea Flower Show

Star garden brewing at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden to celebrate Yorkshire’s booming real ale industry is coming to life at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as Welcome to Yorkshire showcases its entry for this year. It will be Welcome to Yorkshire’s sixth year with a garden at the famous national flower show, and this time its entry will celebrate the county’s wealth of microbreweries and famous beer industry. The garden – designed by Bestall&Co who are…

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Youngsters Urged To Sign Up For Lifestyle Project

Youngsters Urged To Sign Up For Lifestyle Project

The hugely successful Lifestyle project will be launched at 11.30am on Saturday May 16 in the central-atrium of the Princes Quay Shopping Centre in Hull. The BBC’s Crispin Rolfe will be master of ceremonies and other key Lifestyle supporters will be endorsing the project. It is hoped thousands of 10 to 18-year-olds will be inspired to become actively involved in making a difference to their local communities. Guests including sponsors,…

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK : Reach out and talk about mental health

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK : Reach out and talk about mental health

This week (11- 17 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week and NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging people to look after their mental health by keeping active, eating well, talking about their feelings and practicing mindfulness which is known to be successful in helping people to stay mentally healthy. However in every community 1 in 4 people do experience mental health problems. This can come…

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Local Solicitors get on their bikes in support of the RNLI

Local Solicitors get on their bikes in support of the RNLI

Murray Hills Solicitors held a charity event to raise money for Bridlington Lifeboat and Cash for Kids in light of the fantastic cycling event Tour de Yorkshire, called Tour De King Street. The event which took place on the 30th April and involved members of staff from the branch offices riding exercise bikes all day from 9am until 4.30pm outside their head office on King Street in Bridlington. Opened by…

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Hull Kingston Rovers identified as having a “Good” rating

Hull Kingston Rovers identified as having a “Good” rating

The results of the RFL’s 2015 Academy Accreditation Report are in and it’s more “good” news for Hull Kingston Rovers with the club once again rising up the ranks. The annual independent accreditation process monitors the performance and progression of the junior development programmes at all 11 UK-based Super League clubs and the Robins have been identified as having a “Good” rating and graded as a Level 2 academy. Narrowly…

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HULL : Be mindful this Mental Health Awareness Week

HULL : Be mindful this Mental Health Awareness Week

HeadStart Hull partners, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Hull City Council and Humber Foundation Trust are backing this year’s Mental Health Awareness week from 11 – 17 May 2015. The theme of the nationally recognised week is ‘mindfulness’; the act of paying attention to the present moment, without getting stuck in the past or worrying about the future. Through HeadStart a number of teachers working at schools in Hull…

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HULL : Breaking new ground for great student living

HULL : Breaking new ground for great student living

The latest landmark in the University of Hull’s multimillion-pound campus upgrade programme was reached with the official start of work on an accommodation development designed to give students the best possible living experience. Professor Calie Pistorius, Vice-Chancellor of the University, and Dr Paul Sewell, managing director of Hull-based, principal project contractors the Sewell Group, performed a ground-breaking ceremony on the site at the northern end of campus, off Inglemire Lane….

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