The Johnny Cash Roadshow Comes To Bridlington

The spirit of the Man in Black is alive and ‘kicking like a mule’ at The Spa Bridlington Saturday 3 September, with an outstanding celebration of the iconic legend by the Carter/Cash endorsed Johnny Cash Roadshow. This is gold standard, fire-cracking entertainment from the first note, delivering an inspired set of cherished numbers with impeccable rhythmic pace. A dynamic performance from an unparalleled group of highly talented musicians and a…

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Hull Council congratulates students receiving their GCSE results

Students have made Hull proud by achieving an encouraging set of results, proving that hard work yields good grades. Early indications show that overall the city has achieved an average Attainment 8 score per pupil of 5.7 (the equivalent of a C+/B- grade) and an average Progress 8 score of about +0.2. This shows that pupils have progressed better than expected. These two measures are new school accountability measures for…

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Hull Connected Lajee Centre Set To Receive £50,000

A centre for Palestinian children is set to receive a donation of £50,000 from football fans after a UEFA ban on Palestinian flags at a football match in Scotland. UEFA banned the flag of the areas under Israeli military occupation calling it an ‘illicit banner’. But at a recent match between Celtic and an Israeli team, UEFA put out a warning in advance that Palestinian flags were banned and any…

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Book your place on a coastal walk

Bookings are now being taken for a series of free guided coastal walks, as part of Visit Hull and East Yorkshire’s Walking & Outdoors Festival in September. Funded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Coastal Opportunities Gateway (COG) project and supported by The Ramblers, RSPB and Flamborough Head Management Scheme, the walks include free lunches at local venues. The COG walks are designed to whet the public’s appetites for the…

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BRIDLINGTON : The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Forever Yours….X

Energetic, exotic, eclectic and completely unpredictable – those sensationally glamorous Lady Boys of Bangkok are ready to whoop it up in Bridlington for the first time with a dazzling new production of the country’s most popular touring cabaret show. Coming to The Spa Bridlington on Thursday 8th September at 7:30pm, “FOREVER YOURS…X”, is a show like no other show performed by exotic “show girls” like no other girls. It’s a…

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Hull Ionians Awarded £127K For Improvements To Facilities

Hull Ionians Awarded £127K For Improvements To Facilities

Hull Ionians Rugby Union Football Club, who play in National League One, the third tier of English Rugby Union, have been awarded £127,000 in commuted sums funding to improve facilities at the club, from the development on Welton Low Road, Elloughton, built by Bellway Homes. Pat Wilson, Chairman of Hull Ionians, said: “We will use the money to improve the facilities at Hull Ionians to benefit the club, for all…

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Britain’s Got Talent star heads to Bridlington

As seen on Britain’s Got Talent, Steve Hewlett performs at The Spa Bridlington on Saturday 10 September. As well as touring the UK in the Ken Dodd Laughter Show for three years, Steve had the amazing opportunity of touring his own 45 date theatre tour ‘Thinking Inside The Box’ in 2014 to thousands of British families after his successful appearances on the Britain’s Got Talent Final with his Simon Cowell…

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HERIB and Valerie Wood invite you to join them

Local sight loss charity HERIB has linked up with local award winning author Valerie Wood who will be giving a special talk about her long association with the charity prior to its Annual General Meeting. The event will give the public a chance to learn more about the work the charity does. Angela Gregory, Marketing Manager said: “We’d be really pleased to welcome anyone interested in finding out more about…

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HULL : Further savings proposals agreed by Cabinet

Hull City Council have agreed that consultation may commence on proposals to save the authority a further £2.2m by 2019/20.  These latest savings are in addition to the £8m already agreed for consultation by Cabinet on Monday 25 July, bringing the total of proposed savings to £10.3m by 2019/20. Councillor Daren Hale, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance, said:  “Cabinet today agreed to begin consultation on these further savings…

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Council leader announces plans to create Roger Millward Way

The Leader of Hull City Council has pledged his commitment to preserving the memory of legendary rugby league player Roger Millward MBE by proposing the renaming of a road in his honour. To acknowledge the contribution the former Great Britain international made to the club and the city it is proposed changing the name of major thoroughfare Garrison Road to Roger Millward Way. The road serves as one of the…

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Opera North @ Burton Constable

Opera North and Burton Constable Hall, near Hull are joining forces for the very first time on Saturday 27th August for a programme of music and activities to delight all ages and family members. On Saturday 27th August, Opera North’s renowned singers and musicians will be performing in and around Burton Constable’s spectacular Elizabethan rooms and Capability Brown landscaped grounds and parkland. Activities for children will take place in the…

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Tourism In The East Riding Of Yorkshire Tops Half-a-billion Pounds

The latest tourism stats for the East Riding of Yorkshire estimate that visitors spent £522 million in the region in 2015, up 3 per cent on 2014 and providing a major boost for the local economy. Figures showed a steady increase across all areas between 2014 and 2015, including the number of overnight trips increasing 2.8 per cent to 860,700, the number of visitor nights rising 5.4 per cent to…

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HULL : Off to a lightening start

A session to get more people running at Costello Stadium has received overwhelming attendance. The session at Costello on Wednesday 17 August attracted 74 people to take part in the couch to 5k programme, a scheme designed to support people to get into running. Overall, in the last month, the programmes has led to over 100 new people join the programme and take part in the couch to 5k programme,…

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Hull tourism figures continue to rise

Latest figures show that visitors to Hull have continued to increase over the last four years, supporting around 5,915 jobs in 2015, up 12% since 2012. Independent data, commissioned by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, takes into account surveys from major tourism bodies including VisitEngland, VisitScotland and the International Passenger Survey and reveals that total trips to Hull have risen 6.4% per cent from 2012 to 5,074,900 visits in 2015….

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