• Newport man dumped dolls’ house and toys on roadside
  • Local egg producer’s ongoing support for Brandesburton Young Farmers Club
  • Tickets Are Still Available For World’s Biggest Beach Angling Festival
  • £20,000 Wedding Up For Grabs With Local Charity
  • Residents Urged To Have Their Say On Fire Service Proposals

Barrie King is appointed as Kelkay logistic manager

Kelkay, the market-leading manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, has appointed Barrie King to the position of logistics manager. Kelkay continues its investment in the infrastructure of the business. As the company continues to grow, they ensure delivery lead times are always maintained. Barrie will take day-to-day control of Kelkay’s logistical operations and will also be responsible for the continuous improvement of the warehouse management systems and Goods Inwards. He will…

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Do grandparents have rights to contact their grandchildren?

In my experience as a family solicitor I often see grandparents who, for one reason or another, are stopped from seeing their grandchildren. The sense of loss to the grandparent can be very distressing and the effect on the grandchildren can be equally distressing. Most grandparents who find themselves in this position have tried and tried to tackle the issue with the parents but often by this stage the relationship…

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Housing improvement plans revealed

Preston Road residents can discover more about planned improvements to their properties at Hull City Council events. Residents on Preston Road whose homes were identified for refurbishment work are invited to the Freedom Centre, Preston Road, this Saturday (6 February), 10am – 2pm and next Thursday (11 February), 10am – 6pm to find out more about the programme, including timescales and plans. Last week, Hull City Council formally appointed Willmott…

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Newport man dumped dolls’ house and toys on roadside

Newport man dumped dolls’ house and toys on roadside

A man from Newport dumped a large dolls’ house and children’s toys at the side of a country road in North Newbald. Robert Baxter of Greenfields Way, Newport, near Gilberdyke, pleaded guilty to illegally depositing waste on land at Littlewood Lane without permission or authorisation when he appeared before Beverley Magistrates on Tuesday 2 February. Mr Baxter was sentenced to a 12-month Conditional Discharge and was ordered to pay costs…

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Local egg producer's ongoing support for Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

Local egg producer’s ongoing support for Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

Members of a thriving East Yorkshire Young Farmers Club have been kitted out in new rugby shirts thanks to the generosity of a Bewholme family business. Elliott Eggs has a long association with Brandesburton Young Farmers Club that goes back over half a century and includes two generations of the Elliott family. Tom Elliott, who founded Elliott Eggs with his parents and brothers, Mark and Phil, is delighted to support…

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Tourism Awards Shortlist Announced

After a record-equalling number of entries and hours of painstaking deliberation, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) today announces the shortlist for the seventh annual Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs). The hotly-anticipated list features some of Hull and East Yorkshire’s finest attractions, restaurants, cafes, pubs, hotels, accommodation providers and tourism experiences. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at The Spa, Bridlington, on March 17th. Regarded…

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Hull 2017 opens Business Club programme

The Rt Hon the Lord Mandelson is to launch Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s new Business Club partnership tier on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. As guest speaker at the breakfast launch event, Lord Mandelson will kickstart the programme aimed at business leaders who want to support Hull as City of Culture, while also significantly expanding business networks and opportunities. Approximately 100 Hull and East Yorkshire business leaders are expected…

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Follow in comedian Jo Brand’s footsteps

You may have seen some of the coverage of famous comedian Jo Brand’s walk from one side of the country to the other in aid of Sport Relief. Dubbed ‘One Hell of a Walk’ Jo’s 150 mile trek from the Humber Bridge to Liverpool covered parts of the East Riding on the first two days of the seven day challenge. If you have been inspired by what you have seen…

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Tickets Are Still Available For World’s Biggest Beach Angling Festival

Tickets Are Still Available For World’s Biggest Beach Angling Festival

With less than a month until the record-breaking Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championship (EOBC), the world’s largest three-day beach angling festival, entries are already on track to challenge last year’s record numbers. The event, which has been renamed after its founder, Paul Roggeman, celebrates its 23rd birthday this year, running from Friday, 4 to Sunday, 6 March, with an estimated 1,000 anglers returning to the East Yorkshire Coast hoping…

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£20,000 Wedding Up For Grabs With Local Charity

£20,000 Wedding Up For Grabs With Local Charity

Cash for Kids children’s charity have teamed up with Cave Castle Hotel to offer couples in East Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire the chance to win a dream wedding worth £20,000! You tell the bride launches on Monday 1st February, the charities exciting fundraising competition which gives away a complete wedding package worth over £20,000 to one lucky couple, including an 80 guest wedding with Cave Castle Hotel in East Yorkshire. …

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HULL : Raising awareness of tenancy fraud

Hull City Council, social landlords and other local authorities will be taking part in the third national campaign to raise awareness about tenancy fraud across the region. Tenancy Fraud Awareness Week runs from Monday 1 to Friday 5 February and will be supported by a poster campaign. The Council recognises the importance of tackling tenancy fraud. Over the years we have been jointly working with other housing providers across the…

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Hull City Council Campaign Highlights 16 Smoking-Related Cancers

Hull City Council has launched a hard-hitting new campaign to raise awareness that smoking is directly linked to 16 different cancers. Every month, 40 people in Hull die from conditions directly related to smoking – meaning that at least one family loses a loved one every single day. While most smokers know about the link between smoking and lung cancer, many people do not realise that smoking is linked with…

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Sewerby Hall and Gardens February Half-Term Events

The team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have put together a fantastic fun-filled program of events and activities for the half-term holiday week with something on offer for all ages and interests. Between Saturday, 13 and Sunday, 21 February, the house will have activities on offer including costumed interpreters greeting visitors and Meet the Butler / Housekeeper sessions between 12noon and 3pm. The kitchen range will also be lit. Victorian…

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Council welcomes Ofsted findings for school improvement service

Hull City Council today (Monday 1 February), welcomes the findings of an Ofsted inspection, which looked at the authority’s arrangements for supporting school improvement. Following a visit to the city in December 2015, a team of inspectors has concluded that, whilst primary schools are “improving rapidly”, much more needs to be done to improve secondary education, the post-16 sector and provision for more able pupils across all key stages. The…

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