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Funding Boost For Homeless Football Session

September 2, 2014
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A local football session, specifically for current and ex-residents of William Booth House has received a huge boost after Hull City Council provided funding to assist with the purchase of brand new playing equipment. The £600 worth of funding has been received from the local authority’s Riverside area team to assist with the delivery of divisionary activities for people who currently live or have had experience of living in the rehousing facility. The turn up and play football session has been in operation for the past seven months and forms’ part of the Football Associations national Just Play initiative to increase the amount of adults who are playing the beautiful game. The Just Play session aims to improve participant’s fitness and give key skills such as leadership, teamwork and communication which residents can use when it comes to being rehoused or gaining employment. One such success story is Graham Ingram, who as an ex-resident of William Booth House has been selected by the Homeless FA to represent England in an upcoming fixture against Italy. Since Graham has started taking part in the Just Play session, he has successfully been rehoused and sees the project as being crucial to helping people…

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Man arrested for environmental crime after rummaging through bins

September 2, 2014
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Humberside Police were called at 0228hrs this morning with reports of somebody going through the bins on Peel Place, Hull. Police attended the area and…

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Developer’s £10,000 Donation Towards Community Centre Revamp

September 2, 2014
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HOUSEBUILDER Linden Homes North has given a £10,000 boost to a North Yorkshire community centre’s revamp plans. The regional developer has responded to an appeal…

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Bishop Of Hull Performs Consecration Ceremony At Anlaby Cemetery

September 2, 2014
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Religious leaders and civic dignitaries have attended the consecration of two new burial compartments at Anlaby Cemetery in a ceremony that’s a rarity for the…

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Eclectic Mix Of Stars Commemorate Wilfred Owen In Song

September 2, 2014
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Ahead of Remembrance Week in this World War One Centenary Year, an eclectic mix of star guests contribute to a unique performance this autumn commemorating…

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Local Artist and Writer offers new classes in Hessle in September

September 2, 2014
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LOCAL Artist and Writer Sue Spivey, former Adult Education Tutor and Artist in Residence with Hessle Sinfonia, is offering new classes in Painting & Drawing…

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Bridlington: Murder Victim Named Following Death On Sewerby Road

August 28, 2014
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Humberside Police are continuing their murder investigation following the death of a 39 year-old Bridlington man after sustaining a fatal wound at an address in…

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We Must Speak Out Against Abuse: UKIP’s Amjad Bashir

August 27, 2014
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Following publication of the Rotherham care report, Amjad Bashir the Yorkshire MEP and UKIP Communities spokesman, has called for the British Pakistani community to be…

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Bridlington: Murder Enquiry Launch Following Man’s Death On Sewerby Road

August 27, 2014
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Humberside Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 39 year-old Bridlington man this morning (Tuesday 27 August 2014) on Sewerby Road,…

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Hodgson fired up for final derby

August 27, 2014
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Rovers co-captain Josh Hodgson admits he’s facing an emotional week as he prepares for what could be his final Hull derby on Friday night. The…

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Lifeguard Course At Hornsea Leisure Centre

August 27, 2014
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Hornsea Leisure Centre will be running a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) on Monday, 27 October to Friday, 31 October with the assessment on Sunday,…

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McCarthy added to Rovers pack on two-year deal

August 27, 2014
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Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season. The former Warrington…

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Road Improvements To Begin At Seaton Ross

August 27, 2014
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A scheme to improve the section of Everingham Lane, Seaton Ross, between Rytham Gate Junction and Seaton Ross Village, is due to start on Monday,…

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Developers team up for early season treat for Pocklington resident

August 27, 2014
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WITH the new footballing season getting under way, one Pocklington resident is still celebrating Germany’s World Cup win – thanks to local developers. Linden Homes…

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Napoleons Casino Hull announced as Headline Sponsor for the Chamber Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Business Awards

August 26, 2014
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Napoleons Casino & Restaurant on George Street in Hull were this week announced as the Headline Sponsor of the Chamber Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Business…

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Global Sensation, ‘Weight Loss Warrior’

August 26, 2014
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His story captured the imagination of people around the world, now Global Sensation, ‘Weight Loss Warrior’, Mike Waudby, Exclusively Reveals All In New Book And…

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Free Health Checks Rolled Out Across East Riding

August 26, 2014
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Free NHS health checks offered to people aged between 40 and 74 years are now available across the whole of the East Riding. The five-yearly…

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Chester Appointed On Three-year Deal

August 25, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers have appointed Chris Chester as the club’s head coach on a permanent basis and he has signed a three-year contract at the…

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Check BBQs To Avoid Food Bugs

August 21, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s food standards team has some advice for those who insist on taking command of the barbeque but are not so…

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Goole First World War Research Group

August 13, 2014
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Chris Laidler from the Goole First World War Research Group will be at Goole Museum from Tuesday 9 until Saturday, 13 September. Goole First World…

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New Cycle Map For Pocklington

August 12, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has developed a free Pocklington cycle map which includes six fantastic cycle routes all starting from the town. The map…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group Pledges To Strengthen Patient Safety

August 12, 2014
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Building on the work to date in patient safety in the NHS following the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical…

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New Cycle Map For South Holderness

August 12, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has developed a free South Holderness cycle map which includes six fantastic cycle routes all starting from the area. The…

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Launch Of Hull 2020 Marks New Era Of Partnership For Public Services In Hull

August 8, 2014
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“In 2020 we will work together better to enable the people of Hull to improve their own health and wellbeing and to achieve their aspirations…

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Dale Power Solutions And THMA Forge Renewable Alliance

August 6, 2014
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One of the country’s leading power system suppliers is targeting the Humber because of the region’s increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Dale Power…

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