Body Formally Identified As Missing 16 Year-old Girl Elizabeth Marie Wilkinson

At around 6.15am on Sunday May 24 police recovered the body of a teenage girl from a beach near Paull, East Yorkshire. The body has now been identified as that of 16-year-old girl Elizabeth Marie Wilkinson who went missing from the Humber Bridge on Thursday December 18. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner. At this difficult time, the Wilkinson…

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Record number of votes raises the bar for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub competition

Record number of votes raises the bar for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub competition

The finalists have been announced for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2015 after a record-breaking year of voting. The final ten will now go head to head hoping to be crowned winner at the Great Yorkshire Show on July 14. The competition, run by tourism agency Welcome to Yorkshire, saw the public nominate 850 pubs with a 60% increase on last year in the number of votes cast. Voting is now open…

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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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East Riding College student Apprentice wins award

East Riding College student Apprentice wins award

An East Riding College student has won a regional apprentice award from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for the second year in a row. James Paton, 21, from SHAW Motor Vehicle Engineers of Driffield, won the overall apprentice of the year award in the IMI’s Hull and District Member Association Apprentice Awards. James was nominated by his tutor and assessor at East Riding College, Glenn Jensen, for his…

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Hull regeneration project shortlisted for two RICS Awards 2015, Pro Yorkshire

Hull regeneration project shortlisted for two RICS Awards 2015, Pro Yorkshire

Chartered Building Surveyors from East Yorkshire, Delaney Marling Partnership have been shortlisted for two RICS Awards at the Pro Yorkshire ceremony in York this Friday. The Company entered into two categories – Regeneration and Residential with the Lion House project in partnership with Probe (Hull) Limited. Phil Spencer, property expert and television presenter will host the Pro Yorkshire Awards ceremony which will showcase the achievements of the most inspirational regional…

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Cottingham Folk Festival : First Wave Of Acts Announced

Cottingham Folk Festival : First Wave Of Acts Announced

Cottingham Folk Festival is a brand new event for the region’s already blossoming music calendar, to be hosted in various venues in the picturesque East Yorkshire village of Cottingham across the first weekend of September. An exciting addition to a vibrant summer of events, this three-day extravaganza will see an incredible line-up of artists descend on what is thought to be the largest village in the UK. In a ground-breaking…

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Want to get into construction? Try these free tasters

Want to get into construction? Try these free tasters

A free taster course for people who are interested in a career in construction is being held by East Riding College in Hull this month. The sessions, which result in an Award in Basic Construction qualification, will take place in premises in Hedon Road from 9am to 3pm on three Fridays, starting May 22. The course is designed for people with no previous experience but who want to enter the…

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