Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities

Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities
October 14, 2020

Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.

“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.

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Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre

Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre
September 17, 2020

A new medical centre which was first proposed nearly 15 years ago has cleared its final hurdle after funding was approved by the East Riding of Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Work could start by the end of this year on the site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, with construction expected to take 12 months, and the new centre will reflect the advances in facilities and the increase in demand over recent years.

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Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events

Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events
August 11, 2020

A charity which is working to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre in the Hull and Humber area is urging cyclists and runners across the region to show their support in two major fundraising events.

The Daisy Appeal, which is planning to open a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital early next year, is targeting the My Prudential RideLondon cycle challenge and the Great North Run to boost its bid to raise £8.2m.

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Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid

Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid
July 28, 2020

Best-dressed bears are bringing a touch of Savile Row style to the efforts of a charity striving to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre at Castle Hill Hospital.

The Daisy Appeal has partnered with Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull and has secured the sewing skills of an eager volunteer to offer a range of trendy teds for sale.

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Upsizers In Hull To Reap Benefits Of Stamp Duty Scrapping

Upsizers In Hull To Reap Benefits Of Stamp Duty Scrapping
July 14, 2020

Homebuyers looking to upsize in Hull are set to enjoy the rewards of the change in Stamp Duty rules following the recent Budget announcement.

Welcome savings on a new home have been made possible as a result of the Budget, in which the Chancellor announced there will be no Stamp Duty to pay on properties up to the value of £500,000 on sales taking place before 31 March 2021.

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Tributes Paid To Foster Parents During Foster Care Fortnight

Tributes Paid To Foster Parents During Foster Care Fortnight
May 8, 2020

A local fostering agency is celebrating the resilience and hard work of their foster parents during National Foster Care Fortnight.

The annual campaign which runs from 11-24 May takes the theme of #thisisfostering, aiming to convey a varied and authentic picture of the contributions of the people involved in fostering and how foster care transforms the lives of children and young people.

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£3K The Target For Hull Man’s NHS Charity Cycle From Edinburgh

£3K The Target For Hull Man's NHS Charity Cycle From Edinburgh
May 6, 2020

Hull’s Robert Murray has so far received more than £1,400 in pledges for NHS charities as he puts his final plans in place for a post-Coronavirus Lockdown charity cycle ride from Edinburgh to Hull.

Restrictions and social distancing measures allowing,  Rob, 30, aims to hit £3,000 making the 265-mile two-day ride with two close friends, Spencer Sharkett and Shane Spenceley, who also want to do something to show their appreciation for the country’s front line health workers.

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Lucy’s Law Makes Animal Breeders Directly Accountable

Lucy’s Law Makes Animal Breeders Directly Accountable
May 5, 2020

A new law came into effect in April which means puppies and kittens can only be sold by the person who bred them.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is keen to make animal lovers aware of Lucy’s Law, which insists everyone must be able to see the mother when they are buying a puppy or kitten.

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The Greenwood Centre And Memories Of Greenwood Ave

The Greenwood Centre And Memories Of Greenwood Ave
April 16, 2020

Residents of Greenwood Avenue, North Hull and Orchard Park, are asked to come forward with memories of the area as the former rent office is being refurbished to create a community hub for everyone living in HU6, to learn, meet and train.

The Greenwood Centre has long been an ambition of North Hull based charity, Unity in Community, which last year finally got the go-ahead and funds to start work on the refurbishment after a number of years, in the pipeline.

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Cyclists To Set New Fundraising Target For Pyrenees Pedal Challenge

Cyclists To Set New Fundraising Target For Pyrenees Pedal Challenge
April 15, 2020

A charity cycle team is set to smash its target well before the riders set off after passing the five-figure halfway point even before confirming a new date for their challenge.

But the Paris 2 Benitachell 2020 team won’t be coasting as they countdown to their test of 1,000 miles in nine days – they’ll be putting as much effort into the fund-raising as their pedalling with the aim of leaving their initial £20,000 target back in the distance.

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East Yorkshireman Booth Reveals TT 2020 Project

East Yorkshireman Booth Reveals TT 2020 Project
March 6, 2020

Set to give Brough another prominent solo class presence at the world’s most famous roads meeting, East Yorkshire’s Michael Booth is once again Isle of Man bound this May, June for TT 2020.

Lead Mountain Course newcomer from TT 2016, he’s since steadily developed his skills, aptitude on the legendary Manx roads, banking a host of very creditable finishes.

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Primary Schools To Be ‘Gripped’ By Story From Hull’s Whaling Past

Primary Schools To Be ‘Gripped’ By Story From Hull’s Whaling Past
February 18, 2020

A Hull-based theatre company is to create an immersive maritime-themed performance to be performed in local primary schools.

Theatre on the Edge, which aims to produce quality theatre with new and original work, has been commissioned by Hull City Council as part of the forthcoming Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City primary schools outreach programme.

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An App A Day Is Helping Residents Stay Happy And Healthy

An App A Day Is Helping Residents Stay Happy And Healthy
February 11, 2020

NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet.

With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region find the best and safest ones, in the shape of an easy-to-use library on the web: humberhealthapps.co.uk.

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Grübb Delicatessen – Time To Taste A New Type Of Grübb

Grübb Delicatessen - Time To Taste A New Type Of Grübb
January 9, 2020

A delicatessen with a difference has opened its doors in Brough. The new Grübb Delicatessen is the brainchild of food lovers, best friends and business partners Rhys Duerden and Rob Page, who both live in and love the East Riding village.

They expect their new venture to be frequented by the villagers of Elloughton, Brough and those from villages nearby, those that work in the area and commuters heading out on the East Coast mainline.

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