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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Beverley RUFC Hang On To Secure Impressive Away Win

Beverley RUFC Hang On To Secure Impressive Away Win
November 18, 2019

Somewhat miraculously, Old Crossleyans were able to host this fixture despite the torrents of rain that have beset our county over the previous week.

Beverley kicked off the first half playing from right to left and slightly uphill on a pitch in remarkably good condition.

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Frank Bruno Packs A Punch With Strong Message On Mental Health

Frank Bruno Packs A Punch With Strong Message On Mental Health
November 13, 2019

World champion boxer Frank Bruno is gearing up for his next big fight – taking on the government in his campaign to get a better deal for people battling mental illness.

Bruno, who was speaking at a dinner organised to raise funds for a mental health charity in Hull and East Yorkshire said he wants to meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call for action to stop the suffering being inflicted on mental health patients.

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Illegal Cigarettes Totaling Over Half of Million Seized In Six Months

Illegal Cigarettes Totaling Over Half of Million Seized In Six Months
November 5, 2019

More than 650,000 illegal cigarettes and packets of tobacco have been seized in the past six months across Hull and the East Riding.

Tobacco dogs and local policing teams along with officers from Trading Standards have searched hundreds of premises using the intelligence they have gathered. These include houses, businesses, and vehicles.

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