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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Breakfast Club For Veterans Pioneer Acknowledged By PM

Breakfast Club For Veterans Pioneer Acknowledged By PM
June 1, 2019

Dereck Hardman was presented with a certificate in acknowledgement for winning a ‘Points of Light Award’.

The incentive which originated in the USA recognises volunteers within the community. Launched in 2014 in the UK, the scheme sees the Prime Minister make an award each working day.

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Hull Man Fined £400 For Dumping Bags Of Rubbish In Melton

Hull Man Fined £400 For Dumping Bags Of Rubbish In Melton
January 23, 2019

A man from Hull has been fined £400 by East Riding of Yorkshire Council for dumping bags of rubbish in Melton, near Brough.

The man admitted adding to a pile a fly-tipping by leaving further bags of waste at the side of the road in Brickyard Lane, Melton. This is a site which is frequently targeted by fly-tippers.

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It’s All About Location In The East Riding Festival Of Words

It's All About Location In The East Riding Festival Of Words
September 28, 2018

The East Riding Festival of Words will focus on Location, Location, Location on Sunday, 21 October, with a series of events at Beverley Art Gallery.

The day will be a chance to explore the allure of houses in literature – where would our favourite novels be without those idyllic cottages overlooking the sea?

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Portraits At Sea Exhibition To Tell Stories Of Hull Seafarers

Portraits At Sea Exhibition To Tell Stories Of Hull Seafarers
September 19, 2018

The characters and stories of Hull’s seafarers will be brought to life at an exhibition in the city.

Portraits at Sea, an exhibition of 30 portraits depicting the men of Hull’s Merchant Navy, will take place at the Hull Maritime Museum in Queen Victoria Square, Hull, from Saturday 22 September to Sunday 16 December.

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Solid Manx GP Voyage For Kingston Upon Hull’s Callum Ward

Solid Manx GP Voyage For Kingston Upon Hull's Callum Ward
September 12, 2018

Kingston Upon Hull’s Callum Ward enjoyed another consistent Manx GP tenure, as the amiable Yorkshireman continued his accomplished progress around the fabled Mountain Course.

After a turbulent practice week for all competitors, due to persistent inclement weather plus circumstances outside of event organisers control, race week for YZF R6 Yamaha mounted Ward began with the four lap Mylchreests Junior race.

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Victory For T Sport Racing and Terry Gibbon At Snetterton

Victory For T Sport Racing and Terry Gibbon At Snetterton
September 12, 2018

One week after the FIA ETRC round in Most, Czech Republic, Terry Gibbon from Brough driving the T Sport Racing MAN participated in the 6th round of this year´s British Truck Racing Championship back in the UK.

Held at Snetterton it was an important event for the team as their partners EMS and FP&S Truck and Trailer Parts – in cooperation with PE Automotive – once again invited their local customers to join them for the weekend.

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Michael Booth Makes Accomplished Mountain Course Return

Michael Booth Makes Accomplished Mountain Course Return
June 11, 2018

Making an accomplished return to Mountain Course competition, East Yorkshireman Michael Booth enjoyed a highly productive second TT Races campaign sealing a brace of highly creditable finishes, gaining two bronze replica trophies, plus lapping close to the 125 mph mark.

Race week for the quickest TT newcomer of 2016, began with non finishes within the RST Superbike, opening Monster Energy Supersport races.

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