The British Liver Trust is calling for every person in the UK to consider their liver health and take a simple quiz to assess their risk during January after adults across the UK admit to making unhealthy lifestyle choices in 2020.
Christmas and New Year can be a busy time, which makes it easy for people to miss checking on their medical supplies.
Hull and East Riding GPs are asking people to order repeat prescriptions early to make sure they have enough to tide them over the holiday period when some GP Practices and pharmacies are closed.
Tailor-made teddies are taking off with charity supporters around the world to help raise money for a major medical facility which is close to completion at Castle Hill Hospital.
In addition to the best-dressed bears, customers of Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull have been placing festive orders for hand-made dogs and dinosaurs, with the amount raised for the Daisy Appeal now topping £1,000.
Value garden centre Cherry Lane Beverley has seen shoppers getting ready to spread Christmas cheer this year by stocking up early on festive decorations, cards and gifts.
Cherry Lane has just announced some of its top sellers over the past six weeks of the second national lockdown.
A discretionary grant scheme to help households struggling in the run-up to Christmas has been launched.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched the scheme to support those most in need with the cost of food, energy and other essentials.
With the region entering local restrictions, bus company East Yorkshire is reminding passengers bus travel is safe and has introduced even more safety measures to help protect bus users.
These have been implemented in time for people doing their Christmas shopping and to help encourage them not to use their cars, keeping congestion low.
Dove House Hospice has launched their Christmas Draw as they look to raise cash to carry on their vital work locally.
The Twelve Days of Christmas Draw, hosted by Dove House Hospice promises the chance to win some amazing prizes while helping provide end of life care and supporting families at the hospice this Christmas.
This year has been, undoubtedly, the hardest year Jerry Green Dog Rescue has faced as a charity, in their nearly 60-year history. The projected financial loss due to the implications of the pandemic is simply devastating.
An East Yorkshire musician has come out of retirement to write and record a lockdown-themed Christmas song to generate some light-hearted festive fun.
Grandfather John Dawson, from Cowden, near Hornsea, was a familiar face on the local music circuit for almost five decades as he performed to packed audiences at hundreds of pubs and clubs with his sixties covers band, Chapter Four, from the late 1960s.
Local bus company East Yorkshire have announced their Christmas bus schedules, including special Boxing Day services across the region.
The company’s buses will be running to different timetables between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, with extensive services also running on Boxing Day this year.
Beverley’s Flemingate shopping centre have commissioned award-winning artist, illustrator and cartoonist Calvin Innes.
He has been tasked to create an incredible winter wonderland scene across one of the centre’s shop windows.
COVID-19 is spreading and the ‘second wave’ is been felt hard in this area. While the UK is under lockdown measures, these are set to change in less than two weeks.
However, given the fact that this region is seeing such high numbers, it is highly unlikely much will change around here.
This winter, vulnerable people in North and East Yorkshire will be colder, hungrier, more isolated, and more anxious than ever before.
As a result, the Two Ridings Community Foundation is launching an emergency appeal to raise £100,000. This money will be used for essential funding for the charities, voluntary organisations and community groups that will provide a vital lifeline to our region.
A new book on local history is being released just in time for Christmas by the Swanland Heritage Centre.
The book is a stroll through the village of Swanland, told through the eyes of one local woman – Elizabeth Dyson.
Coronavirus cases continue to soar in this region despite the national lockdown. However, are we really doing enough to get the virus under control locally?
The second national ‘Lockdown’ feels nothing like the first one. The biggest difference is that it is business as usual for most.
A Thixendale rapeseed oil business has added a themed luxury eco gift box to its Christmas range of environmentally responsible food gifts.
Charlie & Ivy’s flagship Chilli Collection Christmas 2020 gift box has been made in Yorkshire from recyclable packaging and complements the other products in its eco gift range that was launched in 2016.
As England enters a second lockdown set to last at least until early December, Big Issue sellers face a dire predicament as they are now not permitted to sell Big Issue North.
350 people who sell Big Issue North are self-employed, buying magazines for £1.50 before selling them on the streets of the north for £3.
An East Yorkshire skincare expert has launched a specialist cleanser based on her research into skin feel.
‘1′ is a deep cleaning calming gel to milk cleanser that is inspired by Beverley based Dr Katerina Steventon’s 20 years’ scientific research and professional expertise and refined by her skin-feel research.