Campaign Shows The Consequences Of Abuse In Primary Care

Campaign Shows The Consequences Of Abuse In Primary Care
September 17, 2021

A campaign has been launched to help tackle a rise in abusive behaviour towards healthcare workers in primary care across the Humber area.

The initiative is led by Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd (Humberside LMC) with the support of the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, and Northern Lincolnshire, and a range of partners who are standing together to say that abuse of primary care workers in any role will not be tolerated.

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Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout

Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout
September 16, 2021

HEY Smile Foundation volunteers across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire are being praised for their invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out.

Over 380,000 people have been double vaccinated throughout Hull and East Riding and health bosses say that none of this would have been possible without those volunteers who have given up thousands of hours of their own time to assist GPs and practice staff to get people the lifesaving COVID-19 jab.

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Nominate Your Beverley Good Neighbours

Nominate Your Beverley Good Neighbours
August 19, 2021

The Mayor of Beverley is asking residents of the town to nominate their good neighbours for a civic award. Since March 2019, Beverley, like the rest of the world, has experienced challenging times due to Covid-19. 

However, this has also brought with it an extra special sense of community spirit, as individuals and organisations have gone that bit further to look after friends and neighbours. 

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Bridlington Kite Festival Set For September Return

Bridlington Kite Festival Set For September Return
August 17, 2021

The annual Bridlington Kite Festival – a weekend of vibrant kites soaring high above Sewerby Fields in the seaside town – is set to return in September. As a result, visitors can now find out more about the weekend’s activities by visiting the brand-new web page.

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Council Launches COVID-19 Local Support Grant

Three-Quarters Of Adults In Yorkshire Don’t Have A Savings Plan
August 14, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched a discretionary grant scheme to support those most in need with the cost of food, energy, water bills and other essentials.

The grant aims to give vulnerable households peace of mind as COVID-19 restrictions are eased by helping those who need it to have food on the table and other essentials.

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Sports Direct And USC To Open At Flemingate Centre This Week

Sports Direct And USC To Open At Flemingate Centre This Week
August 10, 2021

A new Sports Direct and USC store will open at Beverley’s Flemingate centre this week, bringing an array of top sportswear and fashion brands to the town.

Sports Direct, the UK’s leading sportswear and sports equipment retailer, and streetwear and fashion brand USC are coming together in a 10,000 sq ft unit at Flemingate.

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PCR Vs Lateral Flow Tests – Know When To Use Each Covid-19 Test

PCR Vs Lateral Flow Tests - Know When To Use Each Covid-19 Test
August 5, 2021

Keeping those around us safe from Covid-19 is everyone’s top priority, and with restrictions lifted, it’s important to remember the virus is still with us and what to do if you experience symptoms.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19, you must take a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test either at a local testing site or by ordering one to be sent to your home. Lateral flow tests, sometimes called rapid tests, are not replacements for PCR tests.

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Local Theatre Supports Stage Dreams Of Hull’s Youngsters

Local Theatre Supports Stage Dreams Of Hull’s Youngsters
July 13, 2021

An annual summer school run by two stars from stage and screen is taking place at a local theatre this year to help our youngsters take a step towards their dreams.

Britain’s theatres have been hit hard by restrictions surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, but keen to support the city’s budding performers as the sector recovers, the STAGE-ed summer school in Hull which also has also run in London, on the Isle of Man, and in the Wirral, will this year be at the stunning £9.5m arts venue Middleton Hall, part of the University of Hull.

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Lucy Beaumont Backs Hull’s Ambitious Young Entrepreneurs

Lucy Beaumont Backs Hull's Ambitious Young Entrepreneurs
July 7, 2021

A famously funny Hull-born star is the latest to back a trailblazing initiative that supports enterprising young people in Hull.

The John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank, which works in partnership with Hull City Council, offer grants of up to £1,000 for the region’s young people to finance business ideas. It has gained support from educationalists, politicians and business leaders from across the world.   

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