WISHH To Deliver Health And Wellbeing Facility For Hospital Staff

WISHH To Deliver Health And Wellbeing Facility For Hospital Staff
September 28, 2020

Hospital staff in Hull are to benefit from a £130,000 health and wellbeing facility thanks to the support of local people and NHS Charities Together.

Earlier this year, individuals and community groups pulled out all the stops to thank staff for working through the Covid-19 pandemic at both Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary.

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Funding Boost For Faster Broadband Welcomed By Graham Stuart

Funding Boost For Faster Broadband Welcomed By Graham Stuart
September 22, 2020

Graham Stuart, the local MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed that people in the East Riding will be able to apply for Government grants to deliver gigabit-capable broadband in more rural areas.

Local residents will be able to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to get their houses connected, while small businesses can get up to £7,000 of help.

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Resonance Workshop Residencies For BAME Music-Makers Return

Resonance Workshop Residencies For BAME Music-Makers Return
September 22, 2020

Following the successful ‘Lockdown Edition’ of its workshops for music-makers and composers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, Opera North is seeking applications for next spring’s Resonance programme, and planning for a return to collaborations in person, with live scratch performances in front of audiences.

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It’s All Change At The Defence School Of Transport

It’s All Change At The Defence School Of Transport
September 19, 2020

On a recent visit to the Defence School of Transport, the Director of Land Warfare, Major General James Illingworth OBE, surprised a member of staff with a prestigious Director Land Warfare Coin.  

Sgt Gary Pryor, a specialist instructor at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, was conducting a mock driving test with a student when he found himself at the scene of an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.  

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Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition

Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition
September 16, 2020

The sights and sounds of Hull Fair can still be enjoyed this year thanks to a digital exhibition that launches this weekend.

The exhibition, Hull Fair, includes specially commissioned videos of the iconic and historic annual event, interviews with regular fairgoers explaining why the fair means so much to them, as well as pictures and objects that have been kindly submitted by the public.

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Skidby Windmill To Reopen At Weekends

Skidby Windmill To Reopen At Weekends
September 15, 2020

Skidby windmill which was built in 1821 and is now the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again at weekends on Saturday, 19 September after being closed at weekends in recent times.

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Beverley’s Genuine Gents Survives Lockdown As ‘A Cut Above The Rest’

Beverley's Genuine Gents Survives Lockdown As 'A Cut Above The Rest'
September 14, 2020

When Genuine Gents opened its doors on Beverley’s Butcher Row for the first time back in February, the owner had no notion they’d have to shut only a few weeks later as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions kicked in.

Since Oscar Dugan re-opened again on July 4 this unique barbers has been making a name for itself as the latest addition to the town’s men’s hairdressing scene.

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£55 Million Government Investment Into Yorkshire & Humber Businesses Welcomed By MP

£55 Million Government Investment Into Yorkshire & Humber Businesses Welcomed By MP
September 9, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed just under £55 million investment into small businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber since 2012.

This comes as the British Business Bank has recently issued its 75,000th loan through its ‘Start-Up Loans’ programme – which has seen a total of over £623 million invested into small businesses across the country.

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City Urged To Help Fast-Track Hull’s Route Towards Electrification

City Urged To Help Fast-Track Hull’s Route Towards Electrification
September 7, 2020

Residents and businesses in Hull are being asked to support the final push in a long campaign to electrify and upgrade the railway lines from Hull to Selby and Hull to Sheffield.

If successful, it could cut journey times from Hull to Leeds from 57 minutes to just 38 minutes, and Hull to Sheffield from 86 minutes to just 50 minutes.

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Former Beverley Mayor Calls For COVID Hardship Fund

Former Beverley Mayor Calls For COVID Hardship Fund
September 7, 2020

The Labour group on Beverley Town Council has called for a fund to help the town recover from the crippling impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Currently, the council holds around £750,000 which Labour councillors believe could offer vital help to residents and businesses who are now struggling financially after five months of lockdown.

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Nominate A Family In Beverley In Need Of A Free Holiday

Nominate A Family In Beverley In Need Of A Free Holiday
September 5, 2020

Do you know a family, NHS or frontline worker in Beverley that has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and needs a break?

As part of the nation’s emotional and wellbeing recovery from the pandemic, the national charity YHA (England & Wales) wants to give away free holidays to families in your area.

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