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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RICS Events Helping To Shape The Future Of The Built Environment

RICS Events Helping To Shape The Future Of The Built Environment
February 12, 2020

The RICS plays a significant role in the future of the built environment. Its local Association is hosting two seminars for the local property and construction sector, to support those entering the profession and to provide education on biodiversity.

After feedback from local candidates and members, RICS Hull and East Yorkshire Local Association are testing the water in the region, holding two events; a Matrics networking event and a session to show what small changes can be made to better accommodate nature.

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5 Topics We All Wish We Were Taught More About At School

5 Topics We All Wish We Were Taught More About At School
February 12, 2020

Do you have fond memories of your school days? From childhood sweethearts to sporting achievements and lifelong friendships, much of what we remember has very little to do with our education itself.

Yet perhaps this is one reason why many don’t find the transition into adulthood all that easy…

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MP Writes To Local Schools To Promote Summer Schools Programme

MP Writes To Local Schools To Promote Summer Schools Programme
January 20, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to local schools in the area to encourage their pupils to apply for the Sutton Trust’s UK Summer Schools programme.

The Sutton Trust is a charity which promotes social mobility, while their summer programme is designed to help young people make more informed choices about what they want to do after leaving school.

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6 Steps To A More Successful Career In Law Enforcement

6 Steps To A More Successful Career In Law Enforcement
November 11, 2019

A career in law enforcement is gratifying and also challenging at the same time. You’re going to have rough days, and other times, you’ll feel like a hero. The most important part is that you never give up on yourself or doubt your abilities.

There’s a reason you were hired in the first place, so keep this in mind when various obstacles pop up and try to stand in your way.

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Barratt Homes Yorkshire Team Up With Cottingham High School

Barratt Homes Yorkshire Team Up With Cottingham High School
October 14, 2019

Five-star housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East recently invited 20 students from Cottingham High School to learn about the importance of protecting and preserving wildlife in the community, this autumn.

As part of the activity, the housebuilder took the students on a tour of its Gold Standard RSPB wildlife-friendly garden at the nearby Poppy Fields development in Cottingham.

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Drivers As Young As Ten Can Get Behind The Wheel This Half Term

Drivers As Young As Ten Can Get Behind The Wheel This Half Term
October 9, 2019

Keeping children entertained over the school holidays can be difficult – but families in East Yorkshire can let their children aged 10 and over have a go at driving a real car this half term holiday, thanks to a scheme which aims to create a safer next generation of drivers.

Young Driver, the UK’s largest provider of pre-17 driving tuition, will be running an event on Tuesday 29th October at the Defence School of Transport at Leconfield, offering those aged 10-17 the opportunity to learn how to drive.

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Eyes Down, Fingers At The Ready – Let’s Play East Riding Libraries Bingo!

Eyes Down, Fingers At The Ready – Let’s Play East Riding Libraries Bingo!
October 7, 2019

As part of a Libraries Week that celebrates the role of libraries in a digital world (Monday, 7 October to Saturday, 12 October) and Get Online Week (Monday, 14 October to Sunday, 20 October), East Riding Libraries are inviting players to a game of bingo.

The online bingo card has links to a wide variety of library and council digital resources, as well as some informative and fun things to do online.

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Forrester Boyd Delighted To Appoint New Partner

Forrester Boyd Delighted To Appoint New Partner
October 3, 2019

Regional accountancy practice Forrester Boyd are delighted to announce the appointment of Carrie Jensen as partner to be based at the firm’s Grimsby branch.

The move takes the total number of partners at the firm to 10 as the practice continues to expand in the Lincolnshire and the Humber region.

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The Right Provision, At The Right Time And In The Right Place

Fostering Agency Call Out To Empty Nesters As Children Head To University
September 24, 2019

Families who have children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) are being asked for their views on specialist education provision in the city.

A draft SEND sufficiency strategy and action plan has been published and families, carers and professionals who work with children with SEND are being asked to complete a survey about the proposed plans.

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Absolutely Cultured And British Council Launch New Bursaries

Absolutely Cultured And British Council Launch New Bursaries
September 17, 2019

The British Council, in collaboration with Absolutely Cultured, is launching an international mobility bursary for Hull-based emerging cultural leaders.

The funding will see £12,500 distributed as individual bursaries of up to £1,000 which are available to enable an international opportunity that will support professional development for emerging cultural leaders working in arts, education and civil society (including third sector, charities and community-based organisations).

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New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About

New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About
September 9, 2019

Beverley’s First Gentle Festival is lining up to bring something special to the town.

Taking place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6 October 2019 and organised by Music Living, a not-for-profit organisation, the event will be a wholly inclusive community event to which absolutely everyone is welcome.

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Last Chance To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Last Chance To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
September 2, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents and visitors that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will close on Saturday, 14 September. The exhibition is open every day – including Sundays – until then.

On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

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