Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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Thousands Benefit From Pop-up Vaccination Clinics

Thousands Benefit From Pop-up Vaccination Clinics
September 14, 2021

In just eight weeks, more than 3,457 people in Hull received a vaccine at pop-up clinics held in parks, churches and communities. A total of 3,436 people collected at-home no-symptom test (LFT) kits, and 266 had an LFT on-site.

The walk-in clinics were targeted in seven areas of the city with lower vaccine uptake, with the aim of making jabs as accessible as possible. In the run-up to every clinic, the team went out into local communities to explain what was happening and encourage them to attend.

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£1M Funding Secured For Hull’s Major Regeneration Project

£1M Funding Secured For Hull’s Major Regeneration Project
July 28, 2021

The £30.2m project to transform some of Hull’s maritime treasures has been given a huge boost after passing the £1m fundraising milestone.

The Hull Maritime project and the Hull Maritime Foundation, an independent charity, dedicated to supporting the ambitious plans, have secured £1m in its fundraising efforts to achieve a £2.6m target.

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Attracting Wildlife Pollinators To Kingswood Offices

Attracting Wildlife Pollinators To Kingswood Offices
July 15, 2021

As part of an ongoing environmental project to reduce carbon emissions, a local business has planted a wildlife area, transforming an unused spot of land at their head office premises.

A dedicated team of environmentalists at KWL, based on Kingswood are leading on this project as part of a grander scheme.

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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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Agencia Increases Reach And Relevance By Setting Up Community Interest Company

Agencia Increases Reach And Relevance By Setting Up Community Interest Company
July 2, 2021

A business that has been transforming lives and communities internationally for nearly 25 years is planning to expand its work in the UK after setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC).

Agencia, which is based in East Yorkshire and has delivered over 450 contracts in 20 countries, sees the move as a key step towards accessing more funding to increase its support for charities, community groups, and other organisations.

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Hull Ice Skating Community Reassured Over £1.45 Hull Arena Refurb

Hull Ice Skating Community Reassured Over £1.45 Hull Arena Refurb
June 21, 2021

Hull City Council has met with representatives of the city’s ice skating community to reassure them a £1.45 revamp of the Hull Arena is on schedule.

The council is working closely with ice hockey clubs, figure skating groups, and other customers, as well as with the English Ice Hockey Association, to try to minimise the effects on fixtures and other commitments at the arena.

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Inspiring City Of Culture Volunteering Programme Secures Funding

Do It For East Yorkshire Community Grant Scheme Launches
June 11, 2021

The iconic City of Culture volunteering programme has received funding for a further three years from Spirit of 2012.

The programme, which was fundamental to the success of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and has continued to be run by Absolutely Cultured since 2018, will now be hosted by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) as part of plans to increase its impact in the wider region.

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Humber MP Hits Back At Proposed Constituency Changes

Humber MP Hits Back At Proposed Constituency Changes
June 9, 2021

Graham Stuart MP has indicated that he will fight proposals that would carve most of his constituency of Beverley and Holderness into two new constituencies.

Meanwhile, the South West Holderness council ward, currently in Beverley and Holderness, would be absorbed into the Hull East constituency.

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