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.
High-quality hospice care including family bereavement support, therapy sessions and music therapy are just some of the ways in which donations to the Electricals Re-use Shop have helped local families.
Since its opening in July 2020, the Electrical Re-use Shop has sold over 470 items raising over £20,000 for Dove House Hospice.
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.
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.
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.
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.