New Health Card Launched To Support Care Leavers

New Health Card Launched To Support Care Leavers
November 21, 2019

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have this month launched a new ‘Handy Health Guide’ to support young people leaving care to know where to access medical treatment and how to look after their mental health and wellbeing.

The card, brainchild of Tom, 22, one of the care leavers actively involved with the Hull City Council Care Leaver team aims to help young people who have spent time in Local Authority Care navigate the often confusing health service.

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Electors Encouraged To Register For Postal Votes To Beat Potential Bad Weather On Election Day

Electors Encouraged To Register For Postal Votes To Beat Potential Bad Weather On Election Day
November 20, 2019

People wanting to vote in next month’s general election but are concerned about not being able to get to a polling station due to potential bad weather are being urged to register for a postal vote.

The general election will take place on Thursday, 12 December, the first time a general election has been held in December since 1923, and it does mean that on polling day there could be bad weather.

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Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact

Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact
November 20, 2019

City and cultural leaders have welcomed the publication of an independent evaluation of Hull’s year in the spotlight as UK City of Culture 2017, which confirms the continuing impact the title has had on the city.

The report, published by the University of Hull, says “the most significant impact of all” was an estimated £676m of new private and public investment that was generated for the city.

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Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards

Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards
November 8, 2019

Awards that reward the region’s best, brightest, most successful and innovative tourism businesses have been given a significant boost with the news that they will also now be a route to national recognition.

The 2020 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs, organised by tourism body Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), are officially launched.

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Viola Trust Partners With Businesses For New Gin Launch Event

Viola Trust Partners With Businesses For New Gin Launch Event
October 30, 2019

Trustees behind a campaign to bring the world’s oldest remaining steam trawler back to its home in Hull are urging people to back the venture by snapping up some superb Viola merchandise in time for Christmas.

Last week the Viola Trust launched its “Homeward Bound” calendar featuring 12 ships with a historic Hull connection. Sales have been brisk through the Viola website and at outlets including 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar at Hull Marina – where the launch took place – and Hotham’s Distillery in Hepworth’s Arcade.

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Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers

Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers
October 4, 2019

A Hull team has been crowned as the winner of the Humber Care Tech Challenge 2019 with their design on how to support people living with dementia.

Team Ull-Tra Fast designed a technological concept on how to ease the symptoms of dementia suffers who experience sundown syndrome. The term refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests at a certain time of day. 

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Isuzu Is The Truck Of Choice For Hull’s Kingstown Works Ltd

Isuzu Is The Truck Of Choice For Hull's Kingstown Works Ltd
September 30, 2019

At Kingstown Works Ltd (KWL), Isuzu has become the truck of choice for the Hull-based organisation, due to its proven reliability and excellent payload over a long period of time.

With over 20 years’ practical experience of running Isuzu trucks in its fleet, KWL is a firm fan of the Isuzu marque, having developed an excellent relationship with its local Isuzu dealer as its fleet requirements consistently change.

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Website Launched To Help Young Children Stay Active In Hull

Website Launched To Help Young Children Stay Active In Hull
September 23, 2019

The idea is that parents looking for something to entertain their toddlers can look online, spend a few seconds watching one of the video ideas, then recreate it at home.

The activities are themed around items people will have at home – including using the recycling or just having an impromptu dance party playing music through a phone.

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National Playday Returns To Hull City Centre

National Playday Returns To Hull City Centre
July 30, 2019

Hull’s popular Playday Festival returns to Queens Gardens on Wednesday 7 August.

The 16th festival in Hull gets underway from 11am until 3pm and Queens Gardens will become a huge outdoor playground where children, young people and families can have a fun-filled day, taking part in the annual celebration of the importance of play.

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