East Yorkshire boasts many strong connections to the world of sport these days, thanks to action-packed events like the horse racing held at Beverley and the feats of local heroes such as Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Luke Campbell.
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.
Hull charities pull together in support of the City’s most vulnerable residents via Hull Helpline, to deliver food parcels and meals.
Unity in Community, EMS and Goodwin Development Trust responded to a plea from Hull City Council for local groups, community services and organisations to support the COVID-19 relief efforts.
Starting his professional career with expulsion from the Conference wasn’t exactly an auspicious beginning in the beautiful game for Jarrod Bowen.
This lad from Leominster in Herefordshire saw local club Hereford United kicked out of non-league and wound up just months after his cross-country switch to Hull City.
Filmmakers, writers, actors and film fans across the Humber and East Yorkshire are being offered a unique opportunity to bring along their own work and take part in a film industry day in Hull this Wednesday, 13 November.
Northern Exposure is a day-long film event that includes talent workshops, a film forum, networking and independent BFI Network, Film Hub North film screenings.
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.
Humberside Police say they are continuing to deal with frequent reports of anti-social behaviour, street drinking and open drug-taking on Jameson Street in Hull city centre.
They say that as a result of the level of complaints from local traders they are looking to address the issue.
An optician in Kingswood Retail Park Hull has teamed up with Hull City Football Club to offer family match day tickets to watch The Tigers at home this season.
The local Specsavers store has partnered with Hull City to help boost awareness for children’s eye care.
A bike charity that aims to make cycling more affordable will be in Trinity Market this summer to support and promote cycling in the city.
R-evolution is a local charity committed to encouraging more people to cycle. The charity also trains people in bike repair, with the aim of helping them gain employment.
Parkrun runners who took part in the Beverley’s inaugural Beverley Westwood Parkrun have praised those behind the event.
Around 400 runners took part in the event which has has been widely praised by those who ran the course.
Hull’s Bonus Arena has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards.
The venue has been shortlisted at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards and the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Awards.
People often talk about a mixed season but Hull City have had probably the most mixed of mixed seasons. After picking up just four wins between August and the start of December, the Tigers have lost just four games ever since.
Between the beginning of December and the middle of January, Hull won seven out of eight games, reverting to their inconsistent selves over the past couple of months.
An exhibition of major historical milestones made entirely from Lego goes on display in Hull at the weekend.
Brick History tells the story of pivotal moments in world history using models created from the famous Danish toy.
Hull has put forward its bid to host matches at the Rugby League World Cup 2021.
The city, which boasts a rich rugby league heritage, has submitted a proposal to become a host for the sport’s biggest international event, which will take place in England in three years.
Beverley Team, AC Maldini played a tight close game against a Hull City Ex Tigers squad including Wembley goal scoring hero Dean Windass, Nathan Doyle, Pete Skipper, Tim Hotte and Adam Lowthorpe wearing the black and Amber shirts
The game was in aid of Life For a Kid a Hull based charity who do so much good work for disabled children and their families in this area.
A new mini display on an intriguing East Riding figure has opened at the Treasure House in Beverley.
Albert Neville Medforth (1924-2007) was the Director of the East Yorkshire Aero Company in the 1950s & 1960s, and his primary goal in life was to restart flying from the former Hedon Aerodrome, an airfield which had been in use for ten years prior to World War Two. Although ultimately unsuccessful in this venture, he did eventually found an airfield in Paull, which was open until the early-1980s.
There will be a live quadrophonic performance of the ‘Open Bridges’ music – ‘Moments in Time’ – by John Stead to accompany the ‘Open Bridges’ film at Beverley Treasure House and Art Gallery on Thursday, 21 June, at 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm start.
BAFTA winning composer John Stead will diffuse the especially commissioned work to accompany the film, which has been showing in Beverley Art Gallery this month.
The sidelines of all junior football games played in Beverley, Hull and the East Riding will go smoke-free when the new season begins in September.
Partners including Hull & District Youth Football League, East Riding Girls League, Hull City Council, East Riding Council, and East Riding Football Association – which covers Hull – have teamed up to promote healthy lifestyles.