Luxury Car Entrepreneur Gears Up To Create PPE Face Masks For Vulnerable

Luxury Car Entrepreneur Gears Up To Create PPE Face Masks For Vulnerable
July 1, 2020

An East Yorkshire luxury vehicle cleaning entrepreneur has turned his premises into a PPE workshop using his tools to create face masks to donate to care homes and pharmacies in need.

Harry Hall, who is the founder and managing director of Attention to Detail (ATD), has teamed up with his firm’s paint protection manufacturer to create specialist face shields to protect vulnerable people from the Coronavirus pandemic that his hit the UK this year.

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Law Firm Webinar Will Respond To Rising Number Of Redundancy Questions

Law Firm Webinar Will Respond To Rising Number Of Redundancy Questions
June 30, 2020

Redundancy procedures resulting from – and in some cases delayed by – the Covid-19 lockdown will come under the spotlight next week as a leading law firm takes its seminar programme online for the first time.

Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, will offer guidance to help businesses avoid the pitfalls of making staff redundant and ensure they act fairly and within the law.

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Viola Trust Issues Lockdown Challenge To Artists And Writers

Viola Trust Issues Lockdown Challenge To Artists And Writers
June 24, 2020

The Viola Trust, which is working to bring the Viola trawler back to Hull from her current location on the beach at Grytviken, South Georgia, has issued a lockdown challenge to artists and writers to create their interpretation of the ship and its remarkable history.

The Trust is inviting entries now for The Viola Trawler 1,000 Words Competition, drawn from the famous quote that a picture is worth a thousand words.

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Beverley Skincare Doctor Contributes To Book On Scarring

June 23, 2020

After over a decade of writing scientific papers for academic and skincare industry journals, a respected Beverley skincare doctor has contributed to a book on scarring.

Dr. Katerina Steventon wrote an article on ‘Scarring and The Epidermal Barrier’ in the book ‘Scars, Adhesions and the Biotensegral Body’ that was edited by Jan Threwartha and Sharon Wheeler and published by Handspring Publishing.

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Local Young People Being Urged To Access Mental Health Service

Local Young People Being Urged To Access Mental Health Service
May 19, 2020

Children and young people living in the Humber and North Yorkshire areas are being encouraged to use a free online mental health and emotional wellbeing service if they need support during Mental Health Awareness Week (18th-24th May) and beyond.

People aged between 11 and 25 in Hull and East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire, and North Yorkshire can register to use Kooth – a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service which can be accessed using a computer, smartphone or tablet device.

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Local NHS Warns People Not To Fall Victim To Health-Related Scams

Local NHS Warns People Not To Fall Victim To Health-Related Scams
May 13, 2020

Criminals are continuing to use the COVID-19 pandemic to scam the public and organisations. They are targeting people looking to buy medical supplies online, sending emails offering fake medical support and scamming people who may be vulnerable or increasingly isolated at home.

Reports from the public have included online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser, and other products, which have never arrived and a number of cases have been identified where fake testing kits have been offered for sale.

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East Yorkshire Poultry Business Helps Hull Charity

East Yorkshire Poultry Business Helps Hull Charity
May 5, 2020

One of Driffield’s biggest employers is lending its support to people in East Hull by donating chicken to a food poverty charity.

Middleton on the Wolds based Soanes Poultry is making a free weekly delivery of chicken to Hull-based EMS that works with residents, community groups and local businesses in Hull, East Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire to alleviate food and fuel poverty.

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Urgent Fundraising Appeal To Support Charities In The Community

Urgent Fundraising Appeal To Support Charities In The Community
April 16, 2020

Local charities helping the most vulnerable in North and East Yorkshire during this global crisis are being supported through grant-giving by Two Ridings Community Foundation.

While the Foundation’s Coronavirus Community Fund total is approaching £1million, £500,000 of which is new donations raised over the past month, more is needed and the Foundation is making a plea to anyone who can to help by donating to the appeal. 

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Free Online Mental Health Support Service Launched To Help Children And Young People

Free Online Mental Health Support Service Launched To Help Children And Young People
April 2, 2020

A free online mental health and emotional wellbeing support service has been launched to help children and young people living in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

People aged between 11 and 25 in these areas can now register to use Kooth, a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service which can be accessed using a computer, smartphone or tablet device.

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Dove House Hospice Struggles Through Crisis Times

Dove House Hospice Struggles Through Crisis Times
March 19, 2020

Well-loved and much needed local charity, Dove House Hospice are appealing to the community of Hull and East Yorkshire to do what they can to support the hospice during these difficult weeks and months.

The outbreak of the Coronavirus in the UK and the impact of the Government’s guidelines to keep everyone safe and reduce the spread of the virus is having a hugely negative effect on Dove House who provides specialist care to local people living with a terminal illness.

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Don’t Bury Your Head In The Sound!

Don’t Bury Your Head In The Sound!
March 16, 2020

RICS Hull and East Yorkshire Local Association are hosting an event on Wednesday, 25 March at Sewell Studio for local property professionals, to learn more about noise and the planning process in property developments.

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The Best Celebration Of Music By A Landslide At Vue Hull

The Best Celebration Of Music By A Landslide At Vue Hull
March 12, 2020

Fans of Fleetwood Mac and other musical heroes have the show of a lifetime in-store at Vue Hull.

Legendary drummer Mick Fleetwood enlisted an all-star cast at The London Palladium in honour of Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green in February and the performance will be shown on the big screen at Vue Hull in June.

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LGBT+ Community Urged Not To Rule Themselves Out Of Adoption

LGBT+ Community Urged Not To Rule Themselves Out Of Adoption
March 2, 2020

Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans communities are being invited to find out about adopting a child through One Adoption as part of LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering week

The regional adoption agency for North Yorkshire and the Humber – One Adoption North and Humber – is tackling the myth that only heterosexual couples can adopt, by supporting this year’s awareness-raising week (2-8 March), which is organised by national charity New Family Social.

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£4.3m Queens Gardens Plans To Go On Display

£4.3m Queens Gardens Plans To Go On Display
February 21, 2020

Plans for the £4.3m Queens Gardens refurbishment are to go on display as part of a public consultation in Trinity Market.

The plans incorporate modern, eco-friendly features including electric charging points, the introduction of plants and trees to increase the gardens’ biodiversity and the incorporation of designs and functions that will allow the area to be used for flood alleviation.

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An App A Day Is Helping Residents Stay Happy And Healthy

An App A Day Is Helping Residents Stay Happy And Healthy
February 11, 2020

NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet.

With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region find the best and safest ones, in the shape of an easy-to-use library on the web: humberhealthapps.co.uk.

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Daniel Sloss Brings Critically-Acclaimed Show To Region

Daniel Sloss Brings Critically-Acclaimed Show To Region
January 28, 2020

This February, Vue invites you to experience one of the world’s most popular laugh-out-loud comedy shows, as Daniel Sloss brings his critically-acclaimed solo show Daniel Sloss: X to Vue Hull.

Performing off the back of an already glistening comedy career, Sloss’s record-breaking tenth solo show, and third comedy film, delivers a unique satire on the uncomfortable topics of modern society.

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More Men In This Region Needed To Donate Blood

More Men In This Region Needed To Donate Blood
January 8, 2020

There is a vital need for more men in Hull to start donating blood in the New Year because of a serious imbalance in the gender of new donors.

During 2019, only 41% of the new donors in Hull were men. Until the end of November, 296 women started donating blood in Hull but only 208 men. This reflects a wider national trend.

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