Cyclists Urged To Make Use Of Segregated Lanes

Cyclists Urged To Make Use Of Segregated Lanes
August 17, 2020

Cyclists in Hull are being urged to make use of the city’s pop-up cycle lanes across the city.

The advice comes as Hull City Council works to install segregated cycle lanes to provide extra safety measures for cyclists using some of the city’s most busy roads.

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Crime Rates Fall In Region According To Latest Data From ONS

Crime Rates Fall In Region According To Latest Data From ONS
July 18, 2020

News that crime has fallen in the region has been welcomed by Deputy Chief Constable Chris Rowley. Latest figures released by the Office of National Statics have revealed that reported crime has fallen by 3pc.

While many crimes have fallen the region has seen an increase in the amount of drug-related offences. 

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Tributes Paid To Father And Daughter Victims Of Covid-19

Tributes Paid To Father And Daughter Victims Of Covid-19
May 5, 2020

Friends, family and colleagues have paid tribute to a father and daughter who had a great influence on public, business and charity communities across Hull and East Yorkshire but who lost their lives to Covid-19 within days of each other.

David Whincup and Joanne Rennison were both directors of Educare Nursery in Beverley and were widely known for their activities in many other sectors.

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Medically Vulnerable Advised Not To Go Out To Collect Prescriptions

Medically Vulnerable Advised Not To Go Out To Collect Prescriptions
April 24, 2020

Hull Helpline can arrange delivery of medicines for vulnerable people who have been identified as being at higher risk of serious illness from coronavirus.

Residents who fall into this category, and who have no friends or family who can collect a prescription for them, can contact the Hull Helpline and a volunteer will collect it from the pharmacy.

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Essential Workers Eager To Get Back To The Therapy Of The Open Road

Essential Workers Eager To Get Back To The Therapy Of The Open Road
April 14, 2020

Two women who took to motorcycling in their 40s are looking forward to getting back on two wheels as therapy to help them deal with day jobs providing relief for the effects of coronavirus.

Julia Nendick, who works as a carer to her disabled daughter, spends two days a week volunteering at the ESM foodbank at the Freedom Centre in East Hull.

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Lifestylers Making People Smile Even With Cancelled Event

Lifestylers Making People Smile Even With Cancelled Event
April 7, 2020

Over the past 30 years, young people from across our area have been forming teams and spending their summer holidays completing a project to benefit their community as part of Lifestyle.

Sadly, due to the current circumstances and government guidance, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Lifestyle 2020.

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Crime Commissioner Gets A Blast From Election Opponent

Crime Commissioner Gets A Blast From Election Opponent
March 16, 2020

More community policing, more special constables, more tasers and an improved 101 service are just a few of the headline promises from the man who wants to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside Police.

Craig Ulliott, the Conservative candidate for the role, has also hit out at what he sees as the abject failure by the current Commissioner, Keith Hunter, to deliver on his own promises made at the start of his tenure.

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Council Tax Set To Increase By 3.99% In East Riding

Council Tax Set To Increase By 3.99% In East Riding
February 13, 2020

Councillors have agreed to increase the council’s part of the council tax charge in the East Riding by 3.99% for the 2020-21 financial year.

The increase, which was agreed at a Full Council meeting on 13 February, will raise £6.8million of additional income for the council and will result in an increase of £57.64 a year for a Band D property.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Proposes Increase To Precept

Police and Crime Commissioner Proposes Increase To Precept
January 21, 2020

Residents will be asked to dig a bit deeper and pay more towards local policing in their council tax. Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter is proposing the police precept is increased by 2.2% for 2020/21.

Mr Hunter also says that the increase is in line with inflation. If approved homeowners in Band D property will be asked to stump up 9p a week more.

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