One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler

One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler
October 22, 2020

A writer and an artist who discovered the stories of the Viola trawler by way of a cultural competition have now been inspired to use their work to spread the word about her exploits and the campaign to bring her home.

The pair took first place in their respective categories in the “One Thousand Words” competition organised by the Viola Trust, challenging creatives to paint a picture or write a short story.

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MP Offers His Support For Continuing Use Of Glyphosate Which Some Say Is Carcinogenic To Humans

MP Offers His Support For Continuing Use Of Glyphosate Which Some Say Is Carcinogenic To Humans
March 24, 2017

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart met local farmers at Mr Jono Dixon’s farm in Patrington, to discuss their concerns about calls from several environmental groups to ban the well-known weed killer, glyphosate.

Some studies have shown that glyphosate is safe but further studies have also highlighted the chemical as a probable human carcinogen limited evidence that suggests glyphosate may act as an oestrogen mimic, which is of significance for breast cancer risk.

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Food Recycling Campaign To Be Launched In Eight East Riding Areas

Food Recycling Campaign To Be Launched In Eight East Riding Areas
February 24, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is launching a campaign next month to encourage more residents to put food waste into their brown wheelie bins for recycling.

All the food and garden waste collected from residents’ brown bins is recycled into compost, however food waste still makes up almost a third of all waste placed in green household waste bins in the East Riding.

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REYTA Tourism Awards Shortlist Announced

Beverley Racecourse Confirm Fixture List for New Season
February 10, 2017

Hull and East Yorkshire’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have achieved record entries yet again.

And such was the quality, the organisers, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) had to introduce an additional category during the short-listing process because of the “overwhelming” numbers vying for the honour of Remarkable Tourism Event.

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