Drumming is now well documented to have a positive effect on overall general well-being and several studies have been carried out which provide scientific evidence to support this.
Before looking at the science, we know drumming is fun! It transcends age, social, cultural and language barriers as rhythm is a universal language and has been a tradition in nearly every culture for centuries. Drumming grounds us in the present moment. When a person is firmly grounded in the present, stressful situations in the past are forgotten and worries of the future are reduced.
Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire is a new exhibition at Goole Museum from 5 February to 6 April which uncovers the history of people of African descent from 1750 to 2007.
These dates represent the period of history beginning with the era of the famous anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and ending with the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
To coincide with World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October, some of Hull’s secondary schools will launch Talking Tables, a Public Health initiative to encourage people to strike up a conversation.
Public Health launched Talking Tables on Monday 10 September to mark World Suicide Day. Now, as part of HeadStart Hull’s young people’s peer mentoring project run by Cornerhouse Yorkshire, pupils within the city’s schools are being encouraged to talk to combat isolation in schools across lunchtimes and other times.
A new joint venture for local sports training provider, Sportsability will help the company stake its claim in the burgeoning fitness industry, with use of the gym and facilities for its learners at Cottingham Parks.
The move aims to enhance the courses for fitness instructing and personal training, through the Active IQ qualifications Sportsability provides.
Two exciting new exhibitions will open at the Treasure House in Beverley on Saturday, 15 September.
On the opening day, there will be an Open Event at the Art Gallery when visitors will be able to meet artists, researchers and members of the team at the Treasure House who have been involved in the exhibitions. This free event will run from 1pm – 3pm.
Work will begin next week on a £150,000 scheme to improve the road safety of a busy junction at Routh, near Beverley.
Meaux Lane junction on the A1035 between Leven and Beverley has been the location of a number of road accidents, including four collisions in the past three years in which people have suffered injuries.
Humberside Police are appealing for information in relation to a bogus Post Office worker who targeting vulnerable and elderly people in East Yorkshire by conning them into handing over their bank cards.