What’s The Legal Status Of CBD In The UK?

What's The Legal Status Of CBD In The UK?
September 21, 2020

There’s a growing trend worldwide towards Cannabidiol (CBD) as a powerful supplement for improved health and the UK is no exemption. Upwards of a million people use the drug to treat pain, inflammation, insomnia, or anxiety.

However, many are unsure of their legal status. You probably know that cannabis is illegal but what about the CBD that’s created by that very same plant?

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A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding

A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding
August 24, 2020

East Riding Archives is asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.

The archives team are looking for items like photographs of people’s daily lives; pictures of empty streets; pictures and recordings of the ‘Clap for Carers’ on Thursday evenings, or other thanks for NHS and key workers; or even diaries with notes about what people have been doing during the lockdown.

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Green Plan Sets Construction Industry Standard

Green Plan Sets Construction Industry Standard
August 6, 2020

An employee consultation asked the staff at KWL in Hull to vote on company values, finding being a friend to the environment was central to its core.

A plan has emerged to become a zero-carbon organisation, with KWL initiatives and company-wide training in action to achieve targets.

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Colourful Characters Helping Children Return To School Confidently

Colourful Characters Helping Children Return To School Confidently
July 23, 2020

A mental health nurse and social worker have written a series of books to help children understand their mental health and wellbeing, which they say will be vital in preparing youngsters to return to school in September after living through the lockdown. 

The co-founders of Hull-based business Inspire Ignite, Sue Altass and Hannah Cheshire are experts in children’s mental health, with over 40 years of combined experience between them. 

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Families In East Riding Of Yorkshire Are Being Urged To Talk About Organ Donation

Families In East Riding Of Yorkshire Are Being Urged To Talk About Organ Donation
July 23, 2020

New figures published by NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) show that last year (2019/20) 1,580 people in the UK donated their organs after they died. In East Riding Of Yorkshire, 11 people gave the gift of life, by donating their organs after death.

The national deceased organ donor figures were on course to surpass the previous year’s total, but unfortunately, the global COVID-19 pandemic hit in March and had a wide-reaching impact across the whole NHS and every aspect of UK society.

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Drunk Animal Creative Studios Searching For Three Apprentices

Drunk Animal Creative Studios Searching For Three Apprentices
July 10, 2020

Following a period of strong growth, Drunk Animal Creative Studios Ltd. is on the hunt for the next rising stars in marketing and design.

Currently home to two of this year’s Top 30 under 30, the agency’s Creative Director, Calvin Innes, believes that the success to date, and the continued growth of the agency, lies in nurturing and developing a new generation of talented professionals.

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Virtual Drop-In Sessions Start This Week For Parents And Carers

Virtual Drop-In Sessions Start This Week For Parents And Carers
June 2, 2020

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership is organising an online forum in partnership with East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS).

The service is for people who have concerns about young people and online activities or simply want a general chat about issues they have identified in their community that they feel may pose a risk to young people during the Covid-19 restrictions.

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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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