Recovery Network Supports Drug And Alcohol Users During Lockdown

Recovery Network Supports Drug And Alcohol Users During Lockdown
April 2, 2020

A charity supporting individuals in recovery from alcohol and drugs has set up a Facebook Group to provide much-needed support, during the government enforced lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

The Recovery Network can be found on The Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) Facebook page. It’s for anyone whether they are using the service or not, to join the conversation, whilst staying safe at home.

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Candlelighters Launch Virtual Fundraising Event, The Big Night In

Candlelighters Launch Virtual Fundraising Event, The Big Night In
April 1, 2020

In such unprecedented times, families across the UK are facing challenges like never before, but for families affected by childhood cancer whose lives have already been turned upside down, COVID-19 is making life more difficult than ever.

That is why local childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters, is launching the Big Night In to enable people to continue to support these families when they need it most.

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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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Family And Friends Come Together To Raise Funds And Awareness

Family And Friends Come Together To Raise Funds And Awareness
March 17, 2020

The family and friends of a popular Market Weighton man with Motor Neurone Disease have pledged to raise £5,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA).

59-year-old former Royal Mail manager and accomplished musician, Dave Foster was diagnosed with the debilitating disease in July 2019. His family and friends initiated the fundraising drive to raise awareness of the condition that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.

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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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Why Nursing Is A Career Worth Pursuing

Why Nursing Is A Career Worth Pursuing
February 4, 2020

Choosing a career is an important decision and not one that you want to enter into lightly. With so many potential careers out there, some people find the choice overwhelming.

But if you are in the market for a new career that offers excellent job security, a never-ending supply of vacancies, and rewarding work that makes a difference, you should consider a career in nursing.

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Yorkshire Chef Celebrates 35 Year Career With Launch Of Cookery Book

Yorkshire Chef Celebrates 35 Year Career With Launch Of Cookery Book
December 17, 2019

An East Yorkshire chef whose cookery is inspired by a global catering career spanning 35 years has launched her first recipe book.

Ali Bilton, who has worked in private catering and has lived in London, Spain and Hong Kong, was inspired to write Ali Bilton cooks…her favourites to bring together a selection of family favourites and recipes that evoke memories of the far-flung places where she has lived.

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Burying Wishes: 14 Million Risk-Taking Last Requests To The Grave

Burying Wishes: 14 Million Risk-Taking Last Requests To The Grave
November 29, 2019

Brits are taking their final wishes to the grave, according to new data from the UK’s largest report into funeral trends by the Co-op.

According to the findings, as many as 14 million UK adults risk not having their dying wishes acted upon, due to their decision not to consider or talk about what they would like for their funeral.

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Artist’s Underwater Images Explore Social And Environmental Concerns

Artist’s Underwater Images Explore Social And Environmental Concerns
November 12, 2019

In collaboration with Invisible Dust and Ferens Art Gallery, visual artist and filmmaker Estabrak presents Sea; the Remains Between, the latest in the artist’s award-winning series of underwater photographs.

Estabrak’s intriguing photographs feature natural and human-made bodies of water in East Yorkshire. People from diverse communities in Hull are portrayed submerged in water, having braved the elements to participate in the artwork.  

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Police Want Your Dashcam Footage OF Dangerous Driving

Police Want Your Dashcam Footage OF Dangerous Driving
November 12, 2019

Dashcam footage is now being sought by police that shows inappropriate or dangerous driving. Humberside Police have launched a facility to accept footage as they look to make our roads safer.

With one in four drivers now using dashcams, it is hoped the new system will help lead to prosecutions. 

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