The Deep Fights For Survival In UK Lockdown

The Deep Fights For Survival In UK Lockdown
April 7, 2020

The Deep is one of many zoos and aquariums fighting for survival as the UK-wide lockdown due to coronavirus continues.

The closure during our busiest months of the year, Easter, in particular, is already having a major impact on finances, and despite the doors being closed to the public, essential work caring for the 3,000 animals that reside with us must continue.

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Child Sex Offender From East Yorkshire Jailed For Six Years

Child Sex Offender From East Yorkshire Jailed For Six Years
April 7, 2020

A ‘perverted’ 19-year-old child sex offender from Bridlington has been jailed for 6 years after he pleaded guilty to nine offences.

Jack Walker, of Fort Terrace, Bridlington, pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual activity with a child, two counts of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and two common assaults.

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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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WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals

WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals
April 1, 2020

Hull Hospitals would like to thank all of the amazing companies, individuals and organisations who have already come forward offering support to our staff and hospitals for the care we are providing patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.   

Supported by our Hull Hospital’s official charity, WISHH, there are a number of ways you can help the Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and the staff who are working tirelessly on delivering care to our patients during these exceptional times.

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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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Pride In Hull Reveals Bid To Become Europride Hosts In 2023

Pride In Hull Reveals Bid To Become Europride Hosts In 2023
March 31, 2020

Pride in Hull has launched its bid to bring EuroPride – the biggest LGBTI celebration in Europe – to the city in 2023.

EuroPride takes place in a different host city every year, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees from across the continent – and the world – to celebrate all things LGBTI.

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Life In Lockdown At Award-Winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Life In Lockdown At Award-Winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park
March 27, 2020

Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park was all quiet yesterday after temporarily closing in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Visitors enjoyed the unique walk-through experience coming almost face to face with some of the world’s most beautiful and at a risk animals for the last time in a while on Sunday. Then the staff locked the gates due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

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Hull Man Prosecuted After Rubbish Dumped In South Cave

Hull Man Prosecuted After Rubbish Dumped In South Cave
March 20, 2020

A man from Hull has been prosecuted after rubbish was dumped on a verge in South Cave in 2017.

Deividas Anzelis, of Parthian Road, Hull, pleaded guilty to failing in his duty of care by not ensuring his waste was disposed of legally when he appeared before Hull Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 10 March 2020.

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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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Don’t Bury Your Head In The Sound!

Don’t Bury Your Head In The Sound!
March 16, 2020

RICS Hull and East Yorkshire Local Association are hosting an event on Wednesday, 25 March at Sewell Studio for local property professionals, to learn more about noise and the planning process in property developments.

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Queen Victoria’s Jewel-Cabinet To Visit Hull And Is Well Worth Seeing

Queen Victoria’s Jewel-Cabinet To Visit Hull And Is Well Worth Seeing
March 14, 2020

In the centre of Hull, proudly overlooking Ferens Art Gallery, stands Queen Victoria’s statue. Now, in Ferens’ latest exhibition, the monarch’s own Jewel-Cabinet will visit the city, as part of an ongoing partnership with Royal Collection Trust. 

This collaboration brings the artistic masterpiece, designed by Ludwig Grüner, to Hull for the first time, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection. 

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Sewerby Zoo Launches New Resources For Under 5s

Sewerby Zoo Launches New Resources For Under 5s
March 13, 2020

A new and fun set of resources for under 5s to explore Sewerby Zoo has been launched.

Young visitors can now put on an explorer hat, grab a bucket and fill it up with items such as binoculars, shape spotters and zoo explorer cards to help them look more closely at the animals whilst enjoying the zoo itself.

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Huge Refurb At St Paul’s Boxing Academy With Help Of Council Grant

A major refurb of the city’s biggest boxing club will see Hull City Council funding £865,000 towards a new roof and lift. St Paul’s Boxing Academy in North Church Side, which has produced a string of champions including Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle in its 70-year history, will undergo a huge refit to its main gym and facilities.
March 13, 2020

A major refurb of the city’s biggest boxing club will see Hull City Council funding £865,000 towards a new roof and lift.

St Paul’s Boxing Academy in North Church Side, which has produced a string of champions including Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle in its 70-year history, will undergo a huge refit to its main gym and facilities.

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