New Health Card Launched To Support Care Leavers

New Health Card Launched To Support Care Leavers
November 21, 2019

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have this month launched a new ‘Handy Health Guide’ to support young people leaving care to know where to access medical treatment and how to look after their mental health and wellbeing.

The card, brainchild of Tom, 22, one of the care leavers actively involved with the Hull City Council Care Leaver team aims to help young people who have spent time in Local Authority Care navigate the often confusing health service.

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Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact

Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact
November 20, 2019

City and cultural leaders have welcomed the publication of an independent evaluation of Hull’s year in the spotlight as UK City of Culture 2017, which confirms the continuing impact the title has had on the city.

The report, published by the University of Hull, says “the most significant impact of all” was an estimated £676m of new private and public investment that was generated for the city.

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ArtWaves Returns To Bridlington For 2020

ArtWaves Returns To Bridlington For 2020
November 20, 2019

Bridlington Spa is once again hosting ArtWaves Festival for its sixth consecutive year in May 2020. The popular ArtWaves Fringe will begin on Monday 25 May culminating in a weekend of festival activity on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May.

ArtWaves will showcase a mix of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art in a programme which has been thoughtfully considered, both for those artists with existing experience and those budding artists wanting to try a new experience.

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Orchard Community Cafe Celebrates Opening With Local Boxer Sonny Taylor

Orchard Community Cafe Celebrates Opening With Local Boxer Sonny Taylor
November 19, 2019

The Orchard Community Cafe on North Hull Estate celebrated its official opening this week with special guest cruiserweight boxer, Sonny Taylor.

This new-style cafe is run by community interest charity, Unity in Community (Unity) subsidised by the Community Led Local Development Fund. It provides a local hub for residents of HU6 and workers in the area who can enjoy delicious home-cooked food at subsidised prices.

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Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork

Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork
November 18, 2019

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Museums Service, working with the Humber Museums Partnership which is funded by the Arts Council, is proud to be unveiling a contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.

An artistic fee of £8,000 is on offer for the successful applicant to bring a taste of contemporary art to the iconic setting of Sewerby Hall and Gardens in summer 2020.

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Pedal Power For Your Local Hospice

Pedal Power For Your Local Hospice
November 15, 2019

Will you take on an international cycling challenge for your local hospice, testing your inner strength as well as your inner tube?

Dove House Hospice is looking for people to cycle 292 miles from Hull to Paris over four days in May 2020.

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Fund-Raising Successes Help Goldstar Members Shine

Fund-Raising Successes Help Goldstar Members Shine
November 14, 2019

A business which was set up to provide recreational fitness sessions has entered its tenth year with an event to raise funds and to celebrate a boom in membership to more than 700 people.

Goldstar Active welcomed members and business sponsors to the Cucina restaurant in Hessle for an event which raised more than £1,000 towards the cost of new competition leotards for its elite squad of gymnasts.

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Frank Bruno Packs A Punch With Strong Message On Mental Health

Frank Bruno Packs A Punch With Strong Message On Mental Health
November 13, 2019

World champion boxer Frank Bruno is gearing up for his next big fight – taking on the government in his campaign to get a better deal for people battling mental illness.

Bruno, who was speaking at a dinner organised to raise funds for a mental health charity in Hull and East Yorkshire said he wants to meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call for action to stop the suffering being inflicted on mental health patients.

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Film Industry Opportunities In Hull At Northern Exposure

Film Industry Opportunities In Hull At Northern Exposure
November 13, 2019

Filmmakers, writers, actors and film fans across the Humber and East Yorkshire are being offered a unique opportunity to bring along their own work and take part in a film industry day in Hull this Wednesday, 13 November.

Northern Exposure is a day-long film event that includes talent workshops, a film forum, networking and independent BFI Network, Film Hub North film screenings.

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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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Creating A Healthier Hull For The Armed Forces Community

Creating A Healthier Hull For The Armed Forces Community
November 10, 2019

At a time of year when we traditionally remember those who have served their country, local GP practices and NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group join growing number of organisations signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant in Hull.

The Armed Forces Covenant is a “promise by the nation” to ensure that those who are currently serving in the forces or have previously served, and their families are treated with understanding and always treated fairly.

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Barratt Homes’ Poppy Fields Development Honours Hull’s Hero’s

Barratt Homes’ Poppy Fields Development Honours Hull’s Hero’s
November 5, 2019

Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, continues to honour Hull’s war hero’s this Remembrance Sunday at its aptly named, Poppy Fields development in Cottingham. 

To mark Remembrance Sunday, Barratt Homes is supporting the Hull branch of The Royal British Legion with a £1,000 donation to assist the charity in providing lifelong support to serving and ex-serving personnel and their families in the Hull region.

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