Following the recovery of a woman’s body yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 20 March) from the Humber Estuary, Detective Superintendent Martin Smalley has issued the following: “A post-mortem examination commenced this afternoon and is continuing to be carried out this evening, however formal identification has now taken place and we can confirm the body recovered is that of missing woman Libby Squire. “Libby’s family have been informed and are receiving support from specially…
Hymers College has appointed a new Headmaster to take one of the leading private schools in the North of England into a new era.
Justin Stanley joins Hymers from Hereford Cathedral School where he is Deputy Headmaster (Academic). He will take up the reins at the Hull co-educational day school at the beginning of the new school year in September.
Acclaimed composer Gavin Bryars and his Ensemble will be joined by singer and songwriter Gavin Friday for a performance of Nothing Like the Sun, Bryars’ commission for Opera North and the Royal Shakespeare Company, at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall on 4 April.
The haunting, dramatic piece for chamber group and voices weaves Bryars’ music through eight of Shakespeare’s sonnets. The performers include Bryars himself on double bass, tenor John Potter, and American soprano Claron McFadden.
The Burton Constable Foundation has received support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to increase its organisation resilience and sustainability.
Thanks to National Lottery players, the project aims to secure the future of Burton Constable by reviewing the effectiveness of the organisation, building capacity through adopting new ways of working, testing out ideas, increasing the skills of staff, volunteers and trustees and becoming more financially sustainable.
A rural company from Yorkshire says superfast broadband has transformed their business.
Cambrian Granite, which specializes in providing granite and quartz work surfaces to customers all over the UK, often found their systems crashing because a customer had sent them a file that was too big for their bandwidth to cope with.
In advance of the full programme release in early April, the ArtWaves Festival has today announced a special workshop by award-winning artist Richard Allen, as part of the fifth annual event taking place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019.
ArtWaves is a vibrant festival of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art allowing artists from beginners to experts to try something different or master a skill in this year’s exciting programme of workshops, demonstrations, talks, exhibits and more.
A new touring exhibition will open at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull on Saturday 4 May.
Is This Planet Earth? features curious life-forms and strange landscapes created by nine artists. In their sculptures, paintings, sound-art, performance art and videos, every colour and sensation is heightened – and it is all a bit sci-fi.