Sewerby Hall And Gardens Go Digital

Sewerby Hall And Gardens Go Digital
July 14, 2020

Sewerby Hall and Gardens – where both the house and gardens have now reopened – have gone digital to add to the visitor experience.

Visitors to the house can scan QR codes to enjoy a range of short talks by education officer Robert Chester and curator Janice Smith.

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What Was Here App Takes On A Whole New Dimension

What Was Here App Takes On A Whole New Dimension
May 29, 2020

Last year, East Riding Archives unveiled a new app to turn back time. 

‘What was Here’ is a virtual ‘time machine’ on smartphones or tablet devices to let users see what used to be at various locations across Hull and East Yorkshire, using historic photos. 

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15 Arrested As Police Tackle Online Sex Offences

15 Arrested As Police Tackle Online Sex Offences
May 15, 2020

15 people have been arrested in the last three weeks as part of a targeted forcewide operation to tackle online sex offences.

Detectives from the Internet Sex Offenders Team (ISOT) have been busy gathering evidence and making arrests to help protect our communities.

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New Community Walking Scheme Launching In Hull’s West Park

New Community Walking Scheme Launching In Hull’s West Park
February 11, 2020

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums & Friends, Hull City Council and Hull Culture and Leisure, Leisure Services are delighted to announce the launch of Walk Hull – West Park: a new community walking scheme.

Walk Hull – West Park is a community walking initiative designed to encourage people to walk in Hull’s West Park. It combines signs in the park with an easy-to-use smartphone app which tells walkers exactly how far they have travelled.

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Try New Skills For The New Year With 2020 Adult Learning Courses

Try New Skills For The New Year With 2020 Adult Learning Courses
December 9, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering learners aged 19 years and over the perfect start to the New Year with its 2020 course launch and free Try Month.

An exciting range of part-time adult learning courses is available now to view and book on-line, and throughout January there will be an opportunity to try many of them free of charge.

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What Was Here App – Time Travel Comes To The East Riding

What Was Here App - Time Travel Comes To The East Riding
June 14, 2019

East Riding Archives has created a new, free app that turns smartphones or tablets into virtual ‘time machines’. 

‘What Was Here?’ uses historical photos from the archives, plotted onto a Google Maps base map, to show users literally ‘what was here’ at their location and elsewhere across the East Yorkshire region.

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Brave New World? One Groundbreaking Hull Company Thinks So

Brave New World? One Groundbreaking Hull Company Thinks So
January 16, 2018

Anyone who’s seen Tom Cruise’s film Minority Report will be familiar with the futuristic predictions it makes for a world characterised by boundless technological possibility.

Strange to say, then, that one Hull company is working with the giants of international gaming and software development to turn some of what it foresaw into reality.

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HULL : Get Online With IT sessions

HULL : Get Online With IT sessions
September 27, 2017

The annual and biggest digital inclusion campaign in the UK is back and Hull Libraries are hosting taster sessions to get people online.

Now in its 11th year, Get Online Week, between 2 and 8 October, is for anyone who wants to have a go at getting online for the first time and trying to use the internet to do just one thing you’d normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or even over the phone and how the internet can make life easier, cheaper, healthier and more fun.

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Free Wi-Fi Now On EYMS Buses

Free Wi-Fi Now On EYMS Buses
February 13, 2016

East Yorkshire Motor Services has announced that free Wi-Fi is now available on buses between Hull city centre, Hull University and Cottingham, and between Hull and York, via Beverley

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