Hull’s first four-star hotel has been revealed as the venue for one of the most prestigious events in the Hull and East Riding calendar – the gala dinner for this year’s regional tourism awards, the REYTAs.
The DoubleTree by Hilton in Ferensway is preparing to roll out the red carpet for the awards night on Thursday March 15 for what will be the new hotel’s biggest event to date.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers for children from babies upwards.
East Riding of Yorkshire council is holding two events in September at which people who are interested in becoming a foster carer can get more information. They are welcome to attend one or both of the events.
East Yorkshire hotelier Paul Whymant is on the last leg of his marathon two-month cycling and poetry tour of England and Scotland during which he has visited 35 cancer hospitals and raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support in the process.
Paul, chairman of the family-owned Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, will be dismounting his bike for the last time when he arrives at Castle Hill Hospital’s oncology unit on Friday morning (JUNE 30) at 9.30am.
Hotelier Paul Whymant has been overwhelmed by the support received during the first week of his two-month poetry and cycling challenge, during which he will pedal more than 1,500 miles and visit 35 cancer hospitals and centres all around the UK.
Paul, chairman of the family-owned Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, was diagnosed with bladder cancer five years ago, aged 60. Now, after years of treatment, he is cancer free and determined to give something back to those who helped him through what he describes as “a journey through a tunnel”.
A number of businesses in Beverley have been nominated for ‘Hull Life Style Award’ which was set up to celebrate business and the people that make Hull a great City.
Nominations from Beverley include The Kings Head Hotel, Mimi Boutique, TC Patisserie, Roots Rum Shack & Kitchen, BodyFlex Gym, Sessions Hair and Beauty Spa, Tickton Grange Hotel, Chequers Micropub, Cerutti 2 Beverley , The Potting Shed, Pipe and Glass, The Westwood, Hugh Rice Jewellers and Lempicka Café & Bistro .
Hull and East Riding’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have been given unprecedented support from local businesses, with more sponsors of awards than ever before.
Events and companies from Beverley that are in contention for an award are Beverley Food Festival, Beverley Puppet Festival, The Westwood Restaurant, Lempicka Cafe & Bistro, T C Patisserie and Butt Farm Caravan & Campsite.
Hull and East Yorkshire’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have achieved record entries yet again.
And such was the quality, the organisers, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) had to introduce an additional category during the short-listing process because of the “overwhelming” numbers vying for the honour of Remarkable Tourism Event.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers, particularly for children aged from five to 15.
A ‘Find out about Fostering’ information event will be held on Thursday 26 January 2017 at Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, at 6pm, when anyone wanting to find out how to become a foster carer is welcome to go along.