Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases

Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases
June 11, 2020

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has set a target for completion by the end of this year and operation early in 2021 after construction resumed at the site.

The Daisy Appeal has also released the first pictures of the state-of-the-art complex which will improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease and dementia in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

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Ergo Business Centre Shaping Up For A Big Year

Ergo Business Centre Shaping Up For A Big Year
March 13, 2020

Since opening its doors on the Bridgehead Business Park, Hessle, in June 2018, the ergo business centre has continued to flourish and 2020 is shaping up to be a big year.

The centre, which is run by East Riding of Yorkshire Council in partnership with the University of Hull’s Aura Innovation Centre, is aimed at the growing renewable energy and environmental technology sectors.

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Ukulele Band Making Music To Support The Daisy Appeal

Ukulele Band Making Music To Support The Daisy Appeal
February 17, 2020

A ukulele band which recently handed over a donation to the Daisy Appeal from an impromptu live show and CD sales is going on the fund-raising trail again later this month.

The Assembly Line Ukulele Band is expecting a full house for a music evening in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research at the Sun Inn, Beverley, on Saturday 22 February.

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Val Wood Releases 25th Novel Which Is set in Beverley

Val Wood Releases 25th Novel Which Is set in Beverley
November 25, 2019

Val Wood celebrates the release of her 25th novel, Four Sisters (published by Transworld) with a special launch party at Waterstones in Hull on 28 November.

This is a momentous year for the author as it marks the release of her 25th novel. It first began for Val 26 years ago with the release of her first award-winning title, The Hungry Tide.

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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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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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Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers

Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers
October 4, 2019

A Hull team has been crowned as the winner of the Humber Care Tech Challenge 2019 with their design on how to support people living with dementia.

Team Ull-Tra Fast designed a technological concept on how to ease the symptoms of dementia suffers who experience sundown syndrome. The term refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests at a certain time of day. 

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Get Ready To Feel The Rhythm Of A Festival Like No Other

Get Ready To Feel The Rhythm Of A Festival Like No Other
August 28, 2019

The stage is set for an arts festival like no other as the wonderful city of Hull plays host to the 12th edition of the award-winning Freedom Festival starting on Wednesday.

This week, Hull will see artists from across the world converge in the maritime city to delight, challenge and mystify audiences with jaw-dropping circus, weird and wonderful street theatre, thought-provoking performances and talks, music from all over the world, and mischievous projects that engage all ages. For 2019, a different layer has been added to the festival, offering a new rhythm for the weekend.

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