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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HULL : Freedom Festival 2019 Programme Announced

HULL : Freedom Festival 2019 Programme Announced
June 3, 2019

Hull is no stranger to arts and culture and this summer, the annual Freedom Festival will use the city as its stage once again, in a way it has never done before.

The festival programme has been revealed and tickets for the five incredible indoor shows are available to buy now.

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Libby Squire – Four Months Into The Investigation

Libby Squire - Four Months Into The Investigation
May 31, 2019

As today marks four months since 21-year-old University of Hull student Libby Squire went out with her friends and never returned home.

The Senior Investigating Officer on the case has definitively expressed the investigation “is still very much active” and has stated, “we will do all we can to get justice for Libby”.

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Daisy Appeal Benefit Thanks To Fund Raising Efforts Of Local Golf Club

Daisy Appeal Benefit Thanks To Fund Raising Efforts Of Local Golf Club
May 6, 2019

The former Captain of Beverley and East Riding Golf Club presented the founder of the Daisy Appeal with a cheque for more than £2,500 from fund-raising events held during 2018.

Steve Fox, who stepped down as Captain at the end of the year, said he selected Daisy for the donation because of connections with cancer and because it is a local charity.

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Hymers College Appoint New Headmaster To Lead Them Into New Era

Hymers College Appoint New Headmaster To Lead Them Into New Era
March 21, 2019

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.

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