A former Beverley High School student who works globally to help governments tackle challenges including pandemics, terrorism, corruption, war crimes and modern slavery has been awarded the MBE for services to international trade.
Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia, credited her family and colleagues for their part in earning the honour, which recognises the company’s activities in some of the world’s trouble spots.
In the week leading up to Remembrance Day 2021, over 140 officers and soldiers of The Yorkshire Regiment will lay commemorative wreaths at war memorials in 30 towns across the region as well as parading on Remembrance Sunday, 14 November, in Hull; Barnsley, Huddersfield, Middlesbrough and York.
A new regional campaign to support the mental health of Armed Forces personnel and their families in Hull and East Yorkshire has begun.
The campaign highlights the range of mental health services that are available across the region for any person who serves or has served in the Armed Forces, and their families. It encourages those who are concerned about or struggling with their mental health to access the support available.
A new exhibition portraying the skills and satisfaction of manual occupations is coming to The Treasure House, Beverley, on 10 November.
The creation of photographer Peter Barker, ‘Working Hands’ is a series of photographs which show how hand and mind are linked in skilled work, from bookbinding to sheepshearing, from hat making to dog grooming. The photographs suggest a connection between inner and outer worlds, between body and mind, and between thinking and doing.