NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people in the region to give blood as new targets reveal 2,356 new donors are needed in the city to save lives over the next year.
Nationally one million more blood donors are needed over the next five years to ensure patients receive the right type of blood to save and improve their lives, with a particular need for Black African, Black Caribbean and younger donors.
For the last three months, thirty-three men and women from the 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, British Army Reserve have been responsible for force protection duties at the British Army Training Unit in Kenya (BATUK).
In the weeks before Christmas, the Yorkshire & Teesside based reserves from 4 YORKS took over the role at the East African training facility from 1st Bn The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR).
SWIFT action has been taken as part of a re-roofing project to ensure a group of birds who return to the same council homes in Bridlington every year will have a place to nest when they arrive back in the UK.
A writer and an artist who discovered the stories of the Viola trawler by way of a cultural competition have now been inspired to use their work to spread the word about her exploits and the campaign to bring her home.
The pair took first place in their respective categories in the “One Thousand Words” competition organised by the Viola Trust, challenging creatives to paint a picture or write a short story.
A Beverley-based businesswoman who reuses and recycles unwanted and second-hand clothing is appealing for donations to support national charities using an innovative new Covid-19 friendly drive-through service.
Daisy Jessop (22) is the brainchild of the ethical clothing recycle business called Envirofriendly Recycling (EMEA) Limited.
Tickets for BBC Contains Strong Language, which takes place in Hull September 27th-29th, 2019, are available to book via Hull Truck’s website from Friday 23rd August at 10am.
The three-day festival of national poetry and spoken word returns to Hull following two successful years in the city. Contains Strong Language is produced by the BBC in partnership with Wrecking Ball Press, the British Council, Arts Council England, the Makassar International Writers Festival and others.
Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire is a new exhibition at Goole Museum from 5 February to 6 April which uncovers the history of people of African descent from 1750 to 2007.
These dates represent the period of history beginning with the era of the famous anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and ending with the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
A local businessman and leader of Andy’s Man Club Hull is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in October to create funds to set up clubs in other parts of the UK, in a bid to confront the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK, suicide.
Leon McQuade is taking on the African mountain as he says the physical feat is small in comparison to the emotional challenges faced by many young men in today’s society.
PCSOs from Humberside Police will be visiting schools and colleges to promote Lifestyle 2018, an incentive open to people aged 10-18 who want to make a difference in the community.
Lifestyle 2018 is made possible by the kind support of sponsors and gives young people the chance to not only do something positive during the summer break, but also a chance to win some fantastic prizes.