More Than 2,300 New Blood Donors Are Needed Locally To Meet Demand

More Than 2,300 New Blood Donors Are Needed Locally To Meet Demand
June 21, 2022

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.

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Yorkshire’s Reserves Hold The Fort in Kenya

Yorkshire’s Reserves Hold The Fort in Kenya
January 21, 2022

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).

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One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler

One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler
October 22, 2020

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.

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Opening Day At Yorkshire Wildlife Park After Lockdown

Opening Day At Yorkshire Wildlife Park After Lockdown
June 16, 2020

A whole host of new animals met the public for the first time yesterday as the newly adapted award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopened.

YWP, which has introduced a wide variety of safety precautions to keep visitors safe, welcomed over thirty new arrivals during the lockdown.

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Beverley Entrepreneur Fighting Fast Fashion With Innovative Service

Beverley Entrepreneur Fighting Fast Fashion With Innovative Service
June 12, 2020

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.

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BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back

BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back
August 22, 2019

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.

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Our Histories Revealed – New Exhibition Coming To Goole Museum

Our Histories Revealed - New Exhibition Coming To Goole Museum
January 29, 2019

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.

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Warehouse Expansion Means Volunteers Are Needed By Jacob’s Well

Warehouse Expansion Means Volunteers Are Needed By Jacob’s Well
October 12, 2018

Jacob’s Well Warehouse expansion has led to the Beverley based charity to appeal for more volunteers. Expansion to the Jacob’s Well Warehouse was made possible due a to a grant from Screwfix.

 Jacob’s Well now has a much bigger capacity. Now the charity needs more people to help sort goods ready for shipping or selling. 

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‘Man-Up’ Mountain For Mental Health

‘Man-Up’ Mountain For Mental Health
September 6, 2018

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.

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Lifestyle 2018 – Have You Got What It Takes To Make A Difference

Lifestyle 2018 - Have You Got What It Takes To Make A Difference
April 11, 2018

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.

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2018 Programme Unveiled At The Beverley Treasure House

2018 Programme Unveiled At The Beverley Treasure House
January 31, 2018

The Treasure House in Beverley has unveiled its exciting and varied programme of events and exhibitions for 2018.

Although the highlight of 2018 will be the 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from 14 July to 8 September, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a full programme of events at the popular venue for the next year.

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