Hull City Council and its partners will be hosting various events across the city in support of TravelWise Week, a world-wide, week-long travel challenge where sustainable travel organisation, Modeshift, encourages everyone to travel wisely.
It is the council’s ambition to make Hull cleaner, greener and healthier by encouraging residents to choose active forms of travel like walking, cycling or taking the bus.
St John Ambulance’s new electric car arrived at the Hull depot recently as part of a project to replace existing support cars across the country thanks to a generous donation from the Medlock Charitable Trust.
The generosity of major donors makes a huge difference to St John Ambulance, with local communities, patients, volunteers and the environment benefiting from the investment they make in its lifesaving work.
Bishop Burton College is proud to announce the outstanding achievements of its T Level students as they receive their highly anticipated results this week.
The T Level in Health saw an impressive 100% pass rate for Health, with all students earning a Merit. Similarly, in the field of Education and Early Years, all 20 students excelled, achieving a 100% pass rate. Notably, the first-year cohort of Education and Early Years and Health students all successfully passed their inaugural year.
Beverley Art Gallery hosted celebrated British painter David Remfry MBE, whose work will be featured in a retrospective exhibition in 2025.
As a child, Remfry moved to Hull, where he studied art at Hull College of Art. In addition to college, he was also influenced by a local nightclub, Locarno’s, where he developed an appreciation for music, dance, and dancers.
The RSPCA released heartbreaking statistics regarding cat cruelty complaints in Yorkshire as part of its Cancel Out Cruelty campaign. In all complaints in Yorkshire totalled 2,112 with 259 of those being made in East Yorkshire.
According to the RSPCA, almost 18,000 cat cruelty complaints were reported nationwide last year. There were 1,726 reports of intentional harm, which is roughly five a day. Compared to 2021, when there were 1,387, this is an increase of 25%.
Barratt Developments Yorkshire East site managers who are building homes for David Wilsons Homes and Barratt won a top national award.
A number of Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes developments are located in East Riding of Yorkshire, including Harrier Chase in Brough, Harland Park and Poppy Fields in Cottingham, Minster View and Queens Court in Beverley, and Hesslewood Park and Fleet Green in Hessle.
East Yorkshire Buses has announced that the Moors Explorer ME1 service will return in summer 2023 with a brand-new route.
On Sundays and bank holidays until 28 August, the new route will travel from Hessle, Hull & Beverley to Pickering, Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley, with a stop at Flamingo Land Resort – so everyone can have a good time, whether they prefer a quiet walk in the Moors or a theme park and zoo.
Following a four-day ‘Enhanced’ inspection in May, Bishop Burton College was able to maintain its Good rating from Ofsted. A Good overall rating was given to the college, along with Outstanding judgements in both the Personal Development and Adult Learning Programmes categories.
To complete some internal work, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is moving its Beverley Customer Service Centre to the Treasure House Library in Champney Road beginning Monday, 10 July.
During the temporary relocation, the usual appointment-only service will continue. While there will be no payment facilities available, customers can pay by phone, online, and at All Pay and Paypoint outlets.