The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC

The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC
October 13, 2021

In Remembrance week 2021, we honour the achievements of one of Hull’s own, Private Jack Cunningham VC, whose story of bravery in the face of the enemy has been brought back to life after the restoration of a 104-year-old piece of cinematic history.

John Cunningham, who was usually known as Jack, came from a traveller family and was the eldest son of Charles Cunningham, a licensed pot hawker and his wife Mary Ann. He had six brothers and just like his father, was a hawker.

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Festival Of Words – Back With Live Children’s Events For 2021

Festival Of Words – Back With Live Children’s Events For 2021
October 11, 2021

East Riding Libraries are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme for their literature festival, The East Riding Festival of Words, which will be back with live events this autumn.

Puppets Plays and Storydays are back again with another entertaining puppet storytelling, this time of ‘Three little fish and the big bad shark’ by Ken Geist.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

Registration for the latest YORSwitch round is now open, and residents across the East Riding are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariffs.

Since YORSwitch began in 2013, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme has helped more than 36,000 households switch their energy tariffs, with savings of over £7.6 million for East Riding residents. 

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Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities

Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities
October 14, 2020

Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.

“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.

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Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre

Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre
September 17, 2020

A new medical centre which was first proposed nearly 15 years ago has cleared its final hurdle after funding was approved by the East Riding of Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Work could start by the end of this year on the site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, with construction expected to take 12 months, and the new centre will reflect the advances in facilities and the increase in demand over recent years.

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