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.
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.
To celebrate last week’s World Book Day, five-star housebuilder David Wilson Homes Yorkshire East donated £100 of book vouchers to a Cottingham primary school as the housebuilder continues to support the communities in which it builds.
The Litten Trees are eight gifts to local communities around the UK: temporary light sculptures in everyday public settings that have been carefully chosen to be seen by those communities as they enjoy their daily exercise or go about their daily business.
Free online business workshops offered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and delivered by a retail specialist The Retail Group, are continuing to support and guide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in East Riding town centres.
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.
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.