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.
A charity which is working to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre in the Hull and Humber area is urging cyclists and runners across the region to show their support in two major fundraising events.
The Daisy Appeal, which is planning to open a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital early next year, is targeting the My Prudential RideLondon cycle challenge and the Great North Run to boost its bid to raise £8.2m.
Homebuyers looking to upsize in Hull are set to enjoy the rewards of the change in Stamp Duty rules following the recent Budget announcement.
Welcome savings on a new home have been made possible as a result of the Budget, in which the Chancellor announced there will be no Stamp Duty to pay on properties up to the value of £500,000 on sales taking place before 31 March 2021.
A local fostering agency is celebrating the resilience and hard work of their foster parents during National Foster Care Fortnight.
The annual campaign which runs from 11-24 May takes the theme of #thisisfostering, aiming to convey a varied and authentic picture of the contributions of the people involved in fostering and how foster care transforms the lives of children and young people.
Hull’s Robert Murray has so far received more than £1,400 in pledges for NHS charities as he puts his final plans in place for a post-Coronavirus Lockdown charity cycle ride from Edinburgh to Hull.
Restrictions and social distancing measures allowing, Rob, 30, aims to hit £3,000 making the 265-mile two-day ride with two close friends, Spencer Sharkett and Shane Spenceley, who also want to do something to show their appreciation for the country’s front line health workers.
Residents of Greenwood Avenue, North Hull and Orchard Park, are asked to come forward with memories of the area as the former rent office is being refurbished to create a community hub for everyone living in HU6, to learn, meet and train.
The Greenwood Centre has long been an ambition of North Hull based charity, Unity in Community, which last year finally got the go-ahead and funds to start work on the refurbishment after a number of years, in the pipeline.
A charity cycle team is set to smash its target well before the riders set off after passing the five-figure halfway point even before confirming a new date for their challenge.
But the Paris 2 Benitachell 2020 team won’t be coasting as they countdown to their test of 1,000 miles in nine days – they’ll be putting as much effort into the fund-raising as their pedalling with the aim of leaving their initial £20,000 target back in the distance.
A Hull-based theatre company is to create an immersive maritime-themed performance to be performed in local primary schools.
Theatre on the Edge, which aims to produce quality theatre with new and original work, has been commissioned by Hull City Council as part of the forthcoming Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City primary schools outreach programme.
NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet.
With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region find the best and safest ones, in the shape of an easy-to-use library on the web: humberhealthapps.co.uk.
A delicatessen with a difference has opened its doors in Brough. The new Grübb Delicatessen is the brainchild of food lovers, best friends and business partners Rhys Duerden and Rob Page, who both live in and love the East Riding village.
They expect their new venture to be frequented by the villagers of Elloughton, Brough and those from villages nearby, those that work in the area and commuters heading out on the East Coast mainline.
World champion boxer Frank Bruno is gearing up for his next big fight – taking on the government in his campaign to get a better deal for people battling mental illness.
Bruno, who was speaking at a dinner organised to raise funds for a mental health charity in Hull and East Yorkshire said he wants to meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call for action to stop the suffering being inflicted on mental health patients.