The Culture Train Tour Rolls Into St Mary’s This Saturday

The Culture Train Tour Rolls Into St Mary’s This Saturday
November 20, 2021

The Culture Train Tour 2021 is once again bringing a taste of the Hull music scene to communities in East Yorkshire after being derailed by the pandemic in 2020.

The fifth and final date of this years tour brings musicians to play at St Mary’s in Beverley on Saturday 27th November with a lineup of Diddie Hair, The Cox Brothers, Jackson D, The Quicksilver Kings and Ruth Scott and James Wood of the Late Night Marauders.

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WISHH National Elf Service Appeal returns for 2021

WISHH National Elf Service Appeal returns for 2021
November 19, 2021

A charity appeal to ensure hospital patients could still enjoy Christmas despite the Covid pandemic is being repeated this year after being billed as a roaring success in 2020.

Generous members of the Hull and East Riding community rallied together to support the WISHH National Elf Service Appeal, which ensured Covid-safe gifts could be bought for babies, children and the elderly spending time in hospital over Christmas.

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It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar

It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar
October 18, 2021

Two brothers who followed their father into the pub trade have overcome cynics and staff shortages to open a second bar in their home village in 14 months, creating nearly 30 jobs in the process.

Chris and Simon Leahy admitted they were taking a gamble with plans to open Raph’s Lounge so soon after the launch in August last year of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, which is across the road in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.

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Housebuilder Supports Local Teenage Cancer Trust Hospital Unit With £1,000 Donation

Housebuilder Supports Local Teenage Cancer Trust Hospital Unit With £1,000 Donation
October 16, 2021

A local housebuilder has donated £1,000 as part of its Community Fund initiative to the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit, a dedicated care facility at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham. 

The chosen cause, Teenage Cancer Trust, is a world-class cancer service for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone, and has developed a specialist Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit based within the Queen’s Centre at Castle Hill Hospital, close to the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development.

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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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Hull Vehicle Branding Firm Teams Up With University To Kit Out Eco-Friendly Transport

Hull Vehicle Branding Firm Teams Up With University To Kit Out Eco-Friendly Transport
October 7, 2021

A new bike hire hub ready to loan out more than 60 refurbished bikes to University of Hull students has opened on campus.

The eye-catching fleet has been branded in bright purple by Hull-based vehicle livery and decal firm Brandfixx, who spent just a day-and-a-half kitting out the bikes to make sure they look the part while being ridden around the city, as well as ensuring they are easy to spot during the dark winter nights.

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Fifty Hospital Staff Support WISHH By Your Side Appeal

Fifty Hospital Staff Support WISHH By Your Side Appeal
September 29, 2021

Doctors, nurses and other NHS staff are going to be part of history in the making, whilst supporting our new ‘By Your Side’ Appeal, as they take part in the World’s Largest Marathon, involving 100,000 people globally.

An incredible team of 50 staff working in departments such as neurosurgery, cardiology, ophthalmology, physiotherapy, security, administration, paediatrics, and theatres at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital, have dedicated months of training to for the Virtual London Marathon.

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Police Appeal Following Road Traffic Collision On Dunswell Lane

Police Appeal Following Road Traffic Collision On Dunswell Lane
September 27, 2021

Officers investigating a single vehicle road traffic collision on Dunswell Lane, between Dunswell and Cottingham at around 6:30pm on Sunday 26 September are appealing for information.

It is believed that the black Nissan Qashqai was travelling from Cottingham in the direction of Dunswell when it is reported to have left the road before coming to a stop in a nearby ditch.

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Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal

Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal
September 9, 2021

A professor who played a key role in the progress of the Daisy Appeal is now backing the charity as a fundraiser with a coast to coast walk across the north of England.

Steve Haswell, who worked with the Daisy Appeal in his role as a professor in chemistry at the University of Hull, has been joined on the trek by his son Simon, who works in the laboratories at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham.

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‘Try Month’ Set For September

'Try Month' Set For September
August 31, 2021

Would you like the opportunity to try out a new hobby, learn a new skill or expand your knowledge completely for free and with no commitment?

This September you can do just that. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Learning and Employability team are back with another ‘Try Month’, bringing you the opportunity to try out as many different courses as you like, in one of our centres or online.

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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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Charity Golf Day Raises £5,000 For Cancer Research UK

Charity Golf Day Raises £5,000 For Cancer Research UK
July 16, 2021

Annual Charity Golf Day, sponsored by Pepperells Solicitors has raised over £5,000 for Cancer Research UK.

This year’s event, held at Cottingham Park Golf & Country Club on the 9th July and organised by local man Steve Fulstow, saw over 180 players across 45 teams compete to win the converted medals for Longest Drive, Straightest Drive, Nearest to the Pin and Winning Team.

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