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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Brothers Target Former Bank As Safe Bet For Second Bistro Venture

Brothers Target Former Bank As Safe Bet For Second Bistro Venture
June 14, 2021

A family which revived its long-term links with the licensed trade to open a café bar in Cottingham, East Yorkshire has literally broken the bank for its latest project.

Chris and Simon Leahy, owners of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, will open Raph’s Bar and Grill in a former NatWest bank across the road from their existing premises.

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Brand Experts Provide Colourful New Platform As Daisy Appeal Launches Next Campaign Phase

Brand Experts Provide Colourful New Platform As Daisy Appeal Launches Next Campaign Phase
April 19, 2021

A charity that is working to improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease and dementia across the Hull and Humber region has unveiled a dynamic fresh brand as it enters a new campaign phase.

The Daisy Appeal, which is preparing to take ownership in the next few months of the £8.5-million radiochemistry and cyclotron unit at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, has also launched a new website, with e-commerce a key part of a rejuvenated business fundraising drive.

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Extra Measures In Place To Ensure Safety At East Riding Polling Stations

Extra Measures In Place To Ensure Safety At East Riding Polling Stations
April 19, 2021

Extra safety measures to ensure the safety of staff and voters at polling stations will be in place for the election of the next Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner.

The election for the PCC is just one of six elections taking place on Thursday, 6 May with elections for the vacant seats in the South West Holderness and South East Holderness wards as well as vacancies on Beverley Town Council, Goole Town Council, Cottingham Parish Council and Nafferton Parish Council all due to take place.

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Hobson & Porter Starts Work On New NHS Health Centre

Hobson & Porter Starts Work On New NHS Health Centre
March 28, 2021

Work is underway on the construction of a long-awaited NHS medical centre which will provide a hub delivering specialist services to the growing communities in villages to the west of Hull.

Hobson & Porter, the Hull-based business which marks its 50th anniversary this year, has been awarded the contract for the project by Lovel Developments and started work this week. 

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