At a ceremony held at the Mercure Hotel, Willerby, the winners of the Women in Business (WIB) Women of Achievement Awards (WOAA) were announced.
In addition to celebrating the achievements of Hull and East Yorkshire’s businesswomen, the WOAA recognizes those who hold leadership roles in their professions, industries, organisations, or charities.
Hull City Council, working in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd, has been successful in an application to Sport England’s National Leisure Recovery Fund (NLRF) and has been awarded £640,000 to support the reopening and recovery of leisure services.
In such unprecedented times, families across the UK are facing challenges like never before, but for families affected by childhood cancer whose lives have already been turned upside down, COVID-19 is making life more difficult than ever.
That is why local childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters, is launching the Big Night In to enable people to continue to support these families when they need it most.
At Kingstown Works Ltd (KWL), Isuzu has become the truck of choice for the Hull-based organisation, due to its proven reliability and excellent payload over a long period of time.
With over 20 years’ practical experience of running Isuzu trucks in its fleet, KWL is a firm fan of the Isuzu marque, having developed an excellent relationship with its local Isuzu dealer as its fleet requirements consistently change.
Residents in Beverley, Hornsea and Tickton are being encouraged to join a summer campaign to boost the recycling of clothes, bedding, shoes and other textiles.
Waste and recycling officers at East Riding of Yorkshire Council are holding a series of textile collection events, inviting residents to bring along their old duvets, sheets, towels, clothes and shoes so they can be recycled and disposed of properly.
Buoyed by the success of the 2018 event, the Fete in the Field Festival returns to the Shiptonthorpe, East Yorkshire playing fields for 2019 with a Wild West theme.
The fourth Fete in the Field festival takes place on June 29 at The Playing Fields, Station Road, Shiptonthorpe and will feature daytime entertainment from acts including the Lonestar Old West Re-enactment Group, Starbrite Studios, local singer-songwriter Rachel Makena, the East Riding Rock Choir and Driffield’s cigar box maestro Dogfinger Steve.
Hull filmmaker Phil Codd has realised a lifelong dream with the final day’s shooting of his debut feature film, B-Negative.
Phil, a popular composer, musician and filmmaker on the regional arts scene, directed and wrote the full length vampire comedy, B-Negative, which has been produced, shot and cast entirely in Hull and East Yorkshire by his company, Mollusc Films.
The East Yorkshire based European division of American seed company W. Atlee Burpee & Co., has called on a North Yorkshire Technology Centre to help them produce plants in time for its first RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May.
Selby based Stockbridge Technology Centre is growing varieties of Burpee’s tomato, pepper and cucumber plants, including two, Cherry Baby and Crimson Crush, that were bred by Burpee’s European Sales and Marketing Director, Simon Crawford, in East Yorkshire.
Dresses made from old duvets, sheets and pillowcases were just some of the creations on display made by students in a recycled fashion competition.
Budding fashion designers from East Riding College and Driffield School took part in the annual Lets Waste Less Textiles fashion competition, which was organised by officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team.
Visitors at the Coletta and Tyson Garden Centre in Beverley and The Freedom Centre Hull were surprised by groups of over-60s performing Bollywood dance, tai chi and watercolour painting in the foyers, as part of Royal Voluntary Service’s volunteer recruitment drive.
Led by local instructors Sandra Thompson, Sheila Dickinson and Austin Holt, the classes were organised to demonstrate just a few of the activities residents in the area can get involved with, bringing more people together to have fun and create new friendships.