|July 29, 2014||Filled under Bilton, Campaigns, Community, Consultation, Debate, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Events, Hedon, Hull, Local Government, Politics, Preston|
VOLUNTARY SECTOR groups have been issued information, circulated by the Humber and Wolds Rural Community Council on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, about the forthcoming Boundary Referendum in September 2014. A Commission of Inquiry contracted by Hull City Council will carry out a study into the effects that Hull’s current boundaries has on […] read more
|July 28, 2014||Filled under Community, Events, Faith, History, Preston|
All Saints Church Preston will hold a Commemorative World War One Weekend event over Saturday 2nd August and Sunday 3rd August 2014, from 10am – 4pm each day. This special weekend will be dedicated to commemorating the Men of Preston who lost their lives in World War One. This will include contributions from Sheila Grantham, Elizabeth Whatling […] read more
|July 25, 2014||Filled under Community, Events, Faith, Thorngumbald|
A SINGATHON has been organised by St Mary’s Church in Thorngumbald and an appeal has been issued for local people to get themselves sponsored to sing a song at the church during a three hour singing marathon!
Get sponsored, sponsor someone else taking part, and/or sponsor your favourite hymn to be sung! read more
|July 24, 2014||Filled under Community, Events, Hedon, Heritage, History, Holderness|
EVERY VILLAGE in Holderness is remembered in the new World War One exhibition at Hedon Museum.
From Hedon in the west to Withernsea on the coast, every war memorial has been photographed and beautiful calligraphy records the names of all those who gave their lives in that terrible conflict of 1914 to 1918. read more
|July 24, 2014||Filled under Community, Entertainment, Events, Preston|
BIG SCREEN movies return to the Preston Picture Palace (aka Preston Community Hall on Main Street, Preston) from September 2014. Read on for news on the programme of shows…. read more
|July 23, 2014||Filled under Community, Parish Councils, People, Thorngumbald|
BRENDA SCOTT from Thorngumbald has been recognised for her outstanding services to the people of the area and has been awarded the Silver Salver Award by her local parish council.
Councillor Margaret Wilson, the Chair of the Thorngumbald Parish Council, described Brenda’s contribution to the local community that had earned her the nomination… read more
|July 21, 2014||Filled under Arts, Community, Competitions, Crafts, Environment, Preston, Review|
PRESTON SHOW: On a day when so many other activities in the area got washed-out, Preston Village Showground managed to avoid the torrential rain on Saturday for the Annual Village Show 2014 – this despite showers affecting nearby Hedon and even other parts of Preston! The Show was officially opened by Show Presidents Mike and Marian Rouse read more
|July 16, 2014||Filled under Business, Community, Employment, Events, Green Port Hull, Jobs|
SIEMENS is advertising the first two project roles for their windfarm production and installation facilities to be built in Hull and Paull. The global energy giant is recruiting for the positions of Personal Assistant and Quantity Surveyor. read more
|July 16, 2014||Filled under Beverley, Charity, Community, Crafts, Events|
AGE UK East Riding is appealing for people to get busy with their knitting needles to help raise funds to keep older people warm this winter. There are many crafts groups across Holderness – including specific knitting groups – who might find this project of interest!? The Age UK charity is again teaming up with Innocent […] read more
|July 15, 2014||Filled under Campaigns, Community, Thorngumbald, Youth Activities|
AFTER over 30 years of operation the Thorngumbald Toddler Group is threatening to close down for good unless a new volunteer organiser can be found. The current organiser who has run the sessions for three years has had to give up the role due to increasing work commitments and unless a volunteer steps forward the group, […] read more
|July 15, 2014||Filled under Camerton, Community, Competitions, Ryehill, Thorngumbald|
“Benny and Bunty on the Log Flume” was the full title of the Winning Scarecrow created by Sharon Weightman and her children Tommy and Ellie for the 2014 Thorngumbald Scarecrow Trail.
Denise Hardy presented the Winning Scarecrow trophy to the Weightmans on behalf of the Scarecrow and Gala Committee at the Thorngumbald Preschool recently. read more
|July 14, 2014||Filled under Community, Entertainment, Faith, Preston, Review|
A “VOICES IN AFRICA” gospel music concert, aided by rock & rollers “JIVE EXPRESS”, provided two very different yet complementary cultural experiences in Preston at the weekend. The open-air event at the Nag’s Head pub had been organised to raise funds for the activities of the Preston Methodist Church… read more
|July 12, 2014||Filled under Arts, Community, Competitions, Crafts, Events, Food and Drink, Preston|
SANDHILL Country Park will be the location for Preston Village Show on Saturday 19th July 2014 – Showground opens at 12:30pm with formal opening at 1pm. The large field on Lelley Road will be transformed into the showground once again with its activities, displays and exhibitions ranging from animals to vintage machinery, and the usual circus skills, archery, […] read more
|July 11, 2014||Filled under Active Lifestyles, Charity, Community, Events|
The HUMBER HOP takes place on Sunday 27th July 2014 – Registration Now Open! YMCA HUMBER’S mammoth space hopping mission, the Humber Hop, will once again see charity fundraisers bounce along the pedestrian footpath of the world famous Humber Bridge to raise funds for YMCA Humber’s Community Games scheme. The scheme has reached out to […] read more