|August 7, 2014||Filled under Campaigns, Community, Debate, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hedon, Local Government, Parish Councils, Paull, Politics, Preston, Thorngumbald|
Following the passage of both primary and secondary legislation, the move opens councils’ digital doors, covering broadcasters, national press, local press, bloggers and hyperlocal journalists and the wider public. The new law aims to end active resistance amongst some councils to greater openness… read more
|August 6, 2014||Filled under Community, Events, Humberside Fire & Rescue|
HUMBERSIDE FIRE and Rescue Service is asking members of the public to nominate their local hero. The winner will be chosen by public vote and will be honoured at the Service’s fifth annual Community Awards on Thursday 25th September 2014. read more
|August 5, 2014||Filled under Community, Competitions, Events, Paull|
SCARECROWS are returning to Paull again on Bank Holiday Monday 25th August 2014 for the 5th Scarecrow Festival. But it’s not just Scarecrows – a Craft Fair will be taking place in the Village Hall with the usual trimmings of side stalls, raffles, tombola, refreshments and activities for the kids including face-painting. read more
|August 4, 2014||Filled under Camerton, Community, Faith, Heritage, History, Ryehill, Thorngumbald|
MOVING TRIBUTES were paid to those that fell in World War One during a Service of Remembrance at St Mary’s Church, Thorngumbald yesterday (Sunday 3rd August 2014). Poignant bible readings, hymns and prose formed part of the service at the Church. Also paying tribute was Margaret Wilson who described how she had been moved to produce […] read more
|August 1, 2014||Filled under Community, Events, Faith, Hedon, History, Preston, South West Holderness, Thorngumbald|
EVENTS are taking place across the district (Hedon, Preston, Thorngumbald) to remember those who died in World War One known as “The Great War” – some of these will explore other aspects of the conflict that impacted on every walk of life in the country. read more
|July 31, 2014||Filled under Active Lifestyles, Community, Events, Leisure, Paull, Sport|
WEDNESDAYS are ‘Indoor Bowling Nights’ at Paull Village Hall.
The enthusiastic and friendly indoor bowls group meets every Wednesday from 7.30pm – 9.30pm and Phil Brady one of the organisers says that it’s more than just a great team sport: “It’s a good night out and we have a real good laugh with a real social atmosphere. We play with teams of four people and it’s good gentle exercise.” read more
|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 Friday to the Monday, 1st – 4th August 2014. On Friday 1st August, a special screening of ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ will be showing at the Preston Community Hall. Doors open at 7.15pm and the film starts at 7.30pm. Admission £4. A special weekend at the Church […] 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