Read more about the article <strong>Hull cyclists gear up for 290-mile fundraiser</strong>
Kevin and Chris

Hull cyclists gear up for 290-mile fundraiser

A pair of cyclists have set themselves a 290-mile fundraising challenge in support of homelessness charity Emmaus Hull & East Riding. Chris Straker, aged 65 and from Hull, and Kevin Rennison, aged 64 and from Hessle, are currently training in readiness for a demanding bike ride from Wick to Pitlochry in Scotland. The pair are fundraising for Emmaus Hull & East Riding, a charity that provides a home, work and individual support to people who…


Fresh appeal for donations to Hull 4 Ukraine

The Hull 4 Ukraine collective has issued a renewed appeal for people and businesses in Hull to continue giving generously to the humanitarian aid effort. Over the past two weeks, the city’s communities have come together to collect and deliver aid to people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The response has been overwhelming, and Hull 4 Ukraine’s organisers want to encourage people to keep donating as the situation in Ukraine worsens. Anyone who…


Midsummer Spectacular Charity Concert Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee

The High Sheriff in Nomination for the East Riding of Yorkshire and WISHH Trustee, Jacky Bowes, is organising a Midsummer Spectacular Charity Concert to held at Driffield Showground on June 25th to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.  Jacky Bowes says 'Every single penny raised for our chosen four charities will be spent locally to benefit the people of Hull and the East Riding. We hope to make it a real community event, bringing people together from across the region to…


Children to receive a free book every month through Dolly Parton scheme

Hull City council has allocated £88,500 funding for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library scheme to be rolled out to eligible two year olds in Hull during the next academic year. From September, over 1,500 children eligible to receive the two year old early education entitlement will receive a free book every month through the scheme. Councillor Peter Clark, Portfolio Holder for learning and skills said: “The reading age of children entering school in Hull is…

Read more about the article Local Housebuilder Honours Hull’s Community Stars
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Local Housebuilder Honours Hull’s Community Stars

22 June 2020: Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which includes the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands, is celebrating retaining its five-star rating for the eleventh consecutive year by shining a light on five outstanding members of the community across East Yorkshire. To mark maintaining its title of the UK's most recommended housebuilder for over a decade, with over 90% of customers saying that they would be happy to recommend Barratt Developments to friends and…


Local House Builder Donates £1,000 to Oakwood Dog Rescue, in Hull

14 July 2020: Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, continues to support the communities in which it builds, by donating a total of £1,000 as part of its Community Fund scheme to Oakwood Dog Rescue, in Hull. Oakwood Dog Rescue was set up in 2009, initially to support people who could no longer take care of their dogs for any reason. The Registered Charity has since grown, and now rescues dogs from across the UK…