Detective Inspector issues advice after £2,638,323 lost to pet fraud

Throughout the global pandemic, nationally we saw a huge rise in the number of people purchasing pets. Action Fraud reported that £2,638,323 was lost by prospective pet owners in 2020/21 making online deposits. As the trend continues and people look to a pet, Detective Inspector Ben Robinson is urging people to remain vigilant around the risks of pet fraud. Detective Inspector Ben Robinson said: “Throughout the pandemic, opportunistic fraudsters took advantage of unsuspecting victims and…


It’s ‘MISSION CHRISTMAS’ for Viking FM as annual Cash for Kids gift appeal returns

It’s ‘Mission Christmas’ for Viking FM as hosts Alex & Ellie appeal to listeners and locals to buy one extra gift to help thousands of disadvantaged children in East Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire The largest Christmas toy appeal in the UK, Mission Christmas is an annual campaign run by Cash for Kids and supported by Viking FM. In 2020 Mission Christmas collected over £12.7 million in gifts and cash donations, which was used to make…

Read more about the article Local author donates new book to Hull primary schools encouraging kindness and understanding
Lynne Hope (centre) donates her book. Cllr Shane McMurray, Pauline Turner, Tracy Harsley and Sue Cornwall welcome the donation.

Local author donates new book to Hull primary schools encouraging kindness and understanding

Hull primary schools are to benefit from the donation of a new book titled The Bad Apple. Local author, Lynne Hope, has written the book which focuses on the messages to be kind and to be understanding. The book is aimed at reception and Year 1 aged children, and for teachers to read the book with them and use as a talk piece within their classes to discuss the important topics. Lynne is donating a…



Towage operator Svitzer Europe has announced that one of the tugs servicing the busy Port of Immingham will be renamed Svitzer Eleanor, following the suggestion from Eleanor Wright, daughter of local Hull man Sam Wright, who is a crew member and Trainee Master on board the small ship.Eleanor’s involvement in the naming of the ship came about when Svitzer’s Immingham Port Manager Phil Bailey realised that Sam Wright’s children might like the opportunity to choose…


Skye Richards Keeping Busy Through Lockdown

Skye Richards entered Autism dance day competition ran by Anna Kennedy and was choosen as one of the winners. Skye won a  bee kind T shirt.  As Skyes parents we are proud she has become an ambassador and been recognised as an advocate because she's passionate about dance and being  kind.  Born anxious  is a clothing label with a main message of be kind It's products are organic and label free It us promote the awareness if…