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…

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Tony Saxby of the council's streetscene team delivers PPE to vulnerable residents

Hull City Council and local partners highly commended for working in partnership to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Hull City Council, alongside local partners, including the voluntary sector, NHS, Humberside Fire & Rescue and Humberside Police have been Highly Commended at the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards. The annual LGC Awards celebrate the very best innovation and talent in local government and the Council was Highly Commended in the Partnership (Public Public) category for close partnership working in helping Hull overcome the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s ceremony took place at…


Gig Buddies Hull announce their first post-Covid gig

Gig Buddies Hull, run by the learning disability charity Mencap, have announced their first gig back since the Covid-19 pandemic began, the Gig Buddies Gig’in. The project which matches people with a learning disability with a volunteer to go to gigs and enjoy nightlife activities together, aims to reduce loneliness and promote social inclusion for young people with a learning disability. On Friday 24th September 2021, Gig Buddies Hull will host an epic celebration at Wrecking Ball…


Hull researchers in new trial to test mixed vaccines for Covid-19

Hull University Teaching Hospitals are to take part in a new trial to understand what happens when people receive different vaccines to protect them against Covid-19. The study will follow volunteers over the next 10 months to see if there is any benefit to a person’s immunity when they receive different forms of the vaccine. Researchers at Hull Royal and Castle Hill Hospital are aiming to recruit local people to the trial, particularly those from…