There is now a national Policing Pledge in place. It’s a new set of promises from the police on the service they should provide and every force has committed to keeping those promises. To honour the pledge, police forces promise to listen to your concerns, act on these […]
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ERY LINk (East Riding of Yorkshire Local Involvement Network) is a fairly new government funded body that aims to bring together local residents and organisations who share a desire to improve local health and social care services. Organisers hope that the new body will give local people a […]
Occasional rant from the Hedon Blog about all things digital: The Digital Britain Summit took place last Friday 17 April 2009 at the British Library. This conference was designed to discuss the emerging ‘digital revolution’ and to ensure that Britain is at the front of technological innovation. A […]
OK…I agree it is a dramatic headline for a rather mundane event! But I had cause to visit Drapers Lane corner on Friday night (17th April 2009) and can confirm that the broken streetlight reported to the East Riding Council via FixMyStreet has indeed being fixed! Hurrah! See […]
Hedon residents have another opportunity to help save lives by donating their blood. The National Blood Service is holding its next ‘Give Blood’ session on: Thursday 23rd April 2009, 2:15pm – 4:00pm and 5:00pm – 7:30pm HEDON SCOUT HALL SHERIFF HIGHWAY HEDON HULL HU12 8HA For more local […]
This weekend’s JigZone puzzle depicts Hedon’s curious ceremony and annual re-enactment of ‘the testing of the local ale’. Dressed in medieval garbs the Mayor and official entourage will visit each public house in Hedon and test the ales in that establishment. The official ale tester (I want that […]
Local historian Lyz Turner is researching information about prisoners of war (POWs) held captive in Holderness and is asking local people if they have any memories of them. While there may not have been any large POW base camps in the area, it is true that during World […]
LATE REMINDER! Hedon Town Council’s Annual Meeting takes place THIS EVENING (Thursday 16th April 2009), 7:00pm – 7:30pm at the 317 year old Town Hall, Hedon. This is an opportunity for town residents to attend and raise any issues of interest or concern.
Every three months Kingston Communications (Hull’s unique provider of telephone, internet and other communications services) runs a small community grants scheme offering one each of £500, £250 and £150 grants. The deadline for the latest round is Friday 5th June 2009. The grants are available to community groups […]
The latest South West Holderness Ward crime statistics for March 2009 have been published by Humberside Police. The average number of crimes has increased from 53 to 55 (3.8%) (compared to the same three month period last year). But crime levels in the area are considered to be […]
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This week in Hedon for residents: Wed 15th April: You can give blood at the Co-Op, it is the deadline for submission of material to Issue 9 of the Hedon Newsletter; Thurs 16th April: Consultation session on Waste Incinerator, and the Hedon Vehicle Crime Project.