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Ray Duffill

The Hedon Blog and HU12 Online 'Beat-Blogger'. Bringing 'hyperlocal' news to local people; better informed, engaged and active local communities!

Digital Britain – who pays?

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 […]

I have seen the light!

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 blood donor sessions

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 […]

Testing the Hedon Ale – Ye Olde JigZone

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 […]