The town was hit by a power cut yesterday for approximately over an hour (8:00pm – 9:10pm’ish). Torches, candles…. and living without electricity was quite an adventure for the first 10 minutes. But then thoughts turn to those young and older people who find such events distressing. The […]
This is an idea that has been taken up in Hull and perhaps might work in Hedon? The purpose of ‘No Cold Calling Zones’ is for residents in a particular area to actively discourage unwelcome visits to their homes by traders who ‘cold call’ looking for business – […]
Perhaps a bit obscure this to the uninitiated – but just goes to prove that you can do almost any activity in Hedon! The Holderness Country Club (the community building in the over-55s retirement complex in Drapers Lane) is hosting a course on “Facial Reconstruction”. The Holderness Gazette […]
Residents in Hedon are adequately served by six local pubs and a club. We have sampled the delights of the Queens Quiz Night on a Tuesday evening and the smaller, intimate settings of The Station for its Friday evening quiz. However, Saturday 14th March 2009 saw us venture […]
Our jigsaw this week is taken from a striking photograph of St Augustine’s Church in Hedon. The photo was taken by Andy Beecroft as a contribution towards the Geograph project. Click the image to play the puzzle. This is a hard one! (You need to have Java enabled […]
Lots of interest in parking issues lately from the Hull Daily Mail. The local Media giant has previously launched a campaign – perhaps seen by some as controversial – against parking charges being proposed by East Riding Council. Now however – to almost universal delight – they have […]
Street lights are something we all take for granted. Yet when they do not work, the ‘dark places’ can cause fear. That well-lit and trusted path can become a place to avoid; the road can become a potential accident spot. Indeed, they can be hiding places for criminals! […]
If you are on Facebook then become a fan of the Hedon Blog page (I’m a lonely sole member at the moment!) and to find out more about Facebook’s Public Profile Pages then check this post from Canadian Rebecca Leahman’s Wild Apricot Blog.
The latest crime statistics for February 2009 have been published by Humberside Police. See: SW Holderness Ward Crime Levels and Statistics
The Hedon Blog is in good company in its efforts to bring local news/info to local people. The New York Times in efforts to tackle reduced advertising income for its traditional newspaper has launched the first two of what it calls “The Local”. These are new local blogs […]
The discussion over proposed car parking charges in Hedon and the East Riding rages on! See Traders urge East Riding Council to scrap car parking charges on the Hull Mail site and also posts on this Hedon Blog.
In response to my friends on Facebook, who receive automatic updates from this blog, to the question “What’s a blog”, then I’ve included the following explanation from YouTube. Blogs in Plain English (with a US accent!) is a good introduction. Other explanations of the new internet ‘social media’ […]