‘TIME ON MY HANDS’ is a set of three DVDs that captures on film the lifetime experiences of over 50 folk living in the Holderness towns of Hedon, Withernsea and Hornsea. The ‘stars’ of the DVDs are local residents who have been encouraged to tell their stories about […]
Finding it difficult to report a problem to the Council? Then ask http://www.fixmystreet.com to do it for you! This website lets your local council know about problems and ensures that the problems are reported to the correct department and the right people. You can even check back to […]
Our Hedon Experience has now added a text-to-speech service through Odiogo, allowing readers to actually listen to blog posts on the website, and even on iTunes (as well as iPods and iPhones) as a podcast. Just click the button in the left-hand column. Yes… it’s got a US […]
Just for fun this – go to this Jigzone Link to complete this puzzle depicting Hedon’s sweet tea house. You can choose the style and cut of the jigsaw pieces to complete. You need to download Java if you do not have it already (explained via Jigzone).
Online Queens Head? In a small town like Hedon (pop 7,000+) you expect some things to be ‘behind the times’. However, as far as the internet is concerned THERE really is no excuse. The internet can link communities together regardless of where these are located. Of course communities […]
The screening of Whitechapel on ITV on Mondays has re-inspired interest in Jack the Ripper. Locally there are Hull connections (not sure about Hedon) and Mike Covell’s Blog is the journal of his efforts to investigate and publish them. In true Blogosphere fashion I discovered Mike’s Blog through […]
The Holderness Heartbeat is a monthly advertising magazine created by a Hedon based entrepreneur. Copies are distributed to households throughout Holderness (except for Withernsea where distribution is not viable). The magazine has been going for over 10 years and survives through generating advertising income but provides residents with […]
Whatever your views are on the proposed parking charges, this article from the Hull Mail will be of interest (click link below): Councillor’s justification for parking charges The Mail has nailed its colours to the mast and launched a campaign against the charges!
The entry for Hedon on Wikipedia is quite sparse – especially when compared with entries for our large neighbour Kingston Upon Hull and former home town Blackpool. However, I believe that Hedon’s enthusiasts haven’t yet discovered Wikipedia. The article is still to be improved to reflect more about […]
The Geograph British Isles project aims to represent every square mile of the country through photographs. This – of course – includes Hedon. The project is described briefly below (from Home Page). What is Geographing? · It’s a game – how many grid squares will you contribute? · […]
Disaster! This Hedon blogging project nearly ended before it had started! My trusty, Vista, all-singing, all-dancing laptop computer stopped singing and dancing! While conducting a standard Windows Update the machine froze then crashed and refused to re-boot – the Startup Repair facility refused to start, the System Restore […]
Our relocation to Hedon took place on Saturday 24th January 2009 following redundancy on the west coast (Blackpool). So here we are in the idyllic town of Hedon in East Yorkshire. Having been born in Hull and lived in the area all our lives prior to 2000, we […]