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’ […]
One of the national voluntary organisations which is doing an extraordinary amount of work to help people in the current recession is the Citizens Advice Bureau. They have an online AdviceGuide which can be the first port of call for those on the internet who want information on […]
The latest issue of the Hedon Newsletter is available now from local shops, businesses and public buildings in the town. Be sure to pick up a copy . The Front Page is a call to action by Hedon Mayor Mike Bryan for local residents to fight the proposals […]
The East Riding Council has achieved a four star rating from the Audit Commission for its performance according to the council website. Congratulations are rightly deserved and further praise should be given to the council for its ambitious £100m regeneration plans. However, one word of caution which will […]
The Holderness Gazette (excellent source of really local news) reports Thurs 5th March ’09 that Hedon’s town council is seeking a meeting with the responsible East Riding Council OSC (overview and scrutiny committee) to disscuss the proposed car parking charges. The proposals if implemented will affect three of […]