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.
The entrance to Hull’s Streetlife Museums is a TARDIS – honestly! Not only does it convey you to historical artefacts of times gone by – but it really makes the museums look smaller on the outside than they are on the inside! Entrance through a small shop front […]
The Spurn Ranger is operated by EYMS (East Yorkshire Motor Service No 73) and runs every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from 12 April until Sunday 25 October 2009 inclusive. The Spurn Ranger is the only bus service to Spurn Point. It operates between Withernsea and Spurn Point […]
WordPress.com, which powers The Hedon Blog, is a powerful publishing tool that allows several people to write and edit Blog articles at the same time. The Hedon Blog aims to be a GROUP BLOG with local Hedon people and others posting articles and comments about the things that […]