A Hedon man has had a marvellous idea to organise tours of the town’s history sites and sights on a regular basis including taking in perhaps the more neglected parts of the town’s history like the Hedon Haven…
**NO! NOT THIS KIND OF FENCING! ** Although there is certainly lots of online ‘keyboard fencing’ by critics of the new council wooden fence at the Haven Arms!
RIPLEY’S REMINISCENCES returns today with a photograph of a barge on the Hedon Haven taken in 1952. Another reminder of the role our waterways have played in the history of the town. The Hedon Haven was a watercourse linking to the Humber that once made Hedon one of the most important […]
MALC RIPLEY sparked a lot of interest recently in local history by sharing his knowledge and memories of places and characters in the town. We’ve given Malc the opportunity to share some more of the same with us today…
HEDON TOWN COUNCIL has received an update on the three main local plans to develop land in proximity to Hedon….
“The Employment Land Review identifies the need for a significant amount of land to be allocated (240 hectares) at Hedon Haven.” – Objections likely…
THE DRAFT LOCAL PLAN identifies a 160 hectare site (395 acres) to the West of Hedon that has been designated as employment development land. The East Riding Council vision for this land (see inset) is to see it developed to support the expansion of the Port of Hull, capitalising on the emerging […]
DROP-IN at Hedon Library on Tuesday 26th February: Consultation in the Library this week on draft Local Plan to “Support the expansion of the Port of Hull at Hedon Haven”
DEAD FISH seen floating in Hedon Haven and Burstwick Drains were reported by a local resident Asa Edmonds on Thursday evening (19th July 2012). Asa had been walking his dogs when he noticed the dead fish floating on the top of the waterway. As a keen angler he knew […]
THE NEWS that Alexandra Dock is to be developed as a base of operations, known as Green Port Hull, for wind turbine manufacturing will certainly have ramifications for the whole area. Mostly we would expect positive benefits to arise from this development and the news of new jobs and […]
HAVEN ARMS TIMES, a glossy 6-page newsletter produced by the popular pub and restaurant on Hedon’s Havenside, was circulated recently with the current July Issue of the Holderness Heartbeat extolling the virtues of this “hidden gem” on our doorstep. Whilst the Haven Arms advertises regularly in the local […]
THE HEDON MUSEUM Trustees are keen to hear from anyone who owns a picture of a Holderness scene by artist Frederick Schultz Smith (1860 – 1925). F.S. Smith was famous for his drawings of Hull and its surrounding areas. They were most often done in pen and ink, […]