RESIDENTS IN Hedon, Paull and Preston will have recently received a 16-page booklet from the chemical companies based at Saltend. In a stark reminder of some of the unique risks of living so close to Saltend, the MAJOR EMERGENCY ADVICE booklet explains the actions that local people should […]
GRAHAM STUART MP, in the first formal press release issued by his office since being re-elected on May 6th has welcomed news that local councils are to have a “re-think” on plans to build a giant waste burning plant at Saltend. He was responding to the news yesterday […]
PLANNING OFFICERS from the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are recommending that proposals to build a Park and Ride near Hedon be rejected. The plan proposed by Hull City Council was to build a Park and Ride with spaces for 650 cars at the site of the old […]
THE EASTER HOLIDAYS begin in earnest tonight. So put away those Easter Eggs, switch the TV off and go and meet neighbours, friends and other Hedon folk instead! Various activities are taking place in the area over Easter. A regular QUIZ NIGHT at the Station Pub on Souttergate […]
HUMBERSIDE POLICE have closed their inquiry after baby body parts were found at Yorkshire Water’s waste treatment works at Saltend in August 2009. The baby is thought to have been less than 24 weeks old. The case saw police carry out a high profile public plea for information […]
MUSICAL THEATRE AND SINGING is the subject of study in a new course running over five weeks at The Arts Garage, Saltend, Hedon. Running on Thursdays from 15th April, 11:00am to 12:00 noon the £20 course is an excellent opportunity to have a go and sing-a-long to some […]
SLIGHT TRAFFIC DELAYS are expected on the A1033 in Hull between Marfleet and Saltend due to resurfacing. There will be convoy working on the westbound carriageway between 8pm and 6am from 22 to 25 March 2010.
THE FIRST STAGE of a national flood management pilot scheme along the stretch of Burstwick Drain from Hedon to Saltend has resulted in noticeable changes. Contractors commissioned by the Environment Agency have used cranes, excavators and water based craft to remove silt and cut back trees, shrubs and […]
WORK STARTS THIS MONTH on a trial in East Yorkshire which could shape the way that the Environment Agency nationally manages the risk of flooding. Burstwick Drain, which flows through Hedon, near Hull, is one of six locations around the country that will be part of an Environment […]
THE HULL DAILY MAIL website reports this morning that Yorkshire Water is to spend £3m in an attempt to resolve the foul stench from its Saltend treatment works. According to the Mail the work involves building an additional odour control unit and is expected to start in April. […]
Winter is officially here in Hedon, East Yorkshire, UK! See the photographic evidence!
A report to be presented to the East Riding Council today claims that there is not enough evidence that foul odours from Yorkshire Water’s waste water treatment plant are causing a public nuisance. This Blog reported on a three week study that was carried out by council environmental […]