Withernsea High School students feature in hardhitting University of Hull coastal erosion film


THE impact of coastal erosion on communities along the East Yorkshire coast has been highlighted in a new project led by the University of Hull. Told through the voices of young people at Withernsea High School, a short film has been produced which shares the stories of those who have watched stretches of the Holderness coastline lost to the power of the sea. Featuring a selection of poetry, music and spoken word and photography the film is part of a wider project, developed by the Energy and Environment Institute at the University of Hull and led by researcher Katie Parsons and her team of Florence Halstead and Dr Lisa Jones. The trio are working with...

World War Military Artillery Artefacts found in Skipsea

LAST weekend was a busy weekend for World War II history and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team who were called to two sites in the East Riding of Yorkshire to investigate the unearthing of two previously hidden World War II military artillery artefacts hidden underground. On July 25, Humberside Police, the Humber coastguard, and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) were called out to Skipsea after four parts of a World War II rocket were discovered on the beach near Far Grange Caravan Park in Skipsea. After the parts were spotted, Humberside...

Sponsored swim support for Ruben’s Voice

£1,855.80 HAS been raised in a sponsored swim to support a charity concert to be held in Hedon on Saturday, August 21. The magnificent amount was raised by the South Holderness Swimming Club and will contribute to the staging of the Ruben’s Voice Concert to be held on Ketwell playing field, Hedon, on Saturday, August 21 from 1pm - 10pm. Thirty-four swimmers aged 6 – 18 took to the swimming pool in Preston and between them completed 2,787 lengths in just an hour - each length was 25 metres...

RNLI Withernsea lifeguards save three teenagers’ lives

WITHERNSEA, traditionally one of the RNLI’s quietest Yorkshire beaches, saw one man and three teenagers rescued back-to-back after a flash rip appeared. On Thursday July 15, Ops Command Lifeguard Daisy Evans was monitoring the lifeguarded beach, particularly a large group of people swimming between the red and yellow flags. At around 3:30pm, Daisy noticed that one member of the group was lagging and struggling to get ashore. The dumpy waves became very frequent and caused a flash rip current in the...
 

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Easington celebrate the feats of the past year…

EASINGTON United held their annual presentation evening in the Marquis of Granby last Friday, three weeks after its original scheduled date. There was a good turnout from the four teams, which lent itself to a cracking atmosphere. After the customary irreverent review of the season, the season’s individual awards were presented by the club’s Honorary Life Member, Brian ‘Brim’ Biglin. Luke Jeffery enjoyed a good night at first team level, winning both the Manager’s and Players’ Player of the Year awards, while also finishing runner-up to Dan Warcup in the ‘Man of the Match 2020/21’ Player of the Year award...

Preparations almost finalised ahead of the upcoming season

FC Humber United now have little over a week to finalise their preparations ahead of their inaugural season.  With the clubs ever present desire to learn, adapt and move forward, FC Humber United endeavours to be as prepared as best we can for the coming NCEL1 Season. Will momentum building at the club, we are pleased to announce the addition of Jill Stacey to the club’s coaching staff. The club would like to take this opportunity in welcoming Jill to FC Humber United as first team coach, offering a vital support network to club management...

Buss stars as firsts back in the hunt

AFTER disappointing back-to-back defeats, an under strength first eleven bounced back in superb fashion making light work of an imposing 245 set by the visitors Hull Zingari on a warm and muggy day down at Southside. Skipper Sam Fuller’s first task of the week was to assemble an eleven capable of competing with their opponents. No fewer than 10 players who have featured for the firsts or would be considered for first team selection were unavailable in one way or another, be it injury, illness, isolation or a trip to York. Despite this, Patrington managed to field a competitive side and winning the toss, Fuller elected to bowl first in the hope of restricting...

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