High Sheriff Award for Withernsea’s Shores Centre

THE WORK of a local community centre has been recognised with a prestigious award from the High Sheriff of East Riding of Yorkshire. Withernsea’s Shores Centre and its CEO Jayne Nendick have been praised by the county’s High Sheriff, Andrew Horncastle MBE. The centre, which is located on the corner of Seaside Road, will receive a certificate to commemorate the award. These honours are granted to individuals and organisations to recognise exceptional efforts within their respective communities. Shores, also known as the Southern Holderness Resource Centre, has worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic to continue to support its surrounding community...

Hornsea Men in Sheds wants you to decorate your door for Easter

HORNSEA Men in Sheds is encouraging residents to step into spring by decorating their front doors this Easter. As reported in the Gazette last week, the community group has lifted lockdown spirits by leaving unpainted cement figures around the town for residents to discover and decorate. Now, ahead of Easter Sunday on April 4, Men in Sheds is eager for people to celebrate the holiday by dressing up their front doors. Those who submit a photo of their dazzling door will be entered into a draw for the chance to win one of at least eight prizes, courtesy of local businesses. There are talks ongoing to arrange more prizes to add to the selection...

Preston Crematorium plans return to Planning Committee for consideration

EAST Riding of Yorkshire Council’s (ERYC) planning application to build a new crematorium near Preston is scheduled for consideration at the ERYC Planning Committee meeting today (Thursday, February 25). Hull City Council has objected to the plans to erect a Crematorium and Wake/Function Suite with associated...

Local GP practices provide vaccination updates

WITH GP Practices across Holderness well underway with their vaccination efforts, Holderness Health and Eastgate Medical Group have provided updates on their local operations. Amalia Booker, CEO at Holderness Health, explained how Hedon Church View continues to serve as the principal hub for patients, despite this weekend’s upcoming satellite clinic in Withernsea. She said: “Holderness...

Online ‘Have your say’ sessions about Hedon Haven development

THE PROJECT TEAM behind the proposals to develop a Humber International Enterprise Park at the Hedon Haven are to hold two online presentations on Tuesday, March 2 and residents from Paull and Hedon are invited to sign up to take part or watch. Associated British Ports (ABP) have published a web page...

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Frederick Liversedge, the first ever captain

OUR first ever captain was Fredrick George Liversedge, he captained the side for a record equalling five seasons between 1924 and 1929. The only other captain in the clubs history who has had five years in charge is our current captain, Gareth Laycock. Fred was born on September 28 1904 in Hornsea. He had two sisters, and his parents, who were from Bradford and Liverpool, had a servant so I imagine they were quite well to do. The 1911 census showed that Fred and his family lived at Football Green, Hornsea. Fred did his schooling at Brompton Hall,...
 

Do you know these players?

HERE at the Gazette we have been asking our readers during lockdown to have a good look around for any old photos, newspaper cuttings or local sport history that they may have hidden away in cupbaords and send them in to us. This could be of sporting events, teams, history or anything sports related from yesteryear. One of our readers has kindly taken the time to do just that, Patrick Tuohy has sent in this newspaper cutting to us. The old cutting is of Skirlaugh ARLFC from all the way back in 1987. Patrick believes that it was taken at Skirlaugh’s original ground on Beningholme Lane in Skirlaugh....
 

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