23 July 2024

Getting the band back together: Them Naked Men plan one-night-only reunion

The Withernsea music scene has a long and rich history – and visitors to this year’s Blue Light Weekend will be able to relive a ...
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We’re glad we dropped by, say Royal Navy Raiders

At last year’s Blue Light Weekend, the Royal Navy Raiders parachute team were a hit with the people of Withernsea – and it turns out ...
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The spies who came in from the Cold War

Thursday, February 8 – marked half a century since the so-called ‘spy ship’ Gaul vanished. Stories and years of campaigning were to culminate in helping ...
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‘We’re making progress on improving matchdays for disabled Tigers fans’

A group that was set up to be a voice for Hull City fans with disabilities is raising awareness of the help it can offer ...
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Richard Harries: in his own words…

A local poet whose journey in rhyme began 15 years ago with the composition of comedic poetry for friends, family and colleagues has turned a ...
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‘I want to give something back to my home town’

Withernsea’s Blue Light Weekend is set to attract dozens of emergency services representatives to the resort this August – but for John O’Brien, it will ...
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Tiger feats

Withernsea’s first Blue Light Weekend this summer is set to incorporate the town’s biggest-ever air show – and among the airborne visitors will be veteran ...
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‘It’s all about complete control of the aircraft’

As part of the air show at Withernsea’s inaugural Blue Light Weekend this summer, British Aerobatics Champion Tom Cassells will be performing his breathtaking stunts ...
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Choirs in fine voice at first Opera in a Day workshop

A project to create an ‘Opera in a Day’ that will be performed at Hull’s Freedom Festival has held its first workshop in Withernsea – ...
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Young people given springboard to success

by Tim Nuttall Young people across the East Riding are continuing to benefit from the support of the Springboard programme in helping them to find ...
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