Today is World Mental Health Day. We spoke with David Smith, CEO of HEY Mind, to find out more about the day.
Published: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Now in its 7th year, the Yorkshire Wolds Walking and Outdoors Festival has grown in reputation, showcasing the wonderful landscape and celebrating the rich heritage of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Published: Thursday 7th September 2017
This month is the Oddfellows Friendship Month. The aim of the monthlong event is to remind the nation just how important friendship is.
Published: Friday 1st September 2017
The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is hosting its annual Great Fish and Chips Supper on Friday. Here’s how you can get involved.
Published: Tuesday 16th May 2017
Today is International Day of the Midwife. We have a lot to thank midwives for, as without them many of us would not be here.
Published: Friday 5th May 2017
Today is World Asthma Day. We spoke to Craig Salter, co-founder of Breathe for Cameron, about key symptoms of the common lung condition. Breathe for Cameron is a Hull-based charity that raises awareness of asthma. They provide emergency inhaler equipment for schools in their mission to help more people understand the potentially life-threatening condition. Set up in 2015, following the devas...
Published: Tuesday 2nd May 2017
May is National Walking Month. We spoke to Community Sports Development Officer, Gavin Coates, to find out the benefits of staying active.
Published: Monday 1st May 2017
For World Bipolar Day, David Smith, CEO of Hull and East Yorkshire Mind, suggests ways to raise awareness and eliminate stigma.
Published: Thursday 30th March 2017
Mental health problems could be more prevalent than you think, with almost 10% of the UK population suffering from anxiety and depression. Added to this are phobias, OCD, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Whilst some of these can come and go depending on circumstances, others ...
Published: Wednesday 29th March 2017
A local organisation has launched a survey that looks into the quality of service provided to young people with mental health issues.
Published: Thursday 16th March 2017
Christmas is a wonderful time of year when we get together with friends and family, enjoy good food, exchange gifts and generally unwind. However, it can also be a time of stress, overindulgence and increased accident rates.
Published: Thursday 15th December 2016
Friday 16 December is Christmas Jumper Day, an event organised by Save the Children. The idea is simple: pop on a festive pullover, donate some money and raise funds for life-changing activity around the globe.
Published: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart is meeting campaigners today (Monday, April 4) who are fighting to keep minor injuries units open in Hornsea, Withernsea and Driffield.
Published: Monday 4th April 2016