Public Health

Footpath closed sign

Footpath resurfacing works commence in east Hull  

Essential resurfacing works began in east Hull yesterday (Monday 29 April), which aim to provide much-needed improvements to the footpaths.

As part of the council’s investment in the city’s footpaths, … More

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Legacy Funeral Directors: new support line

A new support line has been established for anyone with any concerns or who has been affected following the launch of a police investigation into Legacy Funeral Directors in Hull … More

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Pop-up MMR clinics coming to communities

A series of clinics offering the MMR vaccine to all children aged five to 16 will be held across Hull from April 2. Parents and carers can use them to … More

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Crime prevention pot funds 30 projects in first year

Community projects including playing field improvements, education projects, lighting for public spaces, CCTV and traffic safety initiatives are among 30 projects funded by Hull City Council’s Crime Prevention Fund in … More

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Dry January – the big benefits three weeks in!

For many people, January might be feeling endless. With everyone feeling the financial effects of the festive period and the bright lights and social occasions long gone, the start of … More

a map of the Old Town, showing the 17 venues which are members of the Low Ale Trail. It includes street names, bright colours and digital renderings of local landmarks

Hull’s Low Ale Trail is Back!

Hull’s Low Ale Trail is back – and it’s bigger than ever. The Old Town based trail now includes 17 bars and pubs, all of which offer a range of … More

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Hundreds of FREE Christmas activities!

Free activity sessions for all school-aged children and young people will be on offer over the Christmas break. The Healthy Holidays programme is back for the winter break and as … More

Brushing for Life pack - toothbrushes being recalled

Warning over free toothbrushes

Anyone who has received a Brushing for Life pack for their child has been urged to immediately stop using the toothbrush after a potential safety issue emerged.

The packs, which … More

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of unnecessary vape use.(Photo by E-Liquids UK on Unsplash)

Campaign gives the facts on Vaping

A new campaign targeting children and young people aims to raise awareness of unnecessary vape use. Vapes are intended to help adults aiming to quit smoking but should not be … More

Osborne Street multi storey car park (Image: Google Street view)

Osborne Street car park temporary closure 

Osborne Street multi storey car park will be temporarily closed next week. 

The temporary closure is to allow for essential maintenance work to take place. 

To reduce the impact on … More

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Affordable Warmth Grants for Hull community groups

Community groups around the city are to receive funding from the Affordable Warmth and Energy Saving Community Grants scheme ahead of winter. A total of 32 successful organisations will now … More

The Guildhall in Hull.

Council boosts food banks across the city

Hull City Council is to commit £50,000 to support the provision of food for food banks to help households struggling with the cost of living.

The money, from the Household … More

a graphic with an orange background showing silhouette images of a scene in a classroom. Bright yellow text says: Proud to Support Place 2 B's Children's Mental Health Week, 6-12 Feb 2023. There is also a suggested hashtag #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek

Event to mark Children’s Mental Health Week

Organisations around the city will come together next week for an open-invite event to mark Children’s Mental Health Week. Stalls will take over the ground floor of St Stephen’s shopping … More

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Counterfeit tobacco worth thousands seized

Illegal tobacco and vapes worth thousands of pounds have been seized following a joint operation involving Hull City Council’s Trading Standards team, Hull Central Neighbourhood Policing Team and detection dog … More