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Coronavirus: Hull events cancelled for 2020

The Lord Mayor’s Gala, Veteran’s Weekend and Hull Fair have all been cancelled for 2020.

Due to take place in June, July and October, the decision to cancel the events … More






Freedom Festival in Hull goes online in 2020

Freedom Festival Arts Trust has announced that the city’s annual Freedom Festival will not take place outdoors in September as planned, but will instead go online.

This year’s festival will … More







A wine glass. Photo by Shoeib Abolhassan

Keep your drinking under control during coronavirus

Health experts have urged people in Hull not to let drinking become a daily activity as Government restrictions relating to the coronavirus pandemic continue.

Drinking alcohol in excess can suppress … More







A model of a set of human lungs

Hull smokers urged: quit for Coronavirus

Smokers have been urged to quit to reduce the risk of coronavirus.

Smoking harms the immune system and the ability to fight infection and there is emerging evidence to show … More







Clap for carers safely, public urged

Health bosses have urged those observing the weekly Clap For Our Carers to maintain social distancing.

People in Hull have embraced the gesture, which happens nationally every Thursday at 8pm.… More