Public Health

A door-knocker

Could you spot a doorstep scammer?

This week is Doorstep Crime Awareness Week and Hull City Council’s Trading Standards team has issued advice to residents on how to beat scammers.

Local authorities and police in Humberside … More

Hopscotch target smashed at Hull’s Play Day

A Hull hopscotch target has been smashed as hundreds hopped, skipped and jumped their way around Queens Gardens.

A team from the Playing Out project led the event during the … More

Jean Bishop, Hull’s Bee Lady, centre, who opened The Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre.

Hull CCG ‘outstanding’ for third year in a row

Hull’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been rated as “outstanding” for a third year in a row.

NHS England’s Ofsted-style evaluation recognised the city’s innovative Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre … More

People are warned to stay safe in the sun as high temperatures can put health at risk. Picture: Jenn Evelyn-Ann

Top 5 tips to beat the heat this weekend

The arrival of the sun this weekend will be welcome news for most of us.

Temperatures are predicted to hit a blistering 29C on Saturday and stay warm through the … More

Get walking for National Walking Day on 3 April.

Could you walk further than this in 10 minutes?

Can you beat the pacer? Today is National Walking Day (or, if you’re on Twitter, #NationalWalkingDay) so Hull City Council’s Public Health team has dug out its challenge video from … More

Improvements to a community alcohol hub in Bransholme will include making the building more family-friendly and refurbishing group spaces and clinical facilities.

Help for families affected by problem drinking

Children and adults affected by a family member’s drinking problem are to benefit from £133, 140 of capital funding which will be used to refurbish a community alcohol hub.

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