Gareth Fletcher

Volunteer Coordinator I have been involved in the voluntary sector for eight years. My journey began in 2010 when I joined Hull CVS to support vulnerable adults as a Volunteer Support Mentor. In 2014 I began working for the Citizens Advice Witness Service where I managed a team of volunteers at the courts in Beverley, … Read more

Wiktoria Kalitka

Patient Experience Officer At 8 years old when I moved to England I had to work from the very bottom to the top to get through school and learn the language. Now, a 2019 University graduate with a degree in Psychology I am ready to take on a new challenge and help people, as well … Read more

Andrew Beech

Engagement & Communications Officer Formally a trained chef working in Liverpool for 4 years. I stepped away from the heat when I moved back to Yorkshire to be closer to my family. I took up a role in sales back in 2016 at a local camping shop. I helped open ‘Trespass’ camping stores around the … Read more

Low Ale Trail

Discover Hull’s Old Town with the Low Ale Trail, an alternative tour exploring the best pubs and bars offering low alcohol drinks. View the map here or download a copy and simply choose your starting point on the map. You can start from any of the bars on the trail and work your way around. … Read more

Help tackle fraud and take a stand against scams

Humberside Police, Hull City Council, The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and other local partners have developed a Hull Fraud Forum and are working together to reduce the number of people being scammed in Hull. Sadly fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated in the ways they target people meaning it is not just older … Read more

UK students waiting up to three months for mental health care

Students with mental health problems are being forced to wait up to 12 weeks for help from their university, prompting fears that some may take their own lives during the delay. Undergraduates at the Royal College of Music in London had to wait the longest to start counselling last year, with the worst case being 84 days, figures … Read more

Mental Health Fair

September 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lonsdale Community Centre Lonsdale Street, Anlaby Road Hull, HU3 6PA    Part of the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust’s Big Conversation, led by Emma Hardy MP Pop in to learn more about the mental health support services and how they can help you.

Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s

Deadline 14th October The Cabinet Office and Department of Health and Social Care are seeking your views on proposals to tackle the causes of preventable ill health in England. They know that our health is shaped by the environment in which we live, the choices we make, and the services we receive and they want to take action … Read more

Health inequalities in ageing in rural and coastal areas

The majority of studies reported older people in rural areas experienced reduced rates of mortality compared to other areas, with some contradictory evidence. However, a number of studies found poorer physical health in rural and coastal populations, again with some contradictory evidence. There is some evidence of a slight increase in the prevalence of widespread … Read more

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