Hull College Learndirect Centre is offering FREE literacy and numeracy courses which can lead to Level 2 qualifications (all for FREE!). We also offer various IT courses too.
The atmosphere is relaxed and you learn when you want to - no classrooms! No pressure! One-to-one tutor support is available. There are a range of learning centres across the city or you can learn from home.
To enroll, visit Hull College Room W07 from 9:30 to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday - Just pop in and see us! No appointments necessary.
Contact Number 01482 598981
News, Arts - Call For Horror Shorts!
Your chance to win a holiday for 2, Avid software or an XBOX 360 as part of
propellertv's search for the scariest horror short.
Following the huge success of propellertv's first ever short film festival,
ShortFest, we are now launching a brand new competition to find the most
To get involved all you've got to do is send in your horror short (no longer
News, Community - And The Winners Are ... The Children of North Hull
Local children (27) had a great time last week at the Champions Challenge Holiday Club run at Cottingham Road Baptist Church. Based on Scripture Union's holiday club material the 4 days were full of games, crafts, drama, music, video presentations and Bible stories as children learned how to achieve their personal best and work in a team.
The holiday club ran from 9.30am until 12.30pm
News, Arts - Opportunity for Artists
The ODA is delighted to announce an opportunity for artists to commemorate and celebrate the
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
We are inviting expressions of interest from an artist or group of artists to undertake a key arts commission for a number of bridges and underpasses within the Olympic Park.
For full information, including outline, criteria, timeline and submission
News, - Doulas Delight at Parliamentary Award
Goodwin Volunteer Doula Project and Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and have been honoured with an award at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity (APPGM) summer reception. The awards acknowledged several maternity units' inspiring work in improving local maternity services.
Based on four key themes, the Goodwin Volunteer Doula Project and Hull and East Yorkshire
News, Arts - Hull Poet Sets The Stage For Spoken Word
Local Hull poet, Joe Hakim is set to perform at the Latitude festival in Suffolk
this weekend (18th to 20th July).
Armed with his battery of gritty, challenging spoken word material, Joe
will appear in the Poetry Arena on Friday at 11.40am and then again on
Sunday at 6.00pm, following a performance from Porky the Poet, alias
locally connected and nationally recognised Phill Jupitus.
News, Community - Free Car Washing in the Rain
Local children, Young People and some adults, gave up their Saturday (5th July 2008) to wash cars in the pouring rain. There was no charge for the service and the drivers and passengers were encouraged to go into the church hall to be served coffee and cake, again all free of charge.
The initiative was organised by the Young People of Cottingham Road Baptist Church
as a way of serving the local community.
News, Current Affairs - Peter Tatchell Urges Support for Green Candidate for the Haltemprice and Howden By-Election
'It's a two-horse race. The only serious challenger to David Davis is Shan Oakes, the Green Party candidate,' says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.
'The Greens are the party of universal human rights. Shan Oakes is the best choice for voters who want to defend all our liberties and oppose all forms of discrimination in this by-election.
'Labour and the Liberal Democrats are not standing.
News, Community - Council Leader Celebrates Cultural Diversity in Hull
Cllr. Carl Minns Pledged his personal and the council's support today at the opening of the second
annual Newland avenue international festival.
In a ceremony at the Community Enterprise Centre on Cottingham Road, Cllr Minns praised the passion of the
organisers, and all those taking part in the festival which includes over 50 separate events in and around
News, Current Affairs - The 'Big Brother' By-Election is a SHAM
This is one of the 'supporters' of David Davis in his campaign to 'fight' Big Brother.
Patrick Mercer MP who has been visiting the Haltemprice and Howden Constituency to
support his colleague David Davis in the 'Big Brother' By-Election in which
David Icke is also standing.
Patrick Mercer, one-time Homeland Security spokesman for David Davis's
News, Current Affairs - David Icke banned from 'Big Brother' public meeting with Bob Geldof and David Davis
David Davis doesn't want a real debate on the Orwellian State ... he wants a controlled one that's only on his terms with safe people like Tony Benn and Bob Geldof.
The basis on which this by-election was called ... to have an open debate on the Big Brother State ... is a blatant misrepresentation of what is actually happening.
Today, David Icke attended the Hull Guildhall with a resident
News, Current Affairs - GREENS UP IN ARMS AS YORKSHIRE SPY BASE COMMITS TO US "STARWARS" From Shan Oakes, Green Campaign for the Haltemprice and Howden By-Election
04 July 2008
Local Peace Campaigners affected by Counter Terror Bill
The present 'terror' legislation has been used to imprison local people who are protesting peacefully. The new Counter Terror Bill would make things worse.
For example, take the cases of Helen John, 68, and Sylvia Boyes, 62, who were both arrested in April 2006 under the Serious Organised Crimes and Police Act 2005
News, Current Affairs - UPDATED - Google Video - David Icke to Stand in 'Big-Brother' By-Election
David Icke, author of ten books warning about the Big Brother State, is standing withDavid Davis in the upcoming parliamentary by-election in Haltemprice and Howden.
For nearly 20 years, Icke has been been warning about, and detailing the background to, a hidden agenda for a global fascist state that is now unfolding at an ever-increasing pace.
News, Current Affairs - Choose Hope not Fear Shan Oakes Green Party Candidate Haltemprice and Howden
David Davis says he wants to stop the growth of state knowledge and control over individuals. He does not want ever more government control but more freedom. We applaud the U-turn by the Tory party. Only last October Cameron and Davis were calling for the 1998 Human Rights Act to be scrapped. Now they are both opposing the 2008 Counter Terrorism Bill.
Shan Oakes, Green Party candidate for the Haltemprice
News, Current Affairs - Socialist Equality Party Campaign in Haltemprice and Howden By-Election
Chris Talbot explains why he is standing
Chris Talbot, the Socialist Equality Party candidate for the by-election in the constituency of Haltemprice and Howden, held a press conference at Cottingham Civic Hall in the village of Cottingham on June 27.
The by-election, which is in the East Ridings area of Yorkshire, will take place on Thursday, July 10. It was triggered by the resignation of sitting Conservative MP David Davis
News, Current Affairs - Haltemprice and Howden The Green Party candidate Shan Oakes vows to fight for NHS
As the 60th anniversary of the NHS approaches, Haltemprice and Howden candidate Shan Oakes
speaks out in its defence.
"The Green Party stands for a public service, free for all, and where decisions are made at
a local level as far as possible, after involving and consulting local people.
We are vehemently opposed to piecemeal
News, Current Affairs - Greens stand for civil liberties in Haltemprice and Howden by-election campaign - July 10th
Greens argue that David Davis 's vision of civil liberties is in a
whole variety of ways far too narrow.
It will be difficult for him to see this himself because he is a
Tory politician and thoroughly immersed in 'old' politics.
Old-style politics stems from the imperialist scramble for global resources.
This has to stop: no more wars for oil; no more government backing
News, Current Affairs - DAVID ICKE NEWS CONFERENCE, WEDNESDAY, JULY 2ND, ELECTION UPDATE
A news conference has been arranged for David to speak and be questioned by
the media between 10am and 11.30am this Wednesday, July 2nd, at this venue:
Willerby Manor Hotel,
Yorkshire HU10 6ER
Come and support David at a free public meeting on Sunday, July 6th
David will be speaking for an hour and a half
News, - Yorkshire & Humber Green Party commend Menwith hunger striker
On Saturday local Greens gave overwhelming support to the recent protest of peace
campaigner Peter Pollard.
At the AGM of the Yorkshire and Humber Green Party, Regional Coordinator
Eamonn Ward said, 'We commend Peter's protest. For one whole week he has
gone without food with only water as his nourishment.
'He has put himself
News, Environment - Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust has launched a free guide for charities wanting to reduce carbon emissions
and cut energy use.
The guide, called Charities Sector Overview, is aimed at organisations without a designated
carbon manager and is intended to help organisations make changes that could save up to 20%
on fuel bills.
News, - ACE Volunteers
ACE (Achieve Contribute Experience) is a brand new project run by
Hull & East Yorkshire Mind. The project aims to introduce 16-25 year olds
in Hull to volunteering and its many benefits such as, increased self
confidence, increased self esteem, improving CVs, helping in the community
and making a difference all whilst meeting lots of new people and having fun.
News, - National Volunteers Week 1-7 June 08
National Volunteers Week (1-7 June) is the busiest time of the year in the volunteering
calendar and this year's Hull Volunteering activity diary is no exception.
Monday 2nd June
To coincide with the anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen's Coronation we will be
announcing the name of a local charity whom we successfully nominated for the
Queens Award for Voluntary Service 2008. This award is given for outstanding
News, - Propeller and the RTS Student Awards
Propeller TV, the broadcaster that was established in 2006
to support new filmmaking talent, has teamed up with the Royal Television Student
Masterclasses & Awards. The cool-hunting Propeller TV is set on sweeping
up the latest new talent at the RTS Awards being held in London on 16th May 2008.
Student filmmakers, producers and directors
News, Environment - Protect Communities and Rainforests in Colombia - A message from Reinhard Behrend chairman of Rettet den Regenwald (Save the Rainforest)
Please take part in an urgent email action, to protect communities and rainforests in Colombia
from agrofuel expansion. The Colombian government continues to promote the expansion of vast oil
palm plantations, including in Chocó.
This is one of the world's most biodiverse regions, with large areas of rainforest now facing destruction.