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Insight Winter 2016

Here for people with sight loss Hello Everyone, We recently held our annual general meeting (AGM) and it was lovely to see so many people attending. We were really pleased that Valerie Wood, local author and long standing supporter of HERIB, accepted the role of Vice President of HERIB and we welcome Val to the HERIB ’family’. I was delighted to accept our latest award on behalf of the HERIB team last week at the Visionary conference in Birmingham. We won the award for the ‘Best Use of Technology’ which reflects the hard work of our Training Officer Tracy Atkinson in delivering one-to-one and group assistive technology tuition to help people with visual impairments make the best use of technology. We may soon need to get a bigger trophy cabinet!! The building work at Beech Holme Court is now nearly complete with each flat having a new kitchen and new windows fitted and the refurbishments are looking really good. We do currently have a couple of properties vacant, so if you, or someone you know, may be interested, please give us a call and we’ll be happy to show you around. We’ve also been working closely with the Hull 2017 City of Culture team over the last few months and are very excited that our art project is one of only sixty from 600 plus applications that were awarded funding. Our project will involve the making of a tactile sculpture which will eventually go on display in the eye hospital in Hull. The project will start in in March 2017 and if you are interested in taking part please get in touch now to register your interest. So, as always, it has been very busy here at HERIB and we have some exciting things to look forward to. It seems very early to be saying Merry Christmas but I hope you all enjoy the festive season and I look forward to seeing some of you at our annual Christmas parties. Wishing you all good health, wealth and happiness. Sandra Ackroyd, Chief Executive


News from our Board of Trustees On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate all our staff and volunteers on their recent award win. We have a very dedicated team and it’s wonderful to see HERIB get the recognition it deserves in these awards. It’s good to see the work on the flats at Beech Holme Court nearing completion. We welcome the significant investment from Places for People; the flats are now much improved. It’s always nice for me to have the opportunity to meet and have a chat with some of our members, as I did at our recent AGM. As always, we are keen to hear of any suggestions you have about how we can develop our range of services to meet the needs of visually impaired people living in the Hull and East Riding area so we welcome your feedback and look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Hollie Haeney Chair of Trustees

Christmas Carol Service Monday 19th December 2016 Venue: HERIB Time: 1.15pm - 2.00pm HERIB is delighted to invite you to join us at our Christmas Carol Service with Rev. John Tasker. Admission FREE. Everyone welcome!

Christmas Closures

Please note:

HERIB will close at 4pm on Friday 23rd December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Talking Newspapers The Talking Magazine produces a weekly talking newspaper including news and feature articles taken mainly from the local papers in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Anyone who is unable to read a newspaper due to sight problems or other disability can receive the Talking Magazine. For more information please contact: Hull & District: 01482 585822 Beverley & District: 01482 657073 Bridlington: 01262 677488 Goole & District: 01405 948831


New Vice President

Beech Holme Tandem Club The Beech Holme Tandem Club is based at HERIB and was formed in about 1952 by a group of cyclists from the Cyclists Touring Club so that blind back riders could enjoy the pleasures of cycling through the countryside with sighted front riders.

HERIB is delighted to announce award winning Beverley based author Val Wood as the charity's new Vice President (pictured above centre with HERIB Chief Executive Sandra Ackroyd and Chair of Trustees Hollie Haeney) The official announcement was made at HERIB’s recent Annual General Meeting where the author talked about her thirty year association with the charity and her new book, No Place for a Woman, which was released on 20th October. Sandra Ackroyd, Chief Executive of HERIB, added: “We are delighted that Val has so kindly agreed to become our Vice President, her support means a great deal to us. We look forward to working with her in the future to help us make an even greater impact in improving the lives of visually impaired people.” “HERIB and I have had a very long association and as a supporter of all the work they and many other charities do,” said Val Wood. “I am delighted and thrilled to be invited to become Vice President and gratified to think they have put their trust in me to fulfil the role.”

The club meets each Wednesday evening and follows a set runs list to various East Riding villages, with back up provided by a HERIB minibus, and sighted members, of the club who do all they can to make your ride as safe and interesting as possible. The club would welcome new visually impaired members and anyone interested in joining, or simply wanting to know more, should contact: Robin Russell 01482 846246

Benefits Advice With all the changes to benefits that are taking place, particularly in relation to the change from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independent Payment, we understand that many of our members may be worried about how this will affect their lives on a day to day basis. If you need advice about your benefits, we may be able to help, please contact us on 01482 342297.


TV Licence

“"So we would encourage anyone who is severely sight impaired to take advantage of this offer if they haven't already done so." A concession TV Licence costs £72.75 for colour and only £24.50 for a black and white TV Licence.

If you are blind, severely sight impaired, or live with someone who is, you may want to check that you are not missing out on a half price TV licence. Alison Stannard, Services Manager at HERIB explains: "If you live with someone who is blind, they are entitled to a concessionary TV Licence, which is half the price of a full fee licence. It covers you, as well as anyone else living in your household. You can pay for your licence in a number of ways- online with a debit or card, monthly or quarterly direct debit, over-the-counter or by phone or post." Digital TV also allows you to listen to a verbal description of what is happening on the screen in between the dialogue, which makes programmes more accessible to people with sight loss. “Thanks to advances in technology such as audio description and assistive technology for laptops and tablets, television is still a very popular form of entertainment for many blind and partially sighted people,” continued Alison.

If you are living with someone who is eligible and yet already have a full fee TV Licence in your name, you can contact TV Licensing to transfer the licence to the name of the person who registered as severely sight impaired to take advantage of the discount. To do this, simply fill in the form available at tvlicensing.co.uk/blind or contact TV Licensing on 0300 790 0366. Anyone affected by sight loss can get TV Licensing information by email or in Braille, large print or audio by calling 0300 555 0300.

Glaucoma Group Want to find out more about living with Glaucoma? The Glaucoma Group hosted by HERIB meets bi-monthly and aims to provide advice, information and support to local people with glaucoma. Meetings take place at HERIB on the second Friday of alternate months between 11am to 1pm. Subscriptions are £1.50 per person. For more information about the Glaucoma Group including dates of forthcoming meetings, please call HERIB on 01482 342297.


A Sight to Behold HERIB is celebrating receiving a grant for its “A Sight to Behold” project from the Creative Communities Programme as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. The project will involve a partnership of organisations, communities, groups and visually impaired individuals from across a variety of sight support charities in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, who will work together to develop the multi-sensory sculpture that, once complete, will go on display in the Hull Eye Hospital and will be accessible to the thousands of visitors who pass through the hospital doors each week. The project is one of 60 new projects, ranging from photography exhibitions to music and food festivals and choral and orchestral concerts to audio-visual installations that will receive funding as part of the Hull 2017 programme. These will see local artists, community groups, cultural and other organisations in the city working with local people of all ages to create new artistic work, events, installations and other activity throughout 2017, one of the most significant years in Hull's history. The innovative scheme is the result of funding through the Hull 2017 Creative Communities Programme, which was set up to celebrate, nurture and support local talent and develop opportunities for emerging artists. A total of £750,000 is being invested in the programme.

Sandra Ackroyd, Chief Executive of HERIB said “We are delighted that our project is one of the projects chosen to be funded; it is a real opportunity for visually impaired people to come together and develop an iconic sculpture, for all to enjoy, which can prove that art can transcend the traditional notions of sight and vision”. Delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund, a Principal Partner of Hull 2017, Hull 2017 invited individuals and organisations to come up with ideas for new projects that were creative at heart, celebrated arts and culture and would have a transformative effect, particularly within local communities around Hull. The successful applicants are set to receive between £300 and £10,000 each to develop their proposals, which will be an important part of the Hull 2017 cultural programme. All projects put community involvement or participation at their heart, reflecting the diversity of the city and will appeal to people of all ages. Anyone who might like to participate in the Sight to Behold Project or who would like to receive more information on other opportunities within the City of Culture programme of activities, should contact Sinead at HERIB on 01482 342297 to register your interest.


Christmas Gift Ideas Finding that perfect present for a friend or loved one can always be difficult at this time of year, and even more so if that person has a visual impairment, so we’ve come up with some suggestions that may be useful. For The Cooking Enthusiast: Collapsible silicone colander Ideal for anyone who will be working hard to perfect the Christmas dinner or just enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes. Why not make life a little easier with a collapsible silicone colander. It works like a traditional colander but collapses to save valuable space and folds flat so it can easily be stored away in a drawer. It has 2 metal reinforced handles, is BPA free and is dishwasher safe. With base and side holes it allows for quick draining and ease of use. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £15.95 3 Piece vegetable peeler set Containing a straight blade (potato design), a serrated blade (tomato design) and a julienne blade (carrot design) peeler, this set will help you peel all your vegetables and fruits effortlessly. Each handle has a different shape and bright colour that will help you differentiate them. The soft-touch, silicone handles are designed with comfort in mind and are suitable for both right and left-handed usage. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £12.95

Ratchet salad spinner This spinner allows you to spin, drain and serve with ease. It removes excess moisture from lettuce, spinach, herbs, vegetables, and berries in an instant. It also has easy-access brake buttons that allow you to stop the spinner in an instant. This versatile salad spinner can also be used as a colander and serving bowl. It is a great gift for anyone who loves to create new and exciting flavours in the kitchen. (Available from the RNIB) Price £24.95 For The Gadget Lover: Mobile phone with vocalised features and SOS bracelet Ideal for anyone who loves technology and gadgets and likes to get out and about .This phone can help someone make their family aware when they feel unsafe out of their home. It has a 1.8 inch LCD colour display and a wireless SOS bracelet. The SOS button on the back of the phone , when pressed, can automatically call up to five contacts of choice providing the same benefits as the emergency button on the phone in a single button click. The phone also features talking Caller ID, size adjustable fonts for menus and messaging, Bluetooth, GPRS, a micro SD slot (SD not included), seven quick dial numbers with 300 phonebook entries, speakerphone and much more. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £89.95


Bluez 2 Bluetooth headphones Suitable for anyone with conductive hearing loss, these headphones use bone conduction technology to transmit sound, rather than conventional speakers. The headphones also allow a person to connect wirelessly to a Bluetooth compatible device. Cleverly designed, if you are listening to music and a call comes in, the headphones automatically turn on the microphone feature to allows calls to be taken. Perfect for anyone who is confident using technology and gadgets, allowing you to listen to music freely and answer calls too. (Available from The RNIB) Price: £89.99 Smartphone with removable keypad cover This device offers the best of both worlds, being a fully fledged Android touchscreen smartphone that also comes with a keypad cover for anyone who prefers dialling numbers and writing texts using a keypad. The keypad cover can be completely removed if preferred. The user interface comes with large buttons and a simple menu for easy navigation, and the device also comes with a stylus. It has an emergency call button that, on activation, automatically calls to up to five pre-set numbers. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £259.95 For The Reader/Writer: Sonic portable USB player Designed for users of RNIB Talking Books Service, the ultra-portable Sonic USB Memory Stick Player

offers superb sound reproduction. Take your favourite books or music with you on holiday as the Sonic fits easily into a handbag or briefcase or carry it with you from room to room when at home. Raised, shaped buttons with tactile markings make it easy to move to a new book, skip through chapters or review the paragraph you have just read. It has four large, yellow tactile control buttons, an extra-large volume control dial, which is great for anyone with limited dexterity, and offers superb sound quality from the two built-in speakers. The Sonic also remembers the exact place and plays from when it was last used and also has Bluetooth connectivity, so is ready for pairing with mobile and tablet devices. (Available from the RNIB) Price £32.00

A5 Writing Frame Whether writing a Christmas wish list or thank you letters to loved ones, what better way to write them than with the comfort of using a writing frame as a guide. This A5 frame has fifteen lines to the page. It is supplied with a Berol washable handwriting pen which can be kept in the clip at the top of the frame. Non-slip pads on the back of the frame prevent slippage and increase control when writing. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £8.95


Braillephun letters, standard braille Each brick displays a letter of the alphabet in both large print and standard size braille, and can be connected to other bricks to form words and even create word searches. Large print letters are displayed in 70 point font. Braille letters are displayed in standard size braille. Print vowels are in black and consonants are in blue to aid recognition. Price: £22.97 For The Person who likes to be Organised: Two-in-one LED Light box and desk lamp This light can be used as both a light box and a desk lamp. Ideal for anyone who enjoys writing or reading. The light box easily transforms into a multi-position desk lamp just by raising the LED light box surface from its rest position providing a large illumination area. It also offers two storage areas in the base with nine compartments to hold pencils, magnifiers, etc. The LED lit, slanted surface of the light produces bright, even white light to help with a broad range of tasks by increasing the contrast, detail and visibility in documents, artwork, fabric, patterns etc. It also helps to eliminate dark or hot spots. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £94.95 2017 A3 Large Print Wall Calendars Ideal for the busy person who needs to book in those important events, and special occasions. The calendar includes UK public holidays,

with one month to a page. A forward planner and notes section is also printed on its back board. (Available from VIP Diaries) Price: £5.75 Coin Holder Keeping hold of change can be a tricky task and it’s even trickier if you have a visual impairment This coin holder helps keep change all in one place and keeps it organised to make paying for items easier. Pocket sized, it can hold up to five £1 coins or five one Euro coins. (Available from the RNIB) Price: £1.99 For The Games Lover: Large Print Scrabble Ideal for anyone who loves word games, this new and improved board has larger squares and enhanced colours to make it much easier to read and the tiles now sit snugly within their squares. Featuring bold, super clear print in 16 point font, the board has a built in stand for easy rotation and the game comes supplied with a large print user guide. Price: £29.95 Giant 4 in a row This giant version of a classic game is designed to get anyone thinking. It works exactly the same as the original 4-in-a-row game; it's just bigger. It is the perfect family game for Christmas! (Available from the RNIB) Price: £45.00


Visionary Award

Telephone Befriending Our telephone befriending service continues to go from strength to strength with our dedicated volunteers making regular phone calls to members who, for whatever reason, aren’t able to get out and about.

In October HERIB attended the Visionary Annual Conference in Birmingham. Visionary is a national infrastructure organisation for all local sight support charities. As well as sharing information and knowledge, networking and making new contacts, we also attended a gala dinner and awards evening where HERIB was nominated for three awards. We are delighted to say that we won the award for “Best Use of Technology’”. The award reflects the hard work that our Training Officer Tracy Atkinson has been undertaking in developing our Assistive technology Suite, offering one to one training both in the suite and in people’s homes and facilitating ‘Techshare’ groups for visually impaired people. It has also involved working with other local organisations to deliver courses such as family genealogy , as well as Tracy becoming an accredited trainer for Dolphin software. If you would like to know more about our assistive technology training programme, please call us on 01482 342297.

From the feedback received so far, we know these calls are making a huge difference to someone’s day and at the same time reducing feelings of loneliness and isolation. Comments have included: “My telephone befriender calls me every Thursday and is so nice and lovely. I look forward to her call and they always cheer me up”

“I look forward to my call, value the support I get and like the fact I can talk with someone outside the family” If you, or someone you know, may benefit from receiving a friendly phone call, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Or if you love to chat, are a good listener and have some spare time, then you might be the perfect volunteer. For more information about our Telephone Befriending Service, please call our Telephone Befriending Coordinator, Karen Dunderdale on 01482 342297.


Disability Confident

Family Ancestry Course Interested in researching your family history? Why not sign up to our next genealogy course in the New Year?

HERIB is delighted to have been awarded certification as a “Disability Confident� employer.

Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions. The scheme has replaced the Two Ticks Positive about Disabled People scheme. The new scheme broadens and deepens our existing commitment as an employer. As such, we have committed to a number of actions including: Actively looking to attract and recruit disabled people Providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process Making reasonable adjustments as required Ensuring managers are aware of how they can support staff who are sick or absent from work Supporting employees to manage their disabilities or health conditions And much more.

The classes are suitable for anyone beginning their search as well as those already along the way. All our computers have specialist speech and magnification software to enable anyone with sight loss to undertake online research, and expert advice is on hand from a professional, qualified tutor. If anyone would like further details of future Genealogy classes, please contact Tracy on 01482 342297 or by email at tracya@herib.co.uk.

Macular Society (Hull) The Macular Society (Hull) support group offers fellowship, information, support, social events and guest speakers. The group meets at HERIB on the third Friday of every month between 10.30am and 12.15pm. Next meeting: 18th November with guest speaker, local author Val Wood New members are welcome and you can be assured of a warm welcome. For more information about the group and or membership, please call Clive Skinner on 01482 656714.


Day Groups

Scarborough Holiday 2017 Monday 26th June to Saturday 1st July 2017 Each year, HERIB organises a holiday to Scarborough for visually impaired people and their companion to enable them to enjoy a relaxing and stress free holiday on the East Yorkshire coast.

HERIB is delighted to have recently received donations from both the Withernsea and District Lions and the Hornsea Lions Clubs towards the costs of running our Withernsea and Hornsea based Day Groups. We run another seven weekly day groups in Hull, Goole, Hessle and Bridlington. They are all a great way to meet new friends and share your experiences with other people with sight loss. Each group offers transport to and from your home and after lunch (available at a small additional charge) , there’s the chance to participate in a wide variety of activities from bingo to dominoes, quizzes to singing along with live musical performers or you can simply sit and chat with friends, the choice is yours. A visit to the group, including transport door to door, costs just £5.00. If you would like more information about joining one of our day groups, please call us on 01482 342297.

Staying at the Delmont Hotel on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, the holiday includes a number of excursions such as Whitby, Thorton Le Dale and Pickering, as well as the seafront and shopping areas of Scarborough itself. The information packs for Scarborough Holiday 2017 will be available soon. If you are interested in attending, or would like more information to help you decide, please contact Alison on 01482 342297 or email us on mail@herib.co.uk. Please note: Although HERIB staff will be in attendance, we cannot provide one to one, or personal, care.


SocialEYES It has been another busy few months for our SocialEYES group. We made the most of the good weather this summer with outings to Honeysuckle Farm, Burnby Hall Gardens and Yorkshire Air Museum and attendances at our activity groups have been steadily increasing. Our first year has been such a success that we decided to celebrate our achievements by hosting a special awards evening combined with a Race Night. The event was a huge success raising more than £630 which will be used to help fund future SocialEYES activities. Almost 80 people attended the evening and celebrated the fun, informal awards which reflected the nature of the group. Forthcoming outings: 14th November Make’n’Take Ceramics: Christmas themed designs 5th December Meadowhall Shopping Centre 12th December Christmas lunch at the Lambwath pub

Tenpin Bowling Alternate Tuesdays 10.30am -12noon Venue: Superbowl, Princes Quay Shopping Centre Cost: £3 per game Arts & Crafts Wednesdays 1pm—3pm Venue: HERIB Cost: FREE Singing Group Thursdays 10am - 11am Venue: HERIB Cost: £3 per session Acoustic Shooting Thursdays Departs HERIB 11.15am Cost: £5 per session (There is currently a waiting list for this activity) Walking Football Fridays 2.30 - 3.30pm Venue: Soccer Kings, Oslo Road, Hull, HU7 0YN. Cost: £2.50 per session Anyone interested in joining either an activity group or outing should contact Andy Brown at HERIB on 01482 342297. Volunteering Opportunities

Activity Programme:

We urgently need volunteers to assist us in enabling our SocialEYES members to take part in activities and attend events in a safe secure and friendly environment.

Walking Alternate Tuesdays 10.30am -12noon Venue: East Park Cost: FREE

If you have a few hours to spare each week and would like to join our team of HERIB Heroes, please give us a call today on 01482 342287.


Mobile Resource Service Our Mobile Resource Bus offers advice and information to help people to cope with the every day difficulties of living with sight loss. There is no need to book an appointment, simply pop along to any of the venues on the following dates: Bridlington Hospital (Outpatients)

10.15am – 12.15pm Dec. 13th , Jan 10th, Feb. 14th, March 14th

Driffield (Tesco’s George Street) 1pm – 3pm (no Dec.) Jan. 24th, March 28th

Withernsea (Shores Centre) 2pm – 3pm Dec. 5th , Feb. 6th, Hornsea (Methodist Church Newbegin) 1.30pm– 3pm Jan. 18th, March 15th Bransholme Health Centre (inside) 9.30am – 11.30am Dec. 7th, Jan. 4th, Feb. 1st, March 1st Longhill Health Centre (inside) 1pm – 3pm (no Dec.) Jan. 23rd, Feb. 27th, March 27th Orchard Park Health Centre (inside) 1pm – 3pm Dec. 6th, Jan. 3rd, Feb. 7th, March 7th Brough Medical Centre (inside) 10am – 11.30am Dec. 9th, Jan. 13th, Feb. 10th, March 10th

Freedom Centre (inside) 10.30am – 2.30pm (No Dec.) Jan. 26th, Feb. 23rd, March 23rd Goole Ophthalmology Dept 1pm – 3pm (No Dec.) Jan. 16th, Feb. 20th, March 20th Goole Ophthalmology Dept 10.30am – 2pm Dec. 8th, Jan. 12th, Feb. 9th, March 9th Age UK Hull (Porter Street inside) 10.30am – 12.30pm Dec. 1st, Jan. 5th, Feb. 2nd, March 2nd Cottingham Library (inside) 10.30am – 12.30pm Dates to be confirmed following building refurbishment Willerby Library (inside) 1pm – 3pm (No Dec.) Jan. 17th, Feb. 21st, March 21st Hedon Library (inside) 10.30 – 12.30 (new time) Dec. 14th, Jan. 11th , Feb. 8th. March 8th.


Fundraising Diary HERIB holds a number of flag days and store collections throughout the year which raise vital funds for the charity. Forthcoming dates include: Beverley Flag Day Saturday 3rd December Matalan Kingswood Collection Saturday 14th January 2017

B & M Willerby Collection Saturday 11th February 2017 If you can spare even an hour or two to help on any of these dates, or if you would be willing to hold a collection at your local supermarket, please contact our Fundraising Department on 01482 342297.

Ladies Luncheon Tuesday 25th April 2017 Venue: Mercure Grange Park Hotel Time: 12noon Guest Speaker: Naomi Riches M.B.E Business Woman and London 2012 Paralympic Gold Medallist Tickets £25 For further information or to book tickets, please call HERIB on 01482 342297 or email Angela Gregory at angelag@herib.co.uk.

Christmas Draw We want to make sure that anyone who is visually impaired in Hull and East Yorkshire gets the support they need and you can help us to do just that by entering our Christmas Draw. We have some fabulous prizes up for grabs including: A first prize of £200 cash! A mini cruise courtesy of P & O Ferries Plus many more The draw will be made on Friday 9th December 2016. This year, with your help in selling tickets to your friends, family and work colleagues, we are hoping to raise more funds than ever. Simply call us on 01482 342297 and we will supply you with the tickets and a FREEPOST envelope to return your entries.

Great North Run 2017 Sunday 10th September 2017 Looking for the motivation to get fit or challenge yourself in 2016? Why not start running and take on a half marathon? HERIB has a limited number of guaranteed places in the 2017 Great North Run for anyone who can raise a minimum of £250 in sponsorship. Please call us on 01482 342297 if you are interested in joining Team HERIB.


Your Support So many people give their time and energy to raising funds in support of HERIB. It never ceases to amaze us just how kind people can be. Here are just a few of the things that our supporters have been doing recently:

We enjoyed a spectacular September as some of our supporters took on amazing challenges in aid of HERIB. Three very brave ladies Bryony Kent , Sally Dowde and Victoria Heath jumped out of a plane from 15,0000ft on a tandem sky dive raising more than £2,000 between them. The amazing Elaine Cornforth, Trina Emmerson, Bobby Bassett, Sarah Coutts, David Fitzpatrick and Helen and Duncan Johnson ran the Great North Run and together raised in excess of £2,000

A huge thank you to Lesley Wadforth from Health in Harmony (pictured above left with HERIB member Clare Potter) and everyone who took part in Lesley’s yoga challenge which raised more than £2,000. Namaste!

Our special thanks go to the members of the Asian Cultural Association in Hull who held their annual dinner dance complete with traditional Indian food, dancing and music and raised an amazing £2,500. A huge thank to everyone who has donated their new style five pound note to us as part of our #firstfiver campaign. We really appreciate your support and remember…. Every little Helps!

The amazing Govind Manocha from Spring Estate Agents successfully ran this year’s Hull Marathon and raised a whopping £660. And humans and dogs alike took a walk across the Humber Bridge to raise just over £250 on our Wags and Walk Day.


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Insight Winter 2016  
Insight Winter 2016  

HERIB's news magazine featuring all the latest news and events from the charity.

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