EAST YORKS: Two teenage girls have raised enough money for three new baby monitors for Hull Royal Infirmary.
Sophie Thompson and Vikki Scruton, both 13, have raised more than £922 throughout summer, which will be spent on the equipment used to monitor the child's heart rate and oxygen levels.
The Beverley High School pupils organised a car boot sale, a 15-mile bike ride, a tombola, a sponsored swim and bag packs as part of their Humberside Police Lifestyle Challenge.
Rachel Thompson, the girl's adult adviser, said: "My great niece was born on this unit. She is four now and has just undergone an 18-hour heart operation and is recovering, so it is nice to give something back.
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"The girls visited the hospital at the beginning of summer and a nurse showed them round the baby unit and told them what things they needed.
"Also, Sophie wants to be a midwife and she wanted to be able to do something for them."
EAST YORKS: Twenty RNLI flood rescue team volunteers from the north of England have returned from a specialist exercise to refresh their skills and prepare them for future flooding events.
During the exercise in Anglesey, the team practiced manoeuvring lifeboats in rapid flowing water, defensive rescue swimming in white water and survival skills.
The RNLI Flood Rescue Team has assisted in two major flooding incidents this year.
Gareth Wilson, RNLI training divisional inspector in the north, said: "It is essential that our volunteers are ready for anything and able to assist those in need of help, while simultaneously ensuring their own safety.
"This is why the RNLI is continually developing our flood training in some of the most challenging training locations in the country."
BEVERLEY: Two 12-year-olds have spent their summer holidays making a wooded area close to Keldmarsh School accessible to local school children.
Beverley High School students Alice Burton and Erin Mortimer want local school children to learn about their environment, conservation of the area and study the animals that live there.
As part of their Humberside Police Lifestyle Challenge, the girls have cleared the pathway, which was overgrown with nettles and litter, and cleared up a lot of rubbish.
The project is ongoing and education bug boxes are being put together for local schools. The packs include nets, information sheets and copies of the countryside code.
Alice said: "We hope the area is respected after the clean up and people take their rubbish home with them."
EAST YORKS: Market Weighton School was set to reopen today after a broken water pipe extended the summer holiday for students.
Speaking on Wednesday, acting head teacher Gavin Chappell, said: "We've got no domestic supply and we've got no toilet facilities."
Contractors were working on installing new heating pipes at the school over the summer holidays.
The underground fracture occurred when the pressure was turned back on.
Since the problems, East Riding Council contractors have been working hard to bypass the fractured pipe.
The school was due to reopen today.
EAST YORKS: The owner of Tickton Hall Stables is urging residents to support their annual summer show.
The free event, which usually attracts 300 people, takes place on Saturday, from 9.30am, off the A1035.
Among the activities includes showjumping.
Alison Sunderland, owner of the stables, said: "People should come along to the event and show their support as quite a lot of shows don't exist any more. It will be a fun day."
Call 01964 544455 for more details.