Local photographer wins a regional photography competition

Local budding photographer, Laura Bottomley is announced the regional winner of nationwide photography competition Patient Portraits: A New You and will be going on to represent Yorkshire and Humberside at the national phase of the competition. The competition which is run by UK heart valve disease charity Heart Valve Voice and The Royal Photographic Society aims to raise awareness of heart valve disease; a growing health concern with approximately 1.5 million people over the age of 65 currently affected by the condition in the UK.

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Do you think BBC Look North should come to your street?

As part of a series of new strands over the summer, BBC Look North will be asking if street life is still alive and well in a new feature called Your Street in which the programme will visit six unusual streets across East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Continue reading