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with the late news after the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony,


Students at Hull College say they're shocked the cost of some


Short courses in jewellery have gone up by more


than a third, and those in ceramics and glass have almost tripled.


Hull College says it needs to make the changes to cover the costs


But some students fear it whll put people off enrolling.


Here's our Arts Correspondent, Anne`Marie Tasker.


Making ceramics and glasswear is Simone's passion.


In her spare time she has taken the ten`week long courses in Hull


But when she went to enrol again for September, she was shocked to


find the cost had increased from just over ?100 to ?300.


I appreciate that everything is getting more expensive


but I'm just surprised that it is going up by about 200 percent.


I am concerned that the course may not survive the depending on how


many people will enrol becatse they need a certain amount of people to


No one from Hull College wotld be interviewed but in a statement


it said, at present the course is not under threat of closure.


But seems the high costs of running a ceramics course is affecthng


In 2007`8, 440 ceramics courses were rtnning


The Crafts Council said that might be in part because ceramics has been


absorbed into wider design courses but it could also be


The gallery studio 11 in Hull rents out its wheel and


The gallery's owner says for her and others who learn the craft


at college, it is not just a hobby but a business.


The ability of colleges and universities to subsidise these


courses has become less and less really.


It is a terrible shame because I think things like ceramics we are


talking about at the moment has a terrific social value but it also


And forms are a really important part of this country's GDP.


Simone says she too hopes turn her craft into a business


and worries how long there will be a course in Hull to support her


A 46`year`old man is in hospital in Grimsby with life threatening


injuries after he was assaulted outside a pub.


It happened yesterday evening outside the Rutland Arms pub


Lincolnshire's Georgie Twigg has won a silver medal in the


The 23`year`old was part of the women's Hockey team which was


In the Super League, Hull KR's play off hopes suffered


Tomorrow sees the 100th anniversary of the


During the conflict, Hull became a frequent target for German


Now, a local playwright has written a radio play about the effect it had


Described by children as silver cigars, German zeppelins brought


wonder, then terror to first world war Hull. Three people were killed


here on Porter Street in thdir first raid.


And the effect of those bombings is being reflected in a play specially


recorded for BBC Radio Humbdrside. Nats play being recorded


Matt Sutton plays a soldier, called Samuel.


Between 1915 and 1918 Hull was bombed eight times ` with around 50


air raid warnings. Often struck unintentionally, the Zeppelins


jettisoned bombs if they cotldn t reach inland targets.


The play Yearning Hearts looks at the effect the raids had on the


fictional Wade family. It's ideas came from people living in Hull now`


imagining the past ` and sh`ring what they own of it.


I hate a moving experience meeting someone who had a trench di`ry


I hate a moving experience leeting someone who had a trench diary pass


someone who had a trench di`ry pass on to him. `` I had a moving


experience. The result is an 8 episode long


drama ` imaging the effects of the And you can hear the play on BBC


Radio Humberside starting this week. Yearning Hearts is on Tuesd`y


through to Friday at 10:10am in the David Burns show


and then repeated at 2:45 And with the weather forecast


for the rest of the weekend, Dry with clear spells


for most overnight, and the wind A few short lived mist patches will


form in places like Stamford Most parts will stay dry with bright


or sunny spells, but one or two isolated aftdrnoon


showers may develop. Feeling a little warmer


in the light winds. 22C (72F).


Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday Warm with sunny spells


and scattered showers for Tuesday and Wednesday, with some quite heavy


showers possible. Considerable uncertainty


for Thursday with a risk with a full round up


of the day's news. Good evening. Some of us have had a


sunny weekend but for others it has not stopped raining


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