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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