Press releases

​Stroke Association and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service join forces to help prevent stroke

​Stroke Association and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service join forces to help prevent stroke

Aug 01, 2017 15:42 BST
The Stroke Association and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) have joined forces...

​14 year-old stroke survivor wins national courage award

​14 year-old stroke survivor wins national courage award

Nov 18, 2016 12:00 GMT
Connor Lynes, 14, from Hull has been presented with a Young People’s Courage Award spon...

Packed off to jail: smuggler filled suitcases with a tonne of illicit tobacco

Packed off to jail: smuggler filled suitcases with a tonne of illicit tobacco

Oct 20, 2016 13:04 BST
A Hull man who oversaw a plot to post suitcases containing more than a tonne of illicit...

Ten arrested in suspected £4m tax fraud investigation

Ten arrested in suspected £4m tax fraud investigation

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 BST
Ten people have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers as part of a na...

Four jailed for counterfeit tobacco fraud

Four jailed for counterfeit tobacco fraud

Apr 03, 2015 08:00 BST
Four men behind a Grimsby tobacco counterfeiting fraud, worth around £95,500 in evaded ...

Transport boss jailed for cigarette smuggling

Transport boss jailed for cigarette smuggling

Feb 09, 2015 12:28 GMT
The owner of a transport company who attempted to smuggle nearly three million cigarett...

Grimsby illegal cigarette supplier jailed

Grimsby illegal cigarette supplier jailed

Jan 27, 2014 11:52 GMT
A Grimsby man who illegally supplied large quantities of smuggled cigarettes and tobacc...

Cigarette smuggling money men ordered to pay back £2.7 million

Cigarette smuggling money men ordered to pay back £2.7 million

Jul 30, 2013 14:04 BST
The financial backers of a criminal enterprise that attempted to smuggle 20 million cig...

Crackdown on restaurants in the North East

Crackdown on restaurants in the North East

Jul 10, 2013 10:26 BST
A taskforce tackling tax dodgers in the restaurant trade in Yorkshire and Humber was la...