In the papers

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'The model citizen of Green Island', Holderness Gazette, May 2022

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'The changing face of fishing', Holderness Gazette, May 2022

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'Inside the life of last "Headscarf Revolutionary"', quoted in Mirror obituary, April 2022

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'Yvonne Blenkinsop obituary: the "Golden Girl" from Hull who saved countless lives', Hull Live, April 2022

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'Hull Headscarf Revolutionary Yvonne Blenkinsop lived a "wonderful life", family says', quoted in Hull Live report, April 2022

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'Hundreds say final farewell to Hull's last "headscarf revolutionary" Yvonne Blenkinsop', quoted in ITV report, April 2022

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'Farewell to Hull's last headscarf revolutionary', quoted in Hull Live article, April 2022

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'Yvonne Blenkinsop — last of the Headscarf Revolutionaries', Morning Star, April 2022

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'Headscarf Revolutionaries statue planned', Fishing News, April 2022

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'The film crew who swapped fishing nets for movie reels', Holderness Gazette, March 2022

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'Lost Hull trawlermen remembered', Fishing News, February 2022

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'Safety at sea campaigner Lillian Bilocca remembered', Fishing News, February 2022

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'Diamond Lives: wreck and rescue', Fishing News, January 2022

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‘The Quiet Disaster’: The story of the forgotten men of the St Finbarr, Holderness Gazette, December 2021

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'Government support for national trawlermen's remembrance day', Fishing News, December 2021

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'Bring her home', Holderness Gazette, December 2021

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'Civic awards for Hull fishing community leaders' - Fishing News, December 2021

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'Calendar to raise funds for Viola's return' - Fishing News, December 2021

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'The Life and Times of Skipper Dora' - Fishing News, November 2021

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'Black Friday: The Eyemouth fishing disaster', Fishing News, October 2021

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'North Shields: Pictures seeking captions' - Fishing News, September 2021

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'The skipper who stole Grimsby boat Girl Pat' - Grimsby Telegraph, April 2021

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'Die Revolutionärin mit dem Kopftuch' - Der Spiegel, December 2020

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'Making a present of the past' - The Hull Story and the Hull Daily Mail, September 2020

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'The Christmas Day trawler tragedy which killed 12 Hull men' - The Hull Daily Mail, December 2018

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'The last of the "headscarf revolutionaries" is getting Hull Council's highest honour' - Yorkshire Post, September 2018

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'En 1968, la révolte des femmes de Hull, en Angleterre' - Ouest France, May 2018

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'A journey into hell needs to be told' - The Express, February 2018

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'Headscarf Heroes: The women who battled for their fisherman husbands' safety at sea' - The Daily Mirror, January 2018

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'Honouring forgotten story of "the quiet disaster"' - The Yorkshire Post, December 2017

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'A Christmas Day disaster' - The Irish Times, December 2017

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'The hero fishwives who faced death threats to save the lives of Britain's trawlermen' - The Daily Mirror, November 2017

Hull’s "headscarf revolutionaries" could inspire next big British drama' - The Independent, February

Hull’s "headscarf revolutionaries" could inspire next big British drama' - The Independent, February

In print

A selection of recent articles for Fishing News and contributions to other national newspapers. Click to view larger image or download