Swanland Sales Underscore Claims That East Riding Is The North’s New Property Hotspot

Swanland Sales Underscore Claims That East Riding Is The North’s New Property Hotspot
January 19, 2020

The Yorkshire division of national homebuilder, Bellway Homes says its on-going sales success in Swanland proves its 2019 claim that the East Riding is the north of England’s new property hotspot.

Emma Fitton-Cook, Bellway Yorkshire’s sales manager, explained: “Bellway has a long history of success in the East Riding, going back as far as the Victoria Dock redevelopment in the later 1980s / early 1990s, but over the last 18-months we’ve been selling new homes nearly as fast as we can build them.”

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Let There Be Light! Hull To Host Captivating Outdoor Event

Let There Be Light! Hull To Host Captivating Outdoor Event
January 19, 2020

Hull city centre will be lit up this month with an enchanting and spectacular three-day event, celebrating the city’s rich maritime heritage.

Navigate, featuring mesmerising sculptures and outdoor exhibits from the acclaimed Kazimier team, will celebrate the start of the Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City project and take place from Thursday 30 January until Saturday 1 February, from dusk until 9pm each evening.

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HTA Launches Taxi And Private Hire Driver Training Courses Around Yorkshire

HTA Launches Taxi And Private Hire Driver Training Courses Around Yorkshire
January 17, 2020

HTA launches Taxi and Private Hire driver training courses into South and West Yorkshire as councils ramp-up driver requirements

Humberside Training Associates (HTA) has launched its Taxi and Private Hire Driver BTEC and functional skills courses into South and West Yorkshire as councils across the country ramp-up requirements on new and existing driver qualifications.

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Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices

Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices
January 17, 2020

A Bridlington landlord who continually ignored requests to carry out vital repairs to a property he owned has been fined £2,000.

David Christlow, 54, of Prospect Street, Bridlington appeared at Beverley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 8 January where he pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with improvement notices served under section 11 and 12 of the Housing Act 2004.

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New Virtual Class Studio Coming To East Riding Leisure Goole

New Virtual Class Studio Coming To East Riding Leisure Goole
January 15, 2020

A new state of the art virtual class studio is being installed at East Riding Leisure Goole, with work expected to take around five weeks.

This superb addition to East Riding Leisure Goole will offer 21 additional Virtual Les Mills classes, including Grit, SH’Bam, Barre, Body Combat, Body Pump, and Body Balance.

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Starting A New Career At 73

Starting A New Career At 73
January 13, 2020

At age 73, Dave Rookyard is showing no signs of slowing down and instead of reaching for a pipe and slippers, he has just accepted a new post as the Concierge of The Glass House, a fantastic apartment building in Queen’s Gardens by Iguana Developments.

Dave has a zest for life and he says exercise and camaraderie at work keep him young. He is grateful for having a good pair of knees, as he loves running and mountain biking plus, he regularly goes to the gym to do weight sessions.

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Families Encouraged To Check Eligibility For Free School Meals

Families Encouraged To Check Eligibility For Free School Meals
January 13, 2020

Parents in Hull are being encouraged to apply for free school meals for their children.

Parents who receive Universal Credit, Income Support, income-based Job Seekers Allowance, income-related Employment and Support Allowance and Child Tax Credit are being urged by Hull City Council to check if they are eligible for free school meals.

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Hull 2017 Legacy Project Gives Pupils Something To Sing About

Hull 2017 Legacy Project Gives Pupils Something To Sing About
January 10, 2020

A project launched during Hull City of Culture 2017 has been able to continue thanks to funding from Newground Together, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Building on the success of the project that was debuted as part of Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, Song for Hull will return to the city, even bigger than before.

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A Piece Of Equipment Gives Peace Of Mind To Local Residents

A Piece Of Equipment Gives Peace Of Mind To Local Residents
January 10, 2020

The Lifeline & Responder service in Driffield dealt with 11,876 incoming and outgoing calls between 24 December 2019 and 2 January 2020 from residents in the East Riding.

For thousands of people in the East Riding the Lifeline & Responder service is just that, a lifeline, providing reassurance and, if needs be, an emergency response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Grübb Delicatessen – Time To Taste A New Type Of Grübb

Grübb Delicatessen - Time To Taste A New Type Of Grübb
January 9, 2020

A delicatessen with a difference has opened its doors in Brough. The new Grübb Delicatessen is the brainchild of food lovers, best friends and business partners Rhys Duerden and Rob Page, who both live in and love the East Riding village.

They expect their new venture to be frequented by the villagers of Elloughton, Brough and those from villages nearby, those that work in the area and commuters heading out on the East Coast mainline.

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Add Training Your Dog To Your List Of New Year’s Resolutions

Add Training Your Dog To Your List Of New Year's Resolutions
January 9, 2020

January sees the start of National Train Your Dog Month which hopes to raise awareness about the importance of proper training and healthy socialisation to a dog’s well-being.

The month of January was chosen as many people receive puppies and dogs over the Christmas period and sadly many of them find themselves in rescues soon after.

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More Men In This Region Needed To Donate Blood

More Men In This Region Needed To Donate Blood
January 8, 2020

There is a vital need for more men in Hull to start donating blood in the New Year because of a serious imbalance in the gender of new donors.

During 2019, only 41% of the new donors in Hull were men. Until the end of November, 296 women started donating blood in Hull but only 208 men. This reflects a wider national trend.

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KCOM Announces Further £100m Full-Fibre Broadband Investment

KCOM Announces Further £100m Full-Fibre Broadband Investment
January 8, 2020

Hull-based broadband and communications provider KCOM Group Limited has announced plans to invest approximately £100 million to expand its full-fibre broadband network.

KCOM, which completed a full-fibre broadband rollout to around 200,000 properties across Hull and East Yorkshire last year, has revealed new plans to push beyond the company’s traditional boundaries to tens of thousands more homes and businesses.

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Change Is Coming To Wilson Centre In Hull

Change Is Coming To Wilson Centre In Hull
January 2, 2020

Hull City Council’s flagship Customer Service Centre on Alfred Gelder Street will see a meet and greet area created, alongside a number of new online stations where customers can access services, as well as new cash kiosks, a waiting area and private interview rooms.

The changes will also see the Citizens Advice Bureau move downstairs to allow easier access for all.

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