Upsizers In Hull To Reap Benefits Of Stamp Duty Scrapping

Upsizers In Hull To Reap Benefits Of Stamp Duty Scrapping
July 14, 2020

Homebuyers looking to upsize in Hull are set to enjoy the rewards of the change in Stamp Duty rules following the recent Budget announcement.

Welcome savings on a new home have been made possible as a result of the Budget, in which the Chancellor announced there will be no Stamp Duty to pay on properties up to the value of £500,000 on sales taking place before 31 March 2021.

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Rollits Replaces Golf Day With Charity Challenge To Support Local Causes

Rollits Replaces Golf Day With Charity Challenge To Support Local Causes
July 14, 2020

A law firm which has been driving support for charities for more than 30 years with its annual golf day is drawing up a list of fundraising ideas for all after losing this year’s event to the lockdown restrictions.

Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, has raised more than £140,000 since launching its golf day in 1970, with the East Yorkshire branch of Muscular Dystrophy UK a beneficiary since day one and Dove House Hospice in Hull receiving support for 25 years.

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Free Webinar To Support Employers With Workforce Drug And Alcohol Issues

Free Webinar To Support Employers With Workforce Drug And Alcohol Issues
July 10, 2020

A free webinar will advise employers as their workers start to return work and the signs of increased use of alcohol and drugs throughout lockdown affect the company.

Generis is a service set up by The Alcohol and Drug Service to work with a variety of organisations around the UK who have identified a problem with alcohol (and drugs) amongst workers, particularly in safety-critical industries.

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Luxury Car Entrepreneur Gears Up To Create PPE Face Masks For Vulnerable

Luxury Car Entrepreneur Gears Up To Create PPE Face Masks For Vulnerable
July 1, 2020

An East Yorkshire luxury vehicle cleaning entrepreneur has turned his premises into a PPE workshop using his tools to create face masks to donate to care homes and pharmacies in need.

Harry Hall, who is the founder and managing director of Attention to Detail (ATD), has teamed up with his firm’s paint protection manufacturer to create specialist face shields to protect vulnerable people from the Coronavirus pandemic that his hit the UK this year.

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Law Firm Webinar Will Respond To Rising Number Of Redundancy Questions

Law Firm Webinar Will Respond To Rising Number Of Redundancy Questions
June 30, 2020

Redundancy procedures resulting from – and in some cases delayed by – the Covid-19 lockdown will come under the spotlight next week as a leading law firm takes its seminar programme online for the first time.

Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, will offer guidance to help businesses avoid the pitfalls of making staff redundant and ensure they act fairly and within the law.

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Local Housebuilder Donates £1,000 To Oakwood Dog Rescue, In Hull

Local Housebuilder Donates £1,000 To Oakwood Dog Rescue, In Hull
June 29, 2020

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, continues to support the communities in which it builds, by donating a total of £1,000 as part of its Community Fund scheme to Oakwood Dog Rescue, in Hull.

Oakwood Dog Rescue was set up in 2009, initially to support people who could no longer take care of their dogs for any reason.

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Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition – And You Can Get Involved

Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition - And You Can Get Involved
June 29, 2020

Pride in Hull will be celebrated this year through a new online exhibition hosted by Hull Museums, working with both Pride in Hull and Yorkshire MESMAC, and organisers want you to be part of it.

Pride in Our City will feature people’s pictures, stories, videos, and memories of the annual event as well as documenting individuals’ experiences of being part of the LGBT+ community. 

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Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July

Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July
June 25, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the popular Bridlington Park and Ride bus service will start on Saturday, 4 July, and will run until early November, seven days a week.

Whilst the COVID-19 restrictions are in place, customers will have to wear a face-covering if they wish to travel on the Park and Ride. There will also be reduced capacity on the Park and Ride buses to ensure social distancing. 

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Opening Day At Yorkshire Wildlife Park After Lockdown

Opening Day At Yorkshire Wildlife Park After Lockdown
June 16, 2020

A whole host of new animals met the public for the first time yesterday as the newly adapted award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopened.

YWP, which has introduced a wide variety of safety precautions to keep visitors safe, welcomed over thirty new arrivals during the lockdown.

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Humber Bridge Toll Booths To Reopen But Cash Will Not Be Accepted

Humber Bridge Toll Booths To Reopen But Cash Will Not Be Accepted
June 16, 2020

The Humber Bridge toll booths are set to reopen following the recent government announcements about the ‘Lockdown Exit Plan’ and going back to work.

The booths were closed on Sunday, March 29, as part of the measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as the country went into lockdown, and since that date, all traffic crossing the bridge has been using the open road ‘TAG Lane’ (ORT).

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Artists Commissioned To Celebrate Hull’s Maritime Story

Artists Commissioned To Celebrate Hull’s Maritime Story
June 14, 2020

Leading contemporary artists, Heinrich and Palmer, have created a new and stunning visualisation of one of the most popular objects in the Hull Maritime Museum’s permanent collection.

Lumen Prize-nominated artists behind the ‘Ship of the Gods’ at Hull Minster as part of Absolutely Cultured’s Urban Legends and Northern Lights, Heinrich and Palmer have been commissioned to create new and innovative public artwork to reflect the city’s rich maritime history.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Gears Up To Reopen As Government Allows Zoos To Open

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Gears Up To Reopen As Government Allows Zoos To Open
June 14, 2020

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is delighted at the news that the government has reviewed its decision on current restrictions on the reopening of zoos and safari parks.

The park had taken a severe financial hit as even with 70% of staff furloughed there are still high care and feed bills for their animals. The lockdown has cost the park around £5 million in lost revenue and is impacting its ability to carry out award-winning conservation projects.

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