JetSkiWarden – A World First In Technology To Prevent Jet Ski Theft

JetSkiWarden - A World First In Technology To Prevent Jet Ski Theft
February 28, 2017

JetSkiWarden is solution from a a leading boat and marine technology company to deal with the thousands of watercraft being stolen every year, with jet skis being the main target.

JetSkiWarden uses the latest state-of-the-art technology to digitally connect owners with their jet skis, using an app on their mobile phone or tablet which allows them to track, recover and even immobilise them when necessary.

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Pride In Hull Takes You Through The Decades

Pride In Hull Takes You Through The Decades
February 28, 2017

The LGBT+ community in Hull are being invited to contribute towards Pride in Hull by sending in photographs for an exhibition which celebrates the 2017 theme – Through the Decades.

The exhibition, A Moment in Time, is one of many events Pride in Hull, in partnership with Hull UK City of Culture 2017, have planned to take the community on a journey exploring how life has changed for the LGBT+ community in Hull.

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Hull To Be At The Forefront Of National LGBT 50 Celebrations

Hull To Be At The Forefront Of National LGBT 50 Celebrations
February 28, 2017

Hull will be at the forefront of national events to mark 50 years since the start of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, when it hosts the biggest LGBT+ celebrations ever held in the region.

Hull 2017 is joining forces with Pride in Hull and the iconoclastic queer collective Duckie and a host of partners to create LGBT 50, which will take place from 22 – 29 July.

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Scale Lane Bridge To Be Transformed Into Giant Musical Instrument

Scale Lane Bridge To Be Transformed Into Giant Musical Instrument
February 24, 2017

The people of Hull are being invited to become sound explorers as part of a project that will see Scale Lane Bridge transformed into a giant musical instrument for Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Funded by Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund, Playing the Bridge is series of workshops, performances and installations that draws on the Indonesian gamelan tradition that creates music by striking tuned metalwork.

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Doors Open At Free City Of Culture Music Video Screenings

Doors Open At Free City Of Culture Music Video Screenings
February 24, 2017

Humber Film is previewing their Hull music video A Place They Called Forgotten Town next Tuesday (28 February) evening ahead of its online release.

Featuring community groups from around Hull, the film has been produced for Not Forgotten Town, one of 60 projects funded through Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.

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Dove House Hospice Named One Of The Best Places To Work

Dove House Hospice Named One Of The Best Places To Work
February 23, 2017

Most people long for a job where they feel supported, appreciated and happy in their work but few expect to find that working for a hospice which is caring for people who are dying.

However Dove House Hospice in Hull has just been voted 21st in the Sunday Times Top 100 Not-For-Profit Organisations To Work For in the UK proving that good leadership and a supportive organisational culture can make what could be a sad place to work, a place full of joy.

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BRIDLINGTON : Tidal Waves Beach Festival Line Up Announced

BRIDLINGTON : Tidal Waves Beach Festival Line Up Announced
February 22, 2017

The Tidal Waves team today announce the initial line-up for their two-day beach festival, taking place on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June on South Cliff beach in Bridlington, the extensive list of performers is to include three headliners; The Hoosiers, Reverend and the Makers and Toploader for the Saturday evening.

The festival represents one of the largest contributions by the East Riding of Yorkshire to the City of Culture celebrations in Hull.

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Trust Announces Perinatal Mental Health Conference

Trust Announces Perinatal Mental Health Conference
February 22, 2017

Humber NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce a free, two-day perinatal mental health conference as part of an ongoing collaboration between the University of Hull and the Trusts perinatal mental health liaison team.

The conference, which is open to health and social care professionals and those with an interest in women’s mental health, will feature a number of highly respected national and regional speakers in the field of women’s mental health, including Julie Jomeen, Professor of Midwifery and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull.

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Promo Co Raises £6,200 For Children’s Wish Charity

Promo Co Raises £6,200 For Children’s Wish Charity
February 21, 2017

A charity fundraising evening raised over £6,200 in aid of When you Wish Upon a Star, the charity which grants wishes for children living with life threatening illness.

The Promotion Company, based in Hull organised their second event for the charity. Having raised a total of £10,000.

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Young People Of Hessle Road Through The Decades Celebrated

Young People Of Hessle Road Through The Decades Celebrated
February 21, 2017

A project which has brought the heart of Hull’s old fishing community together will culminate with a free dance and drama production this month as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The young people of Hessle Road Network present a performance of 1940s-Now, as part of Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.

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Hull 2017 Backs Exhibition Showcasing Work Of People With Dementia

HULL : Everyone Invited To Hull 2017 Opener Made In Hull
February 21, 2017

A free exhibition taking you on a journey seen through the eyes of people with dementia and those who support them goes on display tomorrow (Wednesday 22 February) as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The exhibition, Hull, We Made it, We Did is part of The Butterfly Effect, one of 60 projects to receive funding through the Hull 2017 Creative Communities Programme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.

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Countryside Events At Flamborough And Goole This Month

Countryside Events At Flamborough And Goole This Month
February 21, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has arranged two events to round off February half term holiday in style.

A Hedgelaying Conservation Day at Flamborough Outer Headland on Saturday 25 February offers the chance to learn new skills and practice the art of hedgelaying. Participants will learn how to lay a hedge in the local Yorkshire style and also recreate an excellent habitat for the wildlife on the nature reserve.

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Investment In Hull By Croda Welcomed By City Council

Investment In Hull By Croda Welcomed By City Council
February 20, 2017

Hull City Council has welcomed the £27m investment by Croda Investment Plc in to its Hull facility, reinforcing its commitment to UK manufacturing with its major capital expansion.

The investment will double the existing capacity and enable Croda to meet the growing demand for their products.

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Exhibition Celebrating Hull’s Female Artists Launches 3 March 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Gets Off To An Impressive Start
February 20, 2017

A free exhibition which celebrates Hull’s creative women is launching next week at Kingston Art Group Gallery as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The Female Gaze is one of 60 projects funded by Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund. It is also a highlight of WOW – Woman of the World – Hull, a festival celebrating gender equality.

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Hull City Council Leader Publishes Budget Proposals

Council Tax Rise To Tackle Adult Social Care ‘Unfair’ On Local People
February 17, 2017

The Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Steve Brady, is preparing to present his Budget Statement for the 2017/18 financial year.

The proposals, which will be presented to Finance & Value for Money Overview and Scrutiny (17 February) meeting, Cabinet (20 February) and Full Council (23 February), set out the suggested plan for the budget in 2017/18, the financial plan for the next three years and proposals to raise Council Tax by 1.99% to help fund Council Services plus a further 3% to help fund Adult Social Care costs in line with the additional powers to do so by the Government .

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