Hull City Council Takes Action Against Businesses That Flaunt 10PM Curfew

Hull City Council Takes Action Against Businesses That Flaunt 10PM Curfew
October 7, 2020

Hull City Council is bringing an enforcement action against bars, pubs, restaurants and takeaways that remain open after the 10pm curfew.

The government brought in strict rules last month announcing that hospitality businesses had to close at 10pm as part of plans to limit the spread of coronavirus. Takeaways can still deliver food until 5am, but they cannot have any customers on their premises.

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Calling All Cocktail Connoisseurs! Create Your Own Hull-Inspired Cocktail

Calling All Cocktail Connoisseurs! Create Your Own Hull-Inspired Cocktail
October 7, 2020

Lost City Adventure Golf is asking the people of Hull to create their very own Hull-inspired cocktail, with the winning entry set to land a spot on the new adventure golf course’s bespoke cocktail menu.

The lucky winner of the competition, which can be entered via the Lost City Adventure Golf Facebook page, will also receive four free tickets to the golf course and complimentary pizza and cocktails to try out their winning concoction.

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Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association
October 6, 2020

Christine Walker, Litter Picking Coordinator for the Swanland Village Association organises a team of over 40 volunteers, young and young at heart, who participate in weekly litter pickings in the centre of Swanland village.

Last month, as part of the Keep Britain Tidy September Clean, a team of around 20 carried out a village-wide litter pick, which they do twice per year, collecting 14 bags of litter in total from the hedges and verges around the village. One volunteer has also collected, over time, a disappointing 145 cigarette butts. 

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WISHH To Deliver Health And Wellbeing Facility For Hospital Staff

WISHH To Deliver Health And Wellbeing Facility For Hospital Staff
September 28, 2020

Hospital staff in Hull are to benefit from a £130,000 health and wellbeing facility thanks to the support of local people and NHS Charities Together.

Earlier this year, individuals and community groups pulled out all the stops to thank staff for working through the Covid-19 pandemic at both Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary.

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Humber IT Firm Is One Of The Best In The UK

Humber IT Firm Is One Of The Best In The UK
September 25, 2020

A recent announcement has named Hessle-based Jupiter IT as a finalist at the 2020 UK IT Industry Awards.

Considered the country’s most prestigious IT event, the UK IT Industry Awards are hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing, to recognise and lionise the people creating a better world through IT.

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Resonance Workshop Residencies For BAME Music-Makers Return

Resonance Workshop Residencies For BAME Music-Makers Return
September 22, 2020

Following the successful ‘Lockdown Edition’ of its workshops for music-makers and composers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, Opera North is seeking applications for next spring’s Resonance programme, and planning for a return to collaborations in person, with live scratch performances in front of audiences.

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Former Teachers Team Up To Launch Creative Learning Business

Former Teachers Team Up To Launch Creative Learning Business
September 18, 2020

Two former Visual Arts teachers from Wilberforce College have joined forces to bring creative learning courses to East Yorkshire.

Holly Davis from Pocklington and Sarah Rands from Cottingham set up Thread and Press Creative Learning pre-lockdown but have only recently been able to start delivering courses.

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Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre

Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre
September 17, 2020

A new medical centre which was first proposed nearly 15 years ago has cleared its final hurdle after funding was approved by the East Riding of Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Work could start by the end of this year on the site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, with construction expected to take 12 months, and the new centre will reflect the advances in facilities and the increase in demand over recent years.

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Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition

Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition
September 16, 2020

The sights and sounds of Hull Fair can still be enjoyed this year thanks to a digital exhibition that launches this weekend.

The exhibition, Hull Fair, includes specially commissioned videos of the iconic and historic annual event, interviews with regular fairgoers explaining why the fair means so much to them, as well as pictures and objects that have been kindly submitted by the public.

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Local Retiree To Debut Works At An Exhibition At Burton Constable Hall

Local Retiree To Debut Works At An Exhibition At Burton Constable Hall
September 15, 2020

A retiree from Brough who took up painting again in his 50s, but who had barely touched a paintbrush since his time at the Liverpool Institute High School for Boys where he was inspired by art master Stanley Reed RA, is staging his first solo art exhibition this month.

Retirement gave Peter Ainsworth, 73, the time to pursue his hobby more intensively. He has painted around 24 paintings during this time, mostly pastel landscapes including some scenes of the Yorkshire Wolds and East Riding, and of favourite spots in North Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.

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Hull Businesses Offered New Support To Go Green

Hull Businesses Offered New Support To Go Green
September 15, 2020

Hull businesses are being offered an exciting opportunity to become more energy-efficient, thanks to a new council-led scheme that launches today.

The Hull Business Energy Efficiency Scheme (HBEES) is a new project led by Hull City Council and part-funded by the 2014 – 2020 European Regional Development Fund Programme.

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