Hull City Council has been successful in securing a confirmed £281,100 National Lottery grant to fully restore the Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball.
Dating back to 1918, Hull’s Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball is the only such timepiece on a municipal building and one of only a few nationally. It reflects the importance of maritime timekeeping, the link with navigation and the need to fix longitude from the John Harrison period (1720s) to the present.
The RICS Hull and East Yorkshire Local Member Group has joined forces with both Gosschalks and Proctors to host a seminar on energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The event is on Tuesday 6 November at Gosschalks in Queens Gardens, Hull.
Gosschalks’ Head of Property and Real Estate, Mark Teal has worked in this area for over twenty years and specialises in general commercial property and development work. He will cover the following items: excuses, exemptions and exceptions.
To coincide with World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October, some of Hull’s secondary schools will launch Talking Tables, a Public Health initiative to encourage people to strike up a conversation.
Public Health launched Talking Tables on Monday 10 September to mark World Suicide Day. Now, as part of HeadStart Hull’s young people’s peer mentoring project run by Cornerhouse Yorkshire, pupils within the city’s schools are being encouraged to talk to combat isolation in schools across lunchtimes and other times.
Property firm, Iguana Developments is launching their next development at Liberty House which includes twenty-five high spec, high tech apartments for sale in the Old Town of Hull.
Local buyers are being given the first opportunity to view Liberty House which includes one, two and three bedroom apartments, designed for young professionals and people who want to enjoy the ease of city life.
Five young entrepreneurial ambassadors have been recruited by Hull City Council to encourage others to develop enterprising ideas.
The five have been brought in by the authority’s Youth Enterprise Section to promote the Making Changes for Careers (MC4C) programme, which offers enterprise skills training and business support services to Hull young people who are not in full-time employment or training.