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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are still some tickets available for a chance to join Grammy-nominated and RPS award-winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva for a Viennese Gala event full of style, glitz and glamour for the ultimate feelgood start to 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.
Children from Hull and across South Yorkshire had a special Christmas surprise when they made a visit to Amazon in Doncaster iPort to take part in a Christmas-themed day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) fun with Barnardo’s.
Pupils from St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School in Hull joined children from the Barnardo’s Priory Family Centre in Barnsley to visit the Amazon fulfilment centre as part of a programme called Amazon Future Engineer.
An Opera North mainstage favourite as a baritone, Gavan Ring returns to the company as a tenor for the Viennese Whirl New Year concert at Hull City Hall on 31 December.
“This year has been a rollercoaster!” laughs the singer, who was born and raised in County Kerry, southwest Ireland. “I literally finished up being a baritone in May, then my first ever concert as a tenor – at the National Concert Hall Dublin – was broadcast by RTÉ in Ireland!”