Colourful Characters Helping Children Return To School Confidently

Colourful Characters Helping Children Return To School Confidently
July 23, 2020

A mental health nurse and social worker have written a series of books to help children understand their mental health and wellbeing, which they say will be vital in preparing youngsters to return to school in September after living through the lockdown. 

The co-founders of Hull-based business Inspire Ignite, Sue Altass and Hannah Cheshire are experts in children’s mental health, with over 40 years of combined experience between them. 

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Lifeline For Creatives In Hull As £1.6m Funding Is Handed Out

Lifeline For Creatives In Hull As £1.6m Funding Is Handed Out
July 23, 2020

People working in the creative industries in Hull are being handed a “lifeline” as £1.6 million in grant support is handed out in the city.

Businesses in the creative industries who have been hit by the effects of coronavirus were last month urged to apply for funding from the Hull Business Discretionary Grant Fund.

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International Drag Showcase Live In Your Living Room!

International Drag Showcase Live In Your Living Room!
July 22, 2020

New Hull-based events company Rich T Events presents ambitious digital drag show, ‘Thru The Queer Hole’, featuring over 50 drag acts from around the world on Friday 24 July.

The show will feature big-name stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Boulet Brother’s Dragula, and Channel 4’s Drag SOS, as well as acts from around the UK and USA, including icons of Hull’s LGBT+ scene.

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Hull Rugby League World Cup 2021 Fixtures Revealed

Hull Rugby League World Cup 2021 Fixtures Revealed
July 22, 2020

Rugby League World Cup tournament organisers have revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule.

The competition promises to be the biggest and best World Cup in the history of the sport, as the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams all compete at the same time in a major sporting first.

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Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan

Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan
July 20, 2020

Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd have today revealed their summer activity programmes. The plans will begin today and be available until Friday 4 September for families to enjoy.

With events limited due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, 2020’s programme includes a range of activities that can be done in at leisure and are accessible via HCAL’s website.

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Taxi Monopoly Forces Hull Drivers To Create New Trade Association

Taxi Monopoly Forces Hull Drivers To Create New Trade Association
July 17, 2020

Faced with what is being called a ‘virtual monopoly’, taxi drivers in Hull have banded together to form a new Hull Drivers Association (HDA).

The not-for-profit association has been set up by members of the city’s licensed taxi trade to protect the interests and the welfare of every licensed taxi driver in Hull, which is now dominated by just two main private hire taxi firms, Drive and 82.

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Sewerby Hall And Gardens Go Digital

Sewerby Hall And Gardens Go Digital
July 14, 2020

Sewerby Hall and Gardens – where both the house and gardens have now reopened – have gone digital to add to the visitor experience.

Visitors to the house can scan QR codes to enjoy a range of short talks by education officer Robert Chester and curator Janice Smith.

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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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