New Website Unveils Ultrafast Broadband Plans For Yorkshire’s Most Rural Areas

New Website Unveils Ultrafast Broadband Plans For Yorkshire’s Most Rural Areas
October 26, 2021

Thousands of residents and businesses across North Yorkshire will be kept up to speed on plans to provide them with ultrafast broadband connectivity, with the launch of a new online information hub.

The new website, ‘Connected Yorkshire’, forms part of the development of the county’s digital infrastructure, which will see broadband specialist Quickline Communications installing OFCOM ultrafast internet access in North Yorkshire’s remotest locations.

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Victory Leisure Homes Shortlisted In UK’s Largest Manufacturing Award

Victory Leisure Homes Shortlisted In UK’s Largest Manufacturing Award
October 25, 2021

Victory Leisure Homes, the luxury holiday homes manufacturer based in East Yorkshire, joins some of Britain’s top manufacturing companies to be shortlisted in this year’s Manufacturer MX Awards 2021.

Victory, which has trebled its production in the past 18 months, has been shortlisted in the Product Innovation & Design category for the very first time.

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Arco Donates PPE To HEY Smile Foundation

Arco Donates PPE To HEY Smile Foundation
October 25, 2021

Arco, the UK’s leading safety company, has donated over £50,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies to the HEY Smile Foundation, a leading local charity working with organisations in the health and community support sectors.

This PPE will be distributed to local groups and charitable organisations across Hull and East Yorkshire and will help support some of the most vulnerable people in society ahead of the challenging winter period.

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Hullywood – Why The Film Industry Has Taken A Shine To Hull

Hullywood - Why The Film Industry Has Taken A Shine To Hull
October 23, 2021

The cobbled streets and historic buildings of Hull’s Old Town were recently the backdrops for Enola Holmes 2 – the next instalment of the hit Netflix franchise.

Enola Holmes 2 was the latest in a string of productions to have been shot in Hull following the likes of The Personal History of David Copperfield and ITV’s Victoria.

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Green Cleaning Company Strikes Gold At Prestigious Manufacturing Awards

Green Cleaning Company Strikes Gold At Prestigious Manufacturing Awards
October 22, 2021

Hull-based green cleaning company Bio-D has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award for energy and sustainability at a major regional manufacturing awards ceremony.

The Make UK Manufacturing Awards recognises the achievements of companies from across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber. The winners of each category now go on to the National Manufacturing Awards Ceremony which will be held in London in January.

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It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar

It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar
October 18, 2021

Two brothers who followed their father into the pub trade have overcome cynics and staff shortages to open a second bar in their home village in 14 months, creating nearly 30 jobs in the process.

Chris and Simon Leahy admitted they were taking a gamble with plans to open Raph’s Lounge so soon after the launch in August last year of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, which is across the road in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.

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Long-Term Plan To Transform Hull’s Bus Services Revealed

Long-Term Plan To Transform Hull’s Bus Services Revealed
October 16, 2021

Hull City Council has created an ambitious plan to improve bus services across the city after carrying out a major public consultation.

As part of the National Bus Strategy published by the Government in March, all local transport authorities are required to develop a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP), to be reviewed annually.

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Housebuilder Supports Local Teenage Cancer Trust Hospital Unit With £1,000 Donation

Housebuilder Supports Local Teenage Cancer Trust Hospital Unit With £1,000 Donation
October 16, 2021

A local housebuilder has donated £1,000 as part of its Community Fund initiative to the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit, a dedicated care facility at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham. 

The chosen cause, Teenage Cancer Trust, is a world-class cancer service for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone, and has developed a specialist Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit based within the Queen’s Centre at Castle Hill Hospital, close to the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development.

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AA Global Steps Up With Funding To Help Fitmums And Friends

AA Global Steps Up With Funding To Help Fitmums And Friends
October 12, 2021

A scheme that was launched nearly 10 years ago to help women with post-natal depression is to embark on a post-Covid campaign to help a wider range of people after securing funding from a business in Hull.

In the Pink, which was set up in 2012 by Fitmums and Friends, is being sponsored by AA Global Language Services to cover the cost of employing a part-time coordinator who will build a network of volunteers.

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