• HULL : There was a young student from Wyke
  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council agree increase to council tax

Over 40 new jobs now available at East Riding Leisure Bridlington

As work continues on the development of the new £25 million East Riding Leisure Bridlington, the project has entered a new phase with the start of advertising this week of over 40 new jobs at the site, which is scheduled to open in the summer. These jobs are all in addition to the 34 staff who are transferring to the new site from the temporary facilities at Bridlington Sports Centre….

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The Shires To Headline Cottingham Folk Festival 2016

After a successful first outing, the Cottingham Folk Festival returns in summer 2016, taking place across the August Bank Holiday Weekend in the picturesque East Yorkshire village of Cottingham, near Hull. An exciting addition to the region’s already blossoming music calendar, this three-day extravaganza will see an incredible line-up of artists descend on what is thought to be the largest village in the UK. Joining the previously announced Wilko Johnson…

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Destination Hull New-look city centre starts to become a reality

After work to transform the city centre started in October last year, the first pieces of the new paving in this multi-million pound project will now start to be laid in the city centre. Following extensive underground investigation work that have ensured that cabling and pipework have been installed to a high standard and new levels are set; visitors to the city centre will now start to see new high-quality…

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HULL : There was a young student from Wyke

HULL : There was a young student from Wyke

Hosted by Hull based cultural learning specialists, Heritage Learning, the competition took place Hull’s Maritime Museum on Sunday 7 February. Four contestants have took centre stage to represent the city in the regional finals of the prestigious Poetry by Heart competition. The national competition, headed by former Hull University lecturer Sir Andrew Motion, is designed to successfully engage young people from socially diverse backgrounds and get them to enjoy the reading…

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Orchard Park Residents Given Chance to view housing improvements

Orchard Park residents can discover more about planned improvements to their properties at Hull City Council events. Residents on Orchard Park whose homes are identified for refurbishment work are invited to the Orchard Centre Centre, Orchard Park Road on Thursday 25 February, 10am – 6pm and Saturday 27 February, 10am – 2pm to find out more about the programme, including timescales and plans. Last month, Hull City Council formally appointed…

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Hull Real Ale & Cider Festival 2016

Hull and East Yorkshire branch of CAMRA are pleased to confirm that this years Hull Real Ale and Cider Festival will be held 14th to 16th April 2016 at Holy Trinity Church in Hull’s Old Town. We are delighted to be able to return to this popular and special venue and work again with our friends at the church to make the festival as popular as ever. The beers will…

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Tractor company gives fair trading assurances to trading standards

A director and sales executive of a business selling agricultural machinery have made a promise to trading standards officers not to make misleading statements when selling their goods. Alan Farrow, (junior) 29, a director of East Yorkshire Machinery Ltd located on Hull Road, Shiptonthorpe, East Yorkshire and sales executive Duncan Sharp, 39, have both given undertakings to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s trading standards that they will no longer make…

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council agree increase to council tax

Councillors have unanimously agreed to increase council tax by 3.99 per cent in 2016/17 – the first such increase made by East Riding of Yorkshire Council in six years. At a special budget meeting of full council, members unanimously agreed to increase the council’s part of the council tax bill which sees an increase of £48.37 a year for Band D properties. This is the first time in 20 years…

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Open Exhibition Launched At Bridlington Spa

The Spa Bridlington have today announced the start of the highly anticipated Open Exhibition as part of the ArtWaves 2016 festival taking place in May. ArtWaves is a visual art festival celebrating the life and colour of East Yorkshire bridging traditional art forms with digital, contemporary and urban art. Following the theme of ‘Journey’, entries are sought capturing a wide variety in both context and art forms with submissions showcasing…

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Sport Relief Mile : Walk and Run and Do Yourself Proud

The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is back – and it’s coming to Sewerby. The village is set to host its third Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 20 March, and needs local people to come together by entering now at www.sportrelief.com. Local heroes from across the East Riding of Yorkshire will be walking and running themselves proud during the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile to raise life-changing money for Sport Relief…

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Business and culture unite in Hull

Rob Bell, businessman, historian and poet is the guest speaker at the launch event for The Business Culture Hull at the KC Stadium, on Tuesday 9 February with over 100 confirmed guests signed up. The networking platform which aims to unite Hull’s business community with the cultural scene is providing an online networking forum and regular meet-up events. As the founder and director, Tony Bowler, describes the platform which launched…

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Hornsea Area Regeneration Partnership Annual General Meeting

Hornsea Area Regeneration Partnership (HARP) invites anyone who would like to find out more about its work to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 18 February, at the Hornsea Town Hall, on Newbegin, from 6pm. The meeting will look at HARP’s achievements over the past year and its plans for the future. The meeting will include a presentation by Simon Tudor from Hornsea Freeport about the new ownership and…

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Building a Creative Hull – Call for more employers to get on board

The success of a new creative industries apprenticeships programme in Hull means more young people and employers are now needed to offer great work opportunities for young people in the UK City of Culture 2017. The Creative Employment Programme in Hull started in October 2015, with an aim to start 20 young people onto an apprenticeship programme by the end of December. The first cohort of 20 have successfully started…

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Infinite possibilities as What Is? return to Hull pop-up gallery space

A two-day What Is? Collective event will take place in Hull on Valentine’s weekend. The event will include new original works of art, live music, performances of new writing and drinks. The FREE event has the theme of infinity. The event offers the perfect opportunity for those wishing to either escape or indulge in this romantic weekend. What Is? Collective contributing artist Dave Windass, who is writing new work to…

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