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Real life ‘eye opener’ from Business School and Rix Petroleum

July 29, 2014
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In a boardroom, young entrepreneurial hopefuls wait nervously to present their marketing plans to an audience of seasoned professionals from the business world. Only one group can win the reward and a prestigious placement with the sponsor company awaits the team that gives the best presentation. It sounds like a scene from The Apprentice. In fact, this event is the culmination of a groundbreaking partnership between Hull University Business School and a thriving Hull-based distribution company. Rix Petroleum, one of the UK’s longest established, independent fuel distributors, is giving first-year business students a chance to shine with a marketing challenge, which allows them to apply their knowledge in the real world of work. Rix Petroleum marketing manager James Brook explained: “For some time, there has been a disparity between what employers want and what prospective employees can offer. “Employers often complain that graduates don’t have the practical skills that businesses need and lots of students coming out of university get quite a shock when they find out that theory isn’t the same as real life. “This challenge is aimed at bridging that gap by giving students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in a real-life setting.” Rix worked…

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Booklet Launched For Parents Warning Of Dangers Of Legal Highs

July 28, 2014
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A new information booklet aimed at giving parents and carers more understanding about “legal highs” has been launched. The booklet, which has been produced by…

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Football Fever Hits North Ferriby!

July 28, 2014
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Viking FM’s Cash for Kids have teamed up with Once Upon A Smile FC to bring a Celebrity Football Match fundraiser to North Ferriby Football…

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East Riding Business Support Events In Pocklington And Goole

July 24, 2014
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Businesses across the East Riding are benefitting from investment by the council and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with a grant of £4.4m, to…

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Graham Stuart MP to hold Hedon Street Surgery

July 23, 2014
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On Saturday 26th July, Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness will be holding a Street Surgery in Hedon, weather permitting. The outdoor…

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Hobson & Porter Secures £4 Million Of New Orders

July 23, 2014
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Hobson & Porter is pleased to announce four recent new contract awards, all in the Hull & East Yorkshire area, with a total value of…

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Pride In Hull 2015 Announced!

July 18, 2014
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The Hull LGBT Community Pride team is delighted to announce that the countdown to ‘Pride In Hull 2015’ has begun! Exactly one year from today…

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Latest Yorswitch Auction Offers Even Greater Savings

July 14, 2014
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East Riding residents who signed up for the latest round of YORSwitch could save an average of £177 following the recent auction between energy suppliers.…

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Hull: Police Are Looking For A Man/men Who Indecently Exposed Themselves On Station Drive And Park Street

July 9, 2014
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Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after two indecent exposure incidents that may be linked in Hull in the past 24 hours. The first incident…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Council At Driffield Show 2014

July 8, 2014
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Site visitors to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council stand (K135) in the Driffield Display on 16 This summer will have the ability to enjoy…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Officer Is A Local Authority Hero

July 8, 2014
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Jane Crossley, renaissance programme manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has been named as a ‘local authority hero’ by Locality, the leading nationwide network…

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Glastonbury job in cereal success for rising star SHE Knows

July 8, 2014
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A health and safety contract for the Glastonbury Festival was music to the ears of Linda Crossland-Clarke, managing director at SHE Knows Health & Safety.…

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Explore The Mythical Maze This Year With The Summer Reading Challenge!

July 7, 2014
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East Riding Libraries are getting ready to introduce children to an epic adventure that will keep them reading throughout the school summer holidays with Mythical…

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Early Booking Advised For Community Play Ranger Sessions

July 7, 2014
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Organisers of this year’s summer play ranger programme are advising parents to reserve early, after the events in summer 2013 proved such a big hit…

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The World Of Work Appears On The Timetable At East Yorkshire School

July 7, 2014
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Pilot, footballer, famous actress or dancer – just some of the jobs children aspire to do when they are older! But at a recent Industry…

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Goole Museum’s First Open Art Exhibition

July 5, 2014
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Goole Museum’s first Open Art Exhibition is now open. Go along and enjoy the art on display and be inspired. Some of the work is…

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School’s Out!’ : Planning Your Child’s Summer Holiday In The East Riding

July 4, 2014
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Parents and carers looking for ways to keep their children happy and entertained this summer should check out the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s ‘School’s…

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Neighbourhood Areas Bode Well For Community Planning

July 3, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pleased that a number of approaches have been made from communities across the area in developing neighbourhood plans. To…

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MPs Call For Strategic Investment In Flood Protection Around The Humber

July 1, 2014
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Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart has joined MPs from around the Humber Region in a Parliamentary debate on the Humber Flood…

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Council’s Cabinet To Be Asked To Agree New Investments

July 1, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet will next week (7 July) be asked to agree a range of investments which have been made possible as…

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BRIDLINGTON : Costume And Wardrobe Volunteers Needed

July 1, 2014
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Volunteers handy with a needle and interested in historic fashion are needed by Sewerby Hall and Gardens near Bridlington. An exciting, new volunteering opportunity has…

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Robins set record Giants crowd

June 25, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers have broken the record attendance for a Super League fixture against Huddersfield Giants ahead of tomorrow’s clash at the KC Lightstream Stadium!…

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Take Afternoon Tea At The Spa Bridlington

June 24, 2014
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Take Afternoon Tea in the Gallery at The Spa Bridlington, the ultimate English pastime. The Spa Bridlington has announced throughout the summer season visitors to…

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MEP Calls For Support For British Business

June 24, 2014
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British businessmen are being badly let down by the government at a time when they should be supported to the hilt, said UKIP MEP Amjad…

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Tour De East Riding!

June 24, 2014
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Thousands of primary school children gave an overwhelming welcome to members of the public health-sponsored, Cycle4Life Challenge team who visited around 50 schools on a…

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