• Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Coast and city classics weekend double
  • Global Action Sports Phenomenon Brings Spectacular New Show to KC Stadium
  • Newport man dumped dolls’ house and toys on roadside
  • Local egg producer’s ongoing support for Brandesburton Young Farmers Club
Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Coast and city classics weekend double

Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Coast and city classics weekend double

Music lovers in Hull and East Yorkshire will get the chance to hear three great classics and celebrate the young stars of the future in one packed weekend. Hull Philharmonic Orchestra will play the three top pieces voted for by its audience in Classics in the City at Hull City Hall on February 27 (7.30pm). The following afternoon, the orchestra will be at the Spa Bridlington in Coastal Classics featuring…

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Free Seminar – On Changes To Stamp Duty Land Tax

James Legal Solicitors will be hosting a free seminar to explain the possible benefits of diverting investments away from residential and towards commercial property on 10 March at The Holiday Inn, Hull Marina. Rachael Noton, property lawyer at James Legals says: “Commercial property is more complex than residential property and some investors are cautious about entering into the unknown.” “We want to dispel fears and demonstrate that commercial property is…

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Routh Community Wind Farm Fund Now Open For Applications

Routh Community Wind Farm Fund is open again to receive applications from community groups, parish councils, schools and churches, with a preference for projects in the proximity of the wind farm in the parishes of Tickton, Leven and Routh, the fund will remain open until Thursday, 31 March. Now in its third year, the fund receives an annual donation from the wind farm’s operating company, J Laing, and aims to…

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How to apply for Hull 2017 funding for your project

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 is today publishing detailed guidelines on how to apply for funding through its Creative Communities Programme. Grants ranging from £300 to £10,000 are available for arts and cultural projects that will become part of Hull’s UK City of Culture year in 2017. The Creative Communities Programme team will select projects that are creative at heart, transformational in effect, and celebrate arts and culture. Hull…

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Global Action Sports Phenomenon Brings Spectacular New Show to KC Stadium

Global Action Sports Phenomenon Brings Spectacular New Show to KC Stadium

Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world’s greatest action sports show — Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Live — will return to the UK this summer for its first ever UK outdoor stadium tour. The world’s biggest live action sports show will visit 11 first-time markets including the KC Stadium in Hull on Sunday 5th June 2016. Tickets for the tour are on sale on Friday, 12th February…

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Lissett Airfield Wind Farm fund now open for 2016 applications

Lissett Airfield Wind Farm Fund is now open to receive applications from community groups, parish councils, schools and churches in the East Wolds and Coastal Ward of the East Riding. The fund will remain open until Thursday, 31 March. Now in its sixth year, the fund receives an annual donation from the wind farm’s operating company, Infinis, and aims to use these funds for projects for broad public benefit in…

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Proposed Major Carriageway Maintenance Works In Bridlington

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding motorists in Bridlington that it intends to carry out major carriageway maintenance works from Monday, 29 February on Queensgate, Bridlington, between the traffic lights at St John’s Road and the roundabout with St Aidan’s Road. These initial works will form the first of two phases to be carried out on Queensgate. Work on the section of the road from the roundabout with St…

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Barrie King is appointed as Kelkay logistic manager

Kelkay, the market-leading manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, has appointed Barrie King to the position of logistics manager. Kelkay continues its investment in the infrastructure of the business. As the company continues to grow, they ensure delivery lead times are always maintained. Barrie will take day-to-day control of Kelkay’s logistical operations and will also be responsible for the continuous improvement of the warehouse management systems and Goods Inwards. He will…

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Do grandparents have rights to contact their grandchildren?

In my experience as a family solicitor I often see grandparents who, for one reason or another, are stopped from seeing their grandchildren. The sense of loss to the grandparent can be very distressing and the effect on the grandchildren can be equally distressing. Most grandparents who find themselves in this position have tried and tried to tackle the issue with the parents but often by this stage the relationship…

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Housing improvement plans revealed

Preston Road residents can discover more about planned improvements to their properties at Hull City Council events. Residents on Preston Road whose homes were identified for refurbishment work are invited to the Freedom Centre, Preston Road, this Saturday (6 February), 10am – 2pm and next Thursday (11 February), 10am – 6pm to find out more about the programme, including timescales and plans. Last week, Hull City Council formally appointed Willmott…

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Newport man dumped dolls’ house and toys on roadside

Newport man dumped dolls’ house and toys on roadside

A man from Newport dumped a large dolls’ house and children’s toys at the side of a country road in North Newbald. Robert Baxter of Greenfields Way, Newport, near Gilberdyke, pleaded guilty to illegally depositing waste on land at Littlewood Lane without permission or authorisation when he appeared before Beverley Magistrates on Tuesday 2 February. Mr Baxter was sentenced to a 12-month Conditional Discharge and was ordered to pay costs…

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Local egg producer's ongoing support for Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

Local egg producer’s ongoing support for Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

Members of a thriving East Yorkshire Young Farmers Club have been kitted out in new rugby shirts thanks to the generosity of a Bewholme family business. Elliott Eggs has a long association with Brandesburton Young Farmers Club that goes back over half a century and includes two generations of the Elliott family. Tom Elliott, who founded Elliott Eggs with his parents and brothers, Mark and Phil, is delighted to support…

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Tourism Awards Shortlist Announced

After a record-equalling number of entries and hours of painstaking deliberation, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) today announces the shortlist for the seventh annual Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs). The hotly-anticipated list features some of Hull and East Yorkshire’s finest attractions, restaurants, cafes, pubs, hotels, accommodation providers and tourism experiences. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at The Spa, Bridlington, on March 17th. Regarded…

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Hull 2017 opens Business Club programme

The Rt Hon the Lord Mandelson is to launch Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s new Business Club partnership tier on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. As guest speaker at the breakfast launch event, Lord Mandelson will kickstart the programme aimed at business leaders who want to support Hull as City of Culture, while also significantly expanding business networks and opportunities. Approximately 100 Hull and East Yorkshire business leaders are expected…

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