Get Ready For Hull’s Big Gig

This summer there is a newcomer on Hull’s festival scene organised by Red, a not for profit community organisation that aims to create social opportunities for people with learning disabilities through music and arts. The Big Gig will be held at Hull University Union on the 11 July. The Red team hosts nightclub events for people with learning disabilities and the Big Gig is their first festival which is all…

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Be prepared for summer Heatwave Warn Local NHS

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group want you to be prepared this week as the Met Office issues a weather alert of 60% and above chance of heatwave conditions over the next few days. The very young, the elderly and the seriously ill are all groups who are most susceptible to the risk of health problems when the weather is hot. In particular the heat can make heart…

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Health Check Your Business Resilience

Understanding how businesses will be affected by the impacts of extreme weather can be crucial to survival, profitability and growth. A new short film and online tool will help businesses plan to keep trading whatever the weather. Your Climate Yorkshire and Humber Partnership, the Environment Agency, Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, Associated British Ports (ABP), East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council and Hull City Council have produced a…

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University of Hull hosts EIB head to mark £40m funding for upgrades

University of Hull hosts EIB head to mark £40m funding for upgrades

The University of Hull is hosting a visit by the Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to mark the signing of a £40m funding agreement. Today’s visit (Tuesday, June 23) by Jonathan Taylor comes in the wake of news of significant improvements to student facilities involving four capital projects at the University. This £98m campus development programme includes £30m for the construction of planned, new student accommodation, the £28m…

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Acai Berry Expert’s Advice : Make Sure You Get Pure Acai

Acai Berry Expert’s Advice : Make Sure You Get Pure Acai

With so many different sellers offering Acai berry products, as a consumer it’s often difficult to find one that’s the real deal. Below are three really handy tips to help guide YOU so you can avoid the rip-offs and scams and make a great, genuine purchase TODAY. 1. Where are you buying from? The UK has a select few of reputable companies selling official Acai berry products. Always go for…

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Hull Trains unique Wi-Fi service paves the way for other train operators

Hull Trains unique Wi-Fi service paves the way for other train operators

In the week when the government called for improved and more consistent connectivity for rail users, Hull Trains has announced that it’s world-first 4G-enabled Wi-Fi is receiving record use and reviews by passengers. Hull Trains is the only UK operator that currently offers all passengers free, 4G-enabled single-sign-up (SSU) Wi-Fi to give users a reliable and super-fast Wi-Fi connection throughout their journey. Travellers on-board the service gain free access to…

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University Professor Awarded Bigsby Medal

University Professor Awarded Bigsby Medal

A University of Hull professor, whose research includes the effect of climate change on rivers and seas, has been awarded the prestigious Bigsby Medal by the Geological Society of London. Professor Dan Parsons, of the University of Hull’s Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, received his award at a ceremony in Piccadilly, London. This is the latest success for the department, which entered the world university rankings top 200…

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Free Event To Show The Benefits Of Accounting Qualifications

Free Event To Show The Benefits Of Accounting Qualifications

Employers from across the region are invited to a free event about the benefits of accounting qualifications at East Riding College in Bridlington next month. The two-hour event on July 8 will feature a range of presentations and is aimed at both accounting firms and companies across all other sectors who would like to train their staff. It is also for self-employed people and very small companies who would simply…

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Humberside Police

DRIFFIELD : Did You Witness A Collision On Front Street?

A silver 4×4 Volkswagon Passat estate car and a black 4×4 Mitsubishi Warrior car were involved in a collision at 10.50am on Saturday June 13, 2015 near the junction of Front Street and Driffield Road, Langtoft, Driffield. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage, with the driver of the estate car was taken to the hospital for treatment. Officers investigating the collision are appealing to any motorist who witnessed the collision to…

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Anti Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland

Commissioner’s visit puts spotlight on modern slavery

The man who is leading the UK’s fight against modern slavery will be in Hull this week to talk about the many challenges he faces. Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland will deal with high-profile issues, such as human trafficking, sexual exploitation and forced marriages, in a free public event at the University of Hull’s Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation. Mr Hyland, a former Metropolitan Police detective inspector,…

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Hull Red Cross Worker Takes a Big Step Backwards

Hull Red Cross Worker Takes a Big Step Backwards

This Sunday 21 June Red Cross worker Gary McCloud from Hull is planning to launch himself over the side of the Holiday Inn building in the city, to help raise money for the charity he works for everyday! The building is an impressive 138ft foot high, and right in the heart of Hull. Gary and many more brave locals will be taking this courageous plummet in order to raise money…

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Local Artist Commissioned To Create Public Art Trail In Hornsea

Artist Commissioned To Create Public Art Trail In Hornsea

The Hornsea Area Renaissance Partnership (HARP) is delighted to announce that they have commissioned an artist to develop a series of public art works in Hornsea to create a Town Centre Trail, celebrating the heritage of Hornsea Pottery and its designs. The artist, Adele Howitt, is a professional designer/maker and works out of Studio Eleven, in Hull. Adele said in her expression of interest: “As a resident of Hornsea I…

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Winmau World Masters Championships Return

Winmau World Masters Championships Return

The Winmau World Masters Championships is one of the most prestigious darts tournaments on the calendar and the 42nd anniversary tournament is being held at Hull City Hall this year. The championships, which will run from Friday, 9 to Sunday, 11 October, attract competitors from all over the world, with players from 70 countries being invited, including darts champions from 140 national and international events. The total prize fund available…

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Hull Shall Overcome: The Solidarity Sessions

The first Solidarity Session is an evening of folk music, poetry and spoken word with the purpose of uniting the people of Hull in the face of a government whose agenda we oppose. The evening is about justice: justice for people and justice for the natural world. “We Shall Overcome” is part of a growing nationwide series of nights, in reaction to May’s election result, in solidarity against the regressive…

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