• East Riding of Yorkshire Council agree increase to council tax
  • Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Coast and city classics weekend double

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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Call to identity Goole graffiti culprits

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s anti-social behaviour team and Humberside Police are asking for the public’s help to identify those responsible for graffiti tags that have been appearing in Goole. The tags have been spotted around the town in the last few weeks and the council and the police would like to bring those who are responsible to justice. Councillor Shaun Horton, portfolio holder for community involvement and local partnerships…

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Forum to discuss boosting business in Bridlington

Bridlington Business Forum is inviting local businesses to come to the meeting at The Spa Bridlington on Tuesday, 16 February, at 5.15pm. This follows the last meeting, in November 2015, which was attended by over 60 people, to find out more about REAL Bridlington and other local initiatives aiming to increase visitors to the town and surrounding area. Councillor Jane Evison, cabinet portfolio holder for economic investment and tourism at…

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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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