• 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

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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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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