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Mortgage Myths Cause Families To Miss Out On Their Dream Home

October 23, 2014
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Mortgage Myths Cause Families To Miss Out On Their Dream Home

Experts warn that mortgage myths are leading househunters across the region to miss out on their dream home, by failing to take advantage of the lowest base interest rates in more than a generation. The Bank of England has held the base rate at 0.5 per cent since March 2009, and it has generated remarkable opportunities for customers in the mortgage market. But financial advisors are increasingly concerned that househunters are failing to make the most of a golden situation because many mistakenly believe that extra application checks introduced in April under the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) have locked them out. Adam Champion, new build sales director at New Homes Group – which advises customers of top five housebuilder Linden Homes – said rather than being a time to step back, now is actually the moment for househunters to buy. He said the situation had led to lenders bringing out impressive new products, with savvy customers with hard earned deposits or those using Help to Buy being able to now pick up three-year fixed rate mortgages at 2.99 per cent. Adam said: “There are a number of deals to be had right now with a range of lenders coming to the…

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Council Supports Unprecedented Number Of Business Start-ups In September

October 23, 2014
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Council Supports Unprecedented Number Of Business Start-ups In September

September has been a record month for East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Business Services Team that has worked with clients across the area, using start-up…

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Cannabis & Cannabis Plants Worth £175K Recovered By Police

October 22, 2014
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Cannabis & Cannabis Plants Worth £175K Recovered By Police

Officers from the Hull Community Reassurance Team (CRT) and Wyke Neighbourhood Policing Team recovered cannabis and cannabis plants with an estimated value of £175000 from…

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Rob Promotes Cycle Safety In Memory Of His Brother Tim

October 22, 2014
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Rob Andrew’s brother, Tim Andrew, aged 50 from Hornsea, was killed riding his bike between Hornsea and Beverley in 2010 and now Rob has spoken…

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Chemical Firm’s £1.3m Expansion Brings Jobs Boost

October 22, 2014
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Chemical Firm’s £1.3m Expansion Brings Jobs Boost

A pioneering Hull-based chemical firm is giving manufacturing jobs in the city a boost, following a £1.3m investment assisted by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s…

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Golf with Kevin Pietersen – Top lot at society’s Sports lunch

October 9, 2014
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Golf with Kevin Pietersen – Top lot at society’s Sports lunch It’s swing time for the Sailors’ Children’s Society as it bids for an auction…

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Bryan Ferry To Play The Spa Bridlington

October 7, 2014
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After an impressive set of performances around the world throughout 2014 including the lauded Glastonbury and Coachella debuts, British musical icon Bryan Ferry has announced…

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Record numbers of school children join reading challenge

October 7, 2014
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Record numbers of school children join reading challenge

A record number of children have embarked on an epic adventure to discover the pleasure of reading thanks to a project run by East Riding…

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Savvy Customers Already Stepping Into Spring 2015 With Linden Homes North

October 2, 2014
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Savvy Customers Already Stepping Into Spring 2015 With Linden Homes North

The nip of autumn may be in the air and for some the countdown to Christmas has started, but forward thinking Yorkshire home hunters are…

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Immingham: Appeal For Information Following Firearms Incident

September 30, 2014
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Immingham: Appeal For Information Following Firearms Incident

An investigation is underway in Immingham after an altercation took place at the weekend involving a number of men. Police were called to an address…

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Karen And Duncan Are To Toast Of The Hfrs Community Awards

September 30, 2014
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Karen And Duncan Are To Toast Of The Hfrs Community Awards

The 6th Annual Humberside Fire and Rescue Community Awards took place on 25 September, 2014 and it proved to be an emotional and inspirational night.…

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Sports Event Open To Young People In Bridlington

September 29, 2014
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Sports Event Open To Young People In Bridlington

Young people from the Bridlington area are invited to take part in a “have a go” sports event at East Riding College next week. The…

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Global Business Leader To View Hull Wtc’s Claim To Host Major International Conference

September 29, 2014
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Global Business Leader To View Hull Wtc’s Claim To Host Major International Conference

Hull’s status as an international business destination is coming under the spotlight. Eric R. Dahl, chief executive of the New York-based World Trade Centers Association,…

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Cafe Vibe At East Riding Leisure Haltemprice Due To Open After Refurbishment

September 29, 2014
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Cafe Vibe At East Riding Leisure Haltemprice Due To Open After Refurbishment

Visitors to East Riding Leisure Haltemprice will soon be able to enjoy an enhanced experience thanks to the opening of a newly refurbished and expanded…

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BRIDLINGTON : Countdown To New Artwaves Festival

September 29, 2014
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BRIDLINGTON : Countdown To New Artwaves Festival

The life and colour of coastal East Yorkshire is to be celebrated when the region’s inaugural ArtWaves Festival gets underway this weekend. Whether you are…

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Cottingham Food And Drink Festival Getting Bigger And Better

September 29, 2014
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Cottingham Food And Drink Festival Getting Bigger And Better

Top local chefs and the best in food and drink in the East Riding were celebrated on Sunday when Cottingham hosted its second annual food…

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First Homes Sold From Plan At Market Weighton Development

September 25, 2014
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First Homes Sold From Plan At Market Weighton Development

Linden Homes North is celebrating early sales at its new East Yorkshire development – with almost a third of the first releases being snapped up…

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Henderson’s New Graduate Backed By Hull Uni Business School

September 25, 2014
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Henderson’s New Graduate Backed By Hull Uni Business School

Things are looking up for 6ft 4in, former British National League Basketball player Michael Tkaczuk, who has joined Henderson Insurance Brokers. Graduate intern Mr Tkaczuk…

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MP Launches Community Defibrillator In Roos

September 25, 2014
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MP Launches Community Defibrillator In Roos

Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness joined staff, pupils and parents at Roos Primary School for the launch of a defibrillator for…

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Support Hull’s Global Entrepreneurship Week

September 24, 2014
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Support Hull’s Global Entrepreneurship Week

Following another highly successful Youth Enterprise Summit in Business Week Hull and the Humber, plans are already in place for the next celebration of enterprise…

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Fitness Thats Strictly Fun

September 24, 2014
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Fitness Thats Strictly Fun

Active Hull is running further sessions of Fitsteps, as it proves a popular way to get fit and keep fit. FitSteps was created by Natalie…

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MP Leads Community To Find Flooding Solution

September 24, 2014
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MP Leads Community To Find Flooding Solution

Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart has met concerned residents in Keyingham who are angry about ongoing problems with surface water in…

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The Local Offer – A One-stop Shop For Information

September 24, 2014
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The Local Offer – A One-stop Shop For Information

A one-stop shop for information about services available to children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) has been officially launched in…

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Walking And Outdoors Festival Sees Increased Footfall For Local Business

September 24, 2014
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Walking And Outdoors Festival Sees Increased Footfall For Local Business

Local businesses have again enjoyed the benefits of the Yorkshire Wolds Walking and Outdoors Festival, which has seen both residents and visitors to the area…

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Police Appeal Following A Road Rage Incident

September 24, 2014
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Police Appeal Following A Road Rage Incident

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses following a criminal damage incident close to the A15 Barton off the slip road near the Humber Bridge between…

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