McCarthy and Stone Showcase Plans To Develop 51 Apartments

McCarthy and Stone Showcase Plans To Develop 51 Apartments
December 7, 2020

McCarthy and Stone have showcased its proposals to redevelop the former Westwood Park Care Home, off Langholm Close.

Their plans will see the site developed into 51 high-quality retirement apartments. It will also feature communal facilities. These include a homeowners’ lounge, mobility scooter charging and storage room. 

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Funding Secured To Support Victims During Covid Emergency

Additional Covid Emergency Funding Secured To Support Victims
November 19, 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside, Keith Hunter, has secured an additional £82,000 funding from the Ministry of Justice.

Money obtained will be used to support victims of some of the most serious crimes throughout the coming winter. Traditionally, winter tends to be when the demand for services is at their highest. 

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4 Ways To Help Prepare Your Kids For College

4 Ways To Help Prepare Your Kids For College
November 13, 2020

When it’s time for your kids to go to college, it can be both daunting and exciting for them. The better equipped they are, however, the easier the transition will be, so it’s a good idea to consider what you can put in place before they go. Here are 4 ways to help prepare your kids for college.

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MP Makes An Appeal To Holiday Parks To Stay Open For Those With Nowhere Else To Go

MP Makes An Appeal To Holiday Parks To Stay Open For Those With Nowhere Else To Go
November 10, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has appealed to holiday parks in his constituency to stay open for those who are unable to return home to their primary residence for the month of November.

Following the announcement of a second lockdown across England, holiday parks have once again been asked to close to holidaymakers in order to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the face of rising cases across the country.

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Hull City Council Awarded £798K For Supported Housing Work

Hull City Council Awarded £798K For Supported Housing Work
October 27, 2020

Hull City Council has been successful in its bid to become one of five local councils in England participating in a review of the quality and value for money of non-commissioned supported housing.

Non-commissioned supported housing is market-led accommodation for vulnerable people where the support and accommodation are overseen by a private landlord and funded through housing benefits.

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Cookery School And Guest Accommodation Celebrate 10 Years In Business

Cookery School And Guest Accommodation Celebrate 10 Years In Business
October 27, 2020

The team at an award-winning Driffield cookery school and luxury bed and breakfast are celebrating their 10th anniversary.

Established on a former pig farm belonging to JSR Farms Ltd., The Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School and Guest Accommodation were established in 2010 to provide a range of cookery and skills courses for all ages and skill levels, plus overnight accommodation in a rural setting.

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Young Women Encouraged To Pick Up The Tools Of The Trade

Young Women Encouraged To Pick Up The Tools Of The Trade
May 13, 2020

It’s no secret that the construction sector is male-dominated. According to the UK’s Construction Training Board (CITB) the proportion of women working in skilled manual labour is just 2 per cent.

Tackling the diversity divide in Hull, women employed at KWL want to encourage young women to follow in their footsteps into the trades.

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Law Firm Based In Hull Racks Up Donations For Charity Partners

Law Firm Based In Hull Racks Up Donations For Charity Partners
April 21, 2020

A law firm which launched a double charity drive after setting up an Employee Forum has handed over the proceeds to the first good causes to benefit from the scheme.

The team at Rollits are now preparing to announce details of its selected charity for 2020-21, which will reap the rewards of fundraising activities starting next month.

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Yorkshire Tourism Awards Looking To Find The Best Of The Best

Yorkshire Tourism Awards Looking To Find The Best Of The Best
February 1, 2020

Current champions are going head to head with first-time finalists in the battle to be crowned the “best of the best” at this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards.

The much-anticipated shortlist of finalists, revealed today by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), is being described as “the most exciting ever”. Tourism bosses say it’s testament to the popularity of the region as a visitor destination and the range of what’s on offer.

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