Humber IT Firm Is One Of The Best In The UK

Humber IT Firm Is One Of The Best In The UK
September 25, 2020

A recent announcement has named Hessle-based Jupiter IT as a finalist at the 2020 UK IT Industry Awards.

Considered the country’s most prestigious IT event, the UK IT Industry Awards are hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing, to recognise and lionise the people creating a better world through IT.

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Residents To Access Faster Broadband Thanks To Funding Boost

Residents To Access Faster Broadband Thanks To Funding Boost
September 25, 2020

Homes and businesses in rural parts of the East Riding will be able to access faster and more reliable internet speeds thanks to extra funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

As part of the Government’s £22million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, the council has committed an additional £500,000 to help its residents and businesses in hard-to-reach places to get even better connected as part of a group scheme.

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Beverley’s Genuine Gents Survives Lockdown As ‘A Cut Above The Rest’

Beverley's Genuine Gents Survives Lockdown As 'A Cut Above The Rest'
September 14, 2020

When Genuine Gents opened its doors on Beverley’s Butcher Row for the first time back in February, the owner had no notion they’d have to shut only a few weeks later as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions kicked in.

Since Oscar Dugan re-opened again on July 4 this unique barbers has been making a name for itself as the latest addition to the town’s men’s hairdressing scene.

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Keeping Your Cars Safe From Burglars

Keeping Your Cars Safe From Burglars
September 13, 2020

Following a number of recent burglaries across the force area where cars have been stolen, officers are encouraging people to protect their property and report anything suspicious to police.

Detective Inspector Andy Crawforth said: “Unfortunately we have had a number of reports recently where houses have been broken into and car keys have been stolen. These keys have then been used to steal vehicles from outside, with a number of high powered cars recently reported stolen. 

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MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services

MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services
August 6, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that East Riding Council has received a further £2.4 million from the Government in July, to take their total share of additional coronavirus funding to just over £21 million.

The new money comes as part of a £500 million package of un-ringfenced funding for councils up and down the country, to help them continue to deliver crucial frontline services and support those most in need.

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Colourful Characters Helping Children Return To School Confidently

Colourful Characters Helping Children Return To School Confidently
July 23, 2020

A mental health nurse and social worker have written a series of books to help children understand their mental health and wellbeing, which they say will be vital in preparing youngsters to return to school in September after living through the lockdown. 

The co-founders of Hull-based business Inspire Ignite, Sue Altass and Hannah Cheshire are experts in children’s mental health, with over 40 years of combined experience between them. 

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Lifeline For Creatives In Hull As £1.6m Funding Is Handed Out

Lifeline For Creatives In Hull As £1.6m Funding Is Handed Out
July 23, 2020

People working in the creative industries in Hull are being handed a “lifeline” as £1.6 million in grant support is handed out in the city.

Businesses in the creative industries who have been hit by the effects of coronavirus were last month urged to apply for funding from the Hull Business Discretionary Grant Fund.

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Taxi Monopoly Forces Hull Drivers To Create New Trade Association

Taxi Monopoly Forces Hull Drivers To Create New Trade Association
July 17, 2020

Faced with what is being called a ‘virtual monopoly’, taxi drivers in Hull have banded together to form a new Hull Drivers Association (HDA).

The not-for-profit association has been set up by members of the city’s licensed taxi trade to protect the interests and the welfare of every licensed taxi driver in Hull, which is now dominated by just two main private hire taxi firms, Drive and 82.

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Support For Caravans: Graham Stuart Mp Meets With Business Minister

Support For Caravans: Graham Stuart Mp Meets With Business Minister
July 15, 2020

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has met with the Minister for Business & Industry to impress on the Government the caravan industry’s importance for the local area.

Minister Nadhim Zahawi heard from local MPs about the effect that the lockdown has had on an industry which supports over 3,206 jobs in the East Riding alone, along with thousands of more jobs in the supply chain and those on holiday parks. More than 200,000 people are employed by holiday parks across the country.

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Law Firm Webinar Will Respond To Rising Number Of Redundancy Questions

Law Firm Webinar Will Respond To Rising Number Of Redundancy Questions
June 30, 2020

Redundancy procedures resulting from – and in some cases delayed by – the Covid-19 lockdown will come under the spotlight next week as a leading law firm takes its seminar programme online for the first time.

Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, will offer guidance to help businesses avoid the pitfalls of making staff redundant and ensure they act fairly and within the law.

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Construction Restarts On Hull City Regeneration Project

Construction Restarts On Hull City Regeneration Project
May 23, 2020

Construction has restarted at Hull’s unique apartment complex in Queen’s Garden and following site closure due to COVID-19, The Glass House is said to be back on track for summer completion.

As part of the initial measures to gently ease restrictions, prospective buyers can now also view properties accompanied by estate agents.

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