Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses

Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses
January 13, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free online business support workshops – delivered by retail specialists – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in town centres across the East Riding.

The council has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to provide business growth workshops, which will provide practical ideas and suggestions about how SMEs can adapt, evolve and improve their performances over the coming months.

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Former Teachers Team Up To Launch Creative Learning Business

Former Teachers Team Up To Launch Creative Learning Business
September 18, 2020

Two former Visual Arts teachers from Wilberforce College have joined forces to bring creative learning courses to East Yorkshire.

Holly Davis from Pocklington and Sarah Rands from Cottingham set up Thread and Press Creative Learning pre-lockdown but have only recently been able to start delivering courses.

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Coach Days Away Return After Coronavirus Break

Coach Days Away Return After Coronavirus Break
September 18, 2020

East Yorkshire Coaches will be restarting its popular days away by coach, with a selection of trips running throughout October.

The company’s programme of day trips and holidays, which usually includes more than 200 trips a year from the Hull area, was suspended in March because of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

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Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre

Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre
September 17, 2020

A new medical centre which was first proposed nearly 15 years ago has cleared its final hurdle after funding was approved by the East Riding of Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Work could start by the end of this year on the site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, with construction expected to take 12 months, and the new centre will reflect the advances in facilities and the increase in demand over recent years.

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Development Receives National Pride In The Job Award

Development Receives National Pride In The Job Award
July 16, 2020

Gary Nugent, Site Manager for McCarthy and Stone’s Springs Court development in Cottingham, is celebrating after picking up a coveted Pride in the Job Award from the National House Builders’ Council (NHBC), for the quality of the build there.

The Pride in the Job Awards recognise site managers across the country who are at the top of their profession and are creating homes of outstandingly high standards.

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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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Upsizers In Hull To Reap Benefits Of Stamp Duty Scrapping

Upsizers In Hull To Reap Benefits Of Stamp Duty Scrapping
July 14, 2020

Homebuyers looking to upsize in Hull are set to enjoy the rewards of the change in Stamp Duty rules following the recent Budget announcement.

Welcome savings on a new home have been made possible as a result of the Budget, in which the Chancellor announced there will be no Stamp Duty to pay on properties up to the value of £500,000 on sales taking place before 31 March 2021.

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