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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Barratt Developments To Re-Open Sales Offices And Show Homes

Barratt Developments To Re-Open Sales Offices And Show Homes
May 19, 2020

Following the government’s latest announcement that housing market transactions in England can take place again, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East will re-open its doors to customers on an appointment-only basis from Thursday 21 May.

This move follows a phased restart of its construction sites last week with 12 sites opening across the region.

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Grants Awarded By Council To Help Commemorate VE Day Anniversary

Grants Awarded By Council To Help Commemorate VE Day Anniversary
May 7, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is distributing grants from its VE Day Community Fund to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

The rural team within the council’s planning department has supported projects proposed by 14 parish councils from the fund and the funding will allow the projects to take place in due course after COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

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Tributes Paid To Father And Daughter Victims Of Covid-19

Tributes Paid To Father And Daughter Victims Of Covid-19
May 5, 2020

Friends, family and colleagues have paid tribute to a father and daughter who had a great influence on public, business and charity communities across Hull and East Yorkshire but who lost their lives to Covid-19 within days of each other.

David Whincup and Joanne Rennison were both directors of Educare Nursery in Beverley and were widely known for their activities in many other sectors.

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A164 And Jock’s Lodge Planning Application Improvement Scheme Submitted

A164 And Jock’s Lodge Planning Application Improvement Scheme Submitted
April 27, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has submitted a planning application for its proposals to improve the A164 and the Jock’s Lodge Junction near Beverley.

Subject to planning permission being granted, the council intends to carry out a major overhaul of the road system to replace the junction, which currently links the A164 and the A1079, in order to improve congestion problems on one of the East Riding’s busiest roads.

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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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Barratt Homes Donates £500 To Create Own Wildlife-Friendly Garden

Barratt Homes Donates £500 To Create Own Wildlife-Friendly Garden
April 2, 2020

Local housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East is celebrating its ongoing partnership with RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) by donating £500 to Cottingham High School for pupils to create their own wildlife-friendly garden.

The donation follows an activity at the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, which saw the students take part in an educational activity learning how to care for local wildlife.

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WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals

WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals
April 1, 2020

Hull Hospitals would like to thank all of the amazing companies, individuals and organisations who have already come forward offering support to our staff and hospitals for the care we are providing patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.   

Supported by our Hull Hospital’s official charity, WISHH, there are a number of ways you can help the Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and the staff who are working tirelessly on delivering care to our patients during these exceptional times.

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Crime Commissioner Gets A Blast From Election Opponent

Crime Commissioner Gets A Blast From Election Opponent
March 16, 2020

More community policing, more special constables, more tasers and an improved 101 service are just a few of the headline promises from the man who wants to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside Police.

Craig Ulliott, the Conservative candidate for the role, has also hit out at what he sees as the abject failure by the current Commissioner, Keith Hunter, to deliver on his own promises made at the start of his tenure.

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World Book Day: David Wilson Homes Invests In Young Readers

World Book Day: David Wilson Homes Invests In Young Readers
March 6, 2020

To celebrate World Book Day, five-star housebuilder David Wilson Homes Yorkshire East has donated £500 to Westfield Primary School in Cottingham to purchase new books and promote the importance of reading in the local community.

To coincide with World Book Day, David Wilson Homes Yorkshire East has donated £500 to the youngsters at Westfield Primary School, situated close to its Harland Park development in Cottingham, to promote reading at school and with their families.

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