Let There Be Light! Hull To Host Captivating Outdoor Event

Let There Be Light! Hull To Host Captivating Outdoor Event
January 19, 2020

Hull city centre will be lit up this month with an enchanting and spectacular three-day event, celebrating the city’s rich maritime heritage.

Navigate, featuring mesmerising sculptures and outdoor exhibits from the acclaimed Kazimier team, will celebrate the start of the Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City project and take place from Thursday 30 January until Saturday 1 February, from dusk until 9pm each evening.

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Families Encouraged To Check Eligibility For Free School Meals

Families Encouraged To Check Eligibility For Free School Meals
January 13, 2020

Parents in Hull are being encouraged to apply for free school meals for their children.

Parents who receive Universal Credit, Income Support, income-based Job Seekers Allowance, income-related Employment and Support Allowance and Child Tax Credit are being urged by Hull City Council to check if they are eligible for free school meals.

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Hull 2017 Legacy Project Gives Pupils Something To Sing About

Hull 2017 Legacy Project Gives Pupils Something To Sing About
January 10, 2020

A project launched during Hull City of Culture 2017 has been able to continue thanks to funding from Newground Together, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Building on the success of the project that was debuted as part of Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, Song for Hull will return to the city, even bigger than before.

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Change Is Coming To Wilson Centre In Hull

Change Is Coming To Wilson Centre In Hull
January 2, 2020

Hull City Council’s flagship Customer Service Centre on Alfred Gelder Street will see a meet and greet area created, alongside a number of new online stations where customers can access services, as well as new cash kiosks, a waiting area and private interview rooms.

The changes will also see the Citizens Advice Bureau move downstairs to allow easier access for all.

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Local Transport Projects Celebrates 15 Years In Business

Local Transport Projects Celebrates 15 Years In Business
November 25, 2019

Local Transport Projects (LTP) has celebrated 15 years in business during which time it has grown from small start-up offices in Beverley into one of the country’s leading independent transport planning and traffic engineering practices.

Founded in 2004 by co-directors, Tony Kirby and Andy Mayo, LTP has since worked with over 770 different clients completing nearly 3,000 jobs, including 565 transport assessments and 545 road safety audits, while expanding from a team of two to more than 20 employees today.

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New Health Card Launched To Support Care Leavers

New Health Card Launched To Support Care Leavers
November 21, 2019

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have this month launched a new ‘Handy Health Guide’ to support young people leaving care to know where to access medical treatment and how to look after their mental health and wellbeing.

The card, brainchild of Tom, 22, one of the care leavers actively involved with the Hull City Council Care Leaver team aims to help young people who have spent time in Local Authority Care navigate the often confusing health service.

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Electors Encouraged To Register For Postal Votes To Beat Potential Bad Weather On Election Day

Electors Encouraged To Register For Postal Votes To Beat Potential Bad Weather On Election Day
November 20, 2019

People wanting to vote in next month’s general election but are concerned about not being able to get to a polling station due to potential bad weather are being urged to register for a postal vote.

The general election will take place on Thursday, 12 December, the first time a general election has been held in December since 1923, and it does mean that on polling day there could be bad weather.

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Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact

Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact
November 20, 2019

City and cultural leaders have welcomed the publication of an independent evaluation of Hull’s year in the spotlight as UK City of Culture 2017, which confirms the continuing impact the title has had on the city.

The report, published by the University of Hull, says “the most significant impact of all” was an estimated £676m of new private and public investment that was generated for the city.

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Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards

Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards
November 8, 2019

Awards that reward the region’s best, brightest, most successful and innovative tourism businesses have been given a significant boost with the news that they will also now be a route to national recognition.

The 2020 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs, organised by tourism body Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), are officially launched.

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Viola Trust Partners With Businesses For New Gin Launch Event

Viola Trust Partners With Businesses For New Gin Launch Event
October 30, 2019

Trustees behind a campaign to bring the world’s oldest remaining steam trawler back to its home in Hull are urging people to back the venture by snapping up some superb Viola merchandise in time for Christmas.

Last week the Viola Trust launched its “Homeward Bound” calendar featuring 12 ships with a historic Hull connection. Sales have been brisk through the Viola website and at outlets including 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar at Hull Marina – where the launch took place – and Hotham’s Distillery in Hepworth’s Arcade.

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Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers

Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers
October 4, 2019

A Hull team has been crowned as the winner of the Humber Care Tech Challenge 2019 with their design on how to support people living with dementia.

Team Ull-Tra Fast designed a technological concept on how to ease the symptoms of dementia suffers who experience sundown syndrome. The term refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests at a certain time of day. 

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