Huge Refurb At St Paul’s Boxing Academy With Help Of Council Grant

A major refurb of the city’s biggest boxing club will see Hull City Council funding £865,000 towards a new roof and lift. St Paul’s Boxing Academy in North Church Side, which has produced a string of champions including Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle in its 70-year history, will undergo a huge refit to its main gym and facilities.
March 13, 2020

A major refurb of the city’s biggest boxing club will see Hull City Council funding £865,000 towards a new roof and lift.

St Paul’s Boxing Academy in North Church Side, which has produced a string of champions including Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle in its 70-year history, will undergo a huge refit to its main gym and facilities.

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Primary Schools To Be ‘Gripped’ By Story From Hull’s Whaling Past

Primary Schools To Be ‘Gripped’ By Story From Hull’s Whaling Past
February 18, 2020

A Hull-based theatre company is to create an immersive maritime-themed performance to be performed in local primary schools.

Theatre on the Edge, which aims to produce quality theatre with new and original work, has been commissioned by Hull City Council as part of the forthcoming Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City primary schools outreach programme.

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New Community Walking Scheme Launching In Hull’s West Park

New Community Walking Scheme Launching In Hull’s West Park
February 11, 2020

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums & Friends, Hull City Council and Hull Culture and Leisure, Leisure Services are delighted to announce the launch of Walk Hull – West Park: a new community walking scheme.

Walk Hull – West Park is a community walking initiative designed to encourage people to walk in Hull’s West Park. It combines signs in the park with an easy-to-use smartphone app which tells walkers exactly how far they have travelled.

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Baby, We’re Back! Date Set For Pride In Hull 2020

Baby, We’re Back! Date Set For Pride In Hull 2020
February 3, 2020

Save the date for the most colourful day of the year: Pride in Hull will be back on July 25, 2020 – with pop icon Louise and RuPaul’s DragRace UK finalist Divina De Campo the first big-name acts to be revealed.

Pride in Hull, the free and inclusive one-day celebration of the LGBT+ community, will be returning to Queens Gardens for its 19th outing on July 25 with a line-up that once again features something for everyone.

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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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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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