Council To Get Tough On Environmental Offenders

Council To Get Tough On Environmental Offenders
Jan 21, 2019

Councillors are being asked to consider plans to implement robust enforcement action against littering and environmental offences.

In addition, they will also consider the prospect of increasing the level of fines issued after the government changed the minimum, default and maximum penalty levels back in April 2018.

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Humber Landlords Association High Court Legal Challenge Against Hull City Council

Humber Landlords Association High Court Legal Challenge Against Hull City Council
Jan 21, 2019

A hearing date has been announced when Humber Landlords Association (HLA) will face Hull City Council in the High Court in Leeds on 12 February 2019.

The case concerns Hull City Council’s proposal for a new enforcement policy for private rented housing in the City. In line with national guidelines, the current policy requires informal action to be taken, unless the situation is serious.

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Over 300 People Admitted To Intensive Care Last Year With Flu

Over 300 People Admitted To Intensive Care Last Year With Flu
Jan 9, 2019

People in Hull are still being urged to take up the offer of a free flu vaccine which could protect against becoming seriously – even fatally – ill this winter.

Information from Public Health England suggests that influenza is starting to circulate in the community, is at moderate levels, and the main type is well matched to the strain included in the flu vaccine this year.

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Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball Restoration Project Wins National Lottery Support

Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball Restoration Project Wins National Lottery Support
Oct 18, 2018

Hull City Council has been successful in securing a confirmed £281,100 National Lottery grant to fully restore the Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball.

Dating back to 1918, Hull’s Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball is the only such timepiece on a municipal building and one of only a few nationally. It reflects the importance of maritime timekeeping, the link with navigation and the need to fix longitude from the John Harrison period (1720s) to the present.

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Five Inspirational Young Ambassadors Recruited By Hull City Council

Five Inspirational Young Ambassadors Recruited By Hull City Council
Oct 2, 2018

Five young entrepreneurial ambassadors have been recruited by Hull City Council to encourage others to develop enterprising ideas.

The five have been brought in by the authority’s Youth Enterprise Section to promote the Making Changes for Careers (MC4C) programme, which offers enterprise skills training and business support services to Hull young people who are not in full-time employment or training.

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Weekend Will See Smoke-Free Sidelines Kick-Off At Junior Games

Weekend Will See Smoke-Free Sidelines Kick-Off At Junior Games
Sep 14, 2018

The first junior football game to implement smoke-free sidelines will kick off the season on Sunday with an aim to promote healthy lifestyles and reduce chances for children to see adults smoking.

Smoke-free sidelines launched in June, as a joint initiative between Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hull & District Youth Football League, East Riding Girls League, Active Humber University of Hull, Tigers Trust and East Riding County Football Association.

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World Suicide Prevention Day – Work Together To Help Save A Life

World Suicide Prevention Day - Work Together To Help Save A Life
Sep 10, 2018

Suicide is the leading cause of death among people aged from 20-34 and as part of World Suicide Prevention Day, partners from the East Riding are encouraging people to save a life by working together to prevent suicide.

World Suicide Prevention Day takes place on 10 September and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hull and East Yorkshire Mind, Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust, Hull City Council, Headstart and Humberside Fire and Rescue are working together to help prevent suicide.

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Van ‘The Man’ To Open Hull’s All New £36M Venue

Van 'The Man' To Open Hull's All New £36M Venue
Aug 29, 2018

Hull’s brand new £36m venue will be officially opened tomorrow (Thursday 30 August) by music legend Van Morrison.

Van Morrison, who is 72 and from Northern Island has had a string of hits over the decades including Brown Eyed Girl, a song he wrote himself and which was recorded back in 1967.

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