Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition

Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition
September 16, 2020

The sights and sounds of Hull Fair can still be enjoyed this year thanks to a digital exhibition that launches this weekend.

The exhibition, Hull Fair, includes specially commissioned videos of the iconic and historic annual event, interviews with regular fairgoers explaining why the fair means so much to them, as well as pictures and objects that have been kindly submitted by the public.

Read More >>

Hull Businesses Offered New Support To Go Green

Hull Businesses Offered New Support To Go Green
September 15, 2020

Hull businesses are being offered an exciting opportunity to become more energy-efficient, thanks to a new council-led scheme that launches today.

The Hull Business Energy Efficiency Scheme (HBEES) is a new project led by Hull City Council and part-funded by the 2014 – 2020 European Regional Development Fund Programme.

Read More >>

City Urged To Help Fast-Track Hull’s Route Towards Electrification

City Urged To Help Fast-Track Hull’s Route Towards Electrification
September 7, 2020

Residents and businesses in Hull are being asked to support the final push in a long campaign to electrify and upgrade the railway lines from Hull to Selby and Hull to Sheffield.

If successful, it could cut journey times from Hull to Leeds from 57 minutes to just 38 minutes, and Hull to Sheffield from 86 minutes to just 50 minutes.

Read More >>

Hull’s Council Housing Build Programme Gathers Pace

Hull’s Council Housing Build Programme Gathers Pace
August 26, 2020

Not even the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown could put the brakes on Hull City Council’s ambitious housing growth programme. This week, work has started on the latest phase, to build nine, modern new bungalows to rent from the council at Beckington Close and Plym Grove, Longhill. 

The contract was awarded to Hull-based Houlton. The new homes at Beckington Close and Plym Grove have a contribution from the Humber LEP local growth fund, which is supporting housing growth in the city.

Read More >>

Hull’s Iconic Fish Trail Goes Digital

Hull’s Iconic Fish Trail Goes Digital
August 18, 2020

Hull’s popular Fish Trail is going digital thanks to a free app that can turn your mobile phone into a virtual time machine.

The trail, which weaves its way through Hull’s Old Town, can now be enjoyed alongside an app that brings historic areas of the city back to life.

Read More >>

Dolly Parton Scheme Set To Get Hull’s Children Reading More

Dolly Parton Scheme Set To Get Hull's Children Reading More
August 17, 2020

Hull City council has allocated £88,500 funding for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library scheme to be rolled out to eligible two-year-olds in Hull during the next academic year.

From September, over 1,500 children eligible to receive the two-year-old early education entitlement will receive a free book every month through the scheme.

Read More >>

Cyclists Urged To Make Use Of Segregated Lanes

Cyclists Urged To Make Use Of Segregated Lanes
August 17, 2020

Cyclists in Hull are being urged to make use of the city’s pop-up cycle lanes across the city.

The advice comes as Hull City Council works to install segregated cycle lanes to provide extra safety measures for cyclists using some of the city’s most busy roads.

Read More >>

Lifeline For Creatives In Hull As £1.6m Funding Is Handed Out

Lifeline For Creatives In Hull As £1.6m Funding Is Handed Out
July 23, 2020

People working in the creative industries in Hull are being handed a “lifeline” as £1.6 million in grant support is handed out in the city.

Businesses in the creative industries who have been hit by the effects of coronavirus were last month urged to apply for funding from the Hull Business Discretionary Grant Fund.

Read More >>

Hull Rugby League World Cup 2021 Fixtures Revealed

Hull Rugby League World Cup 2021 Fixtures Revealed
July 22, 2020

Rugby League World Cup tournament organisers have revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule.

The competition promises to be the biggest and best World Cup in the history of the sport, as the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams all compete at the same time in a major sporting first.

Read More >>

Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan

Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan
July 20, 2020

Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd have today revealed their summer activity programmes. The plans will begin today and be available until Friday 4 September for families to enjoy.

With events limited due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, 2020’s programme includes a range of activities that can be done in at leisure and are accessible via HCAL’s website.

Read More >>

Artists Commissioned To Celebrate Hull’s Maritime Story

Artists Commissioned To Celebrate Hull’s Maritime Story
June 14, 2020

Leading contemporary artists, Heinrich and Palmer, have created a new and stunning visualisation of one of the most popular objects in the Hull Maritime Museum’s permanent collection.

Lumen Prize-nominated artists behind the ‘Ship of the Gods’ at Hull Minster as part of Absolutely Cultured’s Urban Legends and Northern Lights, Heinrich and Palmer have been commissioned to create new and innovative public artwork to reflect the city’s rich maritime history.

Read More >>