Hull Trains Say 38 Year Rolling Stock Is Important Milestone

Hull Trains Say 38 Year Rolling Stock Is Important Milestone
January 30, 2019

Hull Trains have taken delivery of 38-year-old HST Inter City 125 saying they hope it shows their commitment to delivering great customer service.

Bosses say that the train which was manufactured at the Crewe Works back in 1981 is a real boost for the company. They also add its arrival was hard to secure given the lack of rolling stock in the UK.

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Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball Restoration Project Wins National Lottery Support

Guildhall Greenwich Time Ball Restoration Project Wins National Lottery Support
October 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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Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!

Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!
September 30, 2018

It’s Different For Girls, a brand new musical by local all-female theatre company She Productions, is inspired by Hull’s own pioneering 1960s girl band, Mandy & the Girlfriends.

Their unique all-girl line-up attracted the crowds both in their home town, London, and eventually took them to perform to the US troops in Germany.

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Beverley Skincare Specialist Launches Second Product In Signature Range

Beverley Skincare Specialist Launches Second Product In Signature Range
August 25, 2018

An East Yorkshire skincare expert has launched a specialist eye and lip serum based on her own research into skin feel.

‘9′ is an anti-ageing serum for tired, dehydrated eyes and lips that is inspired by Beverley based Dr Katerina Steventon’s 20 years’ scientific research and professional expertise and refined by her latest skin-feel research.

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National Award Beckons For Leven Services, Beverley

National Award Beckons For Leven Services, Beverley
August 13, 2018

Leven Services, the Gulf-branded forecourt on Leven Road, Beverley has been shortlisted for this year’s Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards, taking place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Thursday 13th September.

The most prestigious and respected awards in the UK’s petrol retailing calendar will again seek out the brightest and best in the industry following a rigorous judging process that considers appearance, facilities, cleanliness, staff interaction, friendliness and the presentation and merchandising of the convenience store.

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Beverley AC Delighted After New record And Largest Ever Field Take Part In 10K

Beverley AC Delighted After New record And Largest Ever Field Take Part In 10K
May 31, 2018

The Pittaway Beverley 10k road race saw a record 1,850 runners descend on the town for the 25th running of the event on Sunday 13 May, which was started by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.

Organised by Beverley Athletic Club, the run has become one of the best-loved annual events in the town’s calendar, attracting thousands of runners, spectators and Beverley residents alike.

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All Female Cast Return To ERT For Beverley Does Broadway : The Rebound

All Female Cast Return To ERT For Beverley Does Broadway : The Rebound
May 16, 2018

Back by popular demand after a sell-out run in 2015, She Productions are bringing West End showbiz, delicious harmonies, and bags of talent right on your doorstep at the East Riding Theatre in Beverley in a revamped version of Beverley Does Broadway… The Rebound.

She Productions are putting on a show and it’s their opening night. Relentless rehearsals have ensured they are pitch perfect and that every dance step has been drilled with precision.

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Ferens Art Gallery Shortlisted For Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2018

Ferens Art Gallery Shortlisted For Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2018
May 2, 2018

Ferens Art Gallery, the jewel in Hull’s cultural crown, has been selected as one of the five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, regarded as the largest and most prestigious museum prize in the world.

The annual award celebrates innovation and exceptional achievement in museums and galleries across the UK. The announcement was made by Stephen Deuchar, Art Fund’s Director, last night (Tuesday 1 May) via BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.

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Hull Looking To Become Creative Hub For Broadcaster Channel 4

Hull Looking To Become Creative Hub For Broadcaster Channel 4
March 14, 2018

Hull will be pitching for one of three creative hubs to be set up by Channel 4 following the announcement made by  by broadcaster that a pitch process will be launched in April.

The move, called 4 All The UK, will see a National HQ established outside of London, alongside two new smaller creative hubs in the nations and regions in 2019 – home to 300 Channel 4 jobs, including key creative decision-makers, with the intention to grow over time.

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