East Yorkshire boasts many strong connections to the world of sport these days, thanks to action-packed events like the horse racing held at Beverley and the feats of local heroes such as Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Luke Campbell.
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.
Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Luke Campbell is working with Hull City Council to create a new health and wellbeing hub in the city centre.
The stylish facility is set to take up the vacant former Farm Foods building in Prospect Street.
Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal will not be staging an event this year in the town centre. News of their decision means the only event will take place at the Flemingate retail park.
A spokesperson for the group said that there were better ways to spend money. They felt it made more sense to increase the volume of lights rather than pay for an event.
Dove House Menswear, a charity shop in Beverley, is celebrating five successful years in business. While small in size, the shop is bringing in vital funds for Dove House.
Five years ago store manager Simon Coates put forward the idea of switching from furniture to menswear. His suggestion has paid dividends for the charity, attracting both residents and out of towners to the store.
There are only two weeks left to visit the colossal artwork by Gary Saunt – ‘A Cultural Pilgrimage from Beverley to Hull’ – on display free of charge at the Treasure House in Beverley until Saturday, 2 December.
The huge digital painting – measuring over 20 metres in length – has been produced to celebrate the transformational impact of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 on Hull and the East Riding.
Rey Vargas has sent a strong message to Gavin McDonnell – I’ll KO you to win the WBC World Super-Bantamweight title at the Hull Ice Arena on Saturday February 25, live on Sky Sports on a night that will see Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle return to the ring.
Vargas and McDonnell clash for the vacant strap in Yorkshire with McDonnell looking to create a unique piece of history by joining twin brother Jamie as a World ruler.
Gavin McDonnell can create British boxing history when he takes on Rey Vargas for the vacant WBC World Super-Bantamweight title at the Hull Ice Arena on February 25, live on Sky Sports.
Victory for McDonnell in his first World title fight would see him join twin brother and WBA Bantamweight champion Jamie as World champions – making them the first British twins to achieve such a remarkable feat.
Neill and Brown Global Logistics is launching its 100 year celebrations with hampers full of ‘Hullness’.
The fun cardboard models of the company’s centenary trucks will be distributed to its longest standing customers in time for Christmas.
Hugh Rice, one of Yorkshire’s most prestigious family jewellers, has recently launched a brand new ecommerce website and brand image.
With the likes of Tommy Coyle and Luke Campbell putting boxing in Hull on the map as of late, the whole city has been enthused by the newfangled status of gyms such as St. Paul’s Amateur Boxing Club.
Luke Campbell MBE takes on Daniel Brizuela and Tommy Coyle faces Michael Katsidis on a huge night for both men at the Ice Arena in Hull on October 25, live on Sky Sports.
Luke Campbell won his third consecutive fight as a pro as he beat Lee Connelly at the Hull Ice Arena.
Luke Campbell MBE is back in action against Lee Connelly in his home town later tonight – and the Olympic hero is hoping for more rounds to showcase his skills, live on Sky Sports.
In little over 24 hours Hull will again be focus of world’s boxing fans as it plays host to a night of professional boxing.
Bitter rivals Kell Brook and Carson Jones, and Tommy Coyle and Derry Mathews raised the temperature at the weigh-in for their clashes tomorrow night live on Sky Sports 1HD at the MS3 Craven Park, in Betfair’s ‘The Homecoming’.
Hull’s golden boy Luke Campbell was greeted by big crowds at the official weigh in tipping the scales at 9 st 8lb 11oz ahead of his professional boxing début.