Hobson & Porter Starts Work On New NHS Health Centre

Hobson & Porter Starts Work On New NHS Health Centre
March 28, 2021

Work is underway on the construction of a long-awaited NHS medical centre which will provide a hub delivering specialist services to the growing communities in villages to the west of Hull.

Hobson & Porter, the Hull-based business which marks its 50th anniversary this year, has been awarded the contract for the project by Lovel Developments and started work this week. 

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McCarthy and Stone Showcase Plans To Develop 51 Apartments

McCarthy and Stone Showcase Plans To Develop 51 Apartments
December 7, 2020

McCarthy and Stone have showcased its proposals to redevelop the former Westwood Park Care Home, off Langholm Close.

Their plans will see the site developed into 51 high-quality retirement apartments. It will also feature communal facilities. These include a homeowners’ lounge, mobility scooter charging and storage room. 

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Get On Board On Car Free Day

Get On Board On Car Free Day
September 21, 2020

Bus company East Yorkshire is celebrating Car Free Day on Tuesday 22 September by highlighting all the benefits of catching the bus.

World Car Free Day is a global event, encouraging the population to try giving up their cars for the day and exploring more sustainable ways to travel – whether that’s by public transport, by bike, or simply walking.

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Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre

Funding Approval Will End 15-Year Wait For New Health Centre
September 17, 2020

A new medical centre which was first proposed nearly 15 years ago has cleared its final hurdle after funding was approved by the East Riding of Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Work could start by the end of this year on the site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, with construction expected to take 12 months, and the new centre will reflect the advances in facilities and the increase in demand over recent years.

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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.

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Back To School: Advice For Pupils And Parents On Safe Bus Travel

Back To School: Advice For Pupils And Parents On Safe Bus Travel
September 2, 2020

Children and their parents are being encouraged to follow the latest advice about safe bus travel, as the new school year begins for many.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is encouraging families to prepare their travel routes in advance and make sure youngsters are aware of new precautions in place to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads

East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads
August 10, 2020

Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.

Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.

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Measures In Place To Make Licensed Vehicles COVID-19 Safe

Measures In Place To Make Licensed Vehicles COVID-19 Safe
July 3, 2020

People planning to use taxis or private hire vehicles this weekend should wear a face covering in order to protect themselves and their driver from COVID-19.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team, as well as licensed taxis and private hire drivers, have put a number of additional safety measures in place to keep everyone safe.

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