It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar

It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar
October 18, 2021

Two brothers who followed their father into the pub trade have overcome cynics and staff shortages to open a second bar in their home village in 14 months, creating nearly 30 jobs in the process.

Chris and Simon Leahy admitted they were taking a gamble with plans to open Raph’s Lounge so soon after the launch in August last year of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, which is across the road in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.

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Long-Term Plan To Transform Hull’s Bus Services Revealed

Long-Term Plan To Transform Hull’s Bus Services Revealed
October 16, 2021

Hull City Council has created an ambitious plan to improve bus services across the city after carrying out a major public consultation.

As part of the National Bus Strategy published by the Government in March, all local transport authorities are required to develop a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP), to be reviewed annually.

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Housebuilder Supports Local Teenage Cancer Trust Hospital Unit With £1,000 Donation

Housebuilder Supports Local Teenage Cancer Trust Hospital Unit With £1,000 Donation
October 16, 2021

A local housebuilder has donated £1,000 as part of its Community Fund initiative to the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit, a dedicated care facility at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham. 

The chosen cause, Teenage Cancer Trust, is a world-class cancer service for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone, and has developed a specialist Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit based within the Queen’s Centre at Castle Hill Hospital, close to the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development.

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AA Global Steps Up With Funding To Help Fitmums And Friends

AA Global Steps Up With Funding To Help Fitmums And Friends
October 12, 2021

A scheme that was launched nearly 10 years ago to help women with post-natal depression is to embark on a post-Covid campaign to help a wider range of people after securing funding from a business in Hull.

In the Pink, which was set up in 2012 by Fitmums and Friends, is being sponsored by AA Global Language Services to cover the cost of employing a part-time coordinator who will build a network of volunteers.

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Hull Vehicle Branding Firm Teams Up With University To Kit Out Eco-Friendly Transport

Hull Vehicle Branding Firm Teams Up With University To Kit Out Eco-Friendly Transport
October 7, 2021

A new bike hire hub ready to loan out more than 60 refurbished bikes to University of Hull students has opened on campus.

The eye-catching fleet has been branded in bright purple by Hull-based vehicle livery and decal firm Brandfixx, who spent just a day-and-a-half kitting out the bikes to make sure they look the part while being ridden around the city, as well as ensuring they are easy to spot during the dark winter nights.

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