Nature Project Funding Boost Welcomed By Cllr Denis Healy

Nature Project Funding Boost Welcomed By Cllr Denis Healy
August 19, 2019

News that Beverley Town Council has been awarded funding to deliver a nature-based project has been welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy.

Beverley Town Council has secured £17,000 in commuted sums. This cash will be used to develop a nature trail. It will feature information boards, trails, bat boxes and also benches.

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Arctic Corsair Set To Move Ahead Of Restoration Project

Arctic Corsair Set To Move Ahead Of Restoration Project
July 31, 2019

Hull’s Arctic Corsair and the country’s last distant water side-winder trawler is set to move from its current berth for the first time in 20 years on Sunday 4 August.

From 7am, LGSA Marine and Dean’s Tugs will undertake the complex operation to move the 693-tonne trawler down the River Hull.

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The Story Of Beverley’s Shipbuilding Powerhouse Hits The Big Screen

The Story Of Beverley's Shipbuilding Powerhouse Hits The Big Screen
July 26, 2019

As preparations get underway for the Arctic Corsair to be re-berthed in Hull, the story of its builder, Cook, Welton & Gemmell of Beverley, is about to receive a big-screen preview showing at the town’s Parkway Cinema in August.

‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Shipbuilders’ is the culmination of the East Riding Archives project of the same name, sponsored by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories Wins National Lottery Support

Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories Wins National Lottery Support
July 5, 2018

A new initiative which will gather memories and stories of life on and around the River Hull is announced by the organisers of Hull’s Open Bridges project.

‘Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories’ is supported by the National Lottery and will preserve and publicise the heritage of the River Hull, its bridges and the vessels which have used it over the years by gathering and sharing stories from people who currently or previously lived or worked on and around the river.

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Experts Gather In Hull To Address Flooding Issues

Experts Gather In Hull To Address Flooding Issues
June 26, 2018

A workshop to address Hull’s relationship with water will take place with representatives from a number of sectors including business, housing, environment and health and wellbeing.

Earlier this year, Hull was selected alongside Miami, Cape Town, Amman and Mexico City to contribute to the development of a new City Water Resilience Framework (CWRF). 

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Stoneferry Students Face The Facts Of Flooding

Stoneferry Students Face The Facts Of Flooding
October 30, 2017

Pupils at a primary school in Hull are a step closer to understanding what to do in a flood following a visit from the Environment Agency.

Year five students at Stoneferry Primary School took part in an interactive workshop where they engaged in a range of flood-related activities where they were taught which household objects can be the most useful in a flood and saw them using a geographic model to better understand how rivers flow.

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Removal Of Sunken Vessels From The River Hull Completed

Removal Of Sunken Vessels From The River Hull Completed
October 18, 2017

Contractors working on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council have removed 13 sunken vessels from the River Hull, between Tickton and Beverley Beck, during the month of September.

Removing the vessels was an operational requirement of the multi-million-pound River Hull Integrated Catchment Strategy (RHICS), which was adopted by the River Hull Board in July 2015.

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Plans Finalised By Council To Remove Sunken Vessels From River Hull

Plans Finalised By Council To Remove Sunken Vessels From River Hull
September 2, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is appealing for information to help find the owners of 10 sunken vessels in the River Hull located between Tickton and Beverley Beck, as it finalises plans to remove them in September.

The vessels have been identified as causing an obstruction in the river and it was decided to remove them as part of the River Hull Integrated Catchment Strategy (RHICS), adopted by the River Hull Board in July 2015 and supported by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, designed to improve the flow of the river and reduce the risk of flooding for local communities.

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Tickton Bridge Closed To Wide Vehicles For 12 Weeks

Roadworks Due To Start On B1248
March 10, 2017

Tickton Bridge, on the A1035 road to Beverley, is to be closed to extra wide vehicles only, for 12 weeks to allow for important repairs to be carried out.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council contractors will begin work on Monday 13 March on a scheme to replace the metal safety railings, known as parapets, on either edge of the bridge, over the River Hull and Barmston Drain.

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Andrew Percy Visits Hull As Humber Growth Deal 3 Announced

Andrew Percy Visits Hull As Humber Growth Deal 3 Announced
January 23, 2017

Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy has visited Hull as it is announced that the Humber region has received £27.9m of Local Growth Funding as the Growth Deals 3 are announced by government.

Humber Growth Deal 3, follows on from two previous Growth Deals, to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

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HULL : Plans To Secure The Long-Term Future Of Historic Trawler

HULL : Plans To Secure The Long-Term Future Of Historic Trawler
December 13, 2016

Hull City Council has secured £3.5m of European Regional Development Funding for the River Hull plus scheme.

The project is part of a wider £37million Environment Agency investment in the city to repair flood defences along the river in the city, protecting over 60,000 properties, and helping to secure the long-term future of the Arctic Corsair.

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