New KC Security Service Gives Parents Peace Of Mind

November 4, 2011

Communications provider Kingston Communications has launched a new service that lets parents protect their children when they go online and keep all of their online devices – not just PCs but smartphones too – free from security threats. KC’s Family Care service lets parents who want to monitor and stay in charge of their children’s online activity limit access to the internet to specific times of day or to specific…


One Giant Leap For Broadband And The Residents Of Woodmansey

September 2, 2011

Woodmansey residents offered the opportunity to be amongst the first people in Hull and East Yorkshire to get super fast fibre optic broadband from KC From 1 September local communications provider KC, will be offering Woodmansey residents the chance to take part in a fibre trial for six months, and be amongst the first homes in Hull and East Yorkshire to get super fast fibre optic broadband with speeds of…


Join The Paperless Generation

August 3, 2011

The cba partnership has operated a paperless office for almost 4 years, enabling them to reduce the amount of paper used by approximately 80%. The document management system files all incoming correspondence from paper, via email  and outgoing documents are rarely printed, instead where possible pdfs are sent via email. Invu is the document management system used for its store and discover capability. Reports show that UK SMEs waste a…


Beverley Minster: Talking to the World, And Listening

June 13, 2011

Beverley Minster is making sure it can serve a world-wide congregation with a new, interactive website. Designed by local (Woodmansey) firm WebOrchard, which is based in one of the parishes connected with the Minster, the new website is intended to make it easy for everyone to find out the nuts and bolts of life in the church as well as communicate with staff and clergy. Beverley Minster vicar Rev. Jeremy…


KC ‘Surgeries’ to Help Businesses With Their Communications Needs

April 23, 2011

KC is holding a series of free evening Business Surgeries across Hull and the East Riding for local businesses who want communications advice and support, starting with sessions in Hull on Tuesday 10 May and Beverley on Wednesday 11 May. The Business Surgeries give local firms the opportunity to meet face to face with representatives from across KC and ask questions about any aspect of their KC account or KC’s…


First Live Show On Location For Humber.TV is a Big Hit

March 17, 2011

Producers of a local TV chat show plan to be on the road again after their first live, on-location programme proved to be a major success. Sirens of the North, a chat show hosted by Valerie Prentice and broadcast live on Humber.TV, was recently shot at the Rose and Crown Pub, Beverley, and included among the guests was local businesswoman Jan Clennett, who owns Fairy Godmothers. Andy Corbett, the man…


Local Entrepreneur Launches Campaign to Save Local Businesses

February 4, 2011

New survey reveals that 71 per cent of Brits believe 2011 will be a financially tougher year for local businesses than 2010. Local newsagents voted Britain’s most important high street businesses. A local entrepreneur is launching a major campaign to help save local businesses following a new survey revealing that 71 per cent of Brits believe 2011 will be a tougher year for local businesses than 2010. Tom Salter, who…


FREE Online Demo to Fix Your Computer Problems

January 13, 2011

The cba partnership is offering a neat solution to small businesses to fix their I.T problems via the Internet. Scott Reading, cba’s I.T Manager says: “Many businesses live with problems because I.T call-out charges can be expensive, but this service allows us to massively reduce the cost as there is no mileage or extra time costs.  Instead, I.T Remote enables us connect via the Internet to a computer system anywhere…


Ever wanted to be on TV?

November 5, 2010

Well here’s your chance. Humber TV is looking for Sirens!!! What is a Siren? Well, Humber TV is looking for women to be on the panel of the show “Sirens of the North” which is aired every Wednesday night, 6.30-7.30. The Sirens of the North show discusses the events and issues that affect us all but in a way that is accessible and entertaining, think Loose Women but with Northern…


MP Welcomes Ofcom Decision On Dual Services From KCOM

September 8, 2010

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, today welcomed news KCOM will be allowed to sell landline and broadband services bundled together. The communications industry watchdog, Ofcom, said it hoped the decision would allow KCOM to offer ‘better value’ packages to customers. Graham said: “This is great news for many of my constituents who use Kingston Communications for their landline and Karoo for their broadband. “I have written to KCOM…


Young People Can Be Safer on Facebook With New App

July 13, 2010

Humberside Police are urging Facebook users across the East Riding to add a new application to make them safer online. The UK’s national law enforcement agency dedicated to child protection – the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre – and Facebook, the biggest social networking site, have joined forces to develop the initiative. For the first time, it will give all Facebook users in the UK – and especially…


March 4, 2010 will go live later today, the web site which will feature hyper local podcasts featuring local business people, bloggers, clubs, charities and sporting organisations is set to be a big hit. Fronting the web site will be Valerie Prentice, well known and highly respected business women in Beverley. Valerie told; “When I heard about I just had to get involved, we will provide regular podcasts with actual…