Help and advice to welcome people arriving in Hull and East Riding from war-torn Ukraine are now available via a dedicated telephone helpline and web pages.
Set up by Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire councils, the helpline 01482 300 305 will ensure people arriving in our area through the Government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme, have easy access to advice and support from advisers who speak Ukrainian, Russian and English, from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Hull City Council and the Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Partnership have commissioned two young entrepreneurs in Lab Rascals and Engaging Education to raise the profile of enterprise skills and entrepreneurship within Hull amongst young people aged 29 and under.
It’s part of the “Future You” campaign to promote youth entrepreneurship and enterprise skills to young people in the city.
Freedom Festival Arts Trust, creators of one of the UK’s leading international arts festival, Freedom Festival, with support from the Welcome Back Fund, England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020, the Arts Council and the Global Streets network are delighted to be working in partnership with Hull City Council to bring a new event to Hull City Centre, The Awakening.
The leaders of Hull City Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Daren Hale and Councillor Jonathan Owen, have welcomed the government’s announcement that they will begin negotiations on a ‘County Deal’ devolution agreement for Hull and the East Riding.
The opportunity for a Hull and East Riding devolution deal was announced as part of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper published today. The deal could unlock a multi-million-pound strategic investment in the region
The Leader of Hull City Council, Cllr Daren Hale, has written to the Home Secretary demanding a review of the Government’s approach to supporting asylum seekers awaiting assessment and their onward dispersal.
Hull City Council has appointed Gillian Osgerby as the Project Director to deliver a major transformation and regeneration project in the city.
Gillian will be responsible for delivering the £30.3m Hull Maritime project, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Hull City Council. It involves the transformation of five key maritime treasures — Arctic Corsair, North End Shipyard, Spurn Lightship, Dock Office Chambers and the Hull Maritime Museum.
Local councillors, MPs and businesses are being urged to join forces to make the case for electrifying and upgrading the railway lines in and out of Hull, amid fears rail infrastructure investment plans could be watered down.
The surviving sidewinder deep-water trawler, the Spurn Lightship, and the Arctic Corsair, which was built in Beverley will move to a local shipyard for restoration.
Dunston’s (Ship Repairs) Limited, specialists in restoring and repairing ships with a long and proud tradition spanning over 100 years, have been appointed to restore both the Arctic Corsair and the Spurn Lightship.