Hull City Council’s Youth Enterprise and Micro Business Team is delighted to once again be partnering with Hull Culture and Leisure, the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank and Engaging Education to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022.
Since it was founded 15 years ago, Global Entrepreneurship Week has celebrated and empowered entrepreneurs in every country and community – especially those who face barriers or have never considered starting a business.
A bid to restore a 40-mile direct rail route between Hull and York has today been given the green light by Government Ministers.
The bid, sponsored by Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart, will now receive support from officials at the Department for Transport as well as funding for 75% of the cost of creating a business case, up to a maximum of £50,000.
Two team members from Wescot Credit Services, the largest debt provider for the UK retail market which is part of Cabot Credit Management, have secured a place on this year’s list of Hull and the Humber’s Top 30 Under 30.
Hull Women’s Week will celebrate International Women’s Day and the contribution of women living and working in our local community.
Starting on Monday 8 March, International Women’s Day, female role models including Emma Hardy, Karen Okra, Louise Cheeseman, Dame Diana Johnson and Louise Beech will feature as part of a week-long programme from Hull Libraries.
Lagoon Hull has been described as the region’s most ambitious scheme in recent years, with the capability to change the Humber region’s future and as the proposal’s development continues, the team behind the £1.5 billion idea have received yet more good news about the project’s viability.
Earlier today Emma Hardy MP for Hull West and Hessle chaired a virtual lobby with over thirty cross-party MPs and nearly 400 representatives from the coach industry to call on government action for urgent support during the COVID-19 crisis.
Hundreds of coach operators, many of which are small family-owned businesses, have not been able to access enough support to guarantee their survival, whilst other transport sectors have received tailored support.
Local MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport calling for the restoration of the Beverley to York rail line as part of the Government’s ‘Restoring Your Railways’ scheme, which would provide government funding for a feasibility study on the return of the route.
As anxiety grows around the current spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK, many communities are looking to local, grassroots activism to create support networks in the face of what can often seem confusing, not to say conflicting advice.
The latest in the East Riding area is the new Beverley Community COVID-19 Support Group. It has been launched by community leader and volunteer, Jackie Heffer, following similar initiatives that are springing up nationwide.
Emma Hardy MP has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.
In doing so she pledged her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today.
A dramatic decline in insects in Europe has been recorded over the last few decades. Every study has shown falls in numbers, for example, recent research in more than 60 protected areas in Germany, showed flying insects have declined by more than 75% over almost 30 years. The same pattern can be found across the globe virtually wherever studies are undertaken.