New Wet Berthing Tender For Spurn Lightship Launched

New Wet Berthing Tender For Spurn Lightship Launched
August 31, 2022

In the next phase of the Hull Maritime project, contractors will be invited to show their interest in building a new wet berth for the Spurn Lightship.

A wet berth must be constructed on the northwest corner of Hull Marina, near the Holiday Inn and Murdoch’s Connection, so that Spurn Lightship may be moored there for visitors to enjoy.

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Young People Continue To Benefit From Maritime Training

Young People Continue To Benefit From Maritime Training
August 1, 2022

More than 80 per cent of participants who completed the latest ‘Maritime Futures’ training programme have gained employment within the maritime sector.

The fourth Maritime Futures cohort has seen 11 young people, aged between 16 and 25 complete the course, with nine securing employment by the end of the course. The group was presented with their certificates by Councillor Rob Pritchard, Portfolio Holder for Communities and Culture.

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Pride In Hull 2022 – Everything You Need To Know

Pride In Hull 2022 - Everything You Need To Know
July 29, 2022

After two years on hold, the LGBTQ+ community has lots of celebrating to catch up on. Therefore, Pride in Hull has planned something extra special to celebrate 50 years of Pride in the UK and 21 years in Hull.

Initially, planned to take place in West Park, the venue change was announced at the end of June following confirmation of fixtures for Hull City AFC. Pride in Hull will be held in the aptly named, Queen’s Gardens.

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Supporting Tech Week Humber As KCOM Lightstream Turns 10

Supporting Tech Week Humber As KCOM Lightstream Turns 10
July 28, 2022

A business which has been pioneering the development of communications and IT services in Hull and East Yorkshire since 1904 is stepping up to play a major role in an event aimed at building the digital skills base for businesses and the wider community.

KCOM has been announced as the Leading Connectivity Partner for Tech Week Humber, a week-long festival of events which kicks off on Monday 7 November and will highlight products and services from exhibitors in industry and education.

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Free Compost For Hull Residents After Increase In Brown Bin Recycling

Free Compost For Hull Residents After Increase In Brown Bin Recycling
July 19, 2022

Hull City Council is giving away 2,400 bags of compost to thank residents for using their brown bins to recycle food and garden waste.

As part of the “food waste in the right place” scheme, which started in 2019, black bins across Hull were fitted with tags reminding people that all cooked and uncooked food waste should be put in the brown bin.

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International Speakers Share Expertise With Hull School Communities

International Speakers Share Expertise With Hull School Communities
June 27, 2022

Schools and parents are coming together with leaders in the field of research into relationships that make a difference to the life chances of children and young people.

Developments in the field of brain science have shown that quality, unconditional relationships reduce stress, build resilience and allow pupils to learn, even when they have been impacted by adversity and trauma.

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Awards That Highlight Very Best In Local Tourism Return For 2022

Awards That Highlight Very Best In Local Tourism Return For 2022
June 12, 2022

Awards that reward the region’s best, brightest, most successful, and innovative tourism businesses will return in 2022 and will continue to be a route to national recognition.

The 2022 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs, organised by tourism body Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), has been officially relaunched culminating in an awards event in November 2022.

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Humber Bridge To Fly Union Flag As Part Of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Humber Bridge To Fly Union Flag As Part Of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
May 29, 2022

Organisers of a spectacular Platinum Jubilee flotilla and flypast have revealed plans to apply the finishing touch to the celebrations by flying the Union Flag from two of the highest points in the region.

Hessle Town Council has secured an agreement with the Humber Bridge Board to raise the flags on each of the two towers of the Bridge on the evening of Wednesday 1 June, the eve of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Hull City Council Backs Project To Support Ukrainian Women Entrepreneurs

Hull City Council Backs Project To Support Ukrainian Women Entrepreneurs
May 26, 2022

Hull City Council has announced that it will be backing a national project to support Ukrainian women entrepreneurs as part of a programme that will see women entrepreneurs from war-torn Ukraine relocate to the UK. 

During the first Global Entrepreneurship Congress [GEN] since before the pandemic, 6,000 ecosystem builders, ministers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors exchanged ideas to improve and develop new entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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