Prominent Business Leader Tours Medical Facility As Part Of Prize

Prominent Business Leader Tours Medical Facility As Part Of Prize
August 16, 2022

During one of the big events at Humber Business Week, a prominent member of the local business community visited Castle Hill Hospital to tour the facilities and collect his prize for the Daisy Appeal.

Garness Jones’ Group Managing Director Dave Garness won six bottles of champagne in a business card draw held by the Daisy Appeal at The Business Day event that concluded Humber Business Week.

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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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Local Legal Talent Shines As Rollits Announces Promotions

Local Legal Talent Shines As Rollits Announces Promotions
July 1, 2022

Leading law firm Rollits LLP has announced the promotion of five members of the team at its office in Hull, including four who graduated from the University of Hull.

Donna Ashbridge and Emma Fawke step up from senior solicitor to associate. Their colleagues John Ashworth, Leanne Hatch and Harriet Wheeldon have all been promoted from solicitor to senior solicitor.

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Call For Businesses To Commit To Green Action At Humber Business Week

Call For Businesses To Commit To Green Action At Humber Business Week
May 31, 2022

The team at the University of Hull’s Aura Innovation Centre are calling for people to use this year’s Humber Business Week to take action to make their organisations greener.

The Humber’s net-zero centre, Aura Innovation Centre, which supports small businesses to bring their low carbon ideas to life, will be running several events over the week which will help organisations begin their journey to sustainability.

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Swift Group Pledges Fundraising Support To The Daisy Appeal For Five Years

Swift Group Pledges Fundraising Support To The Daisy Appeal For Five Years
May 30, 2022

The UK’s largest manufacturer of touring caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes has pledged its support to a charity on its doorstep which is transforming detection techniques for serious medical conditions.

Swift Group, based in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, has confirmed the Daisy Appeal as one of its chosen charities and will help to raise funds for the ongoing development of life-saving and life-changing facilities and treatments at Castle Hill Hospital, which is also in Cottingham.

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Audience To Quiz Lifelong Republican Alastair Campbell At Business Week

Audience To Quiz Lifelong Republican Alastair Campbell At Business Week
May 22, 2022

A high-profile political figure who admits to being “something of a lifelong republican” will be quizzed at Humber Business Week about his belief that the Queen is “one of the great enduring winners of our lifetime”.

Alastair Campbell will be invited to discuss the stories and research behind his book Winners and How They Succeed when he appears in the first of this year’s Elevenses interviews at the University of Hull’s Aura Innovation Centre on Tuesday 7 June.

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Property Conversion Paused As Owners Open Doors To Puffins Galore

May 16, 2022

Work on converting a former radio studio into high-end office space and apartments has been placed on hold after the arrival in the building of a colony of puffins.

The birds may be fibreglass rather than flesh and feathers, but they appealed to Rachel and James Murray’s passion for culture and have brought work to a standstill at their site, The Boathouse offices, next to Hull Marina.

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Key Figures Bring Blend Of Politics, Culture And Sport To Humber Business Week

Key Figures Bring Blend Of Politics, Culture And Sport To Humber Business Week
May 3, 2022

Key figures from politics, culture and sport will deliver a different perspective on the corporate world when they line up for one of the highlights of Humber Business Week.

The Elevenses sessions will welcome political heavyweight Alastair Campbell, one of the most performed writers in the English language John Godber and international boxing champion Tommy Coyle for a series of interviews with Paul Sewell – Chair of Sewell Group and a co-founder of Business Week – at the University of Hull’s Aura Innovation Centre.

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Gallery Gets Back To Work With Cosmic Collection Of Sculpture And Printmaking

Gallery Gets Back To Work With Cosmic Collection Of Sculpture And Printmaking
March 21, 2022

A cosmic interpretation of found objects from a chimney sweep’s brushes to the lid off a garden well have combined to create the first exhibition for nearly three years at the University of Hull Art Gallery.

Hull-based artist Andi Dakin is the man behind “Energy, Matter and the Milky Way” and will present a talk on Saturday 26 March about the exhibition, which runs until Monday 2 May.

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Last Few Weeks To Visit Reflections Of Japan In East Yorkshire

Last Few Weeks To Visit Reflections Of Japan In East Yorkshire
March 9, 2022

The popular exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery, ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’ will close at 3.45pm on Saturday, 26 March.

‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’ is a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and contemporary woodblock prints by Laura Boswell.

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Meet Artist Lee Karen Stow In Beverley On Saturday

Meet Artist Lee Karen Stow In Beverley On Saturday
March 7, 2022

As part of the exhibition, ‘Hidden: Cold War Women’, artist Lee Karen Stow will be giving a talk in the Treasure House in Champney Road on Saturday, 12 March at 1.30pm.

The talk will be a chance to hear about Lee’s photographic travels that have revealed the unheard stories of women survivors of war and conflict from around the world, as well as close to home. This event marks this year’s International Women’s Day.

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Daisy Appeal Takes Big Step Towards £8.5m Target With Major Donation

Daisy Appeal Takes Big Step Towards £8.5m Target With Major Donation
January 31, 2022

A charity that is working to improve the detection and treatment of cancer, heart disease and dementia has taken a big step towards its fundraising target with the help of leading property development company Wykeland Group.

Prof Nick Stafford, Chair of the Daisy Appeal, hopes other businesses will be inspired by the generosity of Wykeland as the charity approaches the final stages of fitting out a UK-first Molecular Imaging Research Centre (MIRC) at Castle Hill Hospital in East Yorkshire.

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Rollits Recruits Highlight Career Path For Local Legal Talent

Rollits Recruits Highlight Career Path For Local Legal Talent
January 26, 2022

A leading law firm is celebrating the talent on its own doorstep as it builds for the future by putting local people at the heart of its recruitment strategy.

Rollits LLP revealed that nine lawyers joined the firm during 2021 and most have either grown up in the region or graduated from the University of Hull.

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Law Firm Bolsters Top-Ranked Commercial Property Team With New Associate

Law Firm Bolsters Top-Ranked Commercial Property Team With New Associate
January 10, 2022

A specialist commercial property solicitor who worked across the north of England after graduating from the University of Hull has returned to the city as an Associate with leading law firm Rollits LLP.

Ruth Maltby-Sinkler graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Hull and, after gaining a Distinction at the University of Law in York, completed her training locally.

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MBE For Former Beverley High School Student

MBE For Former Beverley High School Student
January 1, 2022

A former Beverley High School student who works globally to help governments tackle challenges including pandemics, terrorism, corruption, war crimes and modern slavery has been awarded the MBE for services to international trade.

Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia, credited her family and colleagues for their part in earning the honour, which recognises the company’s activities in some of the world’s trouble spots.

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