Fresh appeal for donations to Hull 4 Ukraine

The Hull 4 Ukraine collective has issued a renewed appeal for people and businesses in Hull to continue giving generously to the humanitarian aid effort. Over the past two weeks, the city’s communities have come together to collect and deliver aid to people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The response has been overwhelming, and Hull 4 Ukraine’s organisers want to encourage people to keep donating as the situation in Ukraine worsens. Anyone who…


Midsummer Spectacular Charity Concert Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee

The High Sheriff in Nomination for the East Riding of Yorkshire and WISHH Trustee, Jacky Bowes, is organising a Midsummer Spectacular Charity Concert to held at Driffield Showground on June 25th to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.  Jacky Bowes says 'Every single penny raised for our chosen four charities will be spent locally to benefit the people of Hull and the East Riding. We hope to make it a real community event, bringing people together from across the region to…

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Yorkshire-based duo emerge from isolation

A lockdown music collaboration made in Yorkshire is catching the ears of aficionados from international specialist magazines and bloggers to pop superstar and BBC Radio 6 presenter Tom Robinson with audiences doubly impressed by the fact that the pair behind the project didn’t meet at all during the recording process. Agent Starling – which comprises bass player and singer Lou Duffy-Howard and hurdy-gurdy player Quentin Budworth – have just released their second album in a…


John Bede Valentine (1941 – 2020) Hull Theatre Photographs

An exhibition of photos of Hull Arts Centre, Humberside Theatre and Hull Truck Theatre productions from the early 70s now on display at Hull Truck Theatre Hull Truck Theatre’s 50th anniversary programme focuses on all the people who have supported and contributed to the theatre, including the many talented artists who have kept it at the heart of Hull’s creative core for half a century. One of those talented artists was photographer John Valentine, who left…


Wykeland Group setting the standard

Wykeland Group has set the standard for regeneration for more than 50 years, developing over 12m sq ft of high-quality commercial space across the UK and creating a legacy of renewal, jobs and prosperity. Wykeland’s brand statement “Regeneration for the next generation” reflects the company’s long-term view and commitment to sustainable, environment-friendly development. The company is a leading developer in Yorkshire and the Humber, with a £500m development pipeline within the region. Wykeland is a…

Read more about the article Six more leading businesses join forces with Hull’s employer-led school
Ron Dearing UTC, Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 01 March, 2022. Pictured: LtoR: Dan Gladstone (Jupiter IT Solutions) Martyn Hill (Pneumatic Engineering Ltd) Glenn Jensen (Ron Dearing UTC) Claire Hickey (QuickLine) Ciaran Sharpe (BACB Renewables) Hege Ebeltoft (Equinor) Lee Richardson IRISNDT) Six new Employer Partners visit Ron Dearing UTC.

Six more leading businesses join forces with Hull’s employer-led school

IRISNDT is an international blend of asset integrity engineering and non- destructive testing (NDT) companies providing a range of engineering, inspection, testing, heat treatment and software services to the renewable, petro/chemical, oil/gas, utility and transportation industries across the globe. The business employs 1,500 employees in Canada, Australia, the USA and the UK, including offices at Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull and in Immingham. IRISNDT, which took on one apprentice from Ron Dearing UTC last year,…

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Salty Sappers

Salty Sappers

Four serving Royal Engineers, dubbed the Salty Sappers, have just rowed 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for The Royal Engineers Association and the Royal British Legion Industries. The team competed in the world famous Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, doing a gruelling rota of two hours of rowing followed by two hours of rest for 39 days. They endured all that the Atlantic could throw at them, including enormous waves crashing into…


Creative Coffee Mornings at Hull Truck Theatre

This March Hull Truck Theatre is hosting a series of Creative Coffee Mornings to welcome communities back to the theatre who may have been most isolated during the pandemic. We are delighted to be welcoming audiences back to the theatre, not only to experience live performances on our stages but to enjoy the open spaces and take part in activities that make us a hub for local communities. We recognise that over the last couple…


Prestigious double award shortlisting announced for Hull interior design, fit-out and furnishing firm

Chameleon Business Interiors – the interior design, fit-out and furnishing firm based at Hull’s Humber Quays – has reached the final stages of a prestigious industry awards in not one but two competitive categories. The Mixology North21 Awards will be held in Manchester on 9th December and Chameleon’s 27-strong team will be crossing their fingers for double success. Shaun Watts, chairman of Chameleon said: “We’re absolutely delighted to have made the final selection for two really…


Nibble opens sister takeaway to serve growing Fruit Market community

A hugely popular eatery in Hull’s thriving Fruit Market has opened a new takeaway outlet to serve the rapidly growing community of workers in the area. Nibble opened six years ago opposite the pioneering Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) tech hub and has become a firm favourite with workers and visitors alike for its homemade breakfast, brunch and lunch specials and sweet and savoury delights. Now, as the second C4DI building becomes home to new…


Artist delves into Hull’s rich archives for new exhibition

Books and items buried deep in the archives of Hull Libraries will be the focus of a new exhibition delving into the city’s rich history. The Stacks: Bodies of Work opens at Hull Central Library on Saturday 20 November, highlighting hidden reference collections of Hull Libraries and examining hidden archives of literature, records, surveys and maps. The exhibition is the culmination of a six-month arts and research residency project with visual-media artist, Matt Fratson. Matt said:…


Safeguarding within sport – Play Safe

This weekend sees the launch of Play Safe – a national FA-led initiative which is run in partnership with the NSPCC and is supported by police forces across the country. Play Safe is all about raising awareness of the vital importance of safeguarding within football. This is not a one-off campaign, it will be run on a specific weekend every season and has the backing of the Premier League, EFL, Barclays FA Women’s Super League…


Guildhall to host memorial service for Hull’s road victims

A memorial service will take place at Hull’s Guildhall to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives on the city’s roads. The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims takes place on the third Sunday of November every year. The global event remembers the millions killed and seriously injured on roads, as well as acknowledging the suffering of victims, families and communities. Traditionally held at St Mary’s Church in Lowgate, the Hull…

Read more about the article Remembrance Day 2021

Remembrance Day 2021

Hull remembered the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War, and subsequent conflicts, this Sunday, on the 103rd anniversary of the 1918 armistice. At 10.30am on Sunday 14 November, a parade left from Pease Street and traveled to the city centre Cenotaph before the annual service of remembrance took place at 10.55am. A two minute silence was held at 11am. The Service of Remembrance was conducted by The Right Reverend Alison White,…

Read more about the article Reuse Electrical Shop successful in bid for further funding
Reuse Electrical Shop

Reuse Electrical Shop successful in bid for further funding

Hull City Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have been successful in securing a bid for further funding of £71,000, plus an additional £20,000 for a communications campaign, for the Reuse Electrical project which operates the Reuse Electrical Shop. The partnership project between Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, FCC Environment and Dove House Hospice, is aimed at boosting the reuse of good quality domestic appliances, which have been taken to household…


Hull city centre will be filled with Christmas cheer as the festive season kicks off with the annual Christmas lights switch-on

Following its cancellation in 2020, next Thursday (18 November) Queen Victoria Square will come alive with live entertainment from Hull City Hall balcony, full lighting displays and a stunning 50ft Norway Spruce. Kicking off at 5pm, compere Father Christmas (Andy Train) will introduce a number of local artists who will entertain crowds until 6.45pm when there will be the countdown and switch-on from the Lord Mayor of Hull, Councillor Lynn Petrini. A short fireworks display…

Read more about the article DA Creative Studio Appoints New Management Team to Drive Further Growth
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DA Creative Studio Appoints New Management Team to Drive Further Growth

DA Creative Studio has enjoyed continuous growth over the last year, as the disruptive marketing and PR agency’s reputation for delivering high-impact campaigns has seen them attract the attention of several new high-profile clients. Now, as DA Creative Studio looks to the future, a new management team has been put in place to drive the company forward. Led by Creative Director and the agency’s founder, Calvin Innes, this new team will be responsible for overseeing…


Hull City Council: Plans for £3m winter hardship fund revealed

A Hull City Council report, published today, details proposals of how vulnerable households will be provided with help with essentials over winter as the city continues its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. In September, in response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the cost of living, the Government announced a £500m Household Support Fund, to be distributed by local councils. Hull City Council has been allocated £3,038,293.68 and has discretion on how the…


Detective Inspector issues advice after £2,638,323 lost to pet fraud

Throughout the global pandemic, nationally we saw a huge rise in the number of people purchasing pets. Action Fraud reported that £2,638,323 was lost by prospective pet owners in 2020/21 making online deposits. As the trend continues and people look to a pet, Detective Inspector Ben Robinson is urging people to remain vigilant around the risks of pet fraud. Detective Inspector Ben Robinson said: “Throughout the pandemic, opportunistic fraudsters took advantage of unsuspecting victims and…

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Christmas at Burton Constable

Burton Constable at Christmas

A visit to this fascinating country house at Christmas is the perfect chance to lift your spirits for the festive season ahead. Meander upstairs and downstairs though 30 evocative rooms filled with fine art and furniture that will be transformed with seasonal floral displays, stunning decorations and garlands. Children can experience the magic of the Hall at its twinkling best searching for the Christmas Reindeer hidden in each room. Hall: open daily 11am - 4pm,…