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…

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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…

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Drunk Animal

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,…


It’s ‘MISSION CHRISTMAS’ for Viking FM as annual Cash for Kids gift appeal returns

It’s ‘Mission Christmas’ for Viking FM as hosts Alex & Ellie appeal to listeners and locals to buy one extra gift to help thousands of disadvantaged children in East Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire The largest Christmas toy appeal in the UK, Mission Christmas is an annual campaign run by Cash for Kids and supported by Viking FM. In 2020 Mission Christmas collected over £12.7 million in gifts and cash donations, which was used to make…

Read more about the article Director of Royal Museums Greenwich visits Hull to see transformational maritime project
Visit to North End Shipyard

Director of Royal Museums Greenwich visits Hull to see transformational maritime project

A high-profile leader in the UK museum world has visited the city, following a request to find out more about the Hull Maritime project and the ambitious plans to bring the city’s maritime heritage to life. Paddy Rodgers, the Director of Royal Museums Greenwich (Incorporating the National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark, Queen’s House and Royal Observatory), visited Hull on Friday 12 November to hear about the plans and progress to date on the Hull Maritime…


Launch of national tackling knife-crime week

Humberside Police are supporting the national campaign to tackle knife crime – Operation Sceptre. During this week, from the 15 November and 21 November, there will be a surrender for bladed weapons and offensive weapons to be handed into police stations force wide. Following new legislation, brought in on the 14 July 2021, it is also now illegal to own certain items including knuckle dusters, zombie knives and throwing stars – even within a private dwelling. Knife…


Local housebuilder celebrates the success of its Apprenticeship Scheme

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East is celebrating the success of its Apprenticeship Scheme as seven new apprentices begin their careers with the housebuilder.  As part of Barratt Developments’ ongoing Apprenticeship Scheme, seven students are able to gain unparalleled experience in the construction industry whilst obtaining the qualifications they need to be successful in their careers. The seven apprentices join the housebuilder to develop their skills across a number of disciplines including joinery, bricklaying and construction.  Abigail…

Read more about the article Local author donates new book to Hull primary schools encouraging kindness and understanding
Lynne Hope (centre) donates her book. Cllr Shane McMurray, Pauline Turner, Tracy Harsley and Sue Cornwall welcome the donation.

Local author donates new book to Hull primary schools encouraging kindness and understanding

Hull primary schools are to benefit from the donation of a new book titled The Bad Apple. Local author, Lynne Hope, has written the book which focuses on the messages to be kind and to be understanding. The book is aimed at reception and Year 1 aged children, and for teachers to read the book with them and use as a talk piece within their classes to discuss the important topics. Lynne is donating a…


‘Do It for Your Dog’ campaign launched to reduce instances of dog fouling

Hull City Council, in partnership with Keep Britain Tidy, has launched a campaign to encourage dog owners to be responsible and reduce instances of dog fouling. Dog fouling is the offence of being in charge of a dog and failing to remove the faeces after it defecates in a public place, which includes leaving it in a tree or bush.Councillor Rosie Nicola, Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services, said: “I thank the majority of dog owners in…

Read more about the article Youth Enterprise Award winners announced at virtual awards evening
Becca Pettman of Gray's Boutique, receiving her award presented to her by her children.

Youth Enterprise Award winners announced at virtual awards evening

Hull City Council in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure (HC&L), Engaging Education, C4DI and Dave Bower of Design over Technology Ltd brought to Hull a virtual international audience to celebrate enterprising young people in the city and those that support them from the public, private and voluntary sectors. We offer our congratulations to all the young people and their mentors who entered. We’d like to thank them for attending the virtual awards evening and sharing their…

Read more about the article Tech skills start-up to broaden its reach with new training centre
Antonio Tombanane of The Edge Hub

Tech skills start-up to broaden its reach with new training centre

A trio of tech businesses which were set up to drive the development of digital businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire have secured a prime city centre site as the home for a technology education and training centre. Kingston House in Myton Street, Hull, will become the home for The Edge Hub, which was set up earlier this year by tech recruitment and event specialists who identified a skills gap in their sector. The revamped…