Read more about the article Willerby to invest in largest ever intake of apprentice talent
Pix: Shaun Flannery/shaunflanneryphotography.com COPYRIGHT PICTURE>>SHAUN FLANNERY>01302-570814>>07778315553>> 23rd June 2021 Willerby Holiday Homes Apprentice

Willerby to invest in largest ever intake of apprentice talent

Holiday homes market leader Willerby has launched its biggest ever apprenticeship recruitment drive. Willerby is taking on more than 30 apprentices across a range of roles, in what will be the largest single intake in the company’s 75-year history and three times as many as on any previous occasion. The move reflects the rapid growth of the business, driven by the increasing popularity of the UK staycation, and is further evidence of Willerby’s strong commitment…

0 Comments

Help raise invaluable funds for Dove House by making your will

Registration is now open for Dove House Hospice’s Make a Will Fortnight, which is due to run from the 11th – 22nd October 2021. Now entering its 10th year, the appeal has already raised over £68,500 for the hospice. Speaking about Make a Will Fortnight, Dove House Hospice Regional Fundraiser, Jethro Shearring said: “The aim of Make a Will Fortnight is to encourage as many people as possible to get prepared for whatever the future…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Largest ever intake of Spencer Group apprentices all secure full-time positions
Humber Quays, Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 06 September, 2021. Pictured: Spencer Group, apprentices.

Largest ever intake of Spencer Group apprentices all secure full-time positions

The largest ever intake of apprentices taken on by engineering specialist Spencer Group have all now secured full-time positions with the company. Hull-based Spencer Group hired 14 apprentices two years ago, with the full cohort of 18-year-olds coming from the city’s employer-led school, Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC). Now, having completed their two-year apprenticeships, all 14 have started permanent, full-time trainee positions with Spencer Group across a range of different departments of the business.…

0 Comments

Yorkshire Wolds proposed for Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Natural England is today announcing that the Yorkshire Wolds is to be considered for status as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Securing this designation would allow the area to benefit from greater protections, so that more of England's beautiful landscapes are safeguarded for future generations. The Yorkshire Wolds forms an arc of high, gently rolling hills extending from the Humber Estuary west of Hull, to the North Sea coast at Flamborough Head, north…

0 Comments

Reckitt CEO and CBI Director General visit Hull’s Ron Dearing UTC

The CEO of Reckitt, the world’s leading consumer health, hygiene and nutrition business, has visited Hull’s Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC), reinforcing the company’s commitment to the region and its partnership with the pioneering school. Laxman Narasimhan and Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Director General Tony Danker, together with other Reckitt senior executives, met Ron Dearing UTC Principal Sarah Pashley and students at the employer-led school following a visit to Reckitt’s factory and R&D…

0 Comments

Children’s willow sculptures bring art and nature together on Bridgehead wildlife trail

Pupils at a local primary school have created charming wildlife-inspired features that have pride of place on a popular wildlife trail around the Bridgehead business park in East Yorkshire. Children from All Saints CE Junior Academy in Hessle visited the Bridgehead site close to the school to see how the art installations they created in a project funded and delivered by Wykeland Group, owner and developer of the business park, have become a landmark on…

0 Comments

City centre pubs collaborate with Theatre Quarter Beer and Cider Festival

Licensees of two city centre pubs are taking centre stage to bring an array of top tipples to Hull with the inaugural Theatre Quarter Beer and Cider Festival. Tony Garrett, landlord of the Hop & Vine basement bar in Albion Street, has joined forces with Ian Ibbetson, just round the corner with Chilli Devils @ New Clarence in Charles Street, to present a 10-day celebration of real ales and ciders. Between them they have scoured…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Baroness briefs Humber Business Week on standing up for diversity, home owners, better politics – and comedy!
Baroness-Warsi

Baroness briefs Humber Business Week on standing up for diversity, home owners, better politics – and comedy!

The first Muslim to serve in a British Cabinet told of her concerns about extremism at the Batley and Spen by-election and about discrimination in both Houses of Parliament when she spoke at Humber Business Week. Baroness Sayeeda Warsi also underlined the importance of delivering on the commitment to levelling up in a meaningful way and of providing practical support for business. Interviewed by Paul Sewell, founder of Humber Business Week and Chair of Sewell…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Hull graduate Andy Morgan-Harrison sets sights on Olympic Games in Tokyo
Andy Morgan-Harrison

Hull graduate Andy Morgan-Harrison sets sights on Olympic Games in Tokyo

University of Hull graduate Andrew Morgan-Harrison has his sights set on the Olympic Games this summer as he aims to be in the 200m starting blocks in Tokyo. Andy, who graduated from Hull last year with a First-Class degree in Sports Rehabilitation, won gold at both the 2020 British Indoor Championships and Outdoor Championships, and last month represented Team GB at the European Athletics Team Championships in Poland. The East Yorkshire sprinter is a Talented…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Advice around staying safe in open waters
The Humber Estuary..sail to spurn point by photographer Colin Malin

Advice around staying safe in open waters

As lockdown restrictions ease and we continue to enjoy the warm summer weather, ahead of the weekend we are urging people to remain cautious when around open waters. Superintend Marc Adams said: “Within our force area we have some fantastic rivers, lakes and beaches which many families with children and young people will be visiting over the weekend and throughout the summer, however we are urging them to be aware of the dangers open waters…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Sports Direct and USC team up to bring big sportswear and fashion brands to Flemingate
Sports Direct

Sports Direct and USC team up to bring big sportswear and fashion brands to Flemingate

Sports Direct and USC are bringing a winning line-up of sportswear and fashion brands to Beverley’s Flemingate centre. The UK’s leading sportswear and sports equipment retailer and the USC streetwear and fashion brand are to come together under one roof at Flemingate in one of the latest openings by parent company Frasers Group. Sports Direct and USC will occupy a 10,000 sq ft unit, one of the largest at the popular retail and leisure destination.…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Brothers target former bank as safe bet for second bistro venture
WEDNESDAY JUNE 9 2021 COTTINGHAM NEW RESTAURANT Simon, left, and Chris Leahy who have plans to open the former NatWest bank in Hallgate, Cottingham, East Yorkshire as Raph's Bar and Grill. PICTURE: TERRY CARROTT see words by Phil Ascough

Brothers target former bank as safe bet for second bistro venture

A family which revived its long-term links with the licensed trade to open a café bar in Cottingham, East Yorkshire has literally broken the bank for its latest project. Chris and Simon Leahy, owners of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, will open Raph’s Bar and Grill in a former NatWest bank across the road from their existing premises. The premises are ready to be fitted out following completion of a renovation project which entailed bringing in…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Award-winning employer closes the book on Humber Business Week with tips on how to win the war for talent
Paul Sewell and Alan Johnson (left) in the Elevenses interview at Humber Business Week held at the Aura Innovation Centre

Award-winning employer closes the book on Humber Business Week with tips on how to win the war for talent

The founder of Humber Business Week brought down the curtain on this year’s programme with advice for employers on how to win the intensifying “war for talent”. Paul Sewell, who is also Chair of Sewell Group with its workforce of 500, said the need to look after staff has never been greater at a time when young people leaving colleges and universities hold all the cards. He said: “There is more of a war for…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Hull artist’s innovative designs to tackle vandalism recognised on world stage
Lydia Caprani

Hull artist’s innovative designs to tackle vandalism recognised on world stage

A Hull artist who helped transform the city’s streets with colourful and creative designs has been longlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2021. Lydia Caprani was commissioned by Hull City Council to decorate signal cabs on Beverley Road in a bid to tackle graffiti and vandalism. The commission was part of a trial which saw local artists redesign some of the city’s most targeted signal control boxes. Lydia said: “I am honoured to have been…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Explore the Yorkshire Wolds with Dove House’s Wine Dash
Dove House Wine Dash

Explore the Yorkshire Wolds with Dove House’s Wine Dash

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospice, Dove House is ecstatic to have the go ahead to ramp up events. Second on the line up is the extremely popular Wine Dash which explores the Yorkshire Wolds with a walk or run through the picturesque Little Wold Vineyard, tasting wines from different regions along the route. It’s a 5k route through the vineyard, up and down part of the Wolds Way countryside with the views only interrupted by…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Whitefriargate awarded £100,000 for cultural programme
Whitefriargate-regeneration

Whitefriargate awarded £100,000 for cultural programme

Hull City Council has been awarded a £100,000 grant from Historic England as part of the Whitefriargate High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) to create and deliver community-led cultural activities on the high street over the next three years. Whitefriargate HSHAZ is one of more than 60 high streets to receive a share of £6 million for their cultural programme. The Hi!Whitefriargate Cultural Programme will explore the significance of Hull Old Town’s most historic street. Over the…

0 Comments
Read more about the article THE WHEATSHEAF AT KIRK ELLA OPENS WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY BACK WITH AN ALL-NEW LOOK AND FEEL
The Team At The Wheatsheaf Kirkella

THE WHEATSHEAF AT KIRK ELLA OPENS WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY BACK WITH AN ALL-NEW LOOK AND FEEL

The Wheatsheaf in Kirk Ella, Hull, welcomes back the local community, débuting a reimagined lookand feel. A six-figure investment has transformed the country pub, promising guests an authentic,quality pub experience. To celebrate the opening, there will be a soft launch as well as a welcomingparty on the 20th May. Emphasising the ‘little moments that matter’ and cherished moments with friends and family, thetraditional pub has received a new lease of life showcasing the venues best…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend
Pharmacy

Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend

Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bank holiday, Monday 31 May 2021, and reminded which NHS services will be available. Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. However, GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on the bank holiday. If you need medical help, the NHS is still here for…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Rollits raises thousands for Dove House and sets sights on return of golf day
Pat Coyle (centre), Client Relations Director at Rollits, with colleague Emma Fawke, Senior Solicitor, Private Client, and Jethro Shearring [correct], Regional Fundraiser for Dove House Hospice.

Rollits raises thousands for Dove House and sets sights on return of golf day

Leading law firm Rollits LLP has handed over thousands of pounds to a regional hospice after revamping its regular fundraising events to offer Covid-safe alternatives. Rollits is now looking forward to generating more donations for Dove House Hospice by resuming other activities including the return of the firm’s annual golf day on Thursday 1 July. Pat Coyle, Client Relations Director at Rollits, said: “The restrictions of the last year have had a severe impact on…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Pasquale-vous Francais?
Aril In Paris

Pasquale-vous Francais?

With the nation desperately in need of laughter, who better than Joe Pasquale, in one of John Godber’s funniest plays, to lead the charge when April in Paris arrives in Hull later this week?   “Hull is a really exciting because John Godber has strong links with the city and the play is partly set there, so this will be a special part of the tour. John and his wife are understudying us. They’re not coming on the…

0 Comments