HullBID businesses and events in REYTAs shortlist

New names and past winners will be fighting it out for a prestigious tourism “Oscar” at this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards. 21 HullBID businesses and city centre events have been shortlisted.

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Shortlisted businesses for HullBID Awards announced

We had over 400 entries for this year’s HullBID awards, and an independent panel of judges had a tough time trying to whittle them down to just three in each of 10 categories.

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Students at Ron Dearing on road to success

Hull’s employer-led school is providing free driving lessons for students in a unique scheme funded by its partner businesses.

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Warehouse gets graffiti makeover

Members of one of Hull’s longest-established graffiti collectives are bringing their unique artwork to the Fruit Market - inside a warehouse on Humber Street.

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Ferens plays host to dramatic event

A performance of the dramas of a life at sea and in the words of a former fisherman is to come to Hull for the first time.

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Knife angel to come to Queens Gardens

An impressive sculpture made from over 100,000 knives collected through police force surrender campaigns across the country is heading to Hull.

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Rag and Bone to be shown in Streetlife

The call of “rag bone” can be heard down the city’s tenfoots and passages to this day. Now an exhibition at Hull’s Streetlife Museum will see this uncelebrated aspect of the city’s social history recognised in pictures.

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Littering high on council's agenda

Councillors are being asked to consider plans to implement robust enforcement action against littering and environmental offences.

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Ferens announces exhibition programme

The Ferens Art Gallery has announced its exhibition programme for the next eight months, including a stunning masterpiece from the Royal Collection and a science fiction-themed contemporary art exhibition.

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Hull Maritime Museum to ramp up access

Hull Maritime Museum is set to receive new ramps improving access to its main entrance of the striking building.

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Focus on...Paragon Arcade

Allenby Commercial bought Paragon Arcade, which was built in 1891 by Sir Alfred Gelder, in 2017 and has maintained a Victorian look and feel during a refurbishment programme which has improved ground floor units and brought neglected first floor space back into use.

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