Hull to become one of the smartest cities in the world

A groundbreaking partnership between Hull City Council and smart city operator Connexin is set to put Hull among the world leaders in smart city technology.

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Asbestos found in Three Ships Mural at Albion Square

The Three Ships mural cannot be retained as part of the Albion Square development following the results of a specialist survey, which has revealed that the structure contains dangerously high levels of asbestos that cannot be removed prior to the demolition of the site.

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Fruit Market delivers regeneration vision

Hull’s flourishing Fruit Market is generating a host of new businesses, hundreds of jobs and a unique, rapidly-growing residential community.

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Middle Child and Hull Libraries to tour pop-up plays collection

Award-winning theatre company Middle Child are teaming up with Hull Libraries to bring a pop-up version of their script library to residents across Hull this autumn, called Plays Aloud.

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1884 Wine and Tapas enters 10th year

A restaurant which began the food and drink regeneration of Hull’s marina area is planning a year of special events as it builds up to a big anniversary.

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City centre businesses to join BeYOUty showcase at Bonus Arena

Fashion and health will dominate the Bonus Arena when businesses from throughout Hull city centre take the stage this weekend for the BeYOUty extravaganza.

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Charity riders to converge at Queen Victoria Square

Local motorcyclists are set to take part in a charity ride from Barton to Hull on Sunday 29 September, to raise funds for prostate cancer research and men's mental health issues.

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Awards recognition for Hull Truck Theatre

Hull Truck has been nominated for two UK Theatre Awards this year. UK Theatre is the UK’s leading theatre and performing arts membership organisation and they have made a shortlist of just three venues for both Digital Innovation and the Workforce Award.

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Ron Dearing UTC students take up apprenticeships with leading employers

Dozens of Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC) students have taken up apprenticeships with many of the region’s leading companies.

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Princes Quay going crazy for golf at student event

Students will be able to spot the latest bargains available in stores all week online, with a completely free mini golf extravaganza event at the weekend, including a bar managed by The Piper.

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Full refurbishment for Holiday Inn Express

The Holiday Inn Express on Ferensway has confirmed further major investment for its site in Hull city centre just weeks after completing 128 bedrooms. Refurbishment of its reception, bar and lounge areas is due in March.

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