City centre's hidden gems shine in new brochure

A glossy guide to Hull’s retail secrets is helping to boost trade for the city centre’s small independent businesses. 45 outlets are featured in Hull BID’s new Hidden Gems brochure, which is being distributed via designated door drops through tourism organisations and by the businesses themselves.

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Travel with a treat

Local travel agent Dawson & Sanderson shows it’s commitment to supporting fellow businesses within the city centre by launching a dedicated discount card.

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Christmas in Hull!

Hull BID, partners and businesses all work together to promote Hull city centre as a regional destination this Christmas.

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Hull BID welcomes positive ballot result

Hull BID today confirms receipt of the outcome of the recent ballot process, which shows a majority in favour of continuing the services for a further five years.

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New brochure helps to promote Hull’s Hidden Gems

Hull Business Improvement District (BID) is backing the city’s small independent retailers by providing a new guide to help drive business to their shops. More than 40 outlets will be featured in BID’s new Hidden Gems brochure, which will be distributed in late October to local residents and businesses as well as through tourism organisations.

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Urgent – Hull BID renewal ballot halted. New ballot to take place.

It is with some regret we have to advise that on Friday 2 September 2011, Hull City Council (the official ballot holder) confirmed in a statement their decision to immediately halt the ballot process amongst city centre businesses which would have hopefully secured a further five year term for Hull BID.

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Local business backs local charity’s Love You 2 Appeal

Hull BID area business Baker Tilly Tax and Accounting Ltd named Dove House Hospice’s Love You 2 Appeal as their Charity of the Year; part of their programme of enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility. The Hospice, launched the campaign to raise £2.5m to fund the much needed extension and refurbishment of the facilities.

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Compliments to the chef – Yum! Festival a great success.

Tens of thousands of additional visitors came to Hull city centre at the end of July to sample the culinary delights showcased at Yum! Festival.

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City centre businesses back Hull BID as ballot brochure sets out the benefits

Businesses urge colleagues to back the BID for five more years.

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Tops chefs to showcase their talents at Yum! Festival of Food and Drink

Top chefs from some of East Yorkshire’s finest hotels and restaurants will reveal the secrets of their success when they take centre stage in the Chefs’ Theatre at the Yum! Festival of Food and Drink.

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