Hull’s £36m Bonus Arena ‘exceeds all expectations’ during incredible first year

The £36m Bonus Arena celebrates its first anniversary next week. Since opening in August 2018, 200,000 people have either bought tickets for or visited the state-of-the-art entertainment venue.

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Sauce spices up home heating market

A smart tech specialist which has grown tenfold in just three years is working with one of the UK’s leading home heating providers to revolutionise its business.

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Spencer Group adopts Moodbeam to support staff mental health wellbeing

Spencer Group has become the first employer in the engineering industry to adopt a pioneering device to support the mental health wellbeing of its staff.

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Businesses back Hull Minster in making Michelangelo’s genius free to see

Leading local businesses are backing a ground-breaking exhibition bringing the wonders of the Sistine Chapel to Hull.

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Form returns to roots in Humber Street creative hub

A popular art shop, studio and gallery is relocating to become part of a new cultural and creative hub in the heart of Hull’s Fruit Market.

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Apprenticeship scheme at SGS

SGS Packaging Europe specialises in helping household brands to develop exceptional packaging solutions. In 2018, SGS launched the apprenticeship programme, presenting an exciting way to enter the industry and begin a fulfilling career.

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Business Angels are still culture vultures building Hull’s legacy agenda

A group of businesses which came together to add corporate clout to Hull’s successful UK City of Culture campaign is now stepping up its efforts to build the legacy by supporting large and small events in the city.

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New APD Communications HQ rewards staff for growth

Tech business APD Communications has moved into ultra-modern new offices as a springboard for further growth.

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Hotham's win silver award for cardamom gin

A boutique distillery based in the Old Town of Hull has won a silver award in the 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition, placing their gin amongst the world’s top spirits.

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Queens Gardens hosts Playday Festival for children

Hull’s popular Playday Festival returns to Queens Gardens on Wednesday 7 August.

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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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