'Meet the makers' as Paragon Arcade launches festive programme

A Victorian arcade which has become a hub for independent retailers will kick off an array of festive activities with its alternative Christmas lights switch-on this week.

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Kitchen jazz sessions expand to entertain diners

A performer who has been presenting cool jazz shows in the confines of her kitchen is now bringing talent from around the world to the classy surroundings of one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire.

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Purple Tuesday returns to Princes Quay

Princes Quay will once again be turned purple in support of the UK’s accessible shopping day. Purple Tuesday, which takes place on Tuesday 12 November, aims to increase awareness of the needs of disabled customers.

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Rugby rivals under the same roof in Princes Quay

Whether you’re black and white or a red robin, you’re going to love PQ’s latest pop-up shops. The rugby rivals Hull FC and Hull KR will be coming together and setting up under the same roof in Princes Quay shopping centre.

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SGS apprentices raise £852 for four local charities

In an initiative to encourage young people to enter the industry and explore its many career options, SGS Packaging launched a comprehensive apprenticeship programme.

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New Viola gin in time for Christmas

Trustees behind a campaign to bring the world’s oldest remaining steam trawler back to its home in Hull are urging people to back the venture by snapping up some superb Viola merchandise in time for Christmas.

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Contract issued for environmental enforcement in Hull

Hull City Council has issued a decision record to appoint Local Authority Support Ltd to deliver environmental crime enforcement in the city.

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Flexible Space Association appoints Deep Business Centre head as Chair

The Flexible Space Association (FlexSA), the UK’s flexible workspace trade body, has announced the appointment of long-standing board member Freya Cross, Head of Business & Corporate at The Deep, to the role of Chairman, as one of three changes to the Board.

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M&Co joins Princes Quay

Princes Quay shopping centre is set to welcome contemporary fashion retailer M&Co onto High Street Level 2. The brand will stock a range of men’s and womenswear, along with boasting a great kids' range.

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Get creative with Hull Museums this half term

The world’s largest drawing festival is taking place this half term – and you can grab a pencil and get involved in Hull.

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