Sandford Award for Wilberforce House Museum

Wilberforce House Museum has been presented with the prestigious Sandford Award. Hull’s oldest museum received the award for its teaching of sensitive histories, delivered by Heritage Learning.

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Scale Lane Bridge used to highlight mental health messages

Inspirational messages and poems are to be placed on Scale Lane Bridge as part of the final phase of the ‘you are not alone’ mental health campaign for young people.

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Plans submitted for @TheDock investment to drive tech cluster growth

Wykeland Group has submitted plans to complete its @TheDock tech campus in Hull’s Fruit Market creative quarter to accelerate the growth of one of the UK’s leading digital clusters.

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History Centre gets Lego exhibition

Hull is to host an exhibition of major historical milestones made entirely from Lego.

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Youth Enterprise helps 500th start-up

The 500th young entrepreneur has been helped to start a new business by the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank.

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Hull city centre awarded for regeneration

Hull won a prestigious award for the redevelopment of the city centre at the REVO Gold Awards in London.

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J. Johnsons adds to Fruit Market appeal

The latest must-visit venue in Hull’s Fruit Market has made a festive debut.

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Hotham's joins forces with Viola campaign

Trustees behind a campaign to bring a former steam trawler back to its home in Hull are promoting the Viola with a message in a bottle after securing their first sponsorship deal.

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New multi-storey car park to be built in Fruit Market

Hull City Council’s Cabinet have approved the provision of a loan to the Fruit Market partnership in order to build a brand new multi-storey car park.

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Government award for ambitious maritime project

Hull City Council has been awarded £50,000 from the Government’s Coastal Revival Fund to support preparations for the Arctic Corsair’s move ahead of its major restoration.

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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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