Top local chef to take part in YUM!

Preparations for Hull BID’s YUM! Festival of Food have received a boost with the recent announcement of James Mackenzie to headline the Chef’s Tent on Saturday 30th July.

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City's first built in photographic beauty studio opens

Having recently completed her Level 3 Beauty BTEC and having a mother as a professional photographer, the idea to combine these two skills into the city centre’s first beauty salon with built in photographic studio was a fairly obvious one for beauty entrepreneur Kirsty Spivey who has recently set up The Health and Beauty Studio on High Street.

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New salad bar gives healthy convenient choices

Fast, convenient but above all delicious. That’s how new lunch bar Manhattan Salad Bar is hoping to win over many of the office professionals working close to its new shop in Trinity House Lane in the heart of the historic Old Town.

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Visitors promised something YUMmy at end of July

Yum! Hull BIDs Festival of Food & Drink looks set to be a celebration of food, family, friends and fun. Taking place from Thursday 29th July to Saturday 31st July, it will offer something for everyone with great local produce, cooking demos, a dedicated kids area and a stunning continental market.

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YUM! has all the right ingredients

YUM! – Hull BID Festival of Food & Drink certainly seemed to be to people’s liking as thousands turned out over the 3 days to sample local and international foods and see the area’s leading culinary professionals perform cooking demonstrations.

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Countdown to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2010 Begins

The countdown to Global Entrepreneurship Week is underway and the Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership is hoping that local businesses in the BID area will want to get involved.

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Road closures for Tomlinson 10k

Businesses in Hull City Centre are being urged to take note of road closures on Sunday 23rd May as a result of the Jane Tomlinson 10K run being run in and around the centre during the day.

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New concept gym to open at St Stephens

The latest addition to St Stephens is promising to revolutionise the world of gym membership when it opens in the middle of May. FIT24 is based on a concept first seen on the continent and features a 24 hour opening and highly competitive membership fees.

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Ice skating lessons for beginners

Staying upright will be the main aim of a new initiative from Hull’s Elite League Ice Hockey club, Hull Stingrays, as they launch a series of ice skating lessons for adult beginners. The sessions, which are run by the Stingrays key defender Steve Burns, will be taking place every Thursday at the club’s home at Hull Arena from 9.30pm - 10.30pm.

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Positive start for Hull BID Fashion Week

Hull BID’s Fashion Week reached its climax last weekend with the Unique Boutique in Queen Victoria Square and other fashion and beauty related events taking place right across the city centre.

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