Prime sites go outdoors and upmarket

Two prime city centre sites are getting a new look as part of a move to encourage al fresco wining and dining.

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New Hull BID Support Officer makes his Mark

Calls from businesses for more help in the Old Town have been met by the appointment of a new Hull BID Support Officer.

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Hull BID supports city leisure sector with new dine brochure

Hull BID has brought together 34 of the city centre’s cafe bars and restaurants in one publication with the launch of its first dining out brochure - aptly named ‘Eat, Drink, enjoy’.

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Hull BID appointments strengthen links with business community

Hull BID has announced the appointment of two new board members as part of a move to strengthen links with city centre businesses. The new recruits are Cheryl Kitching, who is the store manager at Marks & Spencer in Hull, and Paul Gregory, owner of Leonardo’s Bistro Bar in Princes Dock Street, Hull.

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Refit sheds new light on the luscious shop in Whitefriargate

If it’s the sweet smell of success you’re looking for then Lush has it by the crate full, and in any number of colours.

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Hull BID acts to improve city events with board appointment

Hull BID has moved to strengthen its support for the city’s cultural and tourism events with the latest appointment to its board. Jon Pywell specialises in managing Hull City Council’s involvement in visitor events and attractions.

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Holy Trich Church to hold Hull BID Fashion Week finale

Hull BID unveil plans to stage part of its 2011 Fashion Week in the 14th century Holy Trinity Church.

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Rainbow-friargate by artists Hsiao-Chi & Kimiya Yoshikawa

Friday 25th February will see three unusual large-scale dynamic sculptures titled ‘Rainbow-Friargate’ arrive on Whitefriargate’s streetscape, inspired by the seaport character of Hull.

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Free IT network support for local businesses

Hull College is offering local businesses free support for computer networking.

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Eco offers designer names at delightful prices

High fashion at low prices is the secret of Sarah Ball’s success at Eco in Savile Street, Hull.

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City centre businesses sign up to support new crime fighting DISC scheme

A crime prevention system which brings together businesses, the police and Hull City Council to track offenders and share information is proving a big success among city centre traders.

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