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Green light for £42m Humber flood scheme

Funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometres stretch of tidal flood

Double boost for not-for-profit firm teaching kids life-saving skills

Hull not-for-profit company Lessons 4 Life, which aims to teach every school pupil in the city first aid in a one-day lesson designed to give them the vital skills needed to respond in an emergency, has received two funding boosts. In September the organisation, which was formed earlier this year, won

Hull construction company ceases trading

A Hull construction company has ceased trading with the loss of 11 jobs. Frazer Carter Group, which traded from leased premises at The Deep Business Centre in Hull, specialised in the installation of cladding in large scale developments. The company, which started trading in January 2016, called in administrators from Sheffield-headquartered Wilson

Milestone for £200m Energy Works power plant as research academy completed

A key element of a new, £200m energy from waste power plant has been completed, paving the way for pioneering research of renewable energy technologies. Multi-disciplinary engineering business Spencer Group has steered the Energy Works scheme in Hull from concept to delivery and the company is now playing a key part

Fruit Market developers inspire schoolchildren to get creative

Children from an inner-city school are unleashing their creativity, in a unique project launched by developers driving forward the £80m regeneration of Hull’s Fruit Market waterside district. The pupils are developing their creative thinking and business acumen in the initiative launched by the Wykeland Beal joint venture company leading Hull’s largest

Boost for business as Ron Dearing UTC launches unique virtual reality facility

Hull’s employer-led school has launched a unique virtual reality facility that will give businesses across the region a major digital edge. Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC) said the Green Port Virtual Reality (VR) Suite would be a major asset for local small and medium-sized businesses and the region as a

A year of art from Hull youngsters raises cash for good cause

Proud Hullensians can snap up some original artwork which celebrates their home city. Leeds Building Society challenged local schoolchildren to create a design which showed what they love about Hull and the winning drawings, paintings and collages have been turned into a charity calendar. The 2018 calendar is raising funds for

Hull haulage company recognised for outstanding performance by Palletways

D&P Haulage in Hull has been recognised by Palletways, Europe's largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, for its outstanding sales performance and the role it has played in the expansion of Palletways this year. D&P Haulage is one of more than 110 members that form the UK Palletways network. 

Public safety organisation backs Control Room Awards

The leading UK organisation representing public safety communications professionals has thrown its weight behind the first national awards for control room staff, launched by Hull-based technology business APD Communications. The British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (British APCO) is backing the Control Room Awards which celebrate unsung heroes within emergency

Hull lawyers swap court room for chords, all in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research

They're not the likeliest bunch of musicians to get together, it's fair to say. But a group of legal eagles from Hull are the driving force behind a charity CD designed to raise funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. They are to release an EP consisting of five tracks, including a Christmas

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