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Creative emporium offers array of artistic talent at Flemingate

A retail hub aimed at putting the talents of local and regional artists and makers on the map has opened at Beverley’s Flemingate centre. Art and Soul showcases framed art, jewellery, prints, woodwork, ceramics, glassware, embroidery and much more within a creative community with shared goals and ambitions. Fifty artists and makers

Sales up 160 per cent for Yorkshire Gift Company

Business is booming for Hull based gift company, Always Personal, after its puzzle gift proved a hit for people in isolation. The Impossible Puzzle has kept thousands of people occupied through the lockdown period and proven to be an ideal solution to the boredom and stress of 2020. Since the COVID-19 lockdown

Former enterprise centre in Hull goes to auction

A sizeable commercial site comprising of two buildings is coming to auction next month thanks to John Pye Property.    The former Community Enterprise Centre, situated on Cottingham Road close to Hull University, consists of a number of commercial spaces including bars, cafes and community-led endeavours. The site also has several residential dwellings including Victorian period housing and modern apartment blocks.      Bradley Hever, business development manager at John Pye Property, said: “The

Sauce gives arts festival the freedom to go digital all year round

Smart tech specialist Sauce is helping reinvent Hull’s biggest arts festival as an interactive, year-round digital experience. Freedom Festival will not go ahead in its normal format this year after large public gatherings were banned because of Covid-19. Established in 2007, Freedom Festival has developed a reputation as one of the UK’s

Planning law change could boost struggling cities and towns

Changes to planning laws which come into force next month allowing landlords to convert commercial and retail buildings into living spaces could help breathe new life back into town and city centres, a Hull-based property specialist says. Paul White, agency director at Hull-based commercial property specialists Garness Jones, says the relaxation

Retail returns to the Fruit Market as community comes back together

Retail has returned to Hull’s Fruit Market, with delighted traders re-opening their doors to offer a safe shopping experience to customers. The Fruit Market retail community is welcoming back customers who have been missing their shopping trips to the waterfront urban village. While several Fruit Market businesses have continued to trade online

Ship to shore cranes on the way to Immingham

This week, two new ship to shore cranes worth £11.5m have left manufacturers in China on their way to the Port of Immingham as part of the Humber Container Terminal expansion. The cranes are part of a £33m upgrade and improvement programme at Immingham Container Terminal (ICT) to future proof