From radio… to retail

From radio… to retail

Lucy Clark was one of the most recognisable voices on local radio – until she gave it up to run her own business. By Sam Hawcroft It’s fair to say it came as a shock to Lucy Clark’s loyal listeners when she announced in July that she was leaving her regular radio...
‘Find your passion – and don’t look back’

‘Find your passion – and don’t look back’

When Rhys Peachey started his digital marketing business during the first lockdown, he was determined to do things differently, writes Sam Hawcroft Lockdown forced many people to rethink their lives and make changes. Rhys Peachey didn’t hang about, though – he quit...
The heat is on

The heat is on

Leading electric heating firm Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation is at the forefront of the drive towards the use of renewable energy in our buildings. Sam Hawcroft talks to Trevor Redmore, who is working with local developers to help them navigate the...
‘Confident young minds’ are our future

‘Confident young minds’ are our future

Derbyshire-born Sue Altass travelled the world and ended up in Hull with £20 in her pocket. She tells Sam Hawcroft how her life experiences shaped Inspire Ignite – the business that she founded with Hannah Cheshire in 2014… Growing up in a rural village in the 1970s,...
Not your average Italian…

Not your average Italian…

Phil Ascough discovers a few surprises on the menu of Piccolo – a restaurant that brings the charm to Hull’s Chanterlands Avenue Might as well get the confession out of the way first. The visit to Piccolo pre-dated the review of Wild Sage in the last edition of...