Growing college moves into restored Flemingate House

Growing college moves into restored Flemingate House

A historic building in Beverley has undergone major refurbishment and restoration work to enable a growing college to expand its operations in the town. Flemingate House, which is almost 200 years old, has undergone a £525,000 transformation to bring it back into use as the Beverley base of Linkage College, part of Linkage Community Trust. The Lincolnshire-based charity supports people with...

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Businesses step up to help Hull children with access to laptops

Businesses step up to help Hull children with access to laptops

Local businesses have stepped forward with donations to help ensure every Hull pupil, aged eight to 16, has access to a laptop. Several businesses have made financial contributions and donated laptops following a plea from Hull City Council asking local businesses if they could help bridge the digital divide. Allenby Commercial, Hull Esteem Consortium and the Spencer Group have all made...

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Boulevard Academy pupils get innovative to mark major milestone on new school extension

Boulevard Academy pupils get innovative to mark major milestone on new school extension

Year nine students at The Boulevard Academy had a creative morning to celebrate the beginning of steelworks to their new school extension. Sewell Construction has recently been working alongside Mark Swallow, a senior lecturer in construction project management at Sheffield Hallam University, to test the use of virtual reality applications to facilitate discussions around safety and logistics...

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Northern Gas Networks and HEY Children’s University take partnership on the road with new reading van

Northern Gas Networks and HEY Children’s University take partnership on the road with new reading van

Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Children’s University and Northern Gas Networks have teamed up on a new project that aims to inspire a love of reading for children living in the care system.   HEY Children’s University is a charity that aims to raise the aspirations, self-esteem and resilience of disadvantaged children. The charity works with more than 7,000 children a year, providing them with...

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Government grant gives green light to Ron Dearing UTC expansion

Government grant gives green light to Ron Dearing UTC expansion

Hull’s employer-led school, Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC), has received approval and funding for major expansion plans. Ron Dearing UTC has been awarded a grant of just over £3.7 million to increase its capacity by reconfiguring space in the school’s existing building and creating a hi-tech new Centre for Sustainability in Hull’s former Central Fire Station, next to the school. ...

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