Saturday Night Takeaway and Willerby make inspirational teacher’s retirement dreams come true

Saturday Night Takeaway and Willerby make inspirational teacher’s retirement dreams come true

A much-loved teacher is to enjoy her retirement in a brand-new Willerby holiday home after an Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway surprise. Hull-based Willerby, the UK’s holiday home market leader, donated a Willerby Brookwood caravan to Kath Crawley as a reward for 32 years of dedication to teaching and her local community after being approached by the producers of the hit ITV show. It was...

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The Deep drives corporate response to conservation challenge

The Deep drives corporate response to conservation challenge

A multi-award-winning tourism attraction and education and conservation aquarium is aiming to hook the support of corporate big fish and minnows for a new business sponsorship scheme. The Deep, which will mark its 20th anniversary next year, has already landed the support of a high-profile neighbour for the initiative aimed at encouraging people to create a long-term partnership to protect the...

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Extra support available for tourism businesses affected by Covid-19

Extra support available for tourism businesses affected by Covid-19

The Humber LEP’s Business Growth Hub is inviting businesses in the region's visitor economy to apply to a 100% funded grant scheme to support with Covid-19 business recovery. First launched in September 2020, the Kickstarting Tourism grant scheme has awarded grants to more than 85 businesses to date, and with limited funding remaining, the Growth Hub is encouraging eligible businesses to...

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Housebuilder’s backing supports growth of thriving community football club

Housebuilder’s backing supports growth of thriving community football club

Beal Homes is supporting the continuing growth of a football club and soccer school for youngsters in Hull’s popular Kingswood community. Kingswood United launched its soccer school in June 2019, initially for about 60 children aged four to seven, following sponsorship from Beal. The weekly sessions proved so popular they had to be increased and the club now has 21 league teams for children aged...

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MonsterVillains return with festive trail of family fun

MonsterVillains return with festive trail of family fun

The Christmas Spirit Trail combines colour and creativity, searches and storytelling as families track down the 10 characters displayed in businesses ranging from butchers to banks, and charities to chip shops. Based on the Monster Hero Safari during the summer and the Monster Hero Villain edition for Halloween, the latest trail is again free to join and has been adapted with the addition of new...

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