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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Future Tech

Future Tech

Next year will see the death of driving. Well, that’s what some say. The advent of the driverless car has become something of a whipping boy for the gap between the promise of technology and the technology that actually arrives, between when the people who know say we will get it, and when it actually arrives. But now Elon Musk - the man behind Tesla and Space X, both earthbound and looking to...

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Drunk Animal brings festive magic to the region

Drunk Animal brings festive magic to the region

The agency has created Quayvaria, an enchanted forest installation at Princes Quay. This is more than just a Christmas grotto, it’s an experience designed to thrill and excite children and adults alike. The surroundings invite visitors to experience a captivating winter wonderland complete with more than a dozen intricate, hand-built elf houses, fairy homes and snow-covered trees. Drunk Animal...

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