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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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Councillors counting down to completion after behind the scenes tour of long-awaited health centre

Councillors counting down to completion after behind the scenes tour of long-awaited health centre

A new health centre that waited 15 years to secure funding has now hosted a visit by local councillors as it enters the final stage of construction. The Willand Primary Care Centre is contracted to be handed over early in 2022, replacing the old Willerby and Swanland surgeries with a modern building, services and facilities as well as more staff. Councillor Val Wood, who joined the visit as...

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Made Smarter: a business boost for Hull and East Yorkshire companies

Made Smarter: a business boost for Hull and East Yorkshire companies

Businesses across Hull and East Yorkshire can now benefit from £1.5m BEIS funding towards industrial digitalisation under the Made Smarter programme. The programme is designed to improve digital adoption among SMEs and includes intensive one-to-one advice and support delivered through the Growth Hub network and specialist Made Smarter advisors. Funding for the project was announced by the...

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Billboards and brochure put small businesses in the shop window

Billboards and brochure put small businesses in the shop window

From pocket-size pictures to big, bright billboards, HullBID is helping local independent traders promote their Christmas specials to shoppers at home and on the move. The BID has joined forces with Visit Hull to showcase 100 retail outlets across the city centre in a new brochure as part of the “We know a place…” campaign. The retail brochure has a print run of 20,000, with 15,000 copies...

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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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