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Expansion of Hull’s Kingswood Academy to create 150 additional places

Expansion of Hull’s Kingswood Academy to create 150 additional places

Work is about to begin on a £4.4 million expansion of a Hull secondary school following an increase in demand for places. Kingswood Secondary Academy in Wawne Road, Bransholme, opened in January 2013 under Hull’s Building School’s for the Future (BSF) programme. It was initially built to accommodate 1,350 students aged 11 to 16. But now, as the demand for places grows at this high performing and...

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University of Hull lecturer recognised by Royal Historical Society for inspirational teaching

University of Hull lecturer recognised by Royal Historical Society for inspirational teaching

University of Hull lecturer Dr Nick Evans has been recognised national awards ceremony for his innovative teaching. Dr Evans, a senior lecturer in diaspora history, was recognised as a runner-up for the Royal Historical Society’s Jinty Nelson Inspirational Teaching and Supervision Award. Judges praised Dr Evans for his “deep commitment to giving students from all walks of life the ability to...

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Hull Brickfest builds on success to bring two days of Lego family fun

Hull Brickfest builds on success to bring two days of Lego family fun

Some of the UK’s legends of Lego will be in Hull this weekend to showcase their amazing skills with an array of everything from landscapes, palaces and castles to cars, planes, boats and trains. Hull Brickfest 2021, which takes place in the Guildhall on Saturday and Sunday, will feature Lego creations of all shapes and sizes with the stunning centrepiece of a full-size model of a Second World...

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Hudgell Solicitors commits to being ‘locally loyal’ as it launches new corporate social responsibility strategy

Hudgell Solicitors commits to being ‘locally loyal’ as it launches new corporate social responsibility strategy

Hudgell Solicitors has launched a new community programme in which it says a focus will be placed on being ‘locally loyal’ by partnering with neighbouring businesses and organisations. Chief executive Rachel Di Clemente says the aim is to ensure that, wherever possible, the firms invests back into the community in the locality of its two main operational hubs in Hull and Manchester. Announcing...

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Grade II listed East Yorkshire building ‘perfectly suited to become hotel or spa’ on market at £1.5m

Grade II listed East Yorkshire building ‘perfectly suited to become hotel or spa’ on market at £1.5m

A stunning Grade II listed East Yorkshire building that experts say is ‘perfectly suited’ to be developed into a modern luxury hotel, spa, or wedding venue has been placed on the market with an asking price of £1.5 million. Standing in 2.4 acres of land, Lambert House in Hedon boasts a grand entrance, 12 guest rooms, two large reception rooms, a dining room, a bar, a training room, a fully...

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