Pulling together for a cracking Christmas

Leaders of Hull city centre's retail community launched their joint Christmas campaign with a call for businesses to work together.

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Salon boss to set sail after winning survey prize

City centre businesswoman Alison Penny is looking forward to a mini-cruise with P&O Ferries after winning the Hull BID 'Have Your Say' questionnaire prize draw.

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Welcome to Hull and East Yorkshire Guide

For the second year running Hull BID are happy to be associated with the 'Welcome to Hull and East Yorkshire publication' and have negotiated an advertising discount for BID businesses.

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Survey supports Hull BID's safety first approach

Safety and security is the biggest concern of business operators in the city centre, according to the latest survey carried out by Hull BID.

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Clipper crews to get old town cocktails

Old Town bar and café entrepreneur Philip Brignell is hoping that his latest maritime inspired creations will be hitting the mark with the Clipper crews, their families and guests over the coming weekend. As part of the Clipper Celebrations, Philip and his son Ross of Soho Lounge Café Bar on Posterngate, will be creating drinks to suit everyone’s taste.

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Three author line up for literary lunch

George Street based Browns Books will be presenting three guest speakers for their Autumn literary lunch.

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Mother’s story to launch Hull Truck’s autumn season

Kay Mellor, best known as the writer of successful TV series including Fat Friends and Band of Gold, is set to tread the boards for the first time in 12 years by appearing in her own stage play, A Passionate Woman.

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Ferensway Thursdays initiative to boost evening economy

Following the success of ‘Half Past the Weekend’ every Wednesday on Princes Dock Street, Ferensway traders are following suit and working with city partners Hull BID and Hull Forward, through the city’s Bondholder scheme, to launch a brand new campaign, ‘Ferensway Thursdays’!

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Intrepid abseilers to help CASE charity

Do you know anyone who would jump at the chance to help a local charity? Anyone at your place of work always fancied trying an abseil? If so, then CASE, the Hull based charity offering training and support to people with learning disabilities, are giving people the opportunity to take a once in a lifetime experience.

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Bank Holiday Seaside Bonanza at St Stephens

Shoppers in Hull will be getting an authentic seaside holiday experience this bank holiday weekend as St Stephen’s brings the beach to the city.

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Focus on...Fruit

A planning application has been lodged for the repair and redevelopment of 61-63 Humber Street which houses Fruit, including the creation of a new, purpose-built and sound-proofed multi-arts performance venue, accommodated partly within and also extending to the rear of the building.

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