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Browns Books for Students to write next chapter of online success story

A famous Hull business which has been supporting literary lunches in the area for more than 20 years is bucking the trend in the book business with an innovative online strategy. Browns dates back to 1860 and is a model of retail evolution having operated in printing and then book sales before embracing online opportunities.

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City of Culture chief delivers "buy local" pledge to businesses

The head of Hull’s new City of Culture company pledged that priority will be given to local businesses and local workers as the organisation puts together its plans for the milestone year. Martin Green, who was appointed as Chief Executive of the company in October, said every effort will be made to source staff, supplies and services from in and around the Hull area. He added that where his team have to look further afield, they will urge suppliers to recruit from the local area and to consider opening a local site.

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Giant Jack Frost gives Santa parade a head start

Princes Quay Shopping Centre is getting a head start with its Christmas parade which will begin the build-up to the city centre festivities this weekend.

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Historic Holy Trinity reveals £4.5m plans to transform into stunning 2017 venue

Holy Trinity Church, Hull’s most amazing place, today (November 7) revealed ambitious plans to transform into a leading heritage, cultural and tourism venue by the 2017 UK City of Culture year.

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Andrew Jackson named as Hull's top ranked firm for 6th year running

The firm has achieved no fewer than 26 recommendations within Chambers’ guide

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Purple Flag partners prepare for renewal inspection

Police and publicans in Hull city centre have been praised for working in partnership and living up to the Purple Flag promise of providing a safe and enjoyable night out.

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Princes Quay's student discount night success

Over 80 retailers and exhibitors teamed up together to offer discounts, freebies and entertainment at the largest shopping centre in Hull last week.

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New Wi-Fi solution is launched on all First Hull Trains services – and it’s free!

Passengers benefit from enhanced, consistent Wi-Fi service and brand new access to a selection of the latest ITV programmes on board

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Hull lawyer to advise on health and safety issues

Andrew Oliver, a marine expert with law firm Andrew Jackson, will be presenting at a major off-shore conference, which brings together offshore wind professionals from across the North Sea region.

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Experience Princes Quay Student Discount Night

Students will be able to enjoy Princes Quay’s first ever ‘Discount Night’ on Thursday 23rd October 6pm – 9pm,

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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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