£25m City of Culture Revamp Plans

£25m City of Culture Revamp Plans

44 days ago
£25m City of Culture revamp plans. Plans to revitalise the city centre of Hull to get ready for its role as City of Culture in 2017 are announced. -> Read more at BBC News

Revealed: The £25m Plan to Transform Hull City Centre

Revealed: The £25m Plan to Transform Hull City Centre45 days ago
Revealed: The £25m plan to transform Hull city centre. NEW plans have been unveiled today for an ambitious £25m transformation of Hull city centre. The facelift is being billed as the largest city centre transformation project in Hull's history. City councillors say the work will get the area ready for Hull's year in the spotlight as the UK City of Culture in 2017 as well... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Right Connections Crucial to UK City of Culture 2017 in Hull

Right Connections Crucial to UK City of Culture 2017 in Hull30 days ago
Right connections crucial to UK City of Culture 2017 in Hull . PLANS to remap the rail network in Hull must not damage the city's prospects ahead of the UK City of Culture celebrations in 2017, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said. The head of the Department for Transport has defended its consultation process into the Northern Rail and TransPennine Express (TPE) franchises... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

City of Culture Boss Appointed

City of Culture Boss Appointed22 days ago
City of Culture boss appointed. The man behind the London 2012 Olympic ceremonies is chosen to deliver Hull's City of Culture programme in 2017. -> Read more at BBC News

Castlegate Development Plan Revealed

Castlegate Development Plan Revealed22 days ago
Castlegate development plan revealed. Plans to rebuild the entrance to Sheffield's former castle as part of a £5m regeneration of the city's Castlegate are revealed. -> Read more at BBC News

Hull UK City of Culture Architect Jon Pywell Hits Back at Claim

Hull UK City of Culture Architect Jon Pywell Hits Back at Claim43 days ago
Hull UK City of Culture architect Jon Pywell hits back at claim . A LEADER of Hull's UK City of Culture bid has challenged a report saying artistic celebrations add nothing to urban economies. The study, by the What Works Centre for Economic Growth think tank, said the effects of sport and culture on regional businesses "tend not to have been large and are often zero". It... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Hull UK City of Culture Leader Jon Pywell Hits Back at Claim That

Hull UK City of Culture Leader Jon Pywell Hits Back at Claim That43 days ago
Hull UK City of Culture leader Jon Pywell hits back at claim that . A LEADER of Hull's UK City of Culture bid has challenged a report saying artistic celebrations add nothing to urban economies. The study, by the What Works Centre for Economic Growth think tank, said the effects of sport and culture on regional businesses "tend not to have been large and are often zero". It... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Barnsley Revamp Plans to be Revealed

24 days ago
Barnsley revamp plans to be revealed. Plans for the redevelopment of Barnsley town centre are to be revealed this week. -> Read more at The Star

Vibrant Barnsley Town Centre Plans Revealed

20 days ago
Vibrant Barnsley town centre plans revealed. Multi-million pound plans to give Barnsley a ‘vibrant’ town centre and boost investment are revealed today... -> Read more at South Yorkshire Times

London Olympics and Tour De France Visonary Martin Green to

London Olympics and Tour De France Visonary Martin Green to22 days ago
London Olympics and Tour De France visonary Martin Green to . THE man behind the opening and closing ceremonies at the London Olympics is set to oversee Hull's year in the spotlight as the UK City of Culture. The appointment of Martin Green as chief executive of the city's new culture company is being seen as a major coup for the 2017 team led by recently-installed chairman Rosie... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

London Olympics and Tour De France Visionary Martin Green to

London Olympics and Tour De France Visionary Martin Green to22 days ago
London Olympics and Tour De France visionary Martin Green to . THE man behind the opening and closing ceremonies at the London Olympics is set to oversee Hull's year in the spotlight as the UK City of Culture 2017. The appointment of Martin Green as chief executive of the city's new culture company is being seen as a major coup for the 2017 team led by recently-installed chairman Rosie... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Council Meeting Preview: Changes for Nestle South Housing Plans

Council Meeting Preview: Changes for Nestle South Housing Plans35 days ago
Council meeting preview: Changes for Nestle South housing plans. TALKS are being held over the the future of the redevelopment of one of York's former chocolate factory sites after it was revealed investors are turning away from aspects of the approved plans. -> Read more at York Press

Culture Secretary Urges Bradford to Remember

Culture Secretary Urges Bradford to Remember18 days ago
Culture secretary urges Bradford to remember. CULTURE Secretary Sajid Javid has urged the people of the district to light a candle to commemorate the start of World War One. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Exciting Times Ahead Forecast as £41m Barnsley Town Centre Plans Unveiled

21 days ago
Exciting times ahead forecast as £41m Barnsley town centre plans unveiled. AMBITIOUS PLANS for a complete overhaul of Barnsley’s town centre are today revealed in fine detail... -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Public to be Consulted over Cuts to Libraries Branded 'shocking'

24 days ago
Public to be consulted over cuts to libraries branded 'shocking'. FURTHER cuts to library services, including cutting opening times by nearly a third and the possible closure of a library in a city gearing up to be City of Culture in 2017, have been described as “shocking” by unions. -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Plans for 500 New Sheffield Homes Revealed

23 days ago
Plans for 500 new Sheffield homes revealed. Plans to build more than 500 homes across Sheffield are to be unveiled next month... -> Read more at The Star

Soaring Bill for Housing Benefit in York Revealed

Soaring Bill for Housing Benefit in York Revealed13 hours ago
Soaring bill for housing benefit in York revealed. THE amount of housing benefits paid out by City of York Council has almost doubled in less than a decade, new figures have revealed. -> Read more at York Press

Opinions Divided over Plans for New £50m Designer Shopping Village

Opinions Divided over Plans for New £50m Designer Shopping Village50 days ago
Opinions divided over plans for new £50m designer shopping village. PLANS to create a £50m designer outlet village at Scotch Corner have been met with mixed reactions. Draft proposals for a 250,000 sq ft complex featuring 90 stores from top luxury brands, including Armani, Gucci and Prada, were yesterday revealed by The Northern Echo. -> Read more at The Northern Echo

Sky Ride Hull 2014 Preview: Road Closures, Route Map and Parking

Sky Ride Hull 2014 Preview: Road Closures, Route Map and Parking6 days ago
Sky Ride Hull 2014 preview: Road closures, route map and parking . Hull is being urged to show off its pedal power when the Sky Ride returns to the city on Sunday (August 17). Thousands of cyclists are expected to take to the traffic-free city centre's streets. Last year the city welcomed 5,000 riders of all ages and abilities who enjoyed many of the city's most famous landmarks... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

REVEALED: The Damning FOI Report Council Bosses Kept Secret

REVEALED: The Damning FOI Report Council Bosses Kept Secret34 days ago
REVEALED: The damning FOI report council bosses kept secret. A SECRET report has revealed the extent of City of York Council's failure to comply with information laws. -> Read more at York Press

Laura Ashley Conversion Plans Rejected

Laura Ashley Conversion Plans Rejected48 days ago
Laura Ashley conversion plans rejected. PLANS to convert a city centre shop into a bar or restaurant have been refused by councillors worried about the loss of retail space in York. -> Read more at York Press

VIDEO: Street Dancers Wow the Crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park

VIDEO: Street Dancers Wow the Crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park38 days ago
VIDEO: Street dancers wow the crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park. CROWDS basked in the sunshine in City Park on Saturday, as Bradford's Urban Festival, a celebration of street youth culture, drew to a close. -> Watch at Telegraph & Argus

Street Dancers Wow the Crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park

Street Dancers Wow the Crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park38 days ago
Street dancers wow the crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park. CROWDS basked in the sunshine in City Park on Saturday, as Bradford's Urban Festival, a celebration of street youth culture, drew to a close. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Moving Iconic Wilberforce Statue Back to Original Hull Location

Moving Iconic Wilberforce Statue Back to Original Hull Location41 days ago
Moving iconic Wilberforce statue back to original Hull location . MOVING the Wilberforce Monument back to its original location in the city centre could cost up to £1.6m. The idea has been included in a new strategy aimed at transforming the look of the city centre ahead of Hull's year in the spotlight as the 2017 UK City of Culture. Although a final decision on the monument has... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Plans Revealed for Former Sheltered Housing Site in Skipton

Plans Revealed for Former Sheltered Housing Site in Skipton29 days ago
Plans revealed for former sheltered housing site in Skipton. YORKSHIRE Housing has submitted plans for its former sheltered housing site at Roughaw Close, Skipton. -> Read more at Craven Herald