£25m City of Culture Revamp Plans

£25m City of Culture Revamp Plans

15 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 Centre16 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

Why I Love Hull – City of Culture Chairman Rosie Millard

Why I Love Hull – City of Culture Chairman Rosie Millard32 days ago
Why I love Hull – City of Culture chairman Rosie Millard. Writer and broadcaster Rosie Millard has been appointed chairman of the company behind Hull's year as the UK City of Culture in 2017. She talks to Angus Young about her love of Hull and her plans for the role. Someone should try bottling Rosie Millard's infectious enthusiasm for her adopted city. They would make a... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

City Set to Push Ahead with Plans for Culture Open Space

28 days ago
City set to push ahead with plans for culture open space. PLANS to create a new public space for cultural pursuits in the heart of York in a bid to discourage the binge-drinking blighting the city centre will be discussed next month... -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Right Connections Crucial to UK City of Culture 2017 in Hull

Right Connections Crucial to UK City of Culture 2017 in Hull4 hours 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

Huge Party in Hull to Celebrate UK City of Culture 2017 Success

Huge Party in Hull to Celebrate UK City of Culture 2017 Success28 days ago
Huge party in Hull to celebrate UK City of Culture 2017 success. A CITY centre party will take place in Hull as a thank you to the people for supporting the successful City of Culture bid. A string of free performances, from music to performance art, will take place at Queen Victoria Square in the city centre, on Saturday, June 28. Hull celebrated in November when it was chosen to be... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

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

Hull UK City of Culture Architect Jon Pywell Hits Back at Claim13 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 That13 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

Plans to Make Arts Quarter 'diverse Economic Hub'

28 days ago
Plans to make arts quarter 'diverse economic hub'. MORE than £5m is to be invested in getting former warehouses in Hull shipshape for the City of Culture celebrations in 2017... -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Broadcaster to Chair Culture Team

Broadcaster to Chair Culture Team33 days ago
Broadcaster to chair culture team. Former BBC arts correspondent Rosie Millard is to chair the company running Hull's City of Culture events in 2017. -> Read more at BBC News

£400,000 Funding for Hull City of Culture Company

£400,000 Funding for Hull City of Culture Company26 days ago
£400,000 funding for Hull City of Culture company. A NEW company being set up to run the UK City of Culture 2017 programme in Hull has been given a £400,000 funding boost by the city council. The budget allocation is aimed at covering the company's start-up costs. Last week saw the appointment of writer and broadcaster Rosie Millard as the company's new chairman. Other... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Bonjour Tour de France from the Next UK City of Culture

Bonjour Tour de France from the Next UK City of Culture22 days ago
Bonjour Tour de France from the next UK City of Culture. HUNDREDS of European cycling fans arriving in Hull this week ahead of the start of the Tour de France are being left in no doubt where they are. For a series of prominent signs welcoming them to the UK City of Culture 2017 have been installed at King George Dock to greet them as they disembark from their overnight ferry crossings... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Joke Lands New Hull City of Culture Boss Rosie Millard with

Joke Lands New Hull City of Culture Boss Rosie Millard with26 days ago
Joke lands new Hull City of Culture boss Rosie Millard with . A CASUAL joke during an interview has landed the woman charged with delivering Hull's UK City of Culture 2017 with the challenge of tackling a half marathon. Rosie Millard quipped that if she was appointed, she would run the Humber Bridge Half Marathon. And true to her word, just days after being announced as chairman of the... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Plans Revealed for Up to 100 New Homes on Outskirts of Laceby

Plans Revealed for Up to 100 New Homes on Outskirts of Laceby42 days ago
Plans revealed for up to 100 new homes on outskirts of Laceby. PLANS have been revealed for a new development of up to 100 homes on the northern edge of Laceby. Larkfleet Homes has put forward the outline proposals for two pieces of land either side of Blyth Way, which total almost 10 acres. The developer stated that the new homes would have a "minimal impact on the surrounding... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Council Meeting Preview: Changes for Nestle South Housing Plans

Council Meeting Preview: Changes for Nestle South Housing Plans6 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

World Cup: Ex-Owls Star Slams English Culture

33 days ago
World Cup: Ex-Owls star slams English culture. Former Sheffield Wednesday and England winger Chris Waddle turned on the culture of the Premier League after watching the Three Lions fall to the brink of World Cup exit... -> Read more at The Star

'Ambitious' Plan to Halve Sheffield's Obesity

30 days ago
'Ambitious' plan to halve Sheffield's obesity. Ambitious plans to halve Sheffield’s obesity levels in five years have been revealed by a councillor who says action must be taken to defuse the city’s ticking weight timebomb. -> Read more at The Star

Savile's Abuse at City Hospitals to be Revealed in NHS Reports

27 days ago
Savile's abuse at city hospitals to be revealed in NHS reports. The full scale of the abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile at hospitals in and around Leeds is to be revealed today. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

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

Opinions Divided over Plans for New £50m Designer Shopping Village20 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

Free Arts and Culture Festival for Youngsters

45 days ago
Free arts and culture festival for youngsters. A free arts, culture and music festival for young people from across the area will take place later this month... -> Read more at Wakefield Express

REVEALED: The Damning FOI Report Council Bosses Kept Secret

REVEALED: The Damning FOI Report Council Bosses Kept Secret5 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

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 Park9 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 Park9 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

Laura Ashley Conversion Plans Rejected

Laura Ashley Conversion Plans Rejected19 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

Moving Iconic Wilberforce Statue Back to Original Hull Location

Moving Iconic Wilberforce Statue Back to Original Hull Location11 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