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Why Hull’s Digital Scene Is Thriving

There’s so much to celebrate when it comes to Hull’s digital and tech community. According to the recent Tech Nation report, the city has become an attractive destination for startups, as well as helping the country to cement its position as the digital capital of Europe. In the past three years alone, jobs in digital have risen 15% in the

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Triumphant Sutton gymnasts return from world championships

Sutton Village Gymnastic Club’s talented team of young gymnasts have now returned from their trip of a lifetime to the IAIGC World Championships in Florida – clutching a dazzling array of medals. With a helping hand from local law firm James Legal, 10 East Yorkshire athletes aged between nine and 14 competed with more than 1,000 gymnasts from across the

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SHEILA FLIES FLAG FOR HYPNOTHERAPY AT AWARDS FINALS 

Internationally-renowned clinical hypnotherapist Sheila Granger reached the national finals of the Federation of Small Businesses Awards 2018.   She recently attended a glittering award ceremony which took  place on at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel, where she was pitted against 11 other finalists from across the UK in the ‘Business Exporter of the Year’ category.    Although she didn’t win

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From fat to fitness fanatic in four weeks!

“One of my friends took a photo of me at 21 stones. It made me realise how terrible I looked, and I knew I had to do something. “I was 42 and I knew that if I didn’t tackle it, my weight was going to become a problem. “I thought ‘if I don’t start helping myself now, why should anyone

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Google Digital Garage comes to Beverley

15 June 2018: Google has announced that it is bringing its Google Digital Garage to Beverley, East Yorkshire on 15th June, offering local people free advice and coaching on digital skills to help grow their business, career and confidence. For the first time, the training will be tailored to local market traders from markets like Beverley Market to help them

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Directive Training secures funding for Maths & ICT courses

Directive Training has secured government funding for the support of Functional Skills in Maths and ICT. This is a great opportunity for people to develop and improve practical skills, work confidently, effectively and independently in a work/life situation. The courses can range from Level 1 up to Level 2. Sessions are not aimed specifically at one level. You will work

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Success Story: An Interview with It’seeze Hull

Not even a year into their it’seeze website business, and husband and wife team Nic and Sarah Johnson are already enjoying unparalleled success. Within just 5 months, the pair had broken the long-standing it’seeze UK sales record, which stood at 14 website sales in a month and had previously been achieved by 2 other it’seeze businesses. Nic and Sarah sold

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Naming ceremony celebrates launch of new trawler

Summer Rose, the latest trawler manufactured by Parkol Marine Engineering, has now left the esteemed Whitby shipbuilding yard after a traditional naming ceremony led by a minister from the Mission to Seafarers. Accompanied by a piper, a crowd gathered at the Parkol site in the sunshine on Saturday, April 21 to christen the vessel before she was due to sail

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Beverley Motor Works Scoop 2 Auto Industry Excellence Awards

Business Culture member Richard Hayes and his partner Alan Lewis are still on a high from scooping 2 more prestigious awards last month! Beverley Motor Works were shortlisted for 4 awards in total:   Garage of the Year Customer Service Excellence Repair Garage Employer Marketing & Advertising Excellence Director Richard Hayes said: “To be nominated for 4 awards after our

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The One Point named as Best B2B Mobile Dealer

In a night described as the biggest night in the UK mobile industry The One Point takes home the award for the Best B2B Mobile Dealer (Under 50’ Employees) at The Mobile News Awards 2018. The One Point also came 2nd place across the UK for the available Customer Service Award but were instead Highly Commended for Customer Service. The

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