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Hundreds of new jobs could be created in Hull after leading commercial developer the Horncastle Group PLC acquired a prime industrial site in the east of the city. The business, based on Green Park, Newport, now intends to turn Kingston Parklands – the former Hedon Road maternity hospital – into a world-class industrial and manufacturing hub. The Horncastle Group purchased the 11-acre site from Stoneferry Marfleet Ltd earlier this year for an undisclosed sum. Going forward, the business will create a range of state-of-the-art industrial, manufacturing and logistics units [...]
Due to the continued restrictions, the next meeting of the Brough South Liaison Committee will take place on Monday 14th December via Zoom at 7.00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to join the meeting and will be allowed to ask questions when invited to do so by the Chair. If you would like to join the meeting, then please pre-register by emailing email@example.com and you will be issued with a link on the day of the meeting.
East Yorkshire will benefit from an extended service from Highways England if a new development in Newport gets the go ahead. The government agency has submitted a planning application to East Riding of Yorkshire Council to build a new depot and salt barn on Green Park Business Park on the edge of the village. Once constructed, the barn will have a total area of 642sqm and will be able to store up to 3,600 tonnes of salt. It is part of a wider scheme that also includes a single [...]
An East Yorkshire civil engineering company is to become the latest big name to move to Green Park Business Park in Newport. Kitchen Civils is investing more than £700,000 in building a 1,000sqm, two floor office development and vehicle maintenance compound at the sought-after location, just metres away from the M62. Relocating to Green Park will enable Kitchen Civils to streamline its operations, as well as preparing the business for future expansion after outgrowing its current base at Jet Park, also in Newport. The 28-week construction programme began in [...]
Due to the continued restrictions, the next meeting of the Brough South Liaison Committee will take place on Monday 7th September via Zoom at 7pm. Members of the public are invited to join the meeting and will be allowed to ask questions when invited to do so by the Chair. If you would like to join the meeting, then please ask pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be issued with a link on the morning of the meeting.
A major refurbishment project has got underway to modernise a Hull boxing gym that played an integral role in Luke Campbell’s Olympic success. With more than 400 members – a quarter of them female – St Paul’s Boxing Academy is the largest boxing gym outside London and is the oldest club in Hull, having started in 1948. But over recent years, its building on North Church Side, Hull City Centre, has fallen into disrepair with a leaking roof, crumbling false ceiling and outdated and inadequate changing facilities. The floor [...]
The third and final phase of the Brough Relief Road has been granted planning permission, with work forecast to start on the project in June this year. The road will ease town-centre congestion by linking Skillings Lane with Moor Road, meaning traffic from the Humber Enterprise Park on Saltsground Road will no longer be confined to the current town centre route once it is completed in spring 2021. It is being funded by the Humber LEP, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the Brough South Consortium and work is being carried out [...]
East Yorkshire’s latest High Sheriff has been sworn in – in a very unusual ceremony. Andrew Horncastle MBE took over as High Sheriff of the East Riding of Yorkshire from Sue Stephenson on Thursday 9th April in a ceremony conducted over video conferencing software Zoom. The handover was due to take place at the Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, marked by a traditional, formal occasion to be attended by a range of local dignitaries. However, due to restrictions around COVID-19, this had to be abandoned and replaced with the [...]
A planning application to bring an Aldi store to the Brough South development has been submitted to East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The supermarket will be located on the south of Bluebird Way, opposite South Hunsley Primary at the entrance of the retail, leisure and commercial zone of the project. Commenting on the plans, an Aldi spokesperson said: “This is an excellent opportunity to continue the progress that has been made on what is an economically important site. We are making a significant investment in the area and an Aldi [...]