Event: Floella Benjamin - Talks City of Culture

  Hear from Floella Benjamin, who was on the panel that chose Hull to be City of Culture in 2017. Floella is a Lib Dem Lord, campaigner for children's wellbeing, independent TV producer, and children's TV presenter from Playschool fame. Tickets include a buffet lunch, and cost £16 if bought ...

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Rail service improvements announcement welcome news for Hull

Today, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that the bidding process for new franchises for trains on Northern and Transpennine routes will include a requirement for new trains and carriages and an increase in services. Councillor Claire Thomas said, "This is great news for train ser...

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"Labour's plans to max out the Council credit card are wrong" say Hull's Liberal Democrats

Hull’s Liberal Democrat opposition group have spoken out against the Labour Council’s proposals to borrow millions of pounds. Labour’s ruling group is proposing to borrow the most amount of money they can. As part of their alternative budget, the Liberal Democrats have said they will reject £45...

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Hull’s Liberal Democrat councillors reject Labour’s Council Tax rise proposals

Hull’s Liberal Democrat councillors are calling on the Labour administration to freeze Council Tax and help out Hull's residents. Last week Labour councillors included proposals to increase Council Tax by 1.95% as part of their budget for the coming year. The Liberal Democrat alternative would ...

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Calls for faulty crossing lights to be fixed

Call have been made for the lights at the pedestrian crossing on Beverley Road, between Mizzen Road and Tesco, to be fixed. Beverley ward Councillor Dave McCobb made the plea after the power to them failed for the second time in as many months – leaving local people struggling to cross the road ...

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Councillor Jackie Dad: Not enough is being done to consult and give warning about changes to bus services

Councillor Jackie Dad has today called for more consultation and advanced warning to service users about changes to bus services in Hull. In recent months a number of services have been diverted, had timetables adjusted or been withdrawn.

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Beverley ward residents urged to be on their guard over car crime

Local councillors Dave McCobb and Karen Mathieson are appealing for Beverley ward residents to be extra careful because of a recent spate of car crime. The appeal follows concerns raised by the local Police team about a rise in the number of thefts from motor vehicles in the ward.

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Councillor Terry Keal welcomes £10k grant for Sutton War Memorial

Sutton Ward Councillor Terry Keal today welcomed £10,000 in funding for the refurbishment of Sutton’s War Memorial. This funding from the Council follows a successful campaign by local residents and Terry to refurbish the war memorial.

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Claire Thomas

Prospective MP for West Hull and Hessle Councillor Claire Thomas. Claire is a long term resident of Hull who is active in her local community. Claire has been involved in many local campaigns, such as the campaigns to save Anlaby Park Library, the campaign for improvements to Gower Park, and campaign against car parking charges in Hessle. Read more