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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Council creates new Leisure Company despite concerns

Opposition councillors have raised concerns over the creation of a new arms-length Leisure Company by Hull City Council.

Yesterday the labour administration created the Leisure Company despite many unanswered questions and concerns.

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Councillor Claire Thomas welcomes extra growth deal funding to strengthen the economy and create jobs in Hull and East Yorkshire

Councillor Claire Thomas has welcomed the announcement today of extra growth deal funding for Hull and the wider region.  It means an extra £9.9 million will be coming to the area between 2016 and 2021. This is on top of £103.7million already allocated in July 2014.

The funding is aimed at boosting the local economy and creating jobs.

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Lib Dem Ed Davey cuts first turf at new Siemens factory in Hull

Local Lib Dems have welcomed Energy Secretary Ed Davey to Hull as he cut the first turf on Alexandra Dock – kick-starting the new factory that Siemens are building on the site.

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Campaigners hit out at Labour's library cuts

Campaigners for Hull's libraries have reacted angrily to plans that will see library services across the city reduced significantly.

A report going to the Council's cabinet this month recommends significant cuts to library opening hours. These include closing Central Library for two half days during the week and full day closures for libraries including Avenues, Fred Moore and Holderness Road. 

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