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Cllr Mark Collinson is Lord Mayor for 2024/25

111th Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull installed

The new Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull and Admiral of the Humber, Councillor Mark Collinson, has been installed at a ceremony at the Guildhall today.

Councillor Collinson was elected … More



The Second World War Memorial Stone in the Northern Cemetery, Hull.

Air raid memorial service to be held

A service will be held next month to remember those who died in Hull during the Second World War.

The Citizens Air Raid Memorial Service commemorates all civilian life lost, … More


City centre buildings with a blue sky and light coloured paving, with trees and outdoor seating

Freedom of the City parade returns to Hull

A large-scale military parade and event featuring up to 250 military personnel will take place this weekend in Hull city centre.

This Sunday (14 April) The Freedom of the City … More


Honorary Alderman David Gemmell OBE, pictured during his time as Lord Mayor in 2010-11

Tributes paid to former Lord Mayor

Hull City Council pays tribute to former Lord Mayor and one of the masterminds behind The Deep, Honorary Alderman David Gemmell OBE, who has died at the age of 83.… More





The Ukrainian flag.

Ukraine invasion anniversary to be marked

Hull City Council has shown support for Ukraine, ahead of the second anniversary this Saturday of Russia’s full-scale invasion.

The country’s flag is flying from the Guildhall’s Peace Garden, amid … More




Devolution: What is a Mayoral Combined Authority?

The devolution proposals for Hull and East Yorkshire involves the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) covering both authorities.

Establishing an MCA is a formal, legal step, allowing closer … More



The Lord Mayor stands in his regalia in front of a dark wooden fireplace

Rainbow Valentine’s Ball to return

The Lord Mayor’s Rainbow Valentine’s Ball is to return for the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak.

It will be held at The Guildhall on Friday 16 February 2024.

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The Christmas Tree Festival at Hull Minster

Lord Mayor’s Christmas Tree Festival Returns

The Lord Mayor’s annual Christmas Tree Festival will be back at Hull Minster next month.

Dozens of decorated trees will fill up the 700-year-old Church, from Tuesday 5 December to … More


Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Day 2023

Hull will once again remember the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War, and subsequent conflicts, on the 105th anniversary of the 1918 armistice.

At … More





Devolution deal has to suit the people of Hull

Next year, 2024, marks ten years since the current phase of English devolution started with the Greater Manchester Agreement in 2014.

When we talk about devolution, for many it isn’t … More



A stylised photo shows Hull's Guildhall, where the council is based, under a wintery blue sky

Leader reacts to Levelling Up announcement

Hull City Council Leader, Mike Ross, has reacted to the government’s announcement in its latest round of Levelling Up Funding.

Hull has been awarded £19.35 million from the Department for … More


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