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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


A picture of a table in the foreground with chairs facing a stage with a large screen with pink and white Cultural Tides logo

Cultural Tides conference makes waves

Cultural Tides, Hull’s first conference dedicated to the city’s cultural sector, has taken place, attracting around 170 attendees from Hull-based arts, cultural, voluntary, community, education and business sector organisations.

Hosted … More


Devolution: Consultation results announced

The findings of the public consultation for the Hull and East Yorkshire devolution proposal have been welcomed by the leaders of both councils.

Cllrs Mike Ross and Anne Handley, leaders … 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



















The Guildhall in Hull.

Stark warning to government over council funding

The Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Mike Ross, and the Leader of the Council’s Majority Opposition Group, Councillor Daren Hale, have warned that Hull faces a “toxic cocktail” if … More


Mark Jones MBE, pictured in 2018

Life of ‘Mr Hull’ celebrated

An event has taken place to celebrate the life of Hull City Council Director of Regeneration Mark Jones.

Mark died in September, at the age of 66, following a short … 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



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