Archive | What do you think?

Some of the things going on in and around the Newington Neighbourhood/Anlaby Rd area. Why don’t you have your say?

Can the old Premier Bar become a positive sight on Anlaby Rd

After 8 years of being empty the building has been put on the market by NPS Humber on behalf of Hull City Council.  What do you think it should be used for now?  Should the local community have some say in its planned future use? You can read the full article here?  

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Planning permission rejected!

The previously reported planning application to convert the upper floors of 374a Anlaby Road (pole dancing fitness centre) have been rejected by Hull City Council.  Local Councillor Alan Clark had identified over 300 empty properties on the market in the ward and surrounding neighbourhood so making additional residential units unnecessary. Do you agree that these read more

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Open air theatre?

Did you know that West Park has its own open air theatre? As part of Hull’s city of culture should we be encouraging it’s re-instatement?  After all the city has just spent a fortune on a new open air theatre opposite the deep. However, for small local events in the west of Hull it might read more

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Hull Fair – who benefits?

Hull Fair is over for another year and I’m sure that many of you enjoyed the spectacle.  If you live in the Newington area you would have been able to get there really easy and you certainly could hear it! But, here are a few questions: Who are the main beneficiaries of Hull Fair: the read more

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374a Anlaby Road

A plan has been submitted to convert the upper floors of this property into a 20 bedroomed house in multiple occupation.  20 bedrooms in 400 sq m!   There will be 10 bedrooms on each floor and there will be one lounge and kitchen to share between all 10.  I think it sounds more like a read more

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Are we going to suffer from less project money after Brexit?

Did you know that almost £40m comes into Hull annually from the EU.  Past successful applicants include: Goodwin Development Trust Ltd for Hull Enterprise Partnership project – £2.07m Hull City Council (HCC) for the Local Work Guarantee project – £1.55m HCC for Hull KR Enterprise and Training Experience project – £2.63m Stoneferry Estates Ltd for read more

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