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A brief History of Kingston Upon Hull

Evidence has been found tracing the history of the area around Hull back to the early Bronze Age. There is also evidence of Iron Age activity which includes an Iron Age boat, recovered from the Humber in 1984.

Accommodation for visitors in Kingston Upon Hull

There is a good selection of places to stay to meet the needs of everyone ranging from four star hotels to guest houses and bed and breakfast establishments. Some of the hotels are also licensed to perform marriages and civil partnership ceremonies.

Business and Industry in Kingston Upon Hull

For many centuries Hull has been dependent on its port as the source of most of its business and industry. The port still plays an important part in the economy of the city, although not such a dominant one as in the past.

Entertainment, restaurants and Bars in Kingston upon Hull

Being a port with an ever changing population of seamen and travellers, Hull has plenty of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues to satisfy all of both the visitors and residents in the city; it also offers several festivals throughout the year.

Recreational and Sports amenities in Kingston upon Hull

Hull has developed a network of sporting and recreational facilities as good as any other in the country. One of its rugby league teams even holds one of the most readily identifiable names in the country - Hull Kingston Rovers.

Shopping in Kingston Upon Hull

There is of course the traditional High Street type of shopping areas inside the city centre and there is a new waterfront shopping complex that is still in the process of being developed and is eagerly awaited by shoppers in Hull.

Sightseeing in Kingston Upon Hull

Hull has many attractions to reward visitors that are prepared to travel or even just to pass through. It has some beautifully laid out city parks and gardens that are open all year around as well as museums and monuments dealing with the city's past

Social aspects of living in Kingston Upon Hull

The city of Kingston-Upon-Hull has been administered as a unitary authority since 1996, during this time it has consistently been named as one of the poorest performing unitary authorities in the country!

The Geography of Kingston Upon Hull

Hull is more correctly called Kingston-Upon-Hull and is close to the east coast of England in the east Riding of Yorkshire. A Riding is an ancient term for one third of a county. Yorkshire is split into three Ridings; north, west and east.

Transport in and around Kingston Upon Hull

Being on the east cost of the UK, Hull has in the past been one of the most isolated large cities in the country. Looking at it on a map it still seems isolated; it wasn't until some 30 years ago that the motorway network started to approach the city

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Blind Date Basics

Your friend has just set you up with a guy you have never met and know nothing about. You have those fears. What if I don't like him? What if I like him but he doesn't like me?

Being dumped - get over it!

Virtually everyone has been dumped at some time in their life. I know I have and I know how much it hurts...

First Date Dos and Don'ts

First dates are very nerve racking and often leave us shy, silent and with no chance of getting a second one because we weren't prepared for this one...


Date Ideas

The first date is not just about restaurants and movies. Here are some great first date ideas starting with the very cheap, moving through the more expensive right through to the extravagant, for when you win the lottery!

Get out there and flirt!

No matter what you think, to be a great flirt it's not necessary to be devastatingly attractive, rich, smooth, or good at fluttering your eyelashes.

How to attract a man

I remember my first job. There was this gorgeous guy working there. The only problem was I had never talked to him, but I knew I wanted him.

Chatroom dating

Chatrooms are a great place to meet potential friends, and perhaps lovers. Even better you don't have to dress up and pass visual inspection to go there.

Dating Tips for Men

This may sound cheeky but the worst thing you could do when going out on a date (specially if it is your first date with her) is to turn up unshaven, looking dirty and smelling.

Ending a bad date

The guy that you have fancied for ages has asked you out on a date and you've spent all day getting ready. Then when he turns up he looks like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards and that's just his hair.

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