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Hull shopping centre facelift or closure warn owners

Princes Quay shopping centre in Hull needs a facelift or it might have to close down, its owners are warning.

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The have put in a planning application to build new entrances off Carr Lane in the city centre. Without them, they say the centre which is currently losing money would start to look run down and could end up closing altogether. The city council will consider the proposals next month.


Tower of London poppies installation arrives in Hull as part of UK City of Culture celebrations

Weeping Window has been installed at Hull's Maritime Museum. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

An installation featuring thousands of ceramic poppies, which were shown outside the Tower of London in 2014, has arrived in Hull.

The Weeping Window display has been erected outside the Maritime Museum, which witnessed the recruitment of men to the Hull Pals in Hull City Hall opposite during the First World War.

It has been taken from the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red exhibition that was created to mark the centenary of the conflict at the London landmark.

It will remain in the city until May 14 as part of Hull's UK City of Culture programme.

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