Jobs and cash for Hull

A £135 million improvement scheme bringing with it more than eight hundred jobs has been announced in Hull.

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Hull regeneration project

People living in one of the most run down parts of Hull have given a cautious welcome to news it is to be regenerated after a two-year wait for funding.

Hull City Council announced that vital Government cash has finally been agreed to demolish and rebuild scores of empty houses in the Hawthorn Avenue area.

Most residents have already abandoned their homes - but those left behind say they're now little better than slums. Lisa Adlam reports.

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