Become a H.I.T. Patron


HULL IS THIS has established itself as a respected and much-loved news platform in Hull. The project has influenced the news media locally, and even attracted attention from the news industry nationally – with the message that news can be more constructive, solutions-focused, and positive.

Your help is needed to take this project to the next level, you are invited to become a H.I.T. Patron.

What do you get?

  • a warm glow in your heart knowing that you’re helping to sustain a constructive news platform for Hull that aims to help the city, and its communities and enterprises, to continue to develop.
  • access to H.I.T. Patron exclusive content, where you’ll find insights into this project’s work, behind-the-scenes photos & podcasts, regular updates about how is doing, and what is being planned next.
  • invites to exclusive H.I.T. Patron Meet The Editor & Contributors events, where you can tell us what you like and don’t like about, influencing how the project develops.

News on the site will always be freely available to readers, but H.I.T. Patrons will get a little ‘insider’ knowledge from the editor and others that are making this project happen. Your support will help to pay for more content which is exclusive to, commissioning local freelancers to create content that meets the mission aim, whilst covering core editorial and publishing costs.

There’ll be a bit of fun for us to have together along the way too.


Jerome, The Editor

NB: No Paypal account is required, hit the orange Paypal Checkout button when you get there, then you can choose to ‘pay by credit or debit card’ if you prefer.

(If, for some reason, you DO NOT want to become a H.I.T. Patron, but still want to support HULL IS THIS journalism, you can make a simple one-off donation using the DONATE button in the footer of the website. Receipts and invoices can be arranged for corporate sponsors too)


H.I.T. Patron - monthly billing
£3 / month
H.I.T. Patron - annual billing
£25 / year