Boost for region’s bioeconomy as university’s Thyme project secures £1.8m funding

Boost for region’s bioeconomy as university’s Thyme project secures £1.8m funding

A highly successful university collaboration that is driving increased productivity in the bioeconomy has been awarded a further £1.8 million. The Thyme project, a collaboration between the universities of Hull, Teesside and York, was awarded the funding from Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund to continue working together to develop innovation assets to help to boost economic growth....

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Company transforms unloved patch of car park into buzzing wildlife area

Company transforms unloved patch of car park into buzzing wildlife area

A leading Hull-based building, maintenance and repair contractor has planted a wildlife area at its head office as part of an ongoing environmental project to reduce carbon emissions. A patch of ground within the car park at KWL, in Kingswood, was overgrown with weeds, but it has been transformed into a secluded wildlife haven where wild flowers thrive, attracting bees, butterflies and other...

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Merger announced for influential renewables and maritime businesses

Merger announced for influential renewables and maritime businesses

Team Humber Marine Alliance and Grimsby Renewables Partnership have announced their intention to merge to create one of the UK’s leading renewables and maritime business development organisations. With a combined membership of almost 300 Humber businesses involved in offshore wind, marine engineering and related sectors, the move will create a powerful and unified force in representing the...

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Students urged to take up the climate change challenge with sustainable solutions

Students urged to take up the climate change challenge with sustainable solutions

Students across the region are being urged to play their part in helping save the planet by getting involved in a new competition to find sustainable climate change solutions. Children and young people across the Humber aged between 11-18 are invited to help make a difference in the global fight against climate change by planning and delivering their own eco-project for The Waterline Student...

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The car is the star as AA Global underlines its carbon-neutral commitment

The car is the star as AA Global underlines its carbon-neutral commitment

A business in Hull has embarked on a drive to become the UK’s first zero-emission company in its sector and to encourage other small firms to promote a greener business agenda. A new Tesla car is the striking symbol of the commitment by AA Global Language Services to upgrade its company vehicles to all-electric. Other moves include installation of LED lighting at the firm’s premises and a...

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