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Humber LEP takes part in Westminster committee discussing increasing the UK’s green jobs

Humber LEP takes part in Westminster committee discussing increasing the UK’s green jobs

The success of the Humber at creating green jobs – and what both the region and the UK will need to create future green roles – has been discussed in a Parliamentary committee. Richard Kendall, the Humber LEP’s director of business and strategy, appeared as part of the Environmental Audit Committee’s virtual inquiry into green jobs on Wednesday afternoon. The committee had asked to hear from the...

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Howdens joins national brands at expanding Trade Yard

Howdens joins national brands at expanding Trade Yard

The company behind the expanding Trade Yard brand has welcomed the opening of a UK-leading DIY business to take one of its sites to capacity while confirming a deal with another industry leader at its newest development. Allenby Commercial, based in Hull, confirmed The Trade Yard Beverley was now full following the opening last week of the new local branch of Howdens in the final unit. The...

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Dudley’s forges ahead with £1 billion regeneration plans taking growth to the next level

Dudley’s forges ahead with £1 billion regeneration plans taking growth to the next level

The Black Country borough of Dudley is setting the bar for investment and regeneration in the Midlands and beyond. Despite the pandemic, activity has far from stalled, and the local authority is ploughing ahead with an unprecedented £1 billion investment programme, destined to radically transform the borough over the next decade. A succession of regeneration projects ranging from transport and...

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Humber region must be ‘at the heart of the fourth green industrial revolution’

Humber region must be ‘at the heart of the fourth green industrial revolution’

“Strong leadership, vision and confidence” will be needed for the Humber region to play a starring role in the UK’s fourth green industrial revolution. Those were the words of Juergen Maier, former chief executive at Siemens UK, who spoke at the Festival of Green Innovation – broadcast live from the Aura Innovation Centre – on Tuesday, March 2. The digital event – led by Aura and the University...

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Work set to start on next phase of Beverley housing masterplan

Work set to start on next phase of Beverley housing masterplan

Work is expected to start within weeks on the next phase of a project to build around 1,800 homes to the south of Beverley after council officers cleared the way by approving details of the scheme. Lovel Developments, which is based in Beverley, is close to agreeing a date for Barratt Homes to begin construction of more than 400 houses on about 35 acres of land next to Long Lane.  Both...

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