November 29, 2019

Featured in The Yorkshire Post

In early November the Humber welcomed 800 delegates to Hull for the Energy and Clean Growth in the Northern Powerhouse conference.

As the conference began, Humber LEP Chair Lord Haskins set out one important question for the attendees to take into consideration as they listened to the speakers over the two days – how can we address climate change while maintaining economic growth?

The conference saw the publication of the NP11’s report into clean growth for the Northern Powerhouse, which set...

August 26, 2019

Featured in Hull Daily Mail

A Hull swimmer has become the first to swim solo across the width of the River Humber and back.

Richard Royal, who also works as the energy programme manager at the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), took the plunge into the estuary on Saturday afternoon, cheered on by family and friends.

He made the crossing, close to the Humber Bridge, in a time of just one hour and 14 minutes, becoming the first person to do the swim alone.

Richard, who has previously swum the English Channel, admitte...

February 1, 2019

Featured in The Yorkshire Post

We live in exciting times for the Humber. Hull 2017 City of Culture showcased some of our best historic and cultural elements, whilst the recent announcement that Rugby World Cup games will be hosted at the KCOM Stadium builds on our region’s strong sporting character. Now we seek to reassert our position as the UK’s Energy Estuary by promoting some of the most cutting-edge clean energy projects to take us forward over the coming decades.

Over the next few weeks we will be finalising our Lo...

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