Press Releases

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Yorkshire Forward enters Politically Restricted Period

Yorkshire Forward goes into political restriction on the 6th of April to the 6th of May inclusive. This is for the General and Local Elections.  As a result, whilst our work continues in the region, we are unable to host any events or make any press announcements or speeches during this period.

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Yorkshire and Humber – A Low Carbon Economy Leader

Yorkshire and Humber’s vision for a Low Carbon Economy, the journey to this and the work being carried out by Yorkshire Forward to support this, is outlined in a new prospectus launched today. 

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Gauge enhancement for the region's ports takes a step forward

The ability to move a new generation of high cube containers by rail out of Yorkshire and Humber’s Ports has taken a huge step forward today as it received a £1milion funding commitment.

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Local Businesses take advantage of gateway into £100m Procurement Opportunities

More than 300 local SME’s from all over the Yorkshire and Humber recently took advantage of the chance to meet face to face with the main contractors on the £100m YORBuild Framework.

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Budding entrepreneurs in Leeds flock to the Enterprise Shows

The Enterprise Shows celebrated their 10th anniversary last weekend (March 27 – 28th) with record breaking attendances at the Leeds shows.

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