Press Releases

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Humber to play big role in the massive expansion of offshore wind in the UK


Yorkshire Forward has welcomed Ed Miliband’s announcement that Consortium SMartWind has been awarded the contract to develop the Hornsea offshore wind farm zone, located just off the Humber coast, which is one of the largest Round 3 offshore wind farm zones.

Don't silence the strong voice that shows we mean business


How many decisions about the Yorkshire and Humber economy are taken in the region?  In this global economy the price of commodities like steel, confidence in stock markets and access to credit can sweep like wildfire from the US and China to affect jobs here in a matter of days.

Looking back on a decade of support for rural life in region


This time of year is a time to reflect on the year gone by, achievements and things we think we could have done better. This year Yorkshire Forward celebrated its tenth birthday so this has given me even more of an opportunity to reflect on our achievements as an organisation.

Global Giants Sign Up To Meet Regional Companies


International giants including Siemens, Ford Europe, Wal-Mart and Aerospace Components  have all signed up to attend the largest ‘meet the buyer’ event in the UK,  which is being held in the region in March.

Environmental eco-design training workshop organised


Envirowise has teamed up with Electronics Yorkshire to deliver a free half-day training workshop which will focus on the benefits of eco-design to the bottom line for businesses from all sectors.