A deal worth £40 million has been secured to make ultra-fast broadband available in Leeds.
Up to 80,000 homes are set to benefit from speeds of 152Mb. The upgrade will begin in MIddleton, then roll out to other areas of the city after being agreed between internet providers and the city council.
I am delighted that we have secured this investment for the residents of Leeds. Access to high speed broadband is the cornerstone of a thriving local economy helping residents connect and businesses to grow.
The Civil Aviation Authority is warning drone pilots to stay safe when operating near airports.
The authority, which controls the airspace above the UK say unless people take necessary precautions and checks a serious accident could happen. It comes following a number of near misses between the remotely controlled craft and planes operating near the country's airports.
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A huge new offshore windfarm off the east coast, which can power up to 150 thousand homes, is to be officially handed over to its operators later. Construction at Westermost Rough finished earlier this year. It started generating power in May.
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Planning permission for up to two drilling wells at West Newton has been granted at a meeting of East Riding of Yorkshire council.
Campaigners gathered outside the council meeting in Beverley. They are opposed to fracking and staged a protest as the planning committee met to discuss proposals for an exploratory oil and gas well site at West Newton.
The go ahead has finally been given to the Siemens project at Hull's Alexandra Dock.
Experts say the wind turbine blade manufacturing facility - promising thousands of jobs - is a key part of making the area a hub for the green energy industry.
Building work will begin shortly, as James Webster now reports.
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