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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Plans to invest up to £35,000 to put together a refurbishment plan for Harrogate railway station have been approved.
North Yorkshire County Council will appoint consultants to put together proposals for a refurbished railway station as well as improvements to the area around the station.
Harrogate is the busiest station in the county and over recent years has seen usage grow by over 20 per cent.
This initiative follows last week’s announcement by the government’s Electrification Task Force that the Harrogate line is in the top tier of schemes for future electrification.
The social network clarifies its rules on what is and isn't allowed - including clearer guidelines on nudity, hate speech and bullying.Read the full story ›
A teenager from West Yorkshire is among 57 people arrested across the country in a nationwide cyber crime crackdown.
The 16-year-old from Pudsey was arrested suspected Computer Misuse Act offences concerning the use of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks believed to target approximately 350 websites.
More than 1,000 golden tickets are to be hidden on buses across Lincolnshire.
The lucky winners will claim prises of bus tickets, book vouchers and tech gadgets. It is all part of a campaign to get more people out of their cars and on to public transport.