A Siemens factory is being planned for the city's Alexandra Dock - and will create 700 jobs if it goes ahead. The council says the scheme should go ahead but the Environment Agency has objected to the plans saying they may result in Hull, Grimsby and Immingham facing an increased risk of flooding.
Hull City Council planning committee will discuss the development of a wind turbine manufacturing site.Read the full story ›
People protesting against plans to build wind turbines along the East Yorkshire coastline have taken to the streets today. They gathered outside Beverely council offices to demonstrate against proposals.They say the plans for turbines would damage the Flamborough heritage coast.
Protesters have demonstrated outside a planning meeting this lunchtime in an attempt to protect the East Yorkshire coastline against wind turbines.
People living near the proposed site in Rudston say the plans for turbines more than a hundred feet high would damage the Flamborough heritage coast.
The campaign against the scheme is being backed by villagers from nearby Bempton, who successfully opposed similar plans earlier this year.
Protestors are expected to gather outside council offices in Beverley today over controversial plans to build two 100ft wind turbines on the protected Flamborough headland. Hundreds of objections have so far been raised against the plans.
Campaigners against plans for wind turbines on Yorkshire moors associated with the Bronte sisters want civic leaders to ditch the proposalsRead the full story ›