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Hull’s Paragon Station marks 175th anniversary with VIP reception as it points to exciting future

Hull’s Paragon Station marks 175th anniversary with VIP reception as it points to exciting future

Published on November 21, 2023 in .

Hull's famous Paragon Station has celebrated its 175th Anniversary with a VIP reception hosted by Trans-Pennine Express in what used to be the main ticket office.

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Chamber presents letter to Rail Minister in Commons appealing for direct trains from Cleethorpes to London

Chamber presents letter to Rail Minister in Commons appealing for direct trains from Cleethorpes to London

Published on November 14, 2023 in .

THE Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce met with Rail Minister Huw Merriman in the House of Commons to appeal for direct train services to London.

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Chamber raises concerns over British Steel’s plans to end Scunthorpe ‘virgin steel’ production

Chamber raises concerns over British Steel’s plans to end Scunthorpe ‘virgin steel’ production

Published on November 07, 2023 in .

The Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce is voicing its concerns over British Steel’s plans to close its blast furnaces leading to the loss of around 2,000 jobs and leaving the country exposed to international markets for high quality steel.

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Chamber applauds scrapping of proposals to close rail ticket offices at Humber stations

Chamber applauds scrapping of proposals to close rail ticket offices at Humber stations

Published on October 31, 2023 in .

THE Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce is welcoming today’s announcement by Transport Secretary Mark Harper that plans to close rail ticket offices in England have been scrapped.

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The Chamber's 2024 Goole and Howdenshire Business Excellence Awards open for entries

The Chamber's 2024 Goole and Howdenshire Business Excellence Awards open for entries

Published on October 30, 2023 in .

Now in its 13th year, the Goole and Howdenshire Business Excellence Awards is officially open for entry!

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‘Now is the time to deliver’ … Humber Energy Board’s powerful green investment message to Minister

‘Now is the time to deliver’ … Humber Energy Board’s powerful green investment message to Minister

Published on October 24, 2023 in .

Leading businesses operating in the Humber have presented a united front to a Government Minister calling for transformational investment enabling the region to lead the UK’s drive to net zero.

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Rail Minister promises Hull to Selby electrification will happen, but won’t commit to when

Rail Minister promises Hull to Selby electrification will happen, but won’t commit to when

Published on October 20, 2023 in .

The Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce visited the House of Commons to see Rail Minister Huw Merriman in a meeting organised by MPs Dame Diana Johnson and Emma Hardy following the cancellation of the northern legs of HS2.

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Chamber members hear of RWE’s huge investment and clean energy plans for Humber

Chamber members hear of RWE’s huge investment and clean energy plans for Humber

Published on October 16, 2023 in .

The Chamber’s North East Lincolnshire Area Council which met at Grimsby Institute heard about RWE’s work in and around the Humber from its first UK East Coast Director for Net Zero, Corrine Barry.

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Council leaders tell Chamber meeting ‘the business voice matters in bid for Combined Authority deal’

Council leaders tell Chamber meeting ‘the business voice matters in bid for Combined Authority deal’

Published on October 16, 2023 in .

The Chamber’s Hull Area Council meeting in October was attended by MP Emma Hardy, the Leader of Hull City Council Mike Ross and the Council’s Chief Executive and former Chamber President, Matt Jukes.

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Chamber's 'cautious welcome' for news of Hull to Leeds electrification plans

Chamber's 'cautious welcome' for news of Hull to Leeds electrification plans

Published on October 04, 2023 in .

NEWS that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has promised to electrify rail links to Hull has been cautiously welcomed by the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce.

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Bank of England pauses interest rate rises after inflation drops to 6.7%

Published on September 21, 2023 in .

THE Bank of England holds interest rates at 5.25% after 14 consecutive rises after inflation fell to 6.7% in August - dropping much more quickly than expected.

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Calls to unlock the power of British businesses

Published on September 05, 2023 in .

The British Chambers of Commerce is calling for urgent action from politicians to stimulate economic growth across the UK. Among the key asks are:  

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Alstom consortium selected to deliver the Caribbean’s first monorail system

Alstom consortium selected to deliver the Caribbean’s first monorail system

Published on September 01, 2023 in .

Alstom has been selected to deliver the first monorail system in the Dominican Republic.

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Unrelenting workforce pressures hit the economy 

Published on August 15, 2023 in .

Unrelenting Workforce Pressures Hit The Economy 

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