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North East England cementing its place as a world-leading location for offshore wind operations

North East England cementing its place as a world-leading location for offshore wind operations

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Blog by Invest North East England on the strengths of the North East Offshore sector.

Plans approved for multi-million pound business park development

Plans approved for multi-million pound business park development

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Planning consent has been given for a new multi-million pound business park which could see the creation of more than 2,500 jobs in County Durham.

 

 

North East can become centre of vegan food revolution

North East can become centre of vegan food revolution

Friday, 10 May 2019

Celebrity businesswoman Heather Mills has revealed her hopes that the North East will become a major centre for the fast growing vegan food industry.

Multi-million pound business park development set to bring 2,500 jobs to County Durham

Multi-million pound business park development set to bring 2,500 jobs to County Durham

Thursday, 09 May 2019

A NEW multi-million pound business park development on a former colliery could see the creation of more than 2,500 jobs in County Durham, subject to planning permission.

County Durham’s leaders take their message to Westminster

County Durham’s leaders take their message to Westminster

Thursday, 02 May 2019

Durham is a great place to live, work and invest – that’s the message the county’s leaders took right to the heart of government this week.

East Durham’s VBites factory ready for business

East Durham’s VBites factory ready for business

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

BUSINESSWOMAN Heather Mills has revealed that the former Walkers Crisps factory she took over to manufacture her range of plant-based foods in Peterlee will be open for business within the next three months. 

 

North East businesses unite to showcase the region in a series of new films

North East businesses unite to showcase the region in a series of new films

Thursday, 14 February 2019

THE best of the North East will be showcased in a series of spectacular new films.

Heather Mills to turn Peterlee factory into 'Silicon Valley' of vegan food

Heather Mills to turn Peterlee factory into 'Silicon Valley' of vegan food

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Former model turned businesswoman Heather Mills has revealed plans to create hundreds of new North East jobs by turning the region into the “Silicon Valley” of vegan food.

Seaham company launches digital platform to help businesses save money

Seaham company launches digital platform to help businesses save money

Friday, 16 November 2018

A Seaham based company which helps businesses save money has launched a new digital platform.

Thousands of young people to benefit from engineering programme with global rail giant

Thousands of young people to benefit from engineering programme with global rail giant

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Hitachi Rail is launching a brand new educational programme with Primary Engineer that will see 2,700 5 to 11-year-olds learn about engineering with the help of experts in the field.

Invest North East England to showcase region at UK’s biggest property event

Invest North East England to showcase region at UK’s biggest property event

Thursday, 11 October 2018

North East England will take centre stage at the UK’s largest property event later this month as Invest North East England, the region’s inward investment body, showcases the area’s property development opportunities to more than 3,000 delegates including key investors and financial institutions at MIPIM UK.

Hitachi on track for £500m Metro fleet contract

Hitachi on track for £500m Metro fleet contract

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages Metro, yesterday announced five bidders selected for detailed negotiations before a preferred bidder is selected by the end of next year.

Seaham company raises over £30,000 for four regional charities

Seaham company raises over £30,000 for four regional charities

Friday, 14 September 2018

A North East company’s 12-month fundraising campaign has raised £30,048 for four charities in the region.  

 

ResQ toasts 12 years in business with charity match for Bradley Lowery Foundation

ResQ toasts 12 years in business with charity match for Bradley Lowery Foundation

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Call centre ResQ celebrated its 12th anniversary by organising a charity football match at the Stadium of Light.

Dutch manufacturer invests in North East

Dutch manufacturer invests in North East

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Lightweight Containers, a Dutch-based manufacturer of lightweight kegs for the drinks industry, has chosen to locate its first UK manufacturing plant in County Durham.

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