Businesses in the North East are being challenged to put forward potential solutions which could help communities in the region’s rural areas work towards decarbonisation. Josh Sawyer, Rural Energy Officer at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) explains more: Regions all around the UK are working to reduce their emissions as part of the […]
Three new education institutions have joined the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s pioneering Ford Next Generation Learning pilot, which supports careers education in schools and colleges by bringing the workplace and classroom closer together.
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) has become the first LEP in the country to sign the School Governor Champion Charter, which aims to champion the role of school governor and support staff members to become governors in local schools.
Year 11 students at Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy in Gateshead have been preparing for the world of work, college or university, thanks to a North East construction company. The MGL Group, which is based in Durham, partnered with the school to provide every student in the year group with support in researching job opportunities […]
Friday 29 November is an exciting day for us as we welcome 140 colleagues from schools and colleges across the LEP area to the first Regional Careers Leaders Network Meeting of the academic year.
Two new appointments have been made at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to drive forward the region’s energy strategy and help to accelerate economic growth in the North East. David Lynch joins the team as Energy Innovation Partnership Manager and Josh Sawyer has been appointed as Rural Energy Officer. They will be working […]
If you operate in the tourism, food processing or rural business development sector, you could benefit from up to 40% capital grant funding following the opening of Round 3 of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme which aims to unlock business investment across the region to create jobs and growth. The Growth […]
The North East LEP’s ambitious goal of increasing the number of scaleups in the North East by 50% by 2024 through its multimillion pound Scaleup North East programme has had a significant boost.
Pupils at Newcastle’s Excelsior Academy have been taking lessons from two North East rowers who are set to take on ‘the world’s toughest row’. On 12 December, Paul Hopkins and Philip Pugh, known as the Atlantic Dream team, will be setting off from La Gomera, in the Canary Islands, to race 3,000 miles to Antigua […]
Eight members of the North East business and academic communities have been appointed to the North East’s Digital for Growth steering group, supporting the delivery of the region’s digital strategy. The group includes a cross section of highly experienced representatives from business, education and the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which is leading on […]
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