North East Rural Growth Network

Rural focussed investment programme consisting of Strategic Infrastructure scheme and Rural Business Growth Fund.

The North East Rural Growth Network spans Northumberland, Durham and Gateshead and aims to stimulate economic growth and create jobs in rural locations.

Capital funding for business growth is available for businesses located in rural locations.

The Rural Growth Network has specific funding and expertise available for businesses located in rural locations, to help generate rural economic growth.

We are committed to this capital business growth programme which has received significant financial support through the Local Growth Fund to support rural businesses and stimulate business growth within the rural areas of Northumberland, Durham and Gateshead.

Below, you’ll find two videos on projects which have benefitted from the Rural Growth Network:

Project timeline
2015 In progress

Project approved and in construction phase

2018 In progress

Project expected to be live in 2020

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Project Stats
Business growth and access to finance, Economic assets and infrastructure
Project Status
In progress
Project Organisation
Northumberland County Council
Project Funding
Local Growth Fund
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