First NEFRAN Rural Business Conference

Rural businesses and key rural representatives gathered for the first NEFRAN Rural Business Conference on the 24th June at Kirkley Hall Campus. The event was designed to promote the work of the [...]

Paul Woolston to stand down as LEP Chair

Paul Woolston, who has led the North East LEP since its formation nearly five years ago, is to leave his post together with several colleagues in a number of changes to the board. Paul, a former [...]

An update from the Rural Growth Network

Antony Braithwaite, Chair of the North East Farming and Rural Affairs Network (NEFRAN), gives an update on the progress of the North East Rural Growth Network, three years after its creation. The [...]