Growing Places Fund Revives Business Park Scheme in Washington

A £1.2m scheme to transform a brownfield site in Washington into a thriving business park, creating 112 jobs, has been revived after securing a cash injection from the Growing Places Fund. Teal Farm Park initially secured planning consent in 2007,…

House of Commons hosts North East Economic review talks

North East MPs, House of Lords members and North East LEP board members met at the House of Commons this week to discuss priorities for…

Senior appointment at North East LEP to develop region’s skills

A high-level appointment to promote the importance of developing skills in the region has been made by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership. Michelle Duggan…

City Deals – Paul Woolston

Paul Woolston, chair of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership said: “This is good news for the North East LEP’s city deals. We are already…

Focus on North East LEP area growth to 2030 at conference

A conference organised by the North East LEP brought together over 200 leading figures to discuss the evidence that has been gathered to date for…

Vantec completes new warehouse at North East Enterprise Zone

Vantec Corporation President Akira Koyama celebrated the successful completion of Vantec Europe’s massive new warehouse at the North East Enterprise Zone in Sunderland by painting…

Rural Growth in the North East

Opportunities for economic growth in the rural areas of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham will be debated at an event on Friday 1…

The impact of NE land markets and development on economic growth

An event chaired by Lord Don Curry to discuss land markets in the North East LEP area brought together key property professionals in the public…

North East transport priorities lead the way at ICE Event

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) brought together top names in construction and engineering at an event this week at Durham Town Hall to discuss…