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County Durham Growth Fund
Business Durham invests over half a million in local business growth
Business Durham invests over half a million in local business growth

The County Durham Growth Fund is celebrating having invested more than £500k in three businesses from across the county within 10 months of its launch. Established in April 2019, the three-year fund is a £4.9m investment scheme providing funding to small and medium sized businesses in County Durham to accelerate their growth. The fund overseen […]

Advanced manufacturing firm, Turbo Power Systems welcomes MP Chris Heaton-Harris and Counsellor Martin Gannon
Advanced manufacturing firm, Turbo Power Systems welcomes MP Chris Heaton-Harris and Counsellor Martin Gannon
Advanced manufacturing firm, Turbo Power Systems welcomes MP Chris Heaton-Harris and Counsellor Martin Gannon

Gateshead-based Turbo Power Systems Ltd (TPS) were honoured to welcome Chris Heaton-Harris, UK Minister of State for Transport and Counsellor Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council together with Nexus Managing Director Tobyn Hughes and Stadler Group CEO Thomas Ahlburg to their HQ on the Team Valley yesterday (27th January 2020). The visit follows a prestigious […]

Kunasan Ltd relocated to NETPark in County Durham. Kunasan's founder & MD Paul Mawson with Janet Todd (NETPARK's Manager at Business Durham)
Kunasan Ltd moves to NETPark ahead of UK launch
Kunasan Ltd moves to NETPark ahead of UK launch

Innovative technology company Kunasan Ltd has relocated to County Durham from the USA to bring its new sleep aid system, Frequen-ZZZ, to market in the UK. National statistics indicate that 1 in 3 of us suffer from poor sleep. Sleep deprivation is linked with chronic conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, insomnia and stress.  Frequen-ZZZ is […]

Secretary of State Liz Truss Visits Energy |Central, Port of Blyth
SECRETARY OF STATE EYES OFFSHORE ENERGY BOOM IN BLYTH
SECRETARY OF STATE EYES OFFSHORE ENERGY BOOM IN BLYTH

The increasing importance of the Port of Blyth and the town’s Energy Central partnership to the future of the offshore energy and renewables industry in the UK has been witnessed by the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss, who visited the region today. Having spent time on the river itself, the Secretary of […]

Ministerial Approval for Offshore Energy Base Energy Central
Ministerial Approval for Northumberland’s Offshore Energy Base – Energy Central
Ministerial Approval for Northumberland’s Offshore Energy Base – Energy Central

Energy Central, has been recognised as a premier offshore energy base during a visit from the Department for Transport‘s Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP. The Minister visited Energy Central last week to learn about its rapid development into one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support facilities and took a tour of its two key features including – […]

South Tyneside Week 2020
South Tyneside Business Week to inspire, celebrate and stimulate growth
South Tyneside Business Week to inspire, celebrate and stimulate growth

Businesses across the borough and the North East are invited to attend a week-long programme of free, insightful events and practical workshops to help them thrive.  Designed to both showcase and support businesses of all shapes and sizes South Tyneside Business Week will run from Monday 10th until Friday 14th February 2020. The South Tyneside […]

Northern Powerhouse Minister praises County Durham's investment opportunities
Northern Powerhouse minister praises County Durham investment opportunities
Northern Powerhouse minister praises County Durham investment opportunities

A leading government minister has called on global businesses to consider investing in County Durham. Jake Berry, Northern Powerhouse minister, praised the “passion and drive” of the area’s “highly-skilled workforce” and described the county as a “good place to invest” during a visit to the area. Mr Berry took a tour of family firm Thomas […]

BIM Show Live 2020
BIM Show Live Keynote Speakers Revealed
BIM Show Live Keynote Speakers Revealed

Designing for healthy people and places, protecting the environment and human centred design are all high on the agenda at the industry leading BIM Show Live conference taking place in Newcastle upon Tyne, 26-27 February 2020. Three of the four keynote speakers who will be headlining the two day event have been announced as, biophilic […]