Pryme Group’s new £10m facility is officially opened in North Tyneside
Pryme Group’s new £10m facility is officially opened in North Tyneside

Norma Redfearn CBE, elected mayor of North Tyneside, has officially opened the new, state-of-the-art facility of integrated manufacturing specialist Pryme Group. Staff have relocated from nearby Ryton, Tyne and Wear, to a purpose-built engineering services and manufacturing centre at the Tyne Tunnel Estate, North Shields, following a £10million investment. With operations across the UK and […]

L-R_Eric Fabretti Deputy CEO at Infotel_Cllr Bruce Pickard Deputy Mayor North Tyneside Council_Mundeep Naayar MD Infotel Consulting UK
Software firm, Infotel UK, aims to double workforce as part of £1million investment
Software firm, Infotel UK, aims to double workforce as part of £1million investment

Infotel UK Consulting (Infotel UK), a software firm based in North Shields, aims to double in size with a £1million investment in new offices and recruitment. Infotel UK started operating in 2015, delivering custom-made software and applications that help businesses improve their operations. The company aims to take advantage of increasing interest in its services […]

Royal IHC, Port of Blyth
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors

The region’s strengths in the offshore wind sector were showcased to a group of international investors today (Friday 9 November) as Invest North East England toured with VIP delegates of the Offshore Wind North East Week to key sites in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. The visit takes place the day after the Offshore Wind […]

Energy Centre, Gateshead
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system

Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) has become the first small generator in the UK to be able to access the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism (BM) thanks to a new contract with leading energy firm Flexitricity. The Balancing Mechanism ensures that power generation matches power consumption across the UK, and National Grid pays a premium to generators […]

Brian Archer, managing director of Business Durham, Sarah Slaven, operations director at Business Durham, Dawn Fairlamb, vice principal at New College Durham, Dr Tim Hammond, director of commercialisation and economic development at Durham University and Leon Howe, Durham City Incubator manager.
Specialist incubator launches for County Durham’s small businesses
Specialist incubator launches for County Durham’s small businesses

An incubator designed to help fledgling companies grow and thrive in County Durham has been launched at one of the region’s fastest growing business hubs. Durham City Incubator, based at Salvus House, in Aykley Heads, Durham, will be open to businesses that have been trading for under 12 months and are based in County Durham.  […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector

A recent report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are needed to prevent increasing levels of global warming. There are many factors that contribute to climate change but our current energy supply is one of the biggest. Today, renewable energy sources […]

MIPIM UK 2018 Press Release
Invest North East England to showcase region at UK’s biggest property event
Invest North East England to showcase region at UK’s biggest property event

North East England will take centre stage at the UK’s largest property event later this month as Invest North East England, the region’s inward investment body, showcases the area’s property development opportunities to more than 3,000 delegates including key investors and financial institutions at MIPIM UK. Taking place in London from 17-18 October, MIPIM UK […]

£500m contract opportunity attracts over 100 businesses
£500m contract opportunity attracts over 100 businesses

More than 150 businesses attended an event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland today (8 October) to find out how they can be part of the supply chain to deliver a contract worth £500m that will see a new fleet of trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro designed, built and maintained.  Organised by […]