A&P Tyne and Cammell Laird delivering units for Type 26 Anti-Submarine Vessels
A&P Tyne and Cammell Laird delivering units for Type 26 Anti-Submarine Vessels
A&P Tyne and Cammell Laird delivering units for Type 26 Anti-Submarine Vessels

A&P and Cammell Laird have been awarded contracts by BAE Systems to build units for the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates. The advanced anti-submarine warfare vessels are being constructed at BAE Systems’ site in Govan, Scotland, but will incorporate units built by both A&P and Cammell Laird. A&P Tyne – which boasts the largest fabrication […]

Major Sunderland film studio plans revealed
Major Sunderland film studio plans revealed
Major Sunderland film studio plans revealed

Sunderland-born founder of global production company unveils plans for film studios, creating one of Europe’s largest facilities, bringing 8,450 jobs. FulwellCain Studios, a joint venture between global entertainment company Fulwell 73 and Cain International, has today announced plans for Crown Works Studios in Sunderland, which will be one of the largest filmmaking complexes in Europe, […]

Riverside Sunderland buildings are making their mark in the city
Riverside Sunderland buildings are making their mark in the city
Riverside Sunderland buildings are making their mark in the city

Two new build office buildings that will change the face of Sunderland city centre have ‘topped out’ with a traditional ceremony.  Maker and Faber, two new offices on Riverside Sunderland backed by Legal & General, will create 150,000 sq ft of Grade A space for professional services firms, as well as exciting retailers on the […]

A major new festival Tech NExt will celebrate region’s tech sector
A major new festival Tech NExt will celebrate region’s tech sector
A major new festival Tech NExt will celebrate region’s tech sector

Tech NExt – a MAJOR new regional festival to promote and celebrate the north east’s growing tech sector has been launched. Organised by regional tech network Dynamo and its partner Sunderland Software City, Tech NExt Festival will be held throughout the north east from June 19-23 this summer. The festival has already received the backing […]

North East England Works
North East England Works
North East England Works

Passengers visiting Newcastle International Airport this year will be greeted with a bold new advertising campaign celebrating why the North East is a great place to work, learn, live, visit and invest. The new campaign – North East England Works – has been developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) in partnership with Invest North East […]

Forrest Park, a new £100m County Durham industrial development to create over 3,000 jobs
Forrest Park, a new £100m County Durham industrial development to create over 3,000 jobs
Forrest Park, a new £100m County Durham industrial development to create over 3,000 jobs

Developer Richardson Barberry today announced it has secured detailed planning consent for eight new warehouse units at Forrest Park, County Durham. Durham County Council has approved the company’s plans for the first phase development of 830,500 sq ft of warehouse/logistics space on 42-acres of the 116-acre site at Forrest Park. Earthworks/construction is expected to begin […]

Final opportunity for grant support
Final opportunity for grant support
Final opportunity for grant support

Businesses across Tyneside and Northumberland are being urged to come forward with their growth projects as The Growth Fund and North of Tyne Growth Fund approach their completion. The £3.5m funds are each designed to support small to medium-sized businesses with grants from £20,000 to £250,000 for capital investment with a project spend of at […]

Creative businesses in the North East receive funding boost and government backing to spur future growth
Creative businesses in the North East receive funding boost and government backing to spur future growth
Creative businesses in the North East receive funding boost and government backing to spur future growth

Creative enterprises with the potential to become booming businesses in the North East will benefit from a new national £17.5 million funding pot to help expand their operations, attract additional investment, and create jobs.  The North East has been awarded £1.275 million in grant funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) […]