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Work Piles in at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site
Work Piles in at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site

Advance Northumberland have reached another major milestone in the redevelopment of the former Blyth Power Station Enterprise Zone, where work is well on the way to create the new deep water dock with direct link to a 12 ha development plateau. The activity aims to maximise the potential of the site to attract investment from […]

Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector - Northern Exposure Sept 2019
Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector
Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector

THE North East’s vibrant gaming industry has been showcased to international visitors this week. Invest North East England welcomed an overseas delegation of experts to the region to learn about the thriving gaming sector and explore opportunities for expansion. The delegation of specialist gaming companies from Ireland, as well as representatives from the Department for […]

Plant Based Valley, Northumberland
PLANT-BASED VALLEY LAUNCHED IN NORTHUMBERLAND WILL CREATE JOBS & BUILD WORLD CENTRE FOR FOOD FUTURE IN NORTH EAST
PLANT-BASED VALLEY LAUNCHED IN NORTHUMBERLAND WILL CREATE JOBS & BUILD WORLD CENTRE FOR FOOD FUTURE IN NORTH EAST

Heather Mills today [Thursday Sept 12th] launches a vital drive to make the North East the world centre for the creation of planet-rescuing ideas, business and industry – Plant-Based Valley. The environmental equivalent of California’s Silicon Valley, Plant-Based Valley is designed to become the Northern powerhouse for the brightest vegan minds to innovate new ways […]

Naylors and Gavin Black & Partners are coming together to form Naylors Gavin Black LLP.
Property consultancies merge to create regional market leader
Property consultancies merge to create regional market leader

Two leading names in North East property are joining forces to create the region’s largest independent commercial property firm. Naylors and Gavin Black & Partners are coming together to form Naylors Gavin Black LLP. The new company will commence trading with immediate effect and boast a combined team of 38 staff. Gavin Black, Chris Pearson […]

Sage moves to Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside
North East England outperforming most other areas of UK on inward investment job creation
North East England outperforming most other areas of UK on inward investment job creation

New figures released by the Department for International Trade show North East England is one of the most successful regions outside London in creating jobs from foreign direct investment. The latest figures show that in 2018/19 the North East created 125 jobs for every 100,000 people (working age population), placing it only behind London and […]

Digital Sector, North East England
International video games conference, Northern Exposure, shines a light on North East England’s thriving gaming sector
International video games conference, Northern Exposure, shines a light on North East England’s thriving gaming sector

David Pattison, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England, explains why Mortal Kombat and Fortnite are helping put North East England on the map One of the earliest video games ever made was a simple 2D tennis game called ‘Tennis for Two’. Created as part of a science experiment by William Higinbotham in 1958, […]

WORK UNDERWAY ON BELLWAY HQ AT AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK
WORK UNDERWAY ON BELLWAY HQ AT AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK
WORK UNDERWAY ON BELLWAY HQ AT AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK

Development work on Newcastle Airport’s Business Park is now underway – as construction has started on Bellway PLC’s new headquarters. The North-East-based housing developer is to be the first business to the Airport Business Park site, with the building set to be completed in June 2020. The Airport Business Park is set to create around […]

The Biosphere, Newcastle Helix
The Biosphere has been recognised for outstanding levels of support to companies in the life sciences sector
The Biosphere has been recognised for outstanding levels of support to companies in the life sciences sector

The Biosphere has been shortlisted for a ‘Best Sector Support’ award in the OBN Awards 2019. This is a broad ranging award that recognises outstanding levels of support or service to companies in the life sciences sector. OBN (UK) Ltd, is a membership organisation that supports the life science sector. These awards celebrate innovation and […]