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£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 […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
BLOG: From London to North East England; Why the UK continues to be a good place to invest
BLOG: From London to North East England; Why the UK continues to be a good place to invest

As the saying goes, it’s ‘as safe as houses’, and for investors and property developers, the UK continues to be a good place to invest. And it’s not just London that’s seeing the impact of this. Major cites and key employment sites across the country are all benefitting from UK and foreign investment in a […]

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Speculative Team Valley scheme over 65% let
Speculative Team Valley scheme over 65% let

A speculative trade park development at Team Valley in Gateshead has achieved over 65% occupancy, leaving only three properties remaining. Comprising of nine new units, Earlsway Trade Park was developed by Northumberland Estates to provide quality commercial accommodation for a wide range of occupiers. Since completion of construction, the scheme has attracted a number of […]

North East Contact Centre Awards 2019
The search is on for the region’s contact centre superheroes
The search is on for the region’s contact centre superheroes

Entries have now opened for the North East Contact Centre Awards 2018, which looks to recognise and reward the outstanding achievements of superheroes within the industry. The awards, which is now in its 16th year, will celebrate employees who have helped to shape the positive reputation of the industry in the region, as well as […]

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Port of Blyth Completes Long Term Agreement with Royal IHC
Port of Blyth Completes Long Term Agreement with Royal IHC

The Port of Blyth has reached an agreement with major tenant Royal IHC that will see the offshore engineering firm commit their long term future to the port’s offshore energy support base. Having completed this landmark deal, Royal IHC are now planning for a period of expansion with various new contracts secured and the creation […]

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Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech

As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre during his trip to the region on Friday (7th Sept). Located in Baltic Quarter, Gateshead, PROTO is an £8 million-pound, state-of-the-art research and development facility (R&D) for organisations to test and create […]

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Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle
Whitecap Consulting continues its regional expansion with new offices in Bristol and Newcastle

Regional strategy consulting firm Whitecap Consulting has announced it is to open two new satellite offices in Bristol and Newcastle as it enters the latest phase of its regional growth. Established in 2012, Whitecap helps clients analyse, develop and implement growth strategies, supporting clients typically located outside London. Headquartered in Leeds, the firm expanded its […]

Aykley Heads Business Park, Durham City Centre
‘First phase’ for Aykley Heads Business Park begins
‘First phase’ for Aykley Heads Business Park begins

A new private sector business park capable of attracting up to 6,000 new jobs, worth £400 million to the county’s economy looks set to move into its first phase of development. The unique site on Aykley Heads, set in mature parkland and with outstanding views over the World Heritage site, offers a once in a […]