Working together to create a better future for the region
Working together to create a better future for the region
Working together to create a better future for the region

Earlier this month, Xplor, who provide management software for health and fitness clubs, chose Newcastle its new base for their service delivery business and will look to create over 200 new jobs this year as part of their global expansion plans. The initial enquiry came via Invest North East England and director, Guy Currey, initially […]

International technology firm Xplor, locates in Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, locates in Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, locates in Newcastle creating over 200 jobs

Newcastle has beaten off stiff competition from nine other UK cities as a business location for international software and payments firm, Xplor. As part of their global expansion plans, Xplor, a leading provider of enterprise software, payments and commerce-enabling solutions for businesses, has selected Newcastle city centre as the location of its new customer service […]

County Durham Growth Fund injects £225k cash boost to create manufacturing jobs
County Durham Growth Fund injects £225k cash boost to create manufacturing jobs
County Durham Growth Fund injects £225k cash boost to create manufacturing jobs

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded grants of nearly quarter of a million to two manufacturers from across the county, helping to create over 30 jobs. Established in April 2019, the fund is a £8.9m capital grant scheme providing grants to small and medium enterprises in County Durham to accelerate their growth. Each of […]

Work begins on Station Place – a landmark industrial development in County Durham
Work begins on Station Place – a landmark industrial development in County Durham
Work begins on Station Place – a landmark industrial development in County Durham

The latest phase of a major County Durham scheme is now underway with the development of a range of industrial units at Station Place in Newton Aycliffe. Station Place, which is now under construction, is part of the wider £90m Merchant Park industrial scheme in Newton Aycliffe – a 65-acre development at Aycliffe Business Park […]

Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m
Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m
Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m

Hitachi Rail’s investment at its County Durham factory – which now totals £110million – sees new facilities completed, allowing welding and painting to start on brand new UK passenger trains. New welding and painting facilities will be used to build the next generation of intercity trains for East Midlands Railway and Avanti West Coast. Around […]

Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth

IT@Spectrum, a fast growing technology company is eying expansion, after snapping up a North East base in one of the region’s most exciting new business centres.  East Yorkshire headquartered IT@Spectrum will operate its new facility at The Catalyst, Helix, under the globally recognised Canon brand, reflecting the partners’ shared passion for providing quality products and […]

Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution
Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution
Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution

As part of a multi-million pound investment programme, the Port of Blyth has announced the launch of its Bates Clean Energy Terminal, offering enhanced facilities and the opportunity for low carbon focused investment and innovation. This major redevelopment scheme supported by North East Local Enterprise Partnership, strengthens the Port’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading offshore […]

Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix
Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix
Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix

A technology-driven spin out that looks to transform cell production is the latest business to move into The Biosphere lab facility on Newcastle Helix. Moving from the International Centre for Life, CellulaREvolution spun-out of Newcastle University in 2019 and are currently working on bringing their continuous cell culturing technologies, that aid the production of ‘clean […]