Tech Talent, North East Launches a new digital talent scheme
Digital scheme aims to produce tech talent
Digital scheme aims to produce tech talent

A ground-breaking scheme to attract new talent into the digital technology sector has been launched in the North East. Gateshead College has teamed up with Sunderland Software City, PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre and North East digital firms to kick-start the programme, which is designed to help the industry tackle skills shortages and become more […]

International Advanced Manufacturing Park Sunderland.South Tyneside April 2019
Innovation boost for IAMP
Innovation boost for IAMP

PLANS to establish a transformational advanced manufacturing innovation facility at the heart of the £400m International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) have received a major boost today (Thursday 21 March). The announcement is a green light from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for the consortium behind the Centre for Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (CeSAM) to bid for […]

Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector

Newcastle College and the Port of Blyth have announced a visionary partnership which will open up major career opportunities for young people in the region. In a skills first approach, Newcastle College and Port Training Services (PTS), the Port’s award winning training arm, are joining forces to develop and deliver training programmes with direct pathways […]

NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event
NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event

Over 20 leading North East businesses recently gathered at St James’ Park to deliver a unique twist on a traditional jobs fair, helping to support the young participants of Newcastle United Foundation’s employability programme. This event gave participants the chance to take a closer look at the career pathways available in contact centre and manufacturing […]

New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads
New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads

A fast-growing business and IT firm is making a move to new premises in an area set to play a key role in creating thousands of jobs for County Durham. Waterstons is moving to Durham County Council-owned Northumbria House at Aykley Heads in Durham City. The council recently announced its ambitions to attract more than […]

Viva Rail
Skilled rail jobs to be created as Vivarail opens a new production plant in County Durham
Skilled rail jobs to be created as Vivarail opens a new production plant in County Durham

Vivarail will bring 30 specialist engineering jobs over the next three years, to the North East as it opens a large production site in County Durham.   It joins a growing number of rail engineering companies and suppliers operating in the region as it sees a resurgence in the industry. Vivarail has been attracted by the […]

The Core, Newcastle Helix
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central

Work has started on a £34 million Learning and Teaching Centre for Newcastle University based on Newcastle Science Central which is set to open in September 2019. Sir Robert McAlpine, a leading UK building and civil engineering company, has been appointed by Newcastle Science Central LLP to create an inspirational and sustainable learning and teaching […]

Cavitation Tunnel Newcastle Uni
A new era for marine engineering research at Newcastle University
A new era for marine engineering research at Newcastle University

Newcastle University has unveiled its newly-refurbished Emerson Cavitation Tunnel as part of a £2.5m investment in marine engineering. Carefully re-located from the University’s city centre campus, the cavitation tunnel’s new home at Port of Blyth is twice the size of its former location and includes a number of other experimental facilities to support world-leading research […]