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North East LEP Annual Review 2022-2023 Published

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published its Annual Review detailing its activities during 2022-2023.The LEP’s Annual Review highlights key achievements over the last 12 months and explores the new funding and decision-making powers that will be created as part of the North East Devolution Deal.

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PlanBEE reaps reward for engineering design firm’s growing workforce

A global MEP design consultancy with offices in Newcastle upon Tyne has partnered with a leading North East college to attract and develop future design engineers. Working with Gateshead College, Black and White (B&W) Engineering actively participates in PlanBEE (Plan for Built Environment Education), a pioneering UK training programme designed to create skilled jobs in the construction, engineering and built environment sector.

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GLC Projects Awarded Major Contract for Demolition and Asbestos Removal at Darlington Memorial Hospital

GLC Projects, a Teesside-based demolition contractor and asbestos removal specialist, is delighted to announce the successful acquisition of a significant contract for a comprehensive demolition and renovation project at Darlington Memorial Hospital.

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Ward Hadaway facilitates engineering contract for new Sunderland footbridge

The completion of the contract, on behalf of their client Sunderland City Council, means the construction phase for the bridge and the associated infrastructure enhancements in and around Riverside Park can now proceed.

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Miller UK Certified for Hardox® in My Body Scheme

One of the UK’s largest bucket manufacturers – Miller UK – has achieved quality certification from a globally renowned highly specialised steel company. Based in the North East and with operations across the globe, Miller UK, known for driving quality, safety and innovation in its bucket manufacturing, has joined Swedish steelmaker SSAB’s Hardox® In My Body brand programme.

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Northern law firm supports acquisition of Tech Nation by Founders Forum Group

Leading Northern law firm Ward Hadaway has played a key part in advising Tech Nation on the winding down of its operations and acquisition by Founders Forum Group.

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