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New Scream for Pizza base on Newcastle Quayside as business expands with NEL backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on June 17, 2021

A successful North East pizza brand is aiming to take a bigger slice of the Newcastle food market with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Scream For Pizza is set to open a new ‘grab […]


Play time at upgraded Mister Twister’s thanks to North East Fund investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 26, 2021

A popular Gateshead play centre is reopening after a significant upgrade thanks to a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Michael and Samantha Taylor acquired Mister Twister’s Jump Centre in Follingsby Park after returning to Samantha’s native North East […]


Printable pressure sensor technology wins North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 20, 2021

Printable pressure sensor technology developed in the North East is set to be rolled out into a range of new markets with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. HP1 Technologies develops sensor systems that measure and collect […]


North East Fund investment sparks GME Industry’s green growth plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 13, 2021

A North East electrical specialist is looking to increase its share of the growing green energy market with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. GME Industry specialises in designing, installing and maintaining a wide range […]


OneGym looking fit for the future as latest NEL investment supports Stockton gym opening

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on May 5, 2021

A County Durham-headquartered gym business is coming out of lockdown in good shape after opening its biggest ever fitness facility with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. OneGym has launched a new 20,000 […]


Sunderland’s Asbestos Audit looking to clean up after winning North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on April 27, 2021

A specialist asbestos management firm is aiming to create up to a dozen new jobs this year after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Asbestos Audit acts as both a main and sub-contractor on asbestos-related projects of […]


Jules B fashions enhanced online retail strategy with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on April 8, 2021

One of the North East’s best-known fashion names is stepping up its online show with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund Jules B is one of the UK’s most recognised and respected independent […]


Nourish Bud wins NEL investment backing with vegan recipe for national success

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on March 23, 2021

A young couple who have turned their passion for vegan food and healthy living into a successful small business are set to spread their wings with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Rebecca and Luke […]


Ion creating careers for young North East recruits with first intake to new training programme

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on March 11, 2021

The first entrants to a new graduate academy programme set up by a North East business technology firm have started their training and taken jobs with the firm. ION Industries specialises in providing cloud accounting, billing and revenue delivery services to mid-market companies in a range of market […]


Gateshead civil engineers taking centre stage with second investment from North East Fund

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Sceme, Growth Capital Fund on March 4, 2021

A longstanding North East civil engineering firm is taking greater control of its future after winning a second investment from the £120m North East Fund. G&B Civil Engineering provides civil engineering, construction, drainage and maintenance services for a wide range of well-known public and private sectors organisations, as […]