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Nudge Minds thinking of growth plans after securing second NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on January 21, 2022

Two North East entrepreneurs are looking to grow a second successful education sector business with the help of a further five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Brian Mair and Diego Melo worked with regional fund management firm NEL Fund […]


Cake maker Autumn mixes magical ingredients to secure North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 14, 2021

A talented jewellery-designer-turned-cake-maker is bringing a little sparkle to her Northumberland home town in time for Christmas with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Autumn Rabbitts has been running a bespoke cake-making business from her […]


Lylalife set for significant scale up with North East Fund backing

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

An ambitious North East continence product supplier will be taking to the national airwaves in the new year with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Lylalife supplies a range of high-quality urinary incontinence products which […]


Cramlington engineers aiming to build on strong start with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 8, 2021

A new Northumberland engineering business is aiming to build on a strong start with the backing of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Advanced Composites Engineering was formed at the start of the year by a team of […]


EW Estates surveying a bright future with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 19, 2021

A Northumberland property firm is looking to build on the firm foundations it has laid during the pandemic with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund.


Northumberland education group applying business knowledge to future growth strategy

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 11, 2021

A Northumberland-headquartered education consultancy is aiming to build on 18 months of accelerated growth with the backing of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. National Learning Group offers educational support and tutoring services for learners of all ages […]


Tea time in Consett as local couple bring Gatsby glamour to new vintage venue

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on September 9, 2021

A touch of Great Gatsby glamour is set to descend on a County Durham town with the opening of a stylish new vintage tearoom. Sarah and Anthony Patterson are opening Patterson’s Vintage Tearooms on Middle Street in Consett this weekend after turning a personal passion for vintage china […]


Scream For Pizza opens new base on Newcastle Quayside

Uploaded by in Success Stories on September 2, 2021

A successful Newcastle pizza brand is set to make a big splash by the Tyne this weekend with the official opening of its latest city venue. Scream For Pizza will be launching its new ‘grab and go’ pizza and ice cream outlet at 31 Quayside, directly across the […]


Elvet Recruitment building for the future with North East Fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on August 12, 2021

A specialist County Durham recruitment agency that began life in lockdown is building for the future after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Elvet Recruitment began trading on 4 January, the day on which the third national […]


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 […]