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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

The Northern Powerhouse is now recognised across the world as a great place to invest. Investors from abroad know that the North has some of the world’s best and most talented entrepreneurs and businesses. We work with our network of over 300 partners to share business success stories and news of job creation and growth, highlighting all the North has to offer as a great place to do business. Our Partner Programme is made up of businesses from across the North, from international organisations with a Northern presence to SMEs and from a variety of sectors. We work together to showcase activity, from apprenticeship opportunities to clean growth initiatives, highlighting business success across the Northern Powerhouse.

CURRENT PARTNER ACTIVITY

APPRENTICES AND EMPLOYERS RECOGNISED AT BLACKPOOL AND THE FYLDE COLLEGE AWARDS

Northern Powerhouse partner Blackpool and The Fylde College recognise students who have successfully completed Intermediate, Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships.

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NEW NORTH WALES PARTNERS JOIN UK GOVERNMENT’S NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Pioneering businesses and education providers now part of UK Government initiative to boost jobs, improve infrastructure and promote world-class learning.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT INTRODUCE MORE FLIGHTS

An extra 1,700 seats per month will be available for people flying between Northern Powerhouse partner Leeds Bradford Airport and Dublin.

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TEESPORT ARE FIRST NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PORT TO GAIN INTERNATIONAL QUALITY MARK

Northern Powerhouse partner PD Ports, one of the UK’s major port operators, has been officially accredited with the internationally recognised quality mark of Authorised Economic Operator

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NEW NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNERS UNITE FOR CUMBRIA DAY

The Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme has welcomed 3 new members from Cumbria, as the region marks ‘Cumbria Day’: Energus, University of Cumbria and Cumbria Tourism.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE AT THE HEART OF RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2021

Northern Powerhouse Minister welcomes news that 87% of Rugby League World Cup 2021 tournament games will be held in the North, including all three finals.

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LANCASHIRE BUSINESSES UNITE BEHIND NORTHERN POWERHOUSE FOR LANCASHIRE DAY

Two new Northern Powerhouse partners,Lancashare and Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone announced on Lancashire Day.

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FOOD FORTNIGHT BRINGS A TASTE OF THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Leading innovators in the chocolate, cheese and crop industries join the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme during British Food Fortnight.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER SAFTRONICS WELCOMES TRIO OF APPRENTICES

Three young people from across Yorkshire are starting their careers in the process automation industry with an apprenticeship scheme run by Northern Powerhouse partner Saftronics Ltd.

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MINISTER OPENS NATIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS

Northern Powerhouse partner Sheffield Hallam University’s brand new National Centre of Excellence for Degree Apprenticeships has been officially opened by the Northern Powerhouse Minister.

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NEW NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNERS NAMED AS EXPORTS RISE

Some of the world’s most recognisable brands have signed up to support the government’s plan for the Northern Powerhouse, as new figures show the region’s economy is now greater than that of some European nations.

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WREXHAM MINERAL CABLES HOSTS LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING STUDENTS

Twelve students from Leeds College of Building visited Wrexham Mineral Cables in North Wales, learn how mineral insulated cable is manufactured. The company was keen to show how and why they believe mineral cable is the ultimate fire protection cable.

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MANCHESTER AND CHESHIRE LAW FIRM, F S LEGAL BECOMES NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Altrincham-based litigation specialist, FS Legal, has become a member of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme. The law firm is one of a growing number of businesses from across the North that is part of the network.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER CONNEXIN WINS IOT BREAKTHROUGH AWARD

Northern Powerhouse partner, technology firm Connexin has been announced winners of the IoT Breakthrough Award for Smart City Deployment of the Year, for their Newcastle Smart Road pilot.

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EVERYCLOUD SECURITY JOIN NORTHERN POWERHOUSE WITH MANCHESTER OFFICE LAUNCH

EveryCloud Security, a leading cybersecurity consultancy, has become a member of the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme following the launch of their new offices in Manchester

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GLOBAL IT CONSULTANCY CGI BECOMES THE LATEST NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

CGI, one of the largest independent IT and business consulting services firm in the world, has joined the UK government-backed Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme to strengthen its links in the North of England.

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CISCO BECOMES NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER TO SUPPORT INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

Worldwide Leader In IT And Networking, Cisco has announced that it has joined the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME WELCOMES INTEC BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

Leading North West based digital technology transformation company inTec Business Solutions are the most recent business to join the ever-growing Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme.

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SIMPLY JOBS BOARD PARTNERS WITH NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Simply Jobs Boards has become the latest member of the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme, keen to work collaboratively with the Government to realise the North's potential.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER COCOGREEN RECOGNISED FOR ENTERPRISE

Northern Powerhouse Partners Cocogreen were recently honoured by the Vice-Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise; International Trade.

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TAKE-OFF FOR FIRST PHASE OF MANCHESTER AIRPORT’S £1BN TRANSFORMATION

On Monday 1st April Northern Powerhouse partner Manchester Airport celebrated the completion of the first major phase of its £1bn transformation programme.

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ENERGUS CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE

Award-winning Northern Powerhouse partner, Energus, celebrated it’s 10th anniversary in April 2019.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE MINISTER CONFIRMS VAPOUR CLOUD AS OFFICIAL PARTNER

Elland-headquartered voice, video, networks and storage specialist Vapour Cloud, has been announced as an official partner of the Northern Powerhouse.

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BRITISH MANUFACTURER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY

The world’s only manufacturer of vinyl playing jukeboxes has celebrated International Women in Engineering Day on June 23 with the announcement of two females to its senior management team.

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AWARD WINNING PARTNER VAIONI SCOOPS ANOTHER PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Multi-award-winning network operator, Vaioni, scoops yet another prestigious award, at this years' Comms Business Awards. Bringing together 100’s of Channel businesses, the Awards celebrate and reward progressive and forward-thinking businesses within the Channel industry.

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Metalysis celebrates Northern Powerhouse Partner status and hosts UK Business and Industry Minister

Our partner Metalysis, the Yorkshire headquartered, UK technology company hosted a delegation led by MP Richard Harrington – Business and Industry Minister – as it celebrated becoming a Northern Powerhouse Partner.

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SMALL BUSINESS JOINS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE TO PROMOTE ROLE OF SMEs IN REGIONAL ECONOMY

Business development agency, Blueberry Marketing Solutions, are proud to announce they have become a Northern Powerhouse partner. This will see them strengthen their involvement in promoting the North of England as a global competitor for securing investment, businesses and talent.

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TAMARIND TREE CONSULTING LTD. BECOMES NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

As a provider of training and productivity improvement support, Tamarind Tree Consulting Ltd is dedicated to supporting Northwest businesses to compete effectively.

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MERCURY HAMPTON LTD ANNOUNCED AS NEW NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Newton-Le-Willows based executive Search firm, Mercury Hampton Ltd, has become the most recent business to join the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partner Program.

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SANTANDER PLEDGES TO SUPPORT SMEs IN THE NORTH IN NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

Santander is pledging to support thousands of SMEs in the North of England over the next five years, as part of its new partnership with the Northern Powerhouse.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER TROLEX CELEBRATES COMMITMENT TO REAL LIVING WAGE

TROLEX has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Their Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Trolex receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.00 in the UK (£10.55 in London.)

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE MINISTER CONFIRMS OPTIMA RECRUITMENT AS OFFICIAL PARTNER

The specialist engineering and manufacturing consultancy joins a high-profile network of leading businesses, collectively aiming to drive prosperity and maximise the economic potential of the North.

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MONEYPENNY, THE OUTSOURCED COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDER, BECOME NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

The appointment is another addition to the ever growing network of over 200 businesses that are working alongside government to contribute positively to economic growth across the North of England.



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CREATING INCLUSIVE CULTURES JOINS LEEDS BUSINESSES TO CHAMPION STUDENT PROGRAMME

Creating Inclusive Cultures was delighted to partner with Leeds based businesses to deliver this year’s Junior Board with students from Cockburn Secondary School.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNERS CELEBRATE YORKSHIRE DAY 2019

On 1st August we teamed up with some of our Yorkshire-based partners to shine a spotlight on their work and celebrate Yorkshire Day.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER SPOTLIGHT - MANVERS ENGINEERING

We work with our network of over 200 partners and want to showcase their achievements, expertise and activities. Take a look at the latest partner blog from Manvers Engineering.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER, SIMPLY JOBS BOARDS, PARTNERS WITH MIDDLE EAST GIANT BAYT.COM

Simply Jobs Boards, a group of niche job sites, has partnered with Bayt.com, the largest job site in the Middle East and North Africa, to enhance the recruitment process for industries including aviation, law and the motor trade.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: SENSOR CITY

We work with our network of over 200 partners and want to showcase their achievements, expertise and activities. Take a look at Sensor City's partner spotlight highlighting the ways they are driving forward the North's economy.

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WEST YORKSHIRE LEARNING PROVIDERS BECOME THE NEWEST NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

West Yorkshire Learning Providers (WYLP) are delighted to receive ministerial approval to become a member of the government's Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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YORK SCIENCE PARK JOIN PRESTIGIOUS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Following the successful launch of the Phase One start-up business incubator, York Science Park has been named as the newest members of the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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INTERIOR DESIGN CONSULTANTS ‘APM DESIGN’ BECOME NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Darwen based commercial interior design practice, APM design ltd, are the latest business to have become a member of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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OPEN DATA INSTITUTE LEEDS BECOMES THE NEWEST NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

With their forward-thinking decisions in mind, we are delighted to announce that ODI Leeds has become a Northern Powerhouse partner.

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CIOB BECOMES A MEMBER OF THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has become a member of the government's Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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FEMALE NETWORK JOINS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Pink Link, the Blackpool-based female networking organisation has become an official partner of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: DORIS IT

We work with our network of over 200 partners and want to showcase their achievements, expertise and activities. Take a look at Doris IT's partner spotlight and learn about their graduate programme.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER AIMS TO CONNECT THE NORTH ONCE AGAIN

EvoNorth is back, taking place on 4-5th March 2020. The two-day conference and networking dinner is filled with lively panel discussions, debates and exclusive updates from Northern Powerhouse partners.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER TIGER TRAILERS' APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR SPEAKS ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE

Ryan is a Skilled Assembly Technician at Tiger Trailers in Winsford, having joined the company in 2015 as a Manufacturing Engineering apprentice, hear about his experience here.

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YOUNG CYBER EXPERTS ARE LEADING THE WAY IN WEST CUMBRIA

The next generation of cyber experts are being nurtured in a unique training course, getting a unique glimpse inside the world of digital security, during a five-day programme designed to encourage young people into the industry.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE MINISTER BACKS LIVERPOOL'S REGENERATION PLANS IN FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT SINCE CABINET PROMOTION

Northern Powerhouse Minister, the Rt Hon Jake Berry MP, has endorsed ambitious economic regenerations plans for Liverpool on his first official visit to the North since his promotion to Cabinet.

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LANGUAGE INSIGHT BECOMES NEWEST NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Queen’s Award Winner and leading language services provider, Language Insight partners with The Northern Powerhouse to boost economic growth in the North.

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ALLIOT NAMED NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Leading IoT solutions distributor, Alliot Technologies has today announced its membership of the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme. An initiative established to drive economic growth, the Northern Powerhouse is dedicated to the development of science and innovation, culture, housing and improving the overall quality of life in the North.

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VANTAGE BUILDING CONSULTANCY HAVE JOINED THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Commercial property specialist Vantage Building Consultancy are proud to have become a member of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Programme.

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN TO JOIN THE CONVENTION OF THE NORTH WITH NP11 ON 13 SEP IN ROTHERHAM

The Convention of the North and NP11, in partnership with Government, have announced the full programme for their Northern event in Rotherham on 13 September.

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300 BUSINESSES UNITE BEHIND NORTHERN POWERHOUSE AHEAD OF LANDMARK SUMMIT

Government’s prestigious Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme tops 300 members. Northern Powerhouse Minister welcomes the addition of the latest businesses to join the expanding network of partners.

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OPEN FORUM ARE THE NEWEST BUSINESS TO JOIN THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Open Forum Events is proud to announce their new partner-status with the Northern Powerhouse ahead of the Northern Economic Summit on Thursday, November 28th in central Manchester.

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NCUK IS THE LATEST PARTNER TO JOIN THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Manchester-based global education provider, NCUK, are delighted to announce they have become a member of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme.

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CUTTING EDGE JOINS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PROGRAMME

We are pleased to announce that Chorley based Cutting Edge, are the most recent business to join our Programme of over 300 partners. The programme shares many of the same key principles that have driven Cutting Edge’s success over the last 25 years.

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EDUCATION CONSULTANCY, ALPS, HAS BECOME A MEMBER OF THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

The Huddersfield-based company becomes the latest to join the network of partners building a Northern Powerhouse that invests in skills, innovation, transport and culture.

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INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM CMS JOINS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

International law firm CMS has become a member of the government’s Northern Powerhouse partner programme, reinforcing its commitment to the North.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME WELCOMES PROVIDENT FINANCIAL

Provident Financial today announces that it has joined the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme, underlining the company’s commitment to working with partners to increase economic growth in the North of England.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME GAINS A GLOBAL PARTNER

The world’s third largest nuclear engineering firm, Assystem, signs up to the partner programme that links thousands of businesses across the North.

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FORUM OF PRIVATE BUSINESS BECOMES A NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Leading business support organisation, the Forum of Private Business, has become a member of the government’s Northern Powerhouse Partnership Organisation.

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VERITAS ANNOUNCED AS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Leading credit management firm Veritas Commercial Services is the latest in over 300 businesses to be announced as a Northern Powerhouse Partner.

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NEW PARTNER EFI OPENS NEW SERVICE CENTRE IN LEEDS

Managed services and operations provider planning to recruit 50 additional staff as they join the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER UA92 OFFICIALLY LAUNCH THEIR CAMPUS

Northern Powerhouse partner University Academy 92 (UA92) has opened its new campus, marking a culmination of years of work, with the initiative having been announced in September 2017.

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UK’S ONLY SPECIALIST CONSTRUCTION COLLEGE JOINS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Leeds College of Building is the latest organisation to become a member of the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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MATERIALS PROCESSING INSTITUTE BECOMES NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

The Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme welcomes the Materials Processing Institute as their latest member.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER DONCASTER FASHION WEEK LAUNCHES FIRST SHOW

Northern Powerhouse Partner Doncaster Fashion Week's inaugural event is launched, aiming to help drive the design industry in the South Yorkshire borough

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THE NORTHERN AFFINITY JOINS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

The Northern Affinity launched in September and has officially partnered with The Northern Powerhouse, joining the Government’s exciting partner programme supporting businesses in the North.

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URBAN SPLASH ANNOUNCED AS GOVERNMENT NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

The business has created thousands of homes as well as workspaces for hundreds of companies incubating tens of thousands of jobs across the country over the past 26 years, it has now been invited to join the Government-led network.

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BECG PARTNERS WITH THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

A leading UK communications consultancy for the built environment, has become the latest partner of the government’s Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme

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SNOWBALL JOINS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Alternative finance consultancy business, Snowball Alternative Finance is delighted to announce its inclusion in the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.

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CLARKE ENERGY JOINS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

Clarke Energy has become one of the latest member of the UK Government’s Northern Powerhouse partnership programme joining a network of over 300 other northern companies.

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GREATER MANCHESTER LEARNING PROVIDER NETWORK (GMLPN) - NEW PARTNER OF THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME

GMLPN, have recently joined the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme, underlining their commitment to directly contribute to the ambition and objectives of the Northern Powerhouse.

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YORKSHIRE DIGITAL AGENCY BECOMES LATEST NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER

Pedro, a digital marketing agency based in Leeds who are part of the Elementary Digital Group is the latest member to join the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme.

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MANCHESTER BASED ACCOUNTANTS ALEXANDER & CO ANNOUNCES NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME MEMBERSHIP

Manchester based accountants Alexander & Co, who specialise in working with entrepreneurial businesses, has today announced that it has become an official member of the Northern Powerhouse Partner programme.

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GEMDT LTD NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PRESS RELEASE

Digital technology company Gemini Digital Technologies (GemDT) has secured a significant investment from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, a product managed by GC Business Finance and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

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TALKTALK JOINS THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE

TalkTalk has become a member of the UK Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme, reinforcing its commitment to growing the economy in the North of England.

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