Catch up on the latest business news from around North Lincolnshire.

Business unit plans submitted to transform Sawcliffe Industrial Estate

24 September 2018, 16:00

Goodwin & Tucker Ltd via its principle contractor Evergreen Group UK ltd has submitted a planning application that, if approved, would see an 8.5 acre site on Sawcliffe Industrial site in Scunthorpe transformed to open up opportunities for businesses.

The company plans to develop the industrial estate by creating commercial space that is affordable, functional and makes a bold design statement.

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The Cartwright Group announces expansion plans in North Lincolnshire

24 September 2018, 15:00

One of the UK’s leading trailer, commercial vehicle body and conversion manufacturers, the Cartwright Group, has announced the acquisition of a 26 acre site in North Lincolnshire to create a new flagship base for Cartwright Conversions Ltd (Conversions).

Led by Group MD, Mark Cartwright, the Cartwright Group currently build trailers and commercial vehicle bodies at its 38 acre site in Altrincham and Cartwright Conversions operates from Doncaster. The Group which includes Cartwright Rentals, Cartwright Fleet Services and Cartwright Finance has increased turnover from £89m to £150m over the last 4 years and predicts almost £170m in 2018/19.

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Opportunity to bid for Council contracts potentially worth £150m

21 September 2018, 11:00

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are being given the opportunity to bid for various construction and highways contracts for North Lincolnshire Council work - potentially worth in total £150m over six years.

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Could you be part of supply chain for potential £80m solar farm investment?

12 September 2018, 15:00

INRG Solar are looking for local businesses to supply services as part of the supply chain for a potential major new solar energy development in North Lincolnshire.

Subject to planning approval, the planned £80m investment could create 150 jobs during the construction of a new solar farm on private land near Santon on the outskirts of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.

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Research your China potential without leaving your desk

12 September 2018, 10:00

We are all aware that there is massive potential for UK companies to do business with China. Are you interested but unsure how well-suited your products or services are to the Chinese market? The Department for International Trade will try to establish this for you and offer to do some initial research on your behalf, but you will need to act quickly!

If you would like to take part, all you need to do at this stage is submit your current electronic sales material by Friday 14 September 2018 and we will take it from there.

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Public engagement – Draft North Lincolnshire Prosperity Plans

18 July 2018, 15:00

Have your say on the vision and priorities identified for growth and prosperity in #northlincs over the next five years to 2023. Over the next 20 years, we want to increase prosperity in North Lincolnshire by supporting and enabling economic and housing growth, increasing visitor numbers, investing in infrastructure, and enabling a highly skilled workforce.

Closing date for comments is 21 September 2018.

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Opportunity to open your own live escape rooms

6 July 2018, 08:05

Enigma, a family owned and run live escape business, is looking for a franchisees to join the family.

Escape the room games may have started life as a Japanese craze, but have since proved hugely popular as an offbeat activity in the UK. And this year, Enigma Rooms plan to unlock an opportunity in Scunthorpe.

If you'd like to be part of the UK’s fastest growing recognisable escape brands contact Nick at:

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Can your business support British Steel? Special event in Scunthorpe to find the right companies

27 June 2018, 13:00

Support for manufacturing operations is being sought by British Steel, with the company keen to embrace the latest technology.

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Home county's boost for construction portfolio

27 June 2018, 13:00

Building and structural engineering company Britcon has completed two new office build projects worth £1.2 million in northern Lincolnshire.

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Event launches £2m fund to support people into work as first applications for cash are invited

26 June 2018, 13:00

A £2 million funding pot to help get people get back into work in targeted areas of Scunthorpe has been launched at an event in the town.

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