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


Heathrow's 'transformational' opportunity for Scunthorpe industry made it a yes - MP

26 June 2018, 13:00

Scunthorpe MP Nic Dakin said his constituency could see "transformational" investment and opportunity should it land a logistics hub as part of the Heathrow expansion.

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Logistics hub plan can still take off after Heathrow expansion backed in Westminster

26 June 2018, 13:00

The safe passage of Heathrow Airport’s expansion strategy through a key vote in the House of Commons has been cheered in Scunthorpe – the potential home of a logistics hub and provider of vital construction materials.

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Summit held over plans for thousands of new homes in North Lincolnshire

8 June 2018, 13:45

The retirement living housing summit was held to discuss new homes to be built for older people over the next 15 years...

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Council pledges support to the Federation of Small Businesses

1 June 2018, 10:30

North Lincolnshire Council is committed to supporting small businesses across North Lincolnshire and already offers great support to our businesses through a number of initiatives.

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Huge £350m investment to make new North Lincolnshire power station most efficient in Britain

31 May 2018, 10:00

A £350 million investment in state-of-the-art technology is set to be made at a new power station in North Lincolnshire.

SSE has announced the investment at its Keadby 2 plant, where construction work is expected to begin in the coming weeks.

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South Bank businesses get a further 12 month boost from steel Kickstart Fund

15 May 2018, 12:00

UK Steel Enterprise extended the unique Kickstart Fund initiative for another 12 months – providing financial support and business advice to dozens of start-up businesses in North Lincolnshire.

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DFDS raises £118 million in new share issue to fund Turkish transaction

15 May 2018, 12:00

SHIPPING giant DFDS has raised nearly £120 million with a new share offer to help part-finance the buy-out of UN RoRo.

An extraordirnay board meeting was held in Copenhagen yesterday, with approval given to issue what was one billion Danish Krone, on the country's stock exchange at the close of trade.

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British Steel Support Fund Helps Local Business Strengthen Its European Position

11 May 2018, 12:00

Council Leader, Cllr Rob Waltham, has welcomed the creation of five new jobs after expansion at a North Lincolnshire business.

New Holland Extraction Ltd – a specialist in the production of niche market seed oils by cold pressing and solvent extraction – has invested over £1 million at its site in New Holland after a £75,000 grant from the British Steel Support Fund.

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Quarry expansion follows energy diversification

9 May 2018, 12:00

New laboratory facilities and offices are to be built by Singleton Birch as part of a £350,000 investment at Melton Ross.

The quarrying giant is introducing further product quality testing processes while providing new office accommodation for the Birch Energy team.

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British Steel's Heathrow hub ambition: 'What an opportunity to land'

9 May 2018, 12:00

British Steel’s bid to become a logistics hub for Heathrow’s expansion has been described as a "very compelling offer" by the world-leading airport’s procurement director.

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