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


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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Council offers free advice to help ensure food businesses stay within the law

9 May 2018, 12:00

North Lincolnshire Council is offering 30 minutes free advice to help new food businesses know what they need to do to ensure they stay within the law when it comes to running their business.

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Council seek public's opinion on direct rail service from Scunthorpe to London

3 May 2018, 12:00

North Lincolnshire Council is seeking the public's opinion on a direct rail service from Scunthorpe to London.

The local authority says it is committed to improving connectivity through increasing investment in infrastructure that creates the right conditions for sustainable economic growth and connects people, business and places.

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Delivering Careers Hubs at centre of Careers Strategy implementation

11 April 2018, 16:16

Following a further period of consultation with key organisations and individuals we have today released our Implementation Plan in response to the government’s Careers Strategy.

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