Friday 06th March 2015

Major boost to region from offshore wind farm go-ahead

The Government has approved the £2 billion East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm off the Norfolk coast which should create some 3,000 new jobs. Contract winners Scottish Power plan to start construction in 2017 with the first turbines built by 2019. The wind farm will be fully operational during 2020.

The new wind farm will see 100 wind turbines powering 500,000 homes built providing a boost to the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone which is home to a growing number of energy businesses.

Mark Pendlington, chairman of New Anglia LEP, said: “This further confirms the place ...

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Manufacturers warn on fourth industrial revolution

Britain on cusp of a fourth technology-driven industrial revolution, but manufacturers are warning ...

Fraud on the rise in the region

Reported fraud in the East of England has bucked the national trend and  increased by 75 per cent ...

Pick-up in regional growth signals bright start to 2015

Business activity and employment in the East of England private sector picked up in January, helped...

Confidence surges in region’s technology sector

Owners and CEOs of UK tech firms in the region are confident that they will deliver strong growth ...

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Brighter economic prospects in Cambs

Cambridgeshire businesses say trading prospects have improved over the past six months with most expecting to increase profits and take on more staff by the year-end, s...

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