Tag: european union

North East businesses “stalling investment” amid Brexit uncertainty, says North East Chamber of Commerce

The North East Chamber of Commerce warns businesses in the North East are “stalling investment” due to uncertainty around Brexit and this is “suffocating regional growth”. The BBC found that nationally, one third of businesses are considering moving some operations abroad as a result of our exit from the European […]

WATCH: Protesters fly EU flag on Brexit day

Protesters have flown numerous EU flags outside Sunderland’s Museum and Winter Gardens to show their support for the Remain campaign. Many people gathered at the cultural landmark in the city centre to mark Brexit Day – the day the Prime Minister (PM), Theresa May, formally triggered Article 50. The aim of […]

North East for Europe campaign group highlight regional landmarks that would not have existed without EU funding

The North East for Europe campaign group is highlighting regional landmarks that would not exist without EU funding. Many of the North East’s iconic buildings and projects have been created and regenerated with money from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) which comes from the EU, including: The Core Science Central in […]

BREAKING: Britain WILL leave the EU

Britain will leave the European Union, it has officially been confirmed this morning (Friday 24th June)  51.9% of the U.K. population voted for Brexit and to leave the 28 member block Union, that works out as 17,410,742 votes across the country. The North East, joined much of England and Wales, in […]