Newcastle’s Northstar Ventures launches tech fund

Newcastle-based venture capital and social investment firm Northstar Ventures has launched its first Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund, the Northstar EIS Growth Fund, which is now open for subscriptions….








Co-op targets 8 million member-owners by 2030

Manchester-based Co-op Group, the UK’s largest consumer co-operative, has announced its growth plans as it looks to increase the number of its member-owners from 5 million…












Northern Bear makes big board changes

Newcastle-based building services group Northern Bear plc has announced changes to its board, with John Davies, 57, becoming group chief executive officer on April 1, and group…









Sheffield’s Henry Boot sells 759 residential plots

Henry Boot, the Sheffield-based property investment and construction group, announced that its land promotion and planning business, Hallam Land Management (HLM), has unconditionally exchanged contracts for…



UK Govt approves BECCS at Drax Power Station

North Yorkshire power generator Drax Group announced that the UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, Claire Coutinho, has approved the Development Consent…






























Manchester’s Travel Counsellors acquires Planisto

Manchester-based Travel Counsellors has announced the acquisition of the Belgium-based Planisto travel technology platform and its key development team. Travel Counsellors said the deal follows its…


C4XD shares up 40% on AstraZeneca payment

Shares of Manchester-based drug discovery company C4X Discovery Holdings plc rose as much as 40% after it announced that AstraZeneca has triggered an $11 million…



Co-op board changes as Debbie White becomes chair

Manchester-based mutual giant Co-op Group announced big board changes, with Debbie White becoming chair and Moni Mannings and Luke Jensen appointed as independent non-executive directors. White succeeds Allan…