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Community and Environmental Grants

transpennineTransPennine Express services connect communities across the North of England and Scotland, providing fast and reliable train services between key cities and towns. Whilst our services enable these communities to grow, we recognise the importance of supporting them and helping to facilitate change in other ways.

We have a Sustainable Development Strategy and Plan which sets out our agenda to work as a responsible business, which includes as part of it our commitment to offer funds for local initiatives.

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North East England Tourism Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

Tourism businesses across the North East are keeping their diaries free for one of the most important events of the year as the shortlist for the North East Tourism Awards is announced.

Northumberland performed exceptionally well again, with 60% of shortlisted entrants from the county. Playing a major role in showcasing the range of high quality tourism businesses and experiences on offer to visitors across the North East.

The top three finalists in each category at the North East England Tourism Awards also have the chance to compete on a national stage against businesses from England’s other regions at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

Read more: North East England Tourism Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

Free iNorthumberland Networking Event

Superfast broadband is now available in Northumberland but do you know how to use it for the benefit of your business?
Do you lack basic computer skills?

If you answer yes to either, pop in to a free networking event at St James Hall, Pottergate, Alnwick, NE66 1JW
Thursday 9th November 9.30am - 12.00

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The Google Digital Garage Project

The Google Digital Garage project is part of Google’s commitment to provide free digital skills training to everyone across the UK. It is a place where anyone can come and learn how to harness the power of the internet to grow their business, develop new vocational skills or grow their confidence online.

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VistEngland and VisitScotland launch new accessibility guides website

VisitEngland and VisitScotland are today launching a website for tourism businesses to produce accessibility guides.

The guides are a new way for tourism operators to increase business, by providing potential visitors with important accessibility information in a user-friendly format.

Read more: VistEngland and VisitScotland launch new accessibility guides website

Selling More Meetings and Events

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Tuesday 14th November - The Vermont Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

For Hotels and Conference, Meetings and Events Venue

Learn how to win more meeting, conference and event business – in this highly competitive marketplace.

This course will help you to plan your strategy, generate more enquiries and convert a higher percentage of leads.

Discover new opportunities for maximising your revenue and achieving repeat business for the future.

Read more: Selling More Meetings and Events


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