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Find details of local industry events, support, networks and contact information

CITB Advisers can support and guide you in terms of accessing CITB training, grants, funding and apprenticeships. In addition, they can signpost you to other sources of support, help and advice, including local partners and networks, for example LEPs, Growth Hubs and local initiatives.

Please find their contact information in the location links below

Contact your CITB customer engagement adviser

Northumberland and Outer Gateshead

Vanessa Proudlock
Tel: 07557 185710
Email: vanessa.proudlock@citb.co.uk

​Newcastle and Inner Gateshead

Emma Canham
Tel: 07789 926374
Email: emma.canham@citb.co.uk

Support for your business

North East Growth Hub

The North East LEP's Business Growth Programme provides the framework for an investment of over £200m in access to finance and business support over six years. This investment will increase profitability, wages and employment across the local economy.


Constructing Excellence North East

Constructing Excellence North East is a business support organisation for the North East construction industry, dedicated to delivering improved industry performance in order to achieve a better built environment.


Help to train, recruit and fund your staff

North East Business Support Fund

Get funding and support for your business and join over 3000 businesses who've grown and improved with the North East Business Support Fund.


Innovation SuperNetwork North East

The Innovation SuperNetwork is a 'network of networks'. It brings together over 50 partners and more than 5,000 businesses to generate fresh ideas, new market opportunities, knowledge and money.


Training groups in your area

There are training groups in your area concentrating in different fields.

Training projects funded by CITB

You can get funding to improve your workforce's skills, or to devise a new training course for others.

See how the Esh group has started training the next generation in carbon reduction.

Contact your CITB customer engagement adviser

Sunderland, Durham, Hartlepool and Billingham

Sharon Bew
Tel: 07824 123156
Email: Sharon.bew@citb.co.uk

Darlington, Middlesbrough, Northallerton, Redcar and Cleveland

Mike Curtis
Tel: 07770 991576
Email: mike.curtis@citb.co.uk

Support for your business

Your LEP can help your business grow

Tees Valley Combined Authority

Teesside Airport Business Suite
Teesside International Airport

Tel: 01325 792600
Email: info@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk


South Tees Development Corporation

Tel: 01325 792600
Email: enquiries@teesworks.co.uk

Training groups in your area

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