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A partnership of councils across mid- and North Essex, we are working together to make the area more prosperous for all. Each has contributed funding to support the initiatives we run.

North Essex Economic Board

Welcome to the

As a group we are…

Funding a number of projects across three broad areas to drive forward economic growth.

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King's Award for Enterprise

5 North Essex Businesses receive a prestigious Kings Award for Enterprise

The North Essex Economic Board (NEEB) recognises and celebrates the businesses awarded the Kings Award for Enterprise in 2024. We are delighted to see so many Essex businesses recognised for the 2024 awards, particularly those based in our partner districts of Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Tendring and Uttlesford.

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What does NEEB hope to achieve for North Essex?

Since January 2023 the North Essex Economic Board (NEEB) has been working on a new strategy due to launch this summer. In preparation for the new strategy, which is sure to continue the outstanding economic support for the North Essex area, the board has reflected on the journey thus far.

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Supporting North Essex to turn disaster into development

The North Essex Economic Board (NEEB) is thrilled to announce that Epping Forest District Council (EFDC) will be joining the partnership, supporting businesses and economic growth across North Essex, from October 2023.

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Blueprint for Business returns

NEEB Partner provider Let’s Do Business group have launched a series of business support events and webinars under the Blueprint for Business banner.

Who is involved?

NEEB is made up of Braintree, Maldon, Tendring, Uttlesford and Epping Forest district councils, Colchester and Chelmsford city councils, and Essex County Council.

Colchester City Council
Maldon District Council
Tendring District Council
Braintree District Council
Uttlesford District Council
Essex County Council
Epping Forest District Council
Chelmsford City Council

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