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Accelerate Ashington

Supporting the growth and creation of businesses in Ashington

It’s the people, businesses and residents that make Ashington thrive. 

Accelerate Ashington, part of the wider Ashington High Street Innovation Programme, is a new service providing support to local businesses, to help them thrive and grow and create new commercial organisations.

Advance Northumberland are working in partnership with Northumberland County Council to deliver the Ashington High Street Innovation Programme, funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund with the North of Tyne Combined Authority as the lead.

Accelerate Ashington will enable access to digital tools for existing businesses within the town centre as well as provide start-up support for entrepreneurial individuals in the town looking to start and establish new businesses, organisations or social enterprises.

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Digital Support

Already operating a business in Ashington?

Through Accelerate Ashington, we want to support businesses in the town centre to introduce digital tools into their day-to-day business activity to help them to grow and increase footfall.

These tools include fully funded digital audits, websites and proactive digital marketing campaigns to expand and reach new customers and build digital capacity within the business base across the town.

Click here to find out more about the digital support on offer

Start Up Support

Got a business in mind or want to explore an idea?

Through Accelerate Ashington, we are delivering a programme of workshops designed to provide you with the skills you need to turn your idea into a business, organisation or social enterprise.

Click here to find out more about the start up support on offer

Register now

For established businesses interested in the digital support, you can access the registration page via the button below. Once registered, we will verify your information and be in touch to get you started.

Please complete the contact form here to register your interest