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Client Stories

We are so proud of each and every individual we support that we decided to give them their own page of fame.

Read on to see exactly what our clients got up to and what they are doing now and if you want to have a place on this page of fame, get in touch and we shall see what we can do.


Lewis Bruford: Monumental Communications

“I went from working in a call centre to running my own successful business in less than 6 months.” Lewis Bruford set up Monumental Communications Ltd January 2016 with a goal of creating a fully PR and digital communications company without sky high prices that usually go with it.


Liam Watson: Canny Milk

Newcastle based Canny Milk, who received support from PNE Enterprise, have been selected to supply their healthy milkshake range to Virgin Trains.


Sam Medd-Sygrove: CASK Wholesale

As most budding entrepreneurs are often forewarned, it certainly helps to have a good idea and a healthy cash flow to build a successful business. For Sam Medd-Sygrove, his idea to launch a craft beer deli and wholesale delivery service has grown steadily to become a thriving business with an exciting future ahead thanks to funding from PNE Enterprise.


Chloe Hall: Bumble and Bloom Media

For young entrepreneur Chloe Hall, building her own successful PR and Marketing business was something she only dared daydream about until spontaneously enrolling on Project North East’s eight week Business Start Up course in summer 2014…


Jessica McCarthy: Baggers Storm Monsoon

Young designer and entrepreneur 29 year old Jessica McCarthy, the wife of international rugby player Mike McCarthy has just secured a deal to sell the first branded products into global retailer Monsoon, with a fun rainwear product. This will be the first time in Monsoon's 40 year history that they have sold a brand other than their own.


Abi Swan: Dogs Day Walking

Passionate about dogs’ health and their wellbeing, animal-lover Abi Swan launched her successful dog walking business, giving peace of mind and an invaluable service to pet owners


Adrienne and Kevin: The Home Decor Company

Founded in September 2013 by Newcastle-based Adrienne and Kevin Rucroft, The Home Decor Company is a retail company, seeking to offer affordable, good quality homeware products online while also embracing a distinctive fair-trade message.


Barry Forshaw: Photographer

From Newcastle’s Social Services to Superintendent at the city’s Registrars Department and potential location scout for TV series Wire in the Blood - helping people has been a continuous thread in Barry Forshaw’s fascinating career as he strives to capture those special moments in our lives as a successful self-employed photographer…


David Lusk: OJO Eyewear

Establishing a brand in today’s fast-paced fashion industry is no mean feat, especially when faced with competition from high street stores and big brands, but entrepreneur and founder of OJO Distinctive Eyewear David Lusk has created something truly different you won’t find on the high street…


Jenna Davy: the Baby Hub

I launched The Baby Hub on 7th September 2014 with the aim of providing parents / carers with an opportunity to spend quality time with their babies through relaxation, movement and play.


Keith Whalen: Fluid Web Development

After being made redundant, Keith was inspired to become his own boss after attending our business course.


Melissa Neall: MNBotanical

Graduate felt history was not her future A new chapter for MNBotanical after Government funding boost Big not always better in botanicals More than just a massage


Michael Warren: Performance Education

Spotting a gap in the market for an affordable and convenient solution to adopting a health and fitness lifestyle that lasts, award-winning personal trainer Michael Warren has developed an innovative online community which enables customers from across the globe to benefit from performance education with a plan tailored to their individual needs…


Ryan and Michael: GospelWare

Pioneering mobile design and software development studio relocate to loft-style office space in the heart of Newcastle city centre as they continue to mould the future of mobile…


Toria and Kayla: Junkyard Studios

Friend Toria and photographer Kayla started up her own studio in Central Newcastle, The Junkyard Studios, with the support of PNE Enterprise.



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