Scheme still has funding to distribute

PLENTY of start-up loan cash is still available to young entrepreneurs in Northumberland.

The Government scheme for 18-to-30-year-olds looking to start their own business has the potential to make another £700,000 available in total to successful applicants from the North East and Cumbria.

The consortium responsible for its delivery has confirmed that almost £300,000 of small business loans have been awarded since it began. For more information, including how to apply, visit www.startu ploansnortheast.co.uk