Local Women Local Enterprise launches a brand new Women’s Enterprise Hub in Gateshead!

Local Women Local Enterprise launches a brand new Women’s Enterprise Hub in Gateshead!


Local Women Local Enterprise provides specialist enterprise support for women in Gateshead, funded through grants from the European Structural & Investment Funds.

We are excited to announce that the doors to our new Women’s Enterprise Hub at Greenesfield Business Centre, Gateshead, are opening to the public this September and we are delivering a range of specialist services to support women on their journey to financial independence.  Click here to check out our September 2021 Course Newsletter.

We are hosting a number of opportunities for local women and practitioners to come and visit us this September. This will provide an opportunity to meet the staff team, take a look around our new venue & find out about our new programme of enterprise support running this autumn.

We will be maintaining social distancing & adhering to Covid safety guidance therefore have different event time slots for our Opening Days available.

Opening Day for Local Women

Tuesday 21st September 2021

Time slots available: 11.30am      12.15pm       1.00pm

Opening Day for Professionals & Practitioners 

Thursday 23rd September 2021

Time slots available 10.30am, 12.00pm & 1.30pm

To book your place and to select your time slot please call: 0191 2725115 or email admin@themillincharity.co.uk .

For more information visit www.themillincharity.co.uk/whats-on

Our September 2021 Course Newsletter is here!!

Our September 2021 Course Newsletter is here!!


We are thrilled to be launching a new programme for women in Newcastle & Gateshead this autumn with some face-to-face courses & services resuming. Online appointments & courses will still be available. We are also super excited to announce that we will be opening the doors to our new Gateshead venue this September. 

Click here to view our new programme!

To book your place or for further information, please get in touch.

‘Your Enterprise’ – A Brand New Programme in partnership with Newcastle University

We are thrilled to announce that we are working in partnership with Newcastle University to run a brand New Programme, ‘Your Enterprise’.


This programme has been designed to support local women who have already started trading or are running their own businesses to take their next steps. ‘Your Enterprise’ consists of four workshops, mentoring from a local business manager and is facilitated over a two month period via Zoom.

Participants will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced managers from large organisations who will share their own expertise & guidance. 

This is a great opportunity for women to take their business to the next level with a team of local experts & advisorss.

To book your place or for further information, please get in touch.

Local Women Local Enterprise in Gateshead Course Newsletter: April 2021

Are you a Woman Based in Gateshead and Looking for Support to Develop your Own Business Idea?

Through our Local Women Local Enterprise in Gateshead Project, we provides specialist enterprise support for women to enable them to take their next steps. Our programme of delivery includes: 








Support Local Women Led Businesses this Christmas!

Exciting news!!! We are hosting a Virtual Festive Market on Saturday 5th December where you can shop amazing products from the local women that The Millin Charity supports.

We will be sharing a range of videos, photos and posts directing you to some amazing gift ideas available to buy online.

we are thrilled to announce that we will be joined by:

Cranberry Artisan Soap & Beauty

Festive wreaths

Handmade Cakes by Meme Cakes

Hand Knitted items by Woolly Smile

Made and Found Vintage Homeware

Rubies Natural Soaps

Jewellery by Mary-Jo Designs

Natural Hair Products & hair wraps by Crespissimas

Goreti Vegan Portuguese Food

African Textiles by Profab Designs

Oraganic Tea leaves from Reroot Restore

Lisa Gill’s Avon Deals

Children’s blankets & play mats by Tailor Made Newcastle

E23 Photography

Christmas Cards

Ethnic Crafts Creations

How to shop:
– Visit The Millin Charity Facebook or Instagram Pages from 10am-5pm
– Click on the seller’s shop link / profile to find out more and buy
– If you have any queries about a product, please message the seller directly

We will be sharing different products throughout the day so make sure to keep your eyes on our pages so that you don’t miss out on any exciting offers!

This is a fab opportunity to look out for some unique gift ideas whilst supporting local women who are new to setting up in business


Exciting news! We are thrilled to announce that Local Women Local Enterprise will be launching a brand new programme of specialist enterprise support for women in Gateshead. This project is funded by European Structural & Investment Funds.Through this project, women will have access to;

  • Specialist Enterprise Courses & Workshops
  • Advice & Guidance from our team of Specialist Business Advisors
  • Practical Support to start Trading to the public
  • Confidence Building and Well-Being Services
If you are you looking for support to develop your own business idea, why not get in touch and find out how you can get involved!
We are hosting a Virtual Opening Day via Zoom on Tuesday 3rd November 1.00-2.00pm. This is an opportunity for women to;
  • Find out more about Local Women Local Enterprise and the support we offer
  • Meet some of our specialist Advisors
  • Start thinking about your next steps and the support you need to achieve your enterprise goals
To join this session, please book in advance by clicking the button below and register your interest (eligibility criteria applies).If you are unable to access this session but would like to find out more, please get in touch.


This project is funded by European Structural & Investment Funds. Eligibility criteria applies – Please enquire within.