Blyth

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

AIS training centre in North Shields is expanding its activities even as the offshore industry feels the pinch

Xsite progresses its role at key Blyth regeneration scheme

An artist's impression of the hotel Xsite architects are working on in Blyth
New appointment sees xsite continue its involvement with Arch’s estimated £20m mixed use landmark scheme.

North East MPs vote against Trident nuclear deterrent scheme

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell
Two North East MPs were among a small group of English MPs who voted against Trident in a Commons debate

Oil price collapse will hurt North East offshore sector but companies are prepared

Petrol pump
North East Offshore firms braced for difficult times, but know that industry will recover

Falling oil prices deliver winners and losers - but could it also aid the skills shortage?

Rain Newton-Smith, director of economics at the CBI
CBI director of economics Rain Newton-Smith said skills are transferable and some struggling sectors could make gains as a result of the crisis.
UKIP candidate Jonathan Arnott

Jonathan Arnott: Too many MPs don't know what it's like to live on the minimum wage

Ukip North East MEP Jonathan Arnott says his party is making progress at the expense of Labour because they can better connect with real people

Coun Peter Jackson's appointment deferred as MP joins row

Councillor Peter Jackson
Coun Peter Jackson's appointment to a working group has been deferred amid criticism from Ronnie Campbell

Ex Blyth lover was cleared of harassment but made subject to restraining order

Exterior picture of Newcastle Crown Court on the Quayside
Aidan Campbell, of Blyth, was cleared of harassing his ex but has been told he must not contact her
Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

AIS training centre in North Shields is expanding its activities even as the offshore industry feels the pinch

Xsite progresses its role at key Blyth regeneration scheme

An artist's impression of the hotel Xsite architects are working on in Blyth
New appointment sees xsite continue its involvement with Arch’s estimated £20m mixed use landmark scheme.

Oil price collapse will hurt North East offshore sector but companies are prepared

Petrol pump
North East Offshore firms braced for difficult times, but know that industry will recover

About Blyth

Blyth is a town in Northumberland which relied on coal-mining, shipbuilding and fishing. Now it is a successful port, shipping paper and pulp from Scandinavia to newspaper industries in the UK, as well as being home to renewable energy sources. During both World Wars, its shipyards built ships for the Royal Navy including HMS Ark Royal in 1914.

Videos & Photos

Wild Mushrooms with Black Grouse Porter from Rhian Cradock at The Feathers Inn

Regional recipes from Northumberland and County Durham to tickle the tastebuds of tourists

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

Helen Gavin at her home in Felton

Property gallery: Felton family home is the perfect escape in the country

 

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