Blyth

Business Secretary Vince Cable, visites Applied Superconductor Limited at Blyth on 4 August 2011

No buyer found for world-leading energy technology firm Applied Superconductor Ltd

The Blyth-based firm had received multi-million pound funding, including £1m of Regional Growth Fund money in 2012

Chinese bidders buying back their heritage blitz Newcastle auction

One of the Chinese album images in the auction
Runaway prices paid for Chinese tresaures including an amber necklace and set of paintings

Dräger celebrates 125 years in business

Lord Robert Winston at Dräger's 125th anniversary celebrations
Lord Robert Winston among those marking milestone date for technology company, which has a site in Blyth

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

UKIP candidate Jonathan Arnott
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

Northumberland County Council unveils multi-million pound spending plans

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland
Northumberland County Council has announced multi-million pound spending plans, including new leisure centres and schools
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
Business Secretary Vince Cable, visites Applied Superconductor Limited at Blyth on 4 August 2011

No buyer found for world-leading energy technology firm Applied Superconductor Ltd

The Blyth-based firm had received multi-million pound funding, including £1m of Regional Growth Fund money in 2012

Dräger celebrates 125 years in business

Lord Robert Winston at Dräger's 125th anniversary celebrations
Lord Robert Winston among those marking milestone date for technology company, which has a site in Blyth

Magnetic 'crawler' trialled by Newcastle firm with energy market aspirations

The Remotely Operated Vehicle or 'crawler' that Newcastle-based Invisotech are developing services around
Invisotech is developing data collection services around a US-developed inspection device

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

A Christmas food tasting test

Sweet Christmas fare put to the Taste test

From left, Richard Means from award sponsor, Strutt & Parker, with Lucinda and Tom Richardson and Giles Brandreth

Northumberland farm business Wheelbirks Parlour wins national award

Gemma Little of Amble who is fundraising for the Alzheimer's Society after losing her mum Ann to the disease

Amble woman talks frankly about dealing with her mother's dementia

 

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