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The Journal editor, Brian Aitken

Let's celebrate the achievements of Let's Grow

Journal editor Brian Aitken welcomed guests to the Radisson Blu Durham to celebrate the achievements of Let’s Grow so far and look forward to another two years of the successful grant scheme

Business Supplement: Regeneration, Construction and the Built Environment

Regeneration, Construction and the Built Environment
Regeneration projects across the North East continue apace bringing much needed employment and a feel-good factor worth its weight in gold

Business Supplement: Family Law

Family Law
Family law issues have become more and more complex over the past few years for many reasons and trusted solicitors can play a big role in helping to sort out what can often be complex issues

Business Supplement: Cloud Computing & Technology

Business Supplement: Cloud Computing & Technology
Eight pages of information about the emergence of cloud computing and technology and its impact on North East businesses

Business Supplement: The Best Places to Work in the North East

Best Places to Work in the North East
There are many good reasons why it's great to live and work in the North East – in fact, we truly believe it's the best place in the UK
Duco Ltd is working on a significant £250m contract with oil giant Chevron North Sea Ltd

Duco lands major contract with oil giant Chevron North Sea Ltd

Duco Ltd, which designs and manufactures underwater umbilical cable systems at its factory on Walker Riverside, netted the agreement via its parent company French multinational Technip

North of England Energy and Offshore Report

North of England Energy and Offshore Report
The Journal Energy platform was launched in March in recognition of the crucial role the industry has played in shaping North East history – and in anticipation of the role it will play going forward.

Oil and gas industry in Scotland is well positioned for growth

An oil rig in the North Sea
The oil and gas industry in Scotland is well positioned to take advantage of a projected 73% increase in global offshore investment, according to a report
Liz Mayes

Liz Mayes appointed new regional director at manufacturers' group EEF

Liz Mayes is joining manufacturers' group EEF in a mission to give the North East a stronger voice

Liebherr Sunderland Works marks milestone year

Cllr Harry Trueman, Ralph Sälzer and Cllr Stuart Porthouse
Crane manufacturer Liebherr, with employs 186 people, has been based in Sunderland for 25 years

UK manufacturing sector suffers from decline

Manufacturing sector
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the manufacturing sector slumped 1.3% in May against the previous month
Guy Berruyer Chief Exec of Sage Group updated

Sage remains on track to hit growth targets

In an interim management statement, the Newcastle headquartered company reported revenue increased by 4.7% over the first nine months of the year

SME demand triggers new division at Synergi IT

Peter Joynson of Synergi
The division, fronted by director and technology expert Justin Short, has been established to focus on Microsoft SharePoint services

Newcastle University scientists have made a first step towards treating rare childhood disease

Dr John Sayer, a kidney specialist at Newcastle University and Newcastles Freeman Hospital
Experts at Newcastle University have made a breakthrough in the development of treatment for children with Joubert Syndrome
David Shields (left) with Keith Liddell and King's Head Inn general manager Paul Brown

Inn Collection Group adds to expanding portfolio

Growing hospitality firm Inn Collection Group has spent £400,000 on transforming a popular North Yorkshire pub

Record year for Mike Ashley's Sports Direct

A Sports Direct shop
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley's Sports Direct empire has enjoyed a surge in sales and profits with group revenue at £2.7bn

Former Julie's nightclub: What new owner Rachel Frame has planned

Rachael Frame
Businesswoman Rachel Frame has returned to her native North East to launch a nightclub venture on Newcastle Quayside

Videos & Photos

Siemens Lead Craftsman Brian Shotton, at the Hebburn Plant, talks to Baroness Kramer during her visit.

Siemens' jobs boost is the start of a 'rail renaissance', manufacturers claim

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

HMS Illustrious sails into her home port of Portsmouth for the final time - Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Swan Hunter built HMS Illustrious sails home for the final time


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