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Community Regeneration & Social Housing

Business supplement: Community Regeneration & Social Housing

Sustainable communities are places where a wide mix of people want to live and work now and in the future

Business supplement: Tyne Valley Business Review

Tyne Valley Business Review
The Tyne Valley is one of Northumberland's great places in which to live, work and do business

Business supplement: Wealth, Investment and Financial Management supplement

Wealth, Investment and Financial Management
Even a modest amount of assets has the potential to change one’s views on money, life and happiness

2020 Vision: Transport challenges for the North East

2020 Vision
In this edition of 2020 Vision we take a look at the transport challenges facing the North East over the next 20 years

Business Supplement: Apprenticeships - Filling the skills gap

Apprenticeships - Filling the skills gap
The North East has a bigger skills gap than most other regions: a previous reliance on now diminished heavy industries and a high proportion of long-term unemployed are just some of the reasons given by experts
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
Traffic at a standstill on the A1 southbound in Gateshead

Manufacturers' organisation propose Infrastructure Authority to curb political wrangling

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, have suggested a Non-Ministerial Government Department to drive infrastructure strategy

Tharsus Group makes final of national manufacturing awards

Quality engineer Simon Turnbull working in the factory at Tharsus
Blyth firm Tharsus Group has enjoyed growing recognition since become an original equipment design and manufacturer

UK manufacturing sector limped back to growth in June

A car production line
The meagre increase in manufacturing growth further dented hopes that the UK's factories were roaring back to life

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Digital entrepreneurs in the North East urged to grab fellowship opportunities

DigitalCity are offering digital entrepreneurs up to £4,000 to cover living costs while they develop business models

No need to worry about North East technology, say region's industry leaders

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North East technology figures respond to recent Policy Exchange report which suggests brain drain is hampering northern technology cluster growth

Teesside firm Clicksco Labs creates first emoji-based social network

Emojicate
Developed by technology start-up accelerator Clicksco Labs, Emojicate only allows users to post updates from custom-made emojis
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

UK shoppers cut back on spending

A shopper with carrier bags
The latest retail sales index from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG showed that like-for-like sales fell 0.8% compared with a year ago, with total sales when including shops open for less than a year up just 0.6%

Videos & Photos

The horse show, at Glendale Show, near Wooler

Horse judged Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

Adderstone Group chairman unveils £17m student development plans

Sun rises over a rig's coil tubing in Australia, sent in by Mark Godbolt updated

Washington-based Oil Consultants giving unique insight into life on oil rigs

Journalists

Dan Warburton
Chief News Reporter
David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Adrian Pearson
Regional Affairs Correspondent
Angela Upex
Head of Business
Mark Douglas
Chief Sports Writer
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer