Cramlington

Michael Dickson (front), Christopher Welch (left) and Tom Wills (right) from Sintons outside one of Dicksons most recently opened shops in Cramlington

South Tyneside butcher Dicksons forges ahead with expansion after growing sales by 8%

The firm which started in one small shop in South Shields now has 24 outlets, and is keen to expand itsretail side

Port of Blyth crane manoeuvre marks latest in Enterprise Zone development

The 100 tonne mobile port crane at Port of Blyth's Wimbourne quay
A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies

North East developments help drive Bett Homes towards half-year target

Bett Homes' managing director Scott Varley
Sunderland-based housebuilder Bett Homes is on course to achieve strong half-year sales

Cramlington manufacturer Copperchase Ltd secures $6m contract in Southern Iraq

Crosland Park in Cramlington
The Cramlington firm used a £200,000 loan from the Tees Valley Catalyst Fund to secure a performance bond needed to land the deal

Jobs could be lost at Cramlington's Mayborn Group as work outsourced to the Midlands

Tommee Tippee's weighted base cups were first introduced to the UK market in 1965
The owners of the successful Tommee Tippee brand said they need a "suitable location for its growing European business"
A red squirrel, with a nut in it's mouth at Kielder Forest

Survey gives hope as red squirrels hold their own

North East's red squirrels hang on to their territory in face of grey advance, a new study suggests

Cramlington Town Council leaders accuse rivals of 'playing politics with disability'

In front of the Surveyors House in Cramlington are from left cllrs Barry Flux, John Collins and Wayne Daley
Labour leaders on Cramlington Town Council have accused Conservative rivals of "playing politics with disability" over a house purchase

Students wins talent show and a top slot at Northumberland Live festival

Joe Allan, 19, is set to perform to crowds of up to 5,000 at Blyth this weekend

Michael Dickson (front), Christopher Welch (left) and Tom Wills (right) from Sintons outside one of Dicksons most recently opened shops in Cramlington

South Tyneside butcher Dicksons forges ahead with expansion after growing sales by 8%

The firm which started in one small shop in South Shields now has 24 outlets, and is keen to expand itsretail side

Port of Blyth crane manoeuvre marks latest in Enterprise Zone development

The 100 tonne mobile port crane at Port of Blyth's Wimbourne quay
A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies

North East developments help drive Bett Homes towards half-year target

Bett Homes' managing director Scott Varley
Sunderland-based housebuilder Bett Homes is on course to achieve strong half-year sales

About Cramlington

Cramlington is a town in Northumberland and during World War 1, No. 36 Home Defence Squadron, which protected the North East of England, was based there. In 1964 it was proclaimed a New Town after large housing estates were built. It is now home to Manor Walks shopping centre, Concordia leisure centre and huge land sculpture Northumberlandia.

Videos & Photos

Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland family home serves up a slice of history

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

 

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