Cramlington

Matthew and Cathy Stephenson of Sweetdreams, based in Cramlington

Northumberland confectioners set out plans for expansion into South of England and Ireland

Sweetdreams is celebrating its 30th anniversary as it sets out ambitious plans for growth over the next five years

Warning signs at East Cramlington nature reserve after dogs fall ill

Warning signs about the water in the pond at East Cramlington Local Nature Reserve which could be harmful to dogs if they drink it
Water alert signs have been erected at East Cramlington nature reserve after pet dogs fell ill after drinking water

Ross Noble looks forward to his debut in The Producers at the Sunderland Empire

Ross Noble, at the Sunderland Empire
The Cramlington-born comic will take to the Sunderland Empire stage alongside Jason Manford in Mel Brooks' comedy classic

Sales up 35% at oil and gas specialists FES despite industry downturn

FES managing director Rob Anderson
The firm is preparing for a tough few years, but says strong order book and client relationships will help it ride out the storm

Dudley civil engineering firm The Owen Pugh Group invests in Morpeth Bypass Scheme

Owen Pugh's Paul Cockburn with the new Komatsu plant machinery
The group has invested £1.2m in new plant machinery and a specialist satellite navigation system off the back of the Morpeth contract win
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

Matthew and Cathy Stephenson of Sweetdreams, based in Cramlington

Northumberland confectioners set out plans for expansion into South of England and Ireland

Sweetdreams is celebrating its 30th anniversary as it sets out ambitious plans for growth over the next five years

Sales up 35% at oil and gas specialists FES despite industry downturn

FES managing director Rob Anderson
The firm is preparing for a tough few years, but says strong order book and client relationships will help it ride out the storm

Dudley civil engineering firm The Owen Pugh Group invests in Morpeth Bypass Scheme

Owen Pugh's Paul Cockburn with the new Komatsu plant machinery
The group has invested £1.2m in new plant machinery and a specialist satellite navigation system off the back of the Morpeth contract win

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.

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Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists

Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists: Show Me The Money at the NGCA, Summer Streets and Sunderland Stages

Culture Awards North East Museum of the Year finalists: The 1940s Farm at Beamish, Stand Up for Woodhorn and Wor Life 1914-18

Culture Awards 2014 Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists

Culture Awards Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists: Simpsons Malt and BVA; PoT and Various Partners, and Northern Stars and Intu Eldon Square and Intu MetroCentre

 

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