Freddy Shepherd

Freddy Shepherd is an English businessman and the former chairman of Newcastle United football club. He and his brother Bruce, expanded a road haulage business into a series of marine and related businesses and property development through redevelopment of the former ship facilities along the River Tyne.

Dippy the dinosaur stands on display in the Natural History Museum in London

Journal opinion: We really could do a roaring trade in dinosaurs

The Journal's opinion column for Saturday, January 31, in which we say that Freddy Shepherd's audacious bid for Dippy deserves to be taken seriously

Freddy Shepherd at Sheherd offshore with the Technip subsea construction vessel

How Freddy Shepherd has masterminded a £100m revolution on the banks of the Tyne

Over £100m has recently been invested on the River Tyne's thriving north bank, with long-standing landowners Shepherd Offshore at the heart of this activity

Andrew Hodgson, vice chair of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and chair of the Subsea NE

North East businesses must stay at forefront of subsea sector

Work is set to begin on the construction of a new national research centre on Tyneside which will help the North East maintain its world-leading prominence in the fast-growing subsea sector

The biggest blade testing hub in the world is being built at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) at Blyth and this section is by Shepherd Construction

Shepherd Engineering Services weathers storm and aims to recruit

Managing director Steve Joyce said: “You can feel more buoyancy now.”

The new owner of Jesmond Towers, Jeff Winn and partner Danielle Dunn

Millionaire solicitor reveals plans for Jesmond Towers

Winn Solicitors founder Jeff Winn has revealed his plans to convert Jesmond Towers on the La Sagesse site bought from tycoon Freddy Shepherd

Tyneside businessman Freddy Shepherd

Freddy Shepherd doubles his money on La Sagesse

Tyneside businessman Freddy Shepherd has sold the La Sagesse school in Jesmond he purchased four years ago in a £10m deal

Dredging under way in the Tyne, off the Shepherd Offshore site at the Neptune Yard

Freddy Shepherd prepares former Swan Hunter yard for its future

Shepherd Offshore has started clean-up work on part of the former Swan Hunter shipbuilding site to ready the area for development

Swan Hunter

Swan Hunter yard delay sparks EU funding fears

Millions of pounds in European funding could be put at risk by delays over the future of a crane contract, a council claims

The former Swan Hunter shipyard site

Swan Hunter shipyard delay sparks EU funding fears

MILLIONS of pounds in European funding could be put at risk by delays over the future of a crane contract, a council claims.

Newcastle United's Mathieu Debuchy

Mathieu Debuchy has no regrets about joining

MATHIEU DEBUCHY insists he has “no regrets” about joining Newcastle United.

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Give our manager security says Shola Ameobi

TYNE-WEAR derby hero Shola Ameobi has called for Chris Hughton to be rewarded with a new long-term contract – and the time and space to move his Newcastle United project forward.

Q8: Would you forgive Mike Ashley if Newcastle were promoted?

Would you forgive Mike Ashley if Newcastle were promoted?

Q3: Should the club be looking for a naming sponsor for St James' Park?

Should the club be looking for a naming sponsor for the ground?

Sir Bobby Robson obituary

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SIR Bobby Robson was known throughout the world for being a gentleman of British sport.

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NUFC optimistic of takeover deal by end of month

ALAN Shearer remains in limbo and nobody has made a firm bid to buy the club, but optimism remains high that Newcastle United will have new owners by the end of the month.

Ronaldo transfer shows how far NUFC has fallen

IF Newcastle fans needed another reminder of how far they have fallen, it arrived with news of Cristiano Ronaldo’s impending record-breaking transfer to Real Madrid.

Alan Shearer will keep NUFC up - Shepherd and Sir John Hall

Alan Shearer has been hailed as the man to keep Newcastle in the Barclays Premier League ahead of his expected return to St James’ Park.

Shepherd set for football return?

FORMER Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd is being tipped to make a sensational return to football – by buying Leeds United.

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Shepherd out at United

Freddy Shepherd has been replaced as chairman of Newcastle United.

Vipers snap up Payette

NEWCASTLE Vipers chief Rob Wilson today welcomed back tough guy Andre Payette as he continued his close-season work.


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