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De La Rue flags £13.5m charge following issues with major customer

Banknote maker said it would make an exceptional charge of £13.5m in its 2015 accounts, following an issue which started in 2010

Go North East invests £6.9m into fleet of 47 new buses

Four brand new Go North East buses worth over £600,000 are launched by intu Metrocentre's Metrognomes
The Gateshead-based bus operator will now phase out older models and introduce the new vehicles over the next few months

Magic of Seven Stories to hit the road as Centre for Children's Books closes for refurbishment

Illustrator Holly Sterling and Niece May Calvert (7) at the book launch of 'Things not to do with a Baby' at Seven Stories in Byker
A packed programme of events all over the North East has been booked to ensure youngsters can still enjoy the Seven Stories experience

The Late Shows in Newcastle and Gateshead are back with more night-time fun

Pepezi Tulivu, an inflatable sculpture to be shown at The Core
More than 60 arts, science and heritage venues have signed up for a popular annual event which sees the doors stay open late

Gateshead firm Sevcon creates 20 jobs after getting grant from The Journal's Let's Grow Fund

Matt Boyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of the electric vehicle control manufacturer Sevcon
Grant from the regional growth fund pot will enable Gateshead firm to take on new staff and develop new product
Deputy leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman: 'I'm certain regional pay will be on the Tories' agenda'

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party says 'Northern Powerhouse' is a gimmick but Tories say regional pay claims are 'scaremongering'

North East to appoint jobs creation chief - but only on a short term basis

Paul Woolston
Long search for chief executive of North East Local Enterprise Partnership to continue after interim appointment

Hilton Dawson: Combined authority is an undemocratic outrage tantamount to a fraud on the North East electorate

L-R Ian Dormer, Philip Cummings and John Elliott of the North East Taxpayers Alliance with their 'White Elephant' on Newcastle's Quayside
North East Party leader Hilton Dawson argues that the 2004 referendum result is being undermined by the North East Combined Authority
De La Rue products

De La Rue flags £13.5m charge following issues with major customer

Banknote maker said it would make an exceptional charge of £13.5m in its 2015 accounts, following an issue which started in 2010

Go North East invests £6.9m into fleet of 47 new buses

Four brand new Go North East buses worth over £600,000 are launched by intu Metrocentre's Metrognomes
The Gateshead-based bus operator will now phase out older models and introduce the new vehicles over the next few months

Gateshead firm Sevcon creates 20 jobs after getting grant from The Journal's Let's Grow Fund

Matt Boyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of the electric vehicle control manufacturer Sevcon
Grant from the regional growth fund pot will enable Gateshead firm to take on new staff and develop new product
Jane Siddle of NEL flanked by Dan Elgie (left) and Peter Behan of Group Horizon

Group Horizon receive further £120,000 investment to fuel expansion

Gateshead training providers have secured three portions of the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund

Newcastle University student utilities firm goes national after first month in business

Left to right is: John Crow, Chris Dawson, David Fraser, Asen Dobrev and Christina Ong
Student firm One Utility Bill aims to give students access to cheaper utilities and broadband and avoid arguments about bills

North East sales top £10m at Turner and Townsend

Durham University's world-renowned Business School which was redeveloped with input from Turner & Townsend
Turnover at Turner and Townsend is set to rise this coming financial year - and 75% of the budgeted figure is covered by forward orders

Fit Factor 2015: Welcome to the launch of our annual health and fitness competition

The Fit Factor aims to find six finalists and get them into the shape of their lives over the next 12 weeks

Great North Fitness Revolution: New study finds one in five children 'obese by 11'

A young girl using a set of weighing scales as one in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11
A new study suggests that one in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11

New study shows obese people are in denial about their weight

An overweight woman
Survey shows that fewer than 10% of those who are clinically obese accept they have a serious weight problem

About Gateshead

All the latest news and information about Gateshead, the town on the southern bank of the River Tyne. The area is now known as a cultural and architectual hub and is home to the Sage Gateshead, the Angel of the North and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art situated on the Gateshead Quayside.

Videos & Photos

Views from the home of Richard and Rosalind Maudslay in Brinkburn, Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland home makes the most of natural light

Andrew James celebrates as Durham firm is named North East Company of the Year

The Gazette and Journal North East Business awards final 2015 at Hardwick Hall Co Durham. Winners Andrew Tomlinson and James Buckle from Andrew James online retail

North East Business Awards: Durham's Andrew James named company of the year

 

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