Matt Hulbert, James Foster, Paul Hulbert

Golf tech innovators get into the swing of things with £125,000 investment

Product design studio Mustachio has created a device to monitor golfers' swings and help their game

Comedian Katherine Ryan

Final Say: Comedian Katherine Ryan prepares to bring her Glam Role Model show to the North East

Durham Gala and Middlesbrough Town Hall will play host to the Canadian comic in May

SockMonkey Studios are a DigitalCity company which design apps. (front) Darren Cuthbert, (right) Bob Makin, (back) TU student Dave McCann and (left) Jacob Keane

DigitalCity-supported start-up SockMonkey Studios celebrates two years in business with new contracts

Projects include working with police forces on app for officers and rebooting vintage Amiga games for the mobile market

Dennis McLuckie (left) with Will Quarmby and some of the plants for the living wall at the new Barker and Stonehouse build in Teesside

Stockton Barker and Stonehouse store brings first 'living' wall and roof

The new flagship Barker and Stonehouse store on Teesside Retail Park is literally being brought to life

Firstsource, Fountains Court, Grange Road, Middlesbrough

200 jobs created at outsourcing firm at its Sunderland and Middlesbrough operations

New jobs created after Firstsource Solutions wins contracts with a telecommunications provider and a high-profile UK bank

Teesside engineering firm SBV Fabrications on Dormor Way, South Bank, Middlesbrough

SBV Fabrication and Sire Services Ltd administration caused by dispute with Tata Steel

A report from administrators at KPMG showed the dispute had caused cashflow issues for the Teesside firm

Chemoxy CEO Ian Stark and Martyn Bainbridge, chief operating officer updated

Teesside chemical firm Chemoxy lands £20m funding package

The Middlesbrough-based business has received funding from Business Growth Fund and the Royal Bank of Scotland

Charles Clinkard, managing director of Charles Clinkard

Family footwear retailer Charles Clinkard to open new £3m head office in Middlesbrough

Work starts on the new HQ and warehouse in April, using local contractors where possible

Gary Dawson, MD of AV Dawson and his dad Maurice

AV Dawson completes last phase of £12.5m masterplan

The steel distribution centre has also triggered growth at Dawson, which has added a further 62 people to its workforce

Kevin Brennan, Chief Executive of Quorn Foods, is pictured at the company's premises in Stokesley

Stateside momentum helps Quorn to achieve record growth

Quorn Foods is growing sales across the globe - and non-vegetarians now accounting for three-quarters of the Teesside firm's customer base

Dip in profitability for Hutton Chemicals Ltd as turnover increases to £137m

Accounts for the Guisborough-based produce of aromatics and paraffins show turnover had increased by more than £8m

L-R Erica Saul, Matt Power, Matthew Saul and Tracy Lee with The Twisted Lip's new porter

Two drinks businesses combine efforts to create new craft beer for Teesside

The owners of Middlesbrough bar Twisted Lip and Matt Power from Truefitt beers have come together to create the Mocha Chocca Porter

The Spearhead team: front, from left, Dan Riley and Paul Li with, back, from left, Ken Turner, Andy Bell and Ian Wells

Teesside software firm explores Far East and South American markets

New export opportunities are opening up from Spearhead Interactive, which specialises in 3D and virtual reality technology

Dean Fox of TTE, far left, and Paul Stringer of British Sugar, far right, with the company's apprentices

TTE helps deliver apprentice training at British Sugar

Middlesbrough firm TTE Technical Training Group is working with awarding body PAA\VQ-SET to prepare 16 apprentices for the workforce

Scott Macknocher, managing director of Ennsub

Ennsub land £2m deepsea equipment contract for Teesside base

The work will be conducted through Ennsub's product assembly and testing facility in Teesside

Crathorne Hall

Onyx back-up crucial after Crathorne Hall hotel blaze

Using a Workplace Recovery Centre, Crathorne Hall was able to maintain vital service's despite being impacted by a serious fire

James Gill, Director of First Class Technical Recruitment

Key contracts lead to First Class growth and job creation

First Class Technical Recruitment's growth has allowed the business to create three new roles

James Barker, the MD of Barker and Stonehouse

Sales grow 13% at Teesside-headquartered Barker and Stonehouse

The furniture retailer's new store in Stockton is set to open in March 2015

The One Life building in Middlesbrough

Healthcare giant Assura buys The One Life Building in Middlesbrough

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Healthcare developer and investor Assura has paid out £12.3m for the well known medical building in Middlesbrough

Artist impression of part of the proposed Western Gateway

Main contractor named for Teesside flagship regeneration project

Developer Terrace Hill is working with Barr Construction again - and Gateway Middlehaven will open next year


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