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From left, Roger Crosby, managing director at Crosbys; Michael Atkinson, head of Sales at John Dodds and John Hammill of Square One Law

Newcastle-based Crosbys acquire rivals John Dodds to create North East catering equipment force

Gateshead-based John Dodds will now become part of Crosbys, with the combined firm now having a turnover of £8m.

Jesmond's Peace & Loaf in running for Good Food award

Peace & Loaf restaurant in Jesmond
Half way through the public voting period, one of Newcastle's fine dining newcomers is up for a top accolade

Armstrong Bridge to host inaugural Jesmond Food Market

Jesmond Food Market sign
Some of the region's best food producers will assemble to tempt visitors to Jesmond's Armstrong Bridge

Newcastle creative agency DDCA aims for £1m turnover following account wins

Danielle Dunn
The four year-old Ouseburn firm saw turnover rise 50% to £600,000 in 2014, and now has its sights on the £1m milestone

Boom time for building contractor Galliford Try Partnerships North

Stephen McCoy, managing director of Galliford Try Partnerships North
The Newcastle firm is back in the black after a huge year of consistent housing schemes, and sales have soared from £8m to £27m.
The proposed HS2 rail link

Mark Thompson: It's time that the UK made a better job of joining up its economic hubs

Mark Thompson, managing director of Newcastle-based Ryder Architecture, says a sea change in attitude is needed on transport plans

Newcastle investors hopeful on UK economy as General Election approaches

Head of Newcastle office Aidan Dunstan warns that confidence could be dampened by 'uncertainty' in case of coalition government

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
St James Park is offering business festive lunch for the first time updated

Newcastle United have built up cash reserves of more than £30m, accounts show

Club has increased profit and turnover and saw the ratio of wages to turnover come down to its "desired range"

Former Lebanese women's football captain leading the charge for Newcastle United Women's FC

Newcastle United women's football team pictured at a tactics training session at Northumbria University sports facility in Newcastle
Myriam Neaimeh is hoping she can boost the North East's female football prospects, as well as renewable technology

Newcastle United sponsor Wonga Group to halve UK workforce as part of restructure

Wonga updated
Phased reduction of roles to take place London, Dublin, Cape Town and Tel Aviv offices, which support UK business
Mia Chapman founder of Girl Geeks North East

Newcastle-based Girl Geeks Campus gains support from Accenture

Professional services firm backs programme aimed at promoting STEM subjects and careers to female students

Girls' education in East Africa is 'another world' says Newcastle headteacher

Hilary French, head teacher at Newcastle High School for Girls, in a school at one of the most deprived parts of Uganda
Hilary French travelled to Uganda where she taught in one of the most deprived areas of the country

EAT! IN serves up culinary adventures on Tyneside

A little culinary innovation will be a feature of EAT! IN
EAT! IN director Simon Preston talks about the latest edition of the popular food festival on Tyneside
A consultant analyzing a mammogram

Leading oncologist urges health watchdog to approve Newcastle-trialled cancer drug

Consultant medical oncologist Dr Mark Verrill urges health watchdog to approve funding for pioneering breast cancer treatment

Breast cancer drug trialled in Newcastle can extend life by almost five years

Dr Mark Verrill
The new drug has been shown to give “unprecedented” results in extending lives by almost five years

Kidney drug developed by Newcastle scientists recommended for use on NHS

Prof Tim Goodship, Consultant Nephrologist, who has discovered a drug to prevent a rare kidney disease called 'aHUS'
A drug which stops a rare type of kidney disease has been recommended in draft guidance by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

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