A PENSIONER who fought for his country and worked for more than 50 years is being forced to sell his home to pay for his care.
POSTAL workers took fresh wildcat strike action today, causing further delays to mail deliveries.
POSTAL workers across Teesside were returning to work this morning, after 95% turned out for two crippling 48-hour strikes.
- Mark McArdle, director of nursery chain Kids 1st, as the firm announced 140 jobs would be created by the opening of two new nurseries in the region.
MAIL misery looks set to continue after negotiations aimed at ending the postal dispute ended without any agreement and further strikes were announced.
ROYAL Mail workers walked out today at the start of a second 48-hour strike that will further cripple the postal service.
ROYAL Mail today announced it had agreed a pay deal with 12,000 of its managers as postal workers continued a strike which has crippled deliveries across the UK.
- CBI director general Richard Lambert slammed the UK’s banking regulation system for “failing to deliver” in the wake of the Northern Rock crisis.
A FAMILY firm has stepped in to keep a post office in a small Northumberland village open.
A SHOP and Post Office has come up for sale in a former mining community in Northumberland.
FEARS over job losses at Royal Mail on Teesside have prompted a ballot on regional industrial action, in addition to a series of fresh national strikes.
THE Communication Workers Union (CWU) announced a fresh wave of Royal Mail strikes will be held by the end of the month, unless a bitter row over pay and conditions is resolved.
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A FRESH wave of national strikes by postal workers will be held by the end of the month unless a bitter row over pay and conditions is resolved, union leaders have announced.
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IT will be a double red letter day today for a spectacular bird of prey which has been successfully reintroduced into the North-East.
BELLINGHAM Post Office and Store in Bellingham, Hexham, is for sale.
ONE of the many faces made famous by the TV series Doctor Who is to host a special orchestral concert in the North East this week.
Royal Mail struggles to cope with the competition; One in 10 adults would fail a 'personal finance GCSE'; Rat catcher firm Rentokil reassures investors amid 27% fall in profits; Online money transfer firm Neteller blames US internet gaming ban for half-year losses.
Credit concerns continue to hang over London market; Virgin Media chief steps down; National Savings and Investments achieves record results.
- Chris Metcalfe, vice president and executive director of Knowles, as the construction consultancy firm announced plans to increase its Teesside workforce by 50% after moving to bigger premises at Preston Farm Industrial Estate, Stockton.
A FRESH wave of strikes by postal workers has been called off to allow new peace talks to be held.
The next wave of post strikes has been called off to allow talks; Sky is facing scrutiny over its takeover of Amstrad; and there is a bid to find peace in the Remploy factories closures row.
POSTAL services across the Tees Valley face further disruption from tonight, as a bitter row over pay and jobs remains deadlocked.
A second session of strong advances today helped the London market regain ground lost amid recent concerns over credit tightening and US sub-prime mortgages.
TODAY, technology forms an integral part of most businesses in helping to make quick and accurate financial decisions.
BY investing in people and property today, Gentoo aims to make a positive mark for future generations.
ROYAL Mail workers will begin a two-week strike today, in a bitter row over pay and modernisation plans.
FRESH strikes by postal workers are to be escalated, disrupting deliveries for two weeks, it was announced today.
A THIRD postal strike was on the cards today with union leaders of 130,000 postal workers set to announce further stoppages in a bitter row over pay and jobs.
GATESHEAD Thunder threatened a Co-operative National League Two shock when only 6-4 down at half-time at Featherstone Rovers – only for the league leaders to pull away in the second half.
IN the transport sector, Arriva’s share price moved higher over the day after an upbeat statement from rival First Group.
POSTAL workers have again taken to picket lines as a fresh 24-hour strike went ahead in a bitter row over pay and jobs.
ROYAL Mail workers across the Tees Valley are due to start a second strike in a fortnight this evening.
POSTAL workers are to stage a fresh 24-hour strike in a bitter row over pay and jobs, crippling mail deliveries for the second time in a fortnight.
MAIN post offices across the North-east could be closed today as the Royal Mail is hit by fresh strike action in a row over transferring services to WH Smith stores.
A shop and Post Office has come up for sale in a former mining community in Northumberland.
A man has been charged with murdering his wife, whose body was found in a box in the garden of their home, police said last night.
Postal workers stood on a picket line outside a Royal Mail sorting office in Gateshead yesterday as part of a national strike over pay and jobs.
MORE than 1,000 Royal Mail workers across the Tees Valley are expected to turn out for a national strike today.