Mantank vehicles

Mantank expand in Stockton promising eight jobs

The environmental services firm, which moved to the North East two years ago, has taken larger premises on Portrack Lane Industrial Estate

Space Design Associates: Keith Richardson and Claire Richardson

Stockton interior designers are first to sign up as tenants of Fusion Hive

Space Design Associates are set to move into the multi-million digital and scientific business hub in Stockton this summer

Stockton-based Vianet expect full-year profits to top last year's £3.048m

The data monitors, who are involved in beer flow, fuel solutions and telemetry solutions, said second-half trading has been satisfactory.

Skignz co-founder Si Brown

Augmented reality innovators skignz pitch in front of dignitaries at St James' Palace

North East technology start-up was among around 40 promising contemporaries at the Pitch@Palace event this month

Teesside Park Barker and Stonehouse Managing Director James Barker

James Barker of Barker and Stonehouse talks about the family business

MD of furniture chain on his new store, working in the family business and being environmentally aware

James Barker and Mary Berry at the opening of Barker and Stonehouse's Stockton store

Bake-Off star Mary Berry helps launch new Barker and Stonehouse store in Stockton

New shop is return to its roots for Barker and Stonehouse, which started in Stockton in 1946

One of the projects IES has worked on

Stockton's IES land significant investment to fuel growth plans over 2015

The specialists in electrical distribution packages have used the funding to buy training and equipment, which has helped to growth turnover

William Fraser on left, Depot Manager Fiona Millburn in middle and on right Tom Fraser

Mobile Mini acquire rival container business from Scottish firm Fraser Ltd

First acquisition in seven years for the Stockton-based container storage and accommodation specialist

Chris Morgan, the managing director of Mobile Mini UK

Mobile Mini UK target retail sector as turnover reaches £52m

The UK arm of the US-based container storage and accommodation firm is based in Stockton

Tracy Betney of Broom Mill Farm with Stockton Farmers' Market manager Lorna Jackson

Welcome return for Stockton Farmers' Market after winter break

A new home for Stockton Farmers' Market means more room for local food producers wishing to sell direct to customers

CGI of new Fusion Hive digital businesses building planned for Stockton

New development aims to bring digital businesses to Stockton

Fusion Hive is part of the massive Northpoint development aiming to bring jobs and new homes to Stockton

The Polar King, working on the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm

Reef Subsea parent files for bankruptcy as oil market woes scupper restructuring plan

The Norwegian parent company of Stockton's Reef Subsea UK filed for bankruptcy this week

Coquin Migale

North East new music: Five gigs to keep you entertained in February

If you love live music here's a round-up of North East gigs taking place in February

Mike Matthews of Nifco Credit

HRH The Duke of York arrives on Teesside to open new Nifco UK facility

HRH The Duke of York also came to Eaglescliffe two years ago, to open the manufacturer's current facility.

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

Toys being sold

Hambleton Group report losses but caravan sales business provides promise

The multi-faceted Teesside group filed accounts for 2013 showing a £208,000 loss

Helen Forsythe has joined Henderson Insurance Brokers Teesside, based at George Stephenson Court, Westland Way, Preston Farm Business Park, Stockton

Appointments: Henderson Insurance Brokers Teesside appoints business manager

A growing Teesside insurance broker has appointed a business manager to help drive the business further

James Dickson of Vianet

Stockton's Vianet confirms growth on last year's performance

Vianet which supplies beer volume monitoring tools and data services to petrol forecourt operators among functions, says growth is in line with board expectations

Staff at Sherwoods in Stockton

Teesside and North Yorkshire Car retailers Sherwoods grow profits to more than £600,000

The General Motors franchisees said the withdrawal of Chevrolet from the European market posed no concern

Graduating apprentices at Darchem Engineering, after completing their studies with Hartlepool College

More than 50 apprentices honoured at Darchem's plant near Stockton

Hartlepool College training programme crucial to growth strategy, says managing director


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