Andrew Hebden

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South West Durham Training centre is booming

A TRAINING centre specialising in preparing young people for careers in the manufacturing and engineering sectors has welcomed more than 100 new trainees.

Vantec Europe to create a further 81 jobs in Sunderland

A FURTHER 81 jobs are to be created at the site of a new warehouse complex in Sunderland, it was announced this morning.

Attractive city suburb with business space

It is much sought-after as a place to live, but Gosforth is also home to some of the region’s biggest businesses and offers some great opportunities for commercial accommodation, writes TONY WORDSWORTH

teaser Gavin Prior

Gavin Prior, general manager, Metrocentre

Metrocentre’s new general manager, Gavin Prior, doesn’t let hard knocks hold him back, as Peter Jackson discovers.

Teesside University gets £1m grant to help workers

A NORTH East university has been given a £1m grant by the Government to support its work with employers in delivering higher education to people already in work.

Specialist heavy lifting vessel 'Lone' owned by SAL

World's largest heavy lift vessel calls at the Port of Tyne

THE world's largest heavy lift vessel called at the Port of Tyne to pick up a number of offshore modules from IHC Engineering Business (IHC) based at the port.

NECC chief executive James Ramsbotham with Nickie Gott

North East Chamber of Commerce links up with Women into the Network

A NORTH East company dedicated to supporting women in business has officially partnered up with the region’s leading business membership organisation.

North East business tracking survey is launched

THE first major survey monitoring the performance of entrepreneurial businesses in the North East is under way.

Hong Kong firm buys Wales and West Utilities

THE billionaire owner of Northumbria Water has extended his control over the UK’s infrastructure network with his purchase of gas company Wales and West Utilities.

Route Monkey gets plugged into EV scheme

AN INNOVATIVE North East company has joined a national initiative aimed at encouraging major UK transport fleets to make the switch to electric vehicles (EVs).

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