Coreena Ford

Coreena Ford

Coreena Ford is a senior reporter with our Business & Commercial Unit. She has covered a range of topics during her career and has been with us since 1997.

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The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

(l-r) Nas Khan, MD of Jennings Motor Group, John Mason from Mitsubishi Motors UK, and Norman Shepherd, franchise manager of Jennings Mitsubishi

North East motor dealerships Jennings and Springfield Cars drive up sales and profits

Despite growing turnover 18%, Jennings' director Nas Khan described last year as "a game of two halves"

Potential employees of the new Crowne Plaza Hotel - Stephenson Quarter, take part in a speed dating-style recruitment event

Hundreds attend Crowne Plaza Hotel speed dating-style recruitment event

More than 400 people met managers of the new hotel, hoping to get one of the 140 roles which are now being advertised

Professor Malcolm Young of e-therapeutics based in Newcastle

Milestone for e-Therapeutics as first patient is enrolled into second phase cancer drug trial

The business is investigating its cancer drug's safety and effectiveness in liver and pancreatic cancers - as a solo or combination treatment

Roger Maier of CEAD Architects is developing a process to help carers and patients take a 3D virtual tour round his buildings

Newcastle architect's Go Digital boost to create happier homes for dementia sufferers

"When you are a new business, it really makes a difference to have this kind of support," said Roger Maier, of CEAD Architects

D&S Services' operations director Mark Kelly, technical director Andrew Gaskins, production manager Steve Bassett and commercial director Alastair Tennant

Expansion for D&S Services gives empty Peterlee factory a new lease of life

County Durham firm D&S Services is expanding its operations with the acquisition of the former Suncrest Surrounds site.

The vacant suite inside Cathedral Buildings, Newcastle

Newcastle Cathedral Buildings close to full occupancy a year after acquisition by Minel Group

The building - home to the famed Vampire Rabbit and Marco Polos restaurant - has just 1,900sqft of space left to lease

Martin Kendall, MD of Vantec Europe, Sunderland (far right) with Vantec Corporation chief executive officers wordwide

£23m expansion plans at Vantec Europe set to create 120 jobs on Wearside

The warehouse build represents the largest-ever overseas project for Japan-based parent company Vantec Corporation.

L-R Debbie Bannister of Connect, Quorum Development Director Fergus Trim and Damian Stevenson, Connect

Quorum Business Park opens new 60,000sqft office building Lightbox

The business park's new building is aimed at SMEs in the region who are looking for high-spec flexible office premises.

The corporate team at Newcastle-based UNW

Record-breaking first quarter as Newcastle's UNW oversee deals worth £100m

Business advisers UNW delivered a record-breaking first quarter of 2015, putting the Newcastle firm on track to achieve record full year turnover


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