Francesca Craggs

Francesca Craggs

Francesca Craggs is a reporter with Business & Commercial Unit. Previously she worked for the features team specialising in fashion. Francesca has been with us since 1998.

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Paul Monaghan, Ailsa Wilkie, Liisa Daniel and Danielle Crossley of Sintons

Sintons supports good causes

From cleaning windows, to tending gardens and decorating new buildings, staff at Sintons are always willing to lend a hand in the community

Mike Jobson

Mike Jobson, Business Northumberland High Growth Programme Manager

Mike Jobson’s career has taken him from London to Lagos. He talks to FRANCESCA CRAGGS about boosting business in Northumberland and why he’s returned to his North East roots

Michael Heaton, business manager for storage company Box Clever

Billingham box man's quest to make it big

By day, Michael Heaton is business manager for storage company Box Clever. By night, however, he’s packing out venues across the UK. He tells Francesca Craggs about his quest to make it big.

Wilkinson Maintenance boss on his love for life in the fast lane

Francesca Craggs talks to Wilkinson Maintenance boss Stuart Anderson about his love for life in the fast lane

Would you let your CEO loose on Twitter?

SOCIAL media is a must-have for many businesses. Some grasp it with enthusiasm while others remain fascinated but unsure of its power and influence.

Conservatory specialists in demand

WALLSEND-based Windows and Conservatories specialists Gibson & Jamieson are beating off competition for business in the home improvement service sector by being extremely competitive in challenging economic times.

Newcastle law firm Sintons supports Down's Syndrome North East charity

LAW firm Sintons has chosen Down’s Syndrome North East as its charity of the year.

John Duns of Brewin Dolphin

John Duns, Business Development Manager at Brewin Dolphin

John Duns has been in charge of business development and marketing at Newcastle wealth management firm, Brewin Dolphin, for the past six years

EDF Energy staff pledge to raise cash for Marie Curie Cancer Care

EDF Energy staff have pledged to do their bit and help raise thousands of pounds for the company’s new charity partner Marie Curie Cancer Care.

OWNING a holiday home is something very special. That’s why when we started looking for our dream holiday home, we had a very critical wish list.

We wanted something that was low maintenance, but luxurious, and quickly discovered that a caravan would be the perfect solution.


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