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An artist's impression of how the new dining zone at Eldon Square, featuring more than 20 new food outlets, will look

Restaurant plans gather pace for Metrocentre owner Intu as profits top £602m

The owners of North East shopping centres intu Eldon Square and intu Metrocentre are making good progress with their restaurant plans

Construction giants Carillion and Balfour Beatty end merger talks

Balfour Beatty
Merger talks have come to swift halt between Carillion and Balfour Beatty amid a dispute over a subsidiary's sale

Government changes led to collapse of Stockton-based business, boss claims

A worker installing loft insulation
The move left 27 Cosyseal Insulation workers redundant but company chiefs hope the firm can be rebuilt and staff re-employed

Gateshead-based vehicle innovator Sevcon is geared for growth

Electric vehicle innovator Sevcon is on course to double in size as the market steps up a gear

Report looks to future of UK lamb production

The NFU and NSA are working together to help sheep producers make the most of opportunities

Business Interviews

Balfour Beatty

Construction giants Carillion and Balfour Beatty end merger talks

Merger talks have come to swift halt between Carillion and Balfour Beatty amid a dispute over a subsidiary's sale

Restaurant plans gather pace for Metrocentre owner Intu as profits top £602m

An artist's impression of how the new dining zone at Eldon Square, featuring more than 20 new food outlets, will look
The owners of North East shopping centres intu Eldon Square and intu Metrocentre are making good progress with their restaurant plans

Report looks to future of UK lamb production

The NFU and NSA are working together to help sheep producers make the most of opportunities
The Wilkinsons store on Fawcett Street in Sunderland

Deals put Sunderland on the North East map for retail and leisure

A hat trick of deals has confirmed a resurgence of activity on Wearside, with investors showing keen interest in the city’s retail and leisure sectors

Kevan Carrick: Let's not repeat mistakes of the past 30 years

Kevan Carrick
A couple of weeks ago my column focused on the crisis in housing and the need to build more houses more quickly – the tricky bit is how to go about doing that!

North East LEP agrees funding to help build Portobello Trade Park

Paul Woolston, chair of the North East LEP, with Geoff Clark of Ravensworth Property Developments
Trade park off the A1(M) at Birtley expected to create 244 jobs with new industrial units
Liz Truss

New Defra Secretary Liz Truss to speak at Hexham Auction Mart

Northern Farming Conference to hear plans for supporting farming industry, after latest CAP negotiations

North East farmers advised on extra checks to cut risk of TB

Conservative MP and Farming Minister George Eustice
Risk-based trading (RBT) will help prevent spread of disease, says Farming Minister George Eustice

Report looks to future of UK lamb production

The NFU and NSA are working together to help sheep producers make the most of opportunities
GoodBrews owners Anthony Dickson and Samantha Smallwood and Nexus Operations Manager John Souter

Good Brews! Young bus driver turned coffee shop entrepreneur starts up in Gateshead

A former bus driver and his girlfriend have launched a coffee shop at Gateshead Interchange

Former professional footballer creates franchise opportunity

Former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough centre-half, Anthony (Anth) Cole who has set up a new business
One-time Toon star Anthony Cole aims to create the football stars of the future through his business

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher
22-year-old Jack Fisher who wowed the city with a video of iconic Tyneside sites discusses how his business is growing rapidly

Videos & Photos

Feature on Greggs who make pasties, sausage rolls and sandwiches

We're on a roll: How North East bakery giant Greggs lifted sales and profits

The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

Siemens Lead Craftsman Brian Shotton, at the Hebburn Plant, talks to Baroness Kramer during her visit.

Siemens' jobs boost is the start of a 'rail renaissance', manufacturers claim

 

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