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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

Finance Director Richard Hutton reveals how changes are lifting sales at North East bakery giant Greggs

Sports Direct enters partnership with golf retailer Direct Golf UK

Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley
Direct Golf UK says links with Mike Ashley's firm Sports Direct will help it become a leader in its field

Durham student wins award from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East

Jonathan Rex with Penny Marshall, ICE regional director for the North East
Jonathan Rex, who excelled on a MEng Civil Engineering degree, is preparing to start work with BP

Double-digit growth for Killingworth firm DCS

DCS offices in Killingworth
A firm which continued to recruit during the recession has now seen its investment strategy pay off

Houston springboard for North East companies

George Rafferty, chief executive of NOF Energy left, and Paul Charlton, chairman of NOF Energy, right
North East firms are winning more work in a booming market in the North America Oil & Gas sector

Business Interviews

Jonathan Rex with Penny Marshall, ICE regional director for the North East

Durham student wins award from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East

Jonathan Rex, who excelled on a MEng Civil Engineering degree, is preparing to start work with BP

Archers Jersey Ice Cream receives backing from Barclays

From left, John Archer and Sue Archer of Archers Ice Cream , with Gavin Brittle of Barclays and Greg Ricketts of Anderson Consultants
New funding support is enabling a North East farm business to open a new outlet

Sports Direct enters partnership with golf retailer Direct Golf UK

Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley
Direct Golf UK says links with Mike Ashley's firm Sports Direct will help it become a leader in its field
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
Steven Nesbitt, of Darlington, has been elected chairman of the British Charolais Cattle Societys Council of Management

North East farmer elected Council of Management chairman

Steven Nesbitt, of Winston, Darlington, succeeds Alasdair Houston, of Gretna Green, who is stepping down after completing his two-year term of office

Farmers advised to act soon on RPA scheme changes

David Quayle, director of H&H Land and Property
Claimants must enrol anew online for the Basic Payment Scheme by the Rural Payment Agency

North East peers launch attack on Government farming policies

Matt Ridley
Viscount Ridley leads call for an end to wasteful public subsidy for organic farms
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

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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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