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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

A 'rail renaissance' is underway in the North East as parts for the new London Thameslink trains go into production today

Jobs lost as Tyneside Autobuy call in administrators

Tyneside Autoparc is operated by Tyneside Autobuy who have gone into administration
Nearly 50 jobs have been lost after the collapse of the North East's largest used car supermarket Tyneside Autobuy

Triple win for outdoor clothing specialists Berghaus

Berghaus
It's trebles all round after Sunderland-based Berghaus triumphed at the Oscars of the outdoor sector

Second half trading will be crucial to De La Rue performance

Banknote printer De La Rue have appointed a new chairman
Gateshead-based commercial bank note printer expects to see "satisfactory" results boosted in the second half of the 2014/15 period

Gosforth-based Home Group awarded £42m to build new houses

Home Group
Almost 800 new homes are set to be built in the North East as part of multi-million pound plans involving Home Group

Business Interviews

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

A 'rail renaissance' is underway in the North East as parts for the new London Thameslink trains go into production today

Four big train related deals crucial to the North East's future

Siemens started work on the new Thameslink parts on Thursday
With the announcement of Siemens beginning to roll we look at four more train deals in the region

Triple win for outdoor clothing specialists Berghaus

Berghaus
It's trebles all round after Sunderland-based Berghaus triumphed at the Oscars of the outdoor sector
Paul Woolston, chair of the North East LEP, with Geoff Clark of Ravensworth Property Developments

North East LEP agrees funding to help build Portobello Trade Park

Trade park off the A1(M) at Birtley expected to create 244 jobs with new industrial units

Alnwick shopping parade fully occupied after string of deals

Paul Scrimshaw, owner of Marilyn & Melrose, which has taken a five-year lease on 12 Narrowgate, Alnwick
Four independent businesses have taken up space in properties on Narrowgate, a popular retail hub in Alnwick's Castle Quarter

Investing in the future of the North East

Aerial shot of the Team Valley Trading Estate
Two leading commercial property experts explain the importance of inward investment in the North East
Gaynor Scandle

Northumberland County Show secretary Gaynor Scandle is to step down

After nine years, thousands of exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of visitors, Gaynor Scandle is leaving the North's premier agricultural event

Marleycote herd among the trophies at Great Yorkshire Show

Marleycote Brown Nell 20 VG86
Richard Baynes found himself in the championship ring yet again when his Ayrshire Marleycote Brown Nell 20 was judged the junior champion at Harrogate

Cattle go under the hammer at Carlisle's Borderway Mart: July 16

Top price at the Borderway sale of young stock from the Lismulligan herd at 3900gns was heifer Lismulligan Priscilla 48
Store cattle, weanlings and calves joined the fourth annual young stock sale from the Lismulligan herd at Carlisle's Borderway Mart
Former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough centre-half, Anthony (Anth) Cole who has set up a new business

Former professional footballer creates franchise opportunity

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

SME demand triggers new division at Synergi IT

Peter Joynson of Synergi
The division, fronted by director and technology expert Justin Short, has been established to focus on Microsoft SharePoint services

Videos & Photos

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

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

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

HMS Illustrious sails into her home port of Portsmouth for the final time - Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Swan Hunter built HMS Illustrious sails home for the final time

 

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