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The Gosforth Joinery team in their new uniforms

Historic Newcastle staircase firm rebrands to Gosforth Joinery

A Newcastle firm that has been making staircases for more than a century has rebranded to reflect its new product lines

Falck Safety Services celebrates two decades in business

UK managing director of Falck Colin Leyden
Safety training firm has become internationally recognised, training more than 340,000 people each year

Six figure investment enables growth plans at County Durham's ATAG

From left, ATAG business development manager David Hazeldine, David Thomas of NEL and managing director of ATAG Andy Graham
Cable company seeks to double turnover and headcount after receiving NEL backing

Longbenton-based rubber specialists Aquaseal secure wind farm deal

From left, Jason Armstrong and Eddie Armstrong, with Robert Bowles of Barrier Group, from Aquaseal, which has delivered the Humber Gateway project
Rubber specialists Aquaseal, based in Longbenton, North Tyneside, are now involved in the North's major wind farm project

JD Sports granted permission for Newcastle gym plan

JD Sports own the building next HMV
Plans to turn two stores into a city centre gym have been granted approval - on certain conditions

Business Interviews

Middlesbrough sports village

Tennis World to stay on current site as new £18m Middlesbrough sports village images unveiled

New artist’s impressions of Middlesbrough £18m sports village have been unveiled :: Tennis World will now remain on its existing site

Falck Safety Services celebrates two decades in business

UK managing director of Falck Colin Leyden
Safety training firm has become internationally recognised, training more than 340,000 people each year

Historic Newcastle staircase firm rebrands to Gosforth Joinery

The Gosforth Joinery team in their new uniforms
A Newcastle firm that has been making staircases for more than a century has rebranded to reflect its new product lines
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

Middlesbrough sports village

Tennis World to stay on current site as new £18m Middlesbrough sports village images unveiled

Twilight at a rig in the Cooper Basin, Australia. Sent in by Robert Elliott

Oil rig selfies: Behind the scenes of oil rig worker life

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

 

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