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White Hart Yard

Ladhar Leisure focussed on £2.5m Newcastle destination venue

This marks the firm's largest leisure project ever - and the finished venue will rival destination developments in London's Shoreditch and Dalston

Staggering growth at Hedgehog Lab limited by skills shortage

Founders of Hedgehog Lab, Sarat Pediredla, left, and Mark Forster, who now hold the titles of managing director and technical director
Post-PC digital agency Hedgehog lab is having to turn down work due to a shortage of suitably skilled applicants for vacancies

North East climbs the UK economic growth tables

Royal Bank of Scotland
Analysis of economic growth over Q3 shows the North East overtook the North West, South West and West Midlands

Little-known yard between Grey Street and the Cloth Market to be transformed by £2.5m redevelopment

Artist impression of the White Hart Yard
Ladhar Leisure say the finished venue in Newcastle city centre will rival destination developments in London's Shoreditch and Dalston

Newcastle University graduate launches business of healthy breakfast snacks with her best friend

Lucy Wright and Anna Mackenzie founders of Cuckoo, a muesli-based breakfast pot
Lucy Wright and best friend Anna Mackenzie launched their own muesli brand Cuckoo and sold their first pot in Selfridges

Most Influential 2014: The Journal reveals the North East's movers and shakers

The Journal Most Influential 2014
The North East's most influential people in business are revealed in the 2014 edition of The Journal's Most Influential

Postal shake-up would damage rural communities, says CLA

CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn
Organisation to contact Ofcom over threat to Universal Service, which guarantees single price postal service to all UK addressses

Manufacturers in Dessert Heaven with second venture

The Dessert Heaven team and Dayna Charlton
Rachel Charlton also recently won North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the best rural business

The week ahead in business: results expected from Thomas Cook and Kingfisher

Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook's recovery push will reach another milestone on Wednesday when it reports an increase in earnings for the year to September 30

#NETwitterati 2014: North East people who make the biggest impact on social media

NETwitterati 2014
The North East Twitterati has seen hundreds of people voting for people, organisations or bloggers who make the greatest impact on Twitter
White Hart Yard

Ladhar Leisure focussed on £2.5m Newcastle destination venue

This marks the firm's largest leisure project ever - and the finished venue will rival destination developments in London's Shoreditch and Dalston

Little-known yard between Grey Street and the Cloth Market to be transformed by £2.5m redevelopment

Artist impression of the White Hart Yard
Ladhar Leisure say the finished venue in Newcastle city centre will rival destination developments in London's Shoreditch and Dalston

Staggering growth at Hedgehog Lab limited by skills shortage

Founders of Hedgehog Lab, Sarat Pediredla, left, and Mark Forster, who now hold the titles of managing director and technical director
Post-PC digital agency Hedgehog lab is having to turn down work due to a shortage of suitably skilled applicants for vacancies
Harvey Emms who is joining Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners

Leading Newcastle City Council planner Harvey Emms joins consultancy

Harvey Emms has been involved in huge projects including the Monument Mall refurbishment

Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

The proposed plans for the former Travelodge site at the Silverlink updated
Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park

Washington business park 50% full after welcoming key tenants

Chris Haritou of Abfad, Gavin Cordwell-Smith, Hellens Group; Paul Woolston, North East LEP and Cameron Hall of Cam Automation at Teal Farm Park, Washington
Teal Farm Park, built on former industrial land at Washington, opened for business in February and is already filling up fast
CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn

Postal shake-up would damage rural communities, says CLA

Organisation to contact Ofcom over threat to Universal Service, which guarantees single price postal service to all UK addressses

Applications sought for £160,000 fund to boost rural economy

The Border Union Bicentenary Bursary panel
Border Union Agricultural Society keen to support career development across agriculture, forestry, renewable energy and more

Northumbrian Quality Feeds appoints new sales and feed adviser

Sales and Feed adviser at Northumbrian Quality Feeds, Nikki Gilbertson
Nikki Gilbertson will be working directly with North East farmers, helping them improve livestock performance
Joe Meagher, who owns Lola's Coffee next Newcastle Central Station

Is this the smallest small business ever? Coffee entrepreneurs set up on tiny Newcastle site

Joe Meagher and Josh Thompson have established Lola's Coffee in the area outside Science Bar, near Central Station

Former graphic designer and illustrator launch greetings card business in North Tyneside

Amy Clarke and Helen Turner of Rosie and Radish
Amy Clarke and Helen Turner created 'Rosie and Radish' after pursuing careers outside of the region

Corporate responsibility more than just a bolt-on, says construction boss

Dan Robinson, chairman of Gus Robinson Developments
A responsible approach to paying firms in its supply chain is crucial at Gus Robinson Developments Ltd
Artists impression of how the new Eothen Homes dementia care facility will look, courtesy of architect Coach House 8

Surgo Construction strike deals worth £22m

The Cramlington firm has won work on projects in health, education and renewable energy, amongst others.

Howard Russell construction firm set to triple turnover

The team at Howard Russell
Newcastle construction firm Howard Russell is currently working on projects worth in excess of £9m

Sunderland multi-million pound regeneration programme reaches financial close

Coun Paul Watson of Sunderland City Council updated
The Sunderland contract, set to unfold over 20 years, is potentially worth £800m to Carillion
Royal Bank of Scotland

North East climbs the UK economic growth tables

Analysis of economic growth over Q3 shows the North East overtook the North West, South West and West Midlands

New offshore engineering venture planned on former TAG Energy Solutions site on the River Tees

TAG Energy Solutions facility on the River Tees
Danish operator Bladt Industries and Germany's EEW SPC have promised 100 initial jobs on the former TAG Energy site on the River Tees

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum
TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

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Dame Margaret Barbour

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