Business

Professor Roy Sandbach

High ranking North East Innovation Board unveiled by North East LEP

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has created the first Innovation Board for the region, which will support the LEP

Regional suppliers win £470,000 in contracts to aid Banks Mining move

Banks Mining
The move will enable the coal to be taken out of the area where the compound formerly stood over the coming months

90 jobs lost as Tinsley Special Products enters administration

Tinsley Special Products updated
The firm has entered into administration just months after securing £3.5m Regional Growth Fund money

Lawyer of the Year shared by nine campaigning North East solicitors

Lawyer of the Year: L-R Graham Lowes, Helen Ager,Nigel Barnes, Verity Dobbie, Paul Dunn, Allan Devine and Lewis Pearson
Fight against cuts to legal aid recognised at Newcastle Law Society's annual awards

Award joy for Crafter's Companion founder Sara Davies

Sara Davies of Crafter's Companion
Sara Davies, 30, is also shortlisted for two other awards - fresh from being a finalist at the Journal's North East Business Executive of the Year

Galliford Try forms partnership as part of growth plans

(L-R) Chris Hope of Hewitt, Robin Armstrong of Owen Pugh, Jim McGlen of Robert Kirkland, Stephen McCoy of Galliford Try Partnerships North, Ian King of King Brothers, Darren Atkinson of Edwards & Bower, Fred Hood of McNally & Thompson and Brian Smith of John N Dunn
The Newcastle developer has big plans for the next three years - and will spend £20m with its main suppliers in the current financial year

The Wear Rivers Trust plans further work with farmers after successful year

Wear Rivers Trust chairman Gary Johnson
Annual report highlights wide range of accomplishments from Wear Rivers Trust during 2014

North East digital marketer aids national campaign that will put political leaders up for live debate

From left: TV presenter Rick Edwards, with Bite the Ballot's Michael Sani and SB.TV's Jamal Edwards
North Easterner Steve Cole has played a hand in the Bite the Ballot campaign and its mission to engage young people in politics

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
Lawyer of the Year: L-R Graham Lowes, Helen Ager,Nigel Barnes, Verity Dobbie, Paul Dunn, Allan Devine and Lewis Pearson

Lawyer of the Year shared by nine campaigning North East solicitors

Fight against cuts to legal aid recognised at Newcastle Law Society's annual awards

90 jobs lost as Tinsley Special Products enters administration

Tinsley Special Products updated
The firm has entered into administration just months after securing £3.5m Regional Growth Fund money

North East digital marketer aids national campaign that will put political leaders up for live debate

From left: TV presenter Rick Edwards, with Bite the Ballot's Michael Sani and SB.TV's Jamal Edwards
North Easterner Steve Cole has played a hand in the Bite the Ballot campaign and its mission to engage young people in politics
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
Wear Rivers Trust chairman Gary Johnson

The Wear Rivers Trust plans further work with farmers after successful year

Annual report highlights wide range of accomplishments from Wear Rivers Trust during 2014

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

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
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
(L-R) Chris Hope of Hewitt, Robin Armstrong of Owen Pugh, Jim McGlen of Robert Kirkland, Stephen McCoy of Galliford Try Partnerships North, Ian King of King Brothers, Darren Atkinson of Edwards & Bower, Fred Hood of McNally & Thompson and Brian Smith of John N Dunn

Galliford Try forms partnership as part of growth plans

The Newcastle developer has big plans for the next three years - and will spend £20m with its main suppliers in the current financial year

Surgo Construction strike deals worth £22m

Artists impression of how the new Eothen Homes dementia care facility will look, courtesy of architect Coach House 8
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
Tinsley Special Products updated

90 jobs lost as Tinsley Special Products enters administration

The firm has entered into administration just months after securing £3.5m Regional Growth Fund money

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

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

Videos & Photos

Lawyer of the Year: L-R Graham Lowes, Helen Ager,Nigel Barnes, Verity Dobbie, Paul Dunn, Allan Devine and Lewis Pearson

Lawyer of the Year shared by nine campaigning North East solicitors

Lord Walton

65 over 65 (part two): celebrating some of the North East's older workers

Dame Margaret Barbour

65 over 65 (part one): we salute the North East workers who refuse to retire

 

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