Business

Project Manager Andy Morrell and engineers from Japan with new machinery at Express Engineering in Gateshead

Express Engineering invest £1.5m in unique machinery at Gateshead factory

Manufacturer of precision machine components to the oil & gas market has invested following Let's Grow funding from The Journal

Faerch Plast poised to grow County Durham workforce on site quit by Dutch firm

The Faerch Plast plant in Dragonville, Durham
Food packaging firm Faerch Plast are expanding in Durham on the site quit by Dutch vending machine cup maker Veriplast

Morpeth firm's new product launched by Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue at the UK launch of Coca-Cola's bottled water brand, Glaceau Smartwater which contains electrolytes, at the Dairy Art Centre in London.
New smartwater is latest product to be produced at the Abbeywell plant since its takeover by Coca Cola

A first look at Newcastle Quayside's latest addition Tiger Hornsby

Workmen apply the finishing touches to Newcastles newest bar, Tiger Hornsby.
We take a sneak peek inside Tiger Hornsby, a week ahead of its official opening

European Commission takes action to curb impact of Russian import ban on North East diary producers

Cows in a milking suite
The Commission has opened Private Storage Aid for producers of butter, Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) and certain cheeses

Stone Technical Services poised to recruit after successful summer

Stone Technical Services Group - Dave Stone, MD
Stone Technical Services is set to take on new starters to help fulfil a booming order book

Adderstone Group's £2m Beadnell residential development gets underway

A CGI of the Beadnell development by Adderstone Group
New images have been released by Adderstone Group showing the firm's sought-after Beadnell residential development

Restaurant plan could add to redevelopment of Newcastle quayside

County Durham firm is latest to invest in a former restaurant on Newcastle's quayside

North East firms offered chance to build business in India

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, center, walks barefoot as he is shown around during his visit at the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara or Sikh temple in New Delhi, India, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Clegg is on a three-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral economic ties.
UKTI and the North East Chamber of Commerce are spearheading a market visit to India in October with the aim to identify export opportunities

Tyne and Wear Marine prepares to go global with latest innovation

Alan Hewett of MAS, Jeff Main director of Tyne and Wear Marine and Ade Walton of Prozeus with the Bollard Load Test device
Manufacturer Tyne and Wear Marine is expanding in preparation for the global roll-out of its latest innovation
Ben Tansey of Alnwick-based re:heat

Ben Tansey, director of Alnwick-based biomass company re:heat

Ian Malcolm, managing director of ElringKlinger (GB)

Ian Malcolm, managing director of Elringklinger GB

Pamela Petty is managing director of Newton Aycliffe firm

Pamela Petty, managing director of Ebac

Kevin Carr, managing director of Go North East

Councillor Scott Dickinson, the new County Council Business Chair for Northumberland, at County Hall, Morpeth

Scott Dickinson, Business Chair, Northumberland County Council

Bill Macleod, Senior Partner of PwC, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Bill MacLeod, senior partner at PwC

Paul Mackings

Paul Mackings, chief executive of Cameron Hall Developments

Business Interviews

Project Manager Andy Morrell and engineers from Japan with new machinery at Express Engineering in Gateshead

Express Engineering invest £1.5m in unique machinery at Gateshead factory

Manufacturer of precision machine components to the oil & gas market has invested following Let's Grow funding from The Journal

Faerch Plast poised to grow County Durham workforce on site quit by Dutch firm

The Faerch Plast plant in Dragonville, Durham
Food packaging firm Faerch Plast are expanding in Durham on the site quit by Dutch vending machine cup maker Veriplast

Morpeth firm's new product launched by Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue at the UK launch of Coca-Cola's bottled water brand, Glaceau Smartwater which contains electrolytes, at the Dairy Art Centre in London.
New smartwater is latest product to be produced at the Abbeywell plant since its takeover by Coca Cola
left to right: Tony Wordsworth, Director, GVA, Tessa Petrides, Ward Hadaway, Tim Powner, Office Agent, LSH Newcastle and Darron Barker, Director and Head of LSH Newcastle

Commercial property consultancy eyes Newcastle expansion

Lambert Smith Hampton has expanded into new offices in the heart of Newcastle

Promotions and appointments at Sanderson Weatherall announced

Left to right: Martin Smith, Charlotte Marshall, Emily Seager, Amanda Haldane, Jade Hadden & Darren Naylor
Sanderson Weatherall has swelled the ranks in its Newcastle office

Tynemouth tearooms and guest house leasehold for sale

Inside of the tea rooms & guest house in Tynemouth that is up for sale
The chance to run one of the busiest businesses in Tynemouth has become available
Beekeeper Brian Ridley

Beekeeper urges farmers to join Northumberland course

Keeping bees can increase yields and boost the environment, says Northumberland expert

Horse judged Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

The horse show, at Glendale Show, near Wooler
New classes and big crowds ensure Northumberland agricultural show is judged a big success

Farmers feel 'targeted' by thieves as rural crime bites across the North East

Lambs feeding on hay at a feeder
The cost of rural crime in the region shot up last year, new figures reveal, as farmers say they believe thieves are targeting their farms
Front, from left, John Evans and Mark Porteous of Beanies with, back, from left, Jonathan Luke of NEL and Ben Williamson of Clive Owen & Co

Cash boost for County Durham coffee firm

Beanies The Flavour Co has secured £300,000 from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to develop its product portfolio

Platinum Cleaning Products to grow after securing new premises

Michelle and Simon Dixon of Platinum Cleaning Products in Newton Aycliffe
County Durham business intend to take on more staff and open three new UK hubs

Bike shop expands on Royal Quays and searches for apprentice

Royal Quays Centre, North Shields
Land Rover bikes has rebranded as the Royal Quays Cycle Centre and relocated to a larger store within the centre

Videos & Photos

Workmen apply the finishing touches to Newcastles newest bar, Tiger Hornsby.

A first look at Newcastle Quayside's latest addition Tiger Hornsby

The Journal Top 200 supplement: How to advertise to the region's top decision-makers

The horse show, at Glendale Show, near Wooler

Horse judged Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

 

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