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Hitachi photo of a mock-up of Hitachi Rail Europe's AT200 train

Hitachi reveal next generation train to be built in North East

Hitachi Rail Europe have revealed images of a new commuter train to be built at its Newton Aycliffe plant

NEL Fund Managers toast investment support

Simon Johnson
Fund managers have gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the professional community's investment input

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

Unpasteurised dairy products growing in popularity

Unpasteurised milk could soon be available from vending machines
Consumers may soon be able to buy untreated milk and cream from vending machines, the Food Standard Agency will hear today

School partners with Rolls-Royce for top apprenticeship scheme

Excelsior teacher Joseph Temple, pupils Nauman Ahmad and Hasan Ahmed, and Rolls-Royce Training Centre team leader Steven Bolton
Excelsior Academy teenagers are set to forge engineering careers through scheme at Rolls-Royce's North East Training Centre

Business Interviews

Simon Johnson

NEL Fund Managers toast investment support

Fund managers have gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the professional community's investment input

Go North East provides transport for Commonwealth Games

Service design manager at Go North East, Graham Hill, along with the driving team
The North East's largest bus company has sent a convoy to Glasgow to help with the sports event

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility
Newcastle digital video firm Three Motion used drone technology to film the construction of Hitachi's Newton Aycliffe
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
Unpasteurised milk could soon be available from vending machines

Unpasteurised dairy products growing in popularity

Consumers may soon be able to buy untreated milk and cream from vending machines, the Food Standard Agency will hear today

How young farmer Rachel Fife is trading Northumberland for Brisbane

Rachel Fife of Coldrife Farm near Chathill
Rachel Fife will represent Northumberland at the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference

Northern Farmers and Landowners Group shocked at Owen Paterson sacking

Owen Paterson
Owen Paterson was a well-regarded countryman on top of his Defra brief, says Angus Collingwood-Cameron
Mary Glindon MP

North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon secures debate on late payments to SMEs

Glindon is one of a growing number of MPs to express concern at potentially devastating effect of delays in payment by local government

Move It Studios becomes social enterprise

Helen Telford of Move It Studios
The Business Factor is helping entrepreneur Helen Telford expand his business to reach a wider base

Growth planned at Bubble T break as Taiwanese drinks prove a hit with students

Wei-Lung Tsai who runs the Bubble T Break Cafe in Newcastle City Centre.
The owner of a cafe selling bubble tea says he wants to open a second establishment and eventually turn the business into a franchise

Videos & Photos

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

Junior youth worker John Rudd in the Cafe at Space 2

How Space 2 is giving hope to Newcastle's youngsters

Kevin Carr: Staying ahead of the game in North East transport

 

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