Business

Luke Tanner (right) and his team L-R Abigail, Claire, Lisa and Fran

Newcastle coffee shop Hip Cat Coffee might be the answer to Starbucks queues

Hip Cat Coffee on Newcastle’s Byker Bridge will sell only three types of brew to increase quality and decrease waiting times

Arch invests £1m in landmark development for Newbiggin

An artist impression of the intended Arch development
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea's revival continues with the unveiling of a new landmark development

Small businesses invited to take up retail space in Gateshead development

The Hives Dave Crompton inside the newly created store on Gateshead High Street
Retailers with big ideas can get their businesses underway in a new Gateshead shop venture

Sunderland-based Onyx Scientific in team-up with Cancer Research UK

Denise Bowser at Onyx Scientific
Cancer Research is working with Wearside pharma firm Onyx Scientific to drive forward its drug developments

Consett cooling firm PremiAir Comfort makes hay on back of Great British Bake Off

Mark Berry supporting the #JusticeforIain campaign, holding the image inspired by his daughter
Should bakers have enlisted Consett's PremiAir to take the heat out of the Baked Alaska controversy?

Top North East infrastructure and business bosses gear up to debate regional transport

Stephen Catchpole, managing director of Tees Valley Unlimited, which organised The Tees Valley Business Summit
The Journal and The Gazette's Transport Links Breakfast on September 25 brings together a stellar panel of senior figures in the North East

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

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

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

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

An artist impression of the intended Arch development

Arch invests £1m in landmark development for Newbiggin

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea's revival continues with the unveiling of a new landmark development

Small businesses invited to take up retail space in Gateshead development

The Hives Dave Crompton inside the newly created store on Gateshead High Street
Retailers with big ideas can get their businesses underway in a new Gateshead shop venture

Consett cooling firm PremiAir Comfort makes hay on back of Great British Bake Off

Mark Berry supporting the #JusticeforIain campaign, holding the image inspired by his daughter
Should bakers have enlisted Consett's PremiAir to take the heat out of the Baked Alaska controversy?
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
Cows in a milking suite

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

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

Beekeeper urges farmers to join Northumberland course

Beekeeper Brian Ridley
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
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

Luke Tanner (right) and his team L-R Abigail, Claire, Lisa and Fran

Newcastle coffee shop Hip Cat Coffee might be the answer to Starbucks queues

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

 

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