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Still Open All Hours

Workwear Express plays starring role in classic BBC sitcom Open All Hours

Workwear Express produced an eye-catching range of commemorative aprons worn by characters in the series Still Open All Hours

Grainger partnership buys £33.25m London development

Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc
The 16-story residential tower in Canning Town will provide 134 one and two-bedroom apartments, 25 car parking spaces and 4,173 sq ft of resident amenity space

Gateshead-based De La Rue anticipates £20m operating profit drop

De La Rue products
Trading update confirms trading has remained in line with revised expectations for De La Rue

Filtonic results plummet through tough trading conditions

Alan Needle, chief executive officer at Filtronic
Components manufacturer reports a loss for half-year, but chairman remains confident in strategy

Gateshead game developer Eutechnyx sells NASCAR computer game in multi-million pound deal

Darren and Brian Jobling of Eutechnyx
Renowned Gateshead games developer to fade out involvement in the franchise as it concentrates on Auto Club Revolution

Tickets available for Teesdale hill farming documentary screening at Durham

A scene from Addicted to Sheep
Latimer Hinks Solicitors is giving people the chance to see Addicted to Sheep at the Gala Theatre in Durham

New bars set for North East following Camerons Brewery growth in Hartlepool

Camerons Brewery
The Hartlepool firm is growing its brands, contract brewing and managed pubs - which means three new bars are heading our way

First day of trading for Sunderland-headquartered ScS

ScS chief executive officer David Knights (left) with the company's chief financial officer, Ron Turnbull
The Sunderland furniture retailer will raise at least £35m for its private equity owners by trading on the London Stock Exchange

Recite Me chief executive encourages funding route after major sales boost

Ross Linnett, of Recite Me Ltd, was among those to join David Cameron on a trade visit to China in December 2013
Ross Linnett has seen his business profile rise through trade visits to China and an invite to Buckingham Palace

Manor House converted to modern office space at the heart of County Durham

The Manor House in Sedgefield which has been converted to modern office space
The Manor House in Sedgefield has served as a home, council headquarters and magistrates' court but now is a modern office
Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc

Grainger partnership buys £33.25m London development

The 16-story residential tower in Canning Town will provide 134 one and two-bedroom apartments, 25 car parking spaces and 4,173 sq ft of resident amenity space

Workwear Express plays starring role in classic BBC sitcom Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours
Workwear Express produced an eye-catching range of commemorative aprons worn by characters in the series Still Open All Hours

Gateshead-based De La Rue anticipates £20m operating profit drop

De La Rue products
Trading update confirms trading has remained in line with revised expectations for De La Rue
The Manor House in Sedgefield which has been converted to modern office space

Manor House converted to modern office space at the heart of County Durham

The Manor House in Sedgefield has served as a home, council headquarters and magistrates' court but now is a modern office

Tim Evans to retire from Knight Frank's Newcastle office after 20 years

Tim Evans of Knight Frank
Peter Bowden is to take over Knight Frank's Newcastle office on April 1 after Tim Evans retires after 20 years of service

Rare opportunity to rent space in historic Newcastle Quayside building

Tenants can book facilities at Trinity House, which dates back to the 1400s and has been used as a hospital, almshouses and rigging loft
A scene from Addicted to Sheep

Tickets available for Teesdale hill farming documentary screening at Durham

Latimer Hinks Solicitors is giving people the chance to see Addicted to Sheep at the Gala Theatre in Durham

New director appointed at Newton Rigg College

Dr Jane Sullivan of Newton Rigg College
Dr Jane Sullivan has experience working at several colleges in the North, as well as spending 15 years at AstraZeneca

NBA welcomes Red Tractor meeting on proposed assurance changes

Chris Mallon, chief executive of the NBA
Northumberland-based members' organisation seeks clarity over impact of new rules
Ross Linnett, of Recite Me Ltd, was among those to join David Cameron on a trade visit to China in December 2013

Recite Me chief executive encourages funding route after major sales boost

Ross Linnett has seen his business profile rise through trade visits to China and an invite to Buckingham Palace

Government prompt payment practice called into question

Amyas Morse
National Audit Office says SMEs may not be receiving significant benefits from a commitment to pay suppliers within five days

BASME programme looks to self sustaining future after major milestone

From left: Philip Aldridge, Phil Hollowood, Frances Stainthorpe, Martin McTague, Felix O'Hare, Joanne Rout
NEPIC’s Business Acceleration for SMEs (BASME) programme has been working with process industry linked firms since April 2012
New houses under construction

Booming construction sector set to create 17,500 jobs in the North East

A raft of sizeable developments, prospective projects and private housing demand is driving the recruitment across the region

Xsite progresses its role at key Blyth regeneration scheme

An artist's impression of the hotel Xsite architects are working on in Blyth
New appointment sees xsite continue its involvement with Arch’s estimated £20m mixed use landmark scheme.

Work starts on Newcastle's latest student accommodation scheme

Artist's impression of a room inside the new 270-bedroom student scheme
Glass Works is the third scheme for the Ouseburn area - and it's been backed by Hong Kong financiers
Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

AIS training centre in North Shields is expanding its activities even as the offshore industry feels the pinch

Technology firms bringing manufacturing to the North East

Jobs to come in pharmaceutical and technology markets thanks to North East innovations Vreo and Rokshaw

UK first as Career College launches in South Tyneside

South Tyneside College principal Lindsey Whiterod with Lord Baker at the launch of Career College North East (CCNE)
An innovative partnership in South Tyneside is set to lead the way on a new approach to skills training and further education

Videos & Photos

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

A CGI of how the Glass House champagne bar in Newcastle will look when complete

Glass House champagne bar: A first look at work on the Newcastle venue

Artist's impression of a room inside the new 270-bedroom student scheme

Work starts on Newcastle's latest student accommodation scheme

 

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