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The North East Business Awards live

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat Live: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

The new kid on the Newcastle nightlife block has finally opened its doors after months of planning and preparation

Dalton Park leisure scheme in County Durham set to start within weeks

A CGI of the completed Dalton Park
Operators including Cineworld, Frankie and Benny’s restaurant, Pizza Express, Prezzo, and Morrisons are confirmed operators

Creative North event in Gateshead draws together best of region's digital talent

Our Digital Playground at the Arch, Brandling Street Gateshead, Clarissa Wison and Angela Tuplin of NEdisplay
Our Digital Playground aimed at helping pioneering firms get to grips with each other's work while making valuable connections in Gateshead

North East Charolais breeders return triumphant from Stirling Bull Sales

Burradon Insomniac, who sold for 16,000gns at the Stirling Bull Sales
Northumberland farmers Chris Curry, Alan Lawson and the Campbell family enjoy success at world famous event

Newcastle University student utilities firm goes national after first month in business

Left to right is: John Crow, Chris Dawson, David Fraser, Asen Dobrev and Christina Ong
Student firm One Utility Bill aims to give students access to cheaper utilities and broadband and avoid arguments about bills

FSB in the North East welcomes Government reforms on payment practices

FSB North East regional chairman Ted Salmon
New rules will ensure 30 day payment terms filter down supply chain and that public bodies are held to account for late payment

Barratt Developments grows half-year pre-tax profits by 75% in midst of rapidly improving housing market

Mark Clare, CEO of Barratt Developments
Shareholders to benefit from group's sustained success as £962m to be paid out through Capital Return Plan by 2017

NBA Beef Expo 2015 to host Future Beef Farmer Challenge

Steve Dunkley, senior regional manager at EBLEX
Organisers invite teams and individuals from across the North East to take part in beef industry showcase event

UAE-based Carillion joint venture selected as preferred bidder for two major contracts in Dubai worth a total of £380m

Carillion
Support services group will be involved in a mixed-use development on the Dubai Creek waterfront and a retail and public facility project at Jumeirah
The North East Business Awards live

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat Live: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

The new kid on the Newcastle nightlife block has finally opened its doors after months of planning and preparation

Dalton Park leisure scheme in County Durham set to start within weeks

A CGI of the completed Dalton Park
Operators including Cineworld, Frankie and Benny’s restaurant, Pizza Express, Prezzo, and Morrisons are confirmed operators
An aerial view over Cobalt Business Park

Office space take-up falls 26% in Newcastle city centre

Grade A space continues to be in short supply but Cobalt Business Park secured the biggest leasing since 2009, to Utilitywise.

Investment in facilities has triggered a surge in lettings at Wilton Centre

Wilton Centre, Redcar
"The buzz is back at the Wilton Centre," says site manager Steve Duffield

The Glass House: New champagne bar to kickstart redevelopment of Milburn House in Newcastle

L-R Kevin McGorie of Sanderson Weatherall, Glass House owner Mark Nigrelli and Mark Convery, Sanderson Weatherall
Owners of Newcastle office block looking to invest in historic building after sealing deal for new champagne bar
Burradon Insomniac, who sold for 16,000gns at the Stirling Bull Sales

North East Charolais breeders return triumphant from Stirling Bull Sales

Northumberland farmers Chris Curry, Alan Lawson and the Campbell family enjoy success at world famous event

NBA Beef Expo 2015 to host Future Beef Farmer Challenge

Steve Dunkley, senior regional manager at EBLEX
Organisers invite teams and individuals from across the North East to take part in beef industry showcase event

Ballylinney Beef Shorthorns to be sold at auction for the first time

Derek and Cindy Steen with their Ballylinney cattle
Carlisle sale presents rare opportunity to purchase popular native breed owned by Lockerbie farmers, Derek and Cindy Steen
The Northumbrian Tweed Company products

Northumberland woman launches cottage tweed business

The Northumbrian Tweed Company grew out of Susanne Hume's hobby and sees her fit work around childcare

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

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
A CGI of the completed Dalton Park

Dalton Park leisure scheme in County Durham set to start within weeks

Operators including Cineworld, Frankie and Benny’s restaurant, Pizza Express, Prezzo, and Morrisons are confirmed operators

Kier Group plc announces strong interim results

Digital designs for Motel One on Newcastle's High Bridge
The order book is also looking strong for the FTSE 250 property, residential, construction and services group

Barratt Developments grows half-year pre-tax profits by 75% in midst of rapidly improving housing market

Mark Clare, CEO of Barratt Developments
Shareholders to benefit from group's sustained success as £962m to be paid out through Capital Return Plan by 2017
Manufacturers' League

Business Supplement: Manufacturers' League

The North East manufacturing industry is outperforming its counterparts in every other area of the country and is the powerhouse of our economy

Gateshead firm Turbo Power Systems considers potential sale

The firm, which has a factory in Gateshead, is carrying out a strategic review in light of share price movements

Ed Balls on Labour's vision for the North East economy

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls
The Shadow Chancellor writes exclusively for The Journal ahead of a visit to the region

Videos & Photos

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

CIPD Awards 2014

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Eldon Leisure redevelopment, behind the scenes as work commences

Eldon Leisure Centre: First pictures of how £3m refurbishment work is going

 

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