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Services firm Cofely creates hundreds of jobs in creation of new North East base

Around 200 new North East jobs are to be created through one of the year's biggest inward investment projects

£30m investment to be made by the Centre for Process Innovation

Nigel Perry CEO of CPI, Wilton Centre, Redcar
A £14m Graphene Applications Innovation Centre forms part of a £30m investment plan on Teesside

North East estate agency Pattinson unveils growth plans

Caroline Pattinson, managing director of Pattinsons estate agency
Pattinson's new managing director is expanding the business to take advantage of an upswing in the housing market

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

Business Interviews

Services firm Cofely creates hundreds of jobs in creation of new North East base

Around 200 new North East jobs are to be created through one of the year's biggest inward investment projects

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 warned over impact of Russia sanctions

Colin Hewitt, partner and head of Commercial at Ward Hadaway
Law firm Ward Hadaway has issued advice to North East firms urging them to tread carefully in the wake of EU sanctions against Russia
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
The horse show, at Glendale Show, near Wooler

Horse judged Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

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

Buy local, sell local and help keep North East farming alive

Julie Pörksen at Gallows Hill Farm near Cambo
Farmer's daughter Julie Porksen looks at the benefits of buying British and role each of us has to play
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

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