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New flights, facilities and larger aircraft boost passenger numbers at Newcastle Airport

New facilities, new services and the frequency of those services, as well as the introduction of larger aircraft at Newcastle International Airport, helped to drive up the number of passengers by 1.4% in 2013

Wind power gives North East fabricator CFS a 300% sales boost

Complete Fabrication Services (CFS) in South Shields
The rapidly expanding wind market has seen sales rocket at South Shields-based CFS

Power to the people: How crowdfunding is changing the shape of business investment

Anastacia of Indiegogo on stage at Campus North
We explore the merits of a relatively new funding phenomenon that is taking the business world by storm

Swan Hunter built HMS Illustrious sails home for the final time

HMS Illustrious sails into her home port of Portsmouth for the final time - Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
The light aircraft carrier has returned to port for the final time after 32 years protecting Britain on the high seas.

The search for this year's Tyneside and Northumberland leading light

John Dickson and Nicola Loose
Run by The Journal in association with The Gazette on Teesside, the North East Business Executive of the Year awards celebrate the great role models of the business world

Business Interviews

Complete Fabrication Services (CFS) in South Shields

Wind power gives North East fabricator CFS a 300% sales boost

The rapidly expanding wind market has seen sales rocket at South Shields-based CFS

British Wool Marketing Board launches new website for kids

The British Wool Marketing Board website
The British Wool Marketing Board has launched a new website for schools to teach children about where wool comes from

The search for this year's Tyneside and Northumberland leading light

John Dickson and Nicola Loose
Run by The Journal in association with The Gazette on Teesside, the North East Business Executive of the Year awards celebrate the great role models of the business world
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
Top price at the Borderway sale of young stock from the Lismulligan herd at 3900gns was heifer Lismulligan Priscilla 48

Cattle go under the hammer at Carlisle's Borderway Mart: July 16

Store cattle, weanlings and calves joined the fourth annual young stock sale from the Lismulligan herd at Carlisle's Borderway Mart

British Wool Marketing Board launches new website for kids

The British Wool Marketing Board website
The British Wool Marketing Board has launched a new website for schools to teach children about where wool comes from

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
Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

22-year-old Jack Fisher who wowed the city with a video of iconic Tyneside sites discusses how his business is growing rapidly

SME demand triggers new division at Synergi IT

Peter Joynson of Synergi
The division, fronted by director and technology expert Justin Short, has been established to focus on Microsoft SharePoint services

Fitness entrepreneurs invest to boost digital presence

Kris Kennedy (Left) and John King (Right) with the new Fitstream app and website
FITSTREAM, which was set up by Kris Kennedy and Paul Cranston, hope a new app and website – www.fitstream.com – will lead to growth in customer nationally and internationally

Videos & Photos

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

HMS Illustrious sails into her home port of Portsmouth for the final time - Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Swan Hunter built HMS Illustrious sails home for the final time

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

 

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