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The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones at Dynamo 14 earlier this year

Dynamites 14: Hunt is on for the North East's top tech talent

The nomination stage is now open for Dynamites 14 - the region's IT and technology awards

North East economic growth hotspots providing good news says top economist

A view over the Port of Tyne
Results of the RBS Growth Tracker show the engines of growth across Tyneside, Hartlepool, Stockton and Northumberland

Nissan car production grinds to halt at Washington plant due to maintenance work

Nissan production line
Over-running maintenance work means car production at Washington's Nissan plant has temporarily ground to a halt

Sunderland security firm contracted to protect 12th Century manuscript

The Boldon Book manuscript
Hadrian Technology's CCTV systems will be used by South Shields Museum and Art Gallery in 'The Boldon Book' exhibition

Spartan UK Limited positive as revenues increase to £92.1million

Spartan rolling presses
The Gateshead-based manufacturer of steel products Spartan UK Limited has narrowed losses

Business Interviews

The Boldon Book manuscript

Sunderland security firm contracted to protect 12th Century manuscript

Hadrian Technology's CCTV systems will be used by South Shields Museum and Art Gallery in 'The Boldon Book' exhibition

Nissan car production grinds to halt at Washington plant due to maintenance work

Nissan production line
Over-running maintenance work means car production at Washington's Nissan plant has temporarily ground to a halt

North East economic growth hotspots providing good news says top economist

A view over the Port of Tyne
Results of the RBS Growth Tracker show the engines of growth across Tyneside, Hartlepool, Stockton and Northumberland
Inside of the tea rooms & guest house in Tynemouth that is up for sale

Tynemouth tearooms and guest house leasehold for sale

The chance to run one of the busiest businesses in Tynemouth has become available

Bradley Hall aids CCN UK's move to new premises in South Tyneside

Bradley Hall has helped fast-growing building materials manufacturer CCN UK expand its footprint at a prominent South Tyneside business park
Manufacturer CCN UK has taken up space on Simonside East Industrial Estate, South Tyneside

Arch launch Northumberland property survey

Arch
Northumberland Development Company Arch is calling upon businesses to take part in a unique property survey
Sky lanterns are often referred to as "Chinese lanterns"

Calls to ban Chinese lanterns at events in Northumberland because of risk to livestock

Campaigners have called for Chinese lanterns to be banned at events in Northumberland due to the risk to property and livestock

Glendale Show attracts the next generation of farmers

Robbie Herdman, young handler of the year at the Glendale Show 2013
Popular agricultural event host more livestock classes for younger people

National Beef Association appoints nutrition expert

Charlie Maclaren of the National Beef Association
Charlie Maclaren will be working to improve health within the British cattle industry
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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Adderstone Group chairman unveils £17m student development plans

Sun rises over a rig's coil tubing in Australia, sent in by Mark Godbolt updated

Washington-based Oil Consultants giving unique insight into life on oil rigs

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Dozens of schools sign up to unique business and education partnership

 

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