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Gleeson Homes has opened a second north east office at Wynyard Park. Pictured is the Gleeson Team, with Regional Director, Ed Alder on the far right of the picture

MJ Gleeson plc on track to exceed targets after seeing growth in both its divisions

Urban regeneration and strategic land specialist hopes to build at least 1,000 homes per year within the forseeable future

Hartlepool-headquartered technology company Stadium Group enjoys strong first half trading

Chief executive of Stadium Group, Charlie Peppiatt
Electronics provider Stadium Group expects further growth in its Technology Products division in the second half of the year

Graeme Whitfield: It's not anti-business to expect people to pay their tax

Graeme Whitfield
Business editor of The Journal on why the likes of Amazon, Google and Starbucks should pay their fair share

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Gleeson Homes has opened a second north east office at Wynyard Park. Pictured is the Gleeson Team, with Regional Director, Ed Alder on the far right of the picture

MJ Gleeson plc on track to exceed targets after seeing growth in both its divisions

Urban regeneration and strategic land specialist hopes to build at least 1,000 homes per year within the forseeable future

Chief executive of Stadium Group, Charlie Peppiatt

Hartlepool-headquartered technology company Stadium Group enjoys strong first half trading

Electronics provider Stadium Group expects further growth in its Technology Products division in the second half of the year

Graeme Whitfield

Graeme Whitfield: It's not anti-business to expect people to pay their tax

Business editor of The Journal on why the likes of Amazon, Google and Starbucks should pay their fair share

Left to right: Peter Spoors of T Manners, Neil Turner of Howarth Litchfield Partnership and Gill Hewlett, headteacher at Kings Priory School in Tyneside

Family firm T Manners wins £4m contract at Kings Priory School in Tynemouth

The Bishop Auckland firm is currently carrying out work on the school's sixth form that will create a new coffee, learning resources and free wi-fi

Hargreaves Services

Redundancies at Hargreaves after 'challenging' times in coal sector

Durham's largest private sector employer sees revenues suffer in struggling coal market

Meurig Raymond

Selling UK produce abroad has never been more important, NFU president tells conference

Meurig Raymond believes that, despite some positive trends in recent years, action must be taken now to reverse declines in farm productivity

Lee Westwood during the official opening of his Filly course at Close House in Northumberland with owner Graham Wylie

Sales up 7% at Close House Golf Club owned by multi-millionaire Graham Wylie

The Northumberland firm has been growing its membership steadily since 2011 and now has 400 members, helping to grow sales to £2.53m

A CGI of the new entrance into intu Eldon Square's dining area Grey's Quarter

Construction starts in Newcastle City Centre for £25m dining quarter at intu Eldon Square

Scores of jobs in Newcastle City Centre have been created in the construction phase for Grey's Quarter which will have 20 restaurants when it opens

Gavin Richardson of Opus takes part in a triathlon

Sunderland building services entrepreneur represents GB in European triathlon event

Sunderland businessman Gavin Richardson has been competing at a national level since 2011

Who has the most influential Twitter accounts in the North East?

Social media monitors Lissted have ranked thousands of Twitter accounts according to their influence within the North East

Persimmon Homes development at Angel Way, Birtley

Housebuilder Persimmon plc grows revenues by 12% during strong first-half trading

An increasingly competitive mortgage market, growing customer confidence and a rise in employment contributed to significant growth

Liz Mayes

Liz Mayes: Supporting innovation in manufacturing is crucial to solving the productivity puzzle

The UK’s historic productivity and investment performance has been weak. However, not all sectors are equal

A wind farm

Wind farm projects in North East cancelled after Government subsidy removal

Developments in Northumberland will go ahead during 'grace period' allowed by Government

From left, lessees David Smith, Claire Hall and David Hall at The Spread Eagle in Preston Village, North Shields

Star Pubs and Bars to invest a further £2.5m in North East pub refurbishment schemes

11 pubs in the region will receive a get a new lease of life as Heineken's pub company moves towards a more food-focused vision

Site of planned Durham Green Business Park in Bowburn

Plans unveiled for industrial park in County Durham that could create 4,500 jobs

Industrial units, offices, a hotel and 300 homes would be built on the site next to the A1 at Bowburn if plans are approved

Trainees at builders' merchant JT Dove

Staff at Newcastle-based JT Dove share in strong year of sales and profits

Operating profit more than doubled to £1.94m at the builders merchant, triggering a profit share payout to employees

CLA president Henry Robinson

Government must work with UK landowners to help tackle climate change, says CLA

Clear action can be on key issues raised in Committee on Climate Change Progress Report, says president Henry Robinson

Some of Deadgood's products

Newcastle furniture designers Deadgood pick up interior industry award

Set up by a pair of Northumbria University design students, the firm has been recognised among the Mixology15 finalists

Nortech Solutions

Wynyard-based Nortech Group expand with new Aberdeen office

Engineering specialists have already been working with Scottish firm and hope new presence will grow business in the region

Back (from left): Stuart Lynn, Neil Hemming, and Bob Paton. Front (from left) Charlie Hoult and Giselle Stewart

IT leaders appoint Dynamo vice chairs as Bob Paton steps down

High profile figures from Sage, SAP and Ubisoft take up roles at North East IT sector network

Videos & Photos

Lee Westwood during the official opening of his Filly course at Close House in Northumberland with owner Graham Wylie

Sales up 7% at Close House Golf Club owned by multi-millionaire Graham Wylie

The Fred Olsen Balmoral docked at Port of Tyne

Sneak preview of leading cruise ship set to be based on the Tyne next summer

Guests at Muckle LLP's headquarters for a dinner in celebration of AIM's 20th anniversary

North East business leaders gather for AIM 20th anniversary dinner

 

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