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Wear Rivers Trust chairman Gary Johnson

The Wear Rivers Trust plans further work with farmers after successful year

Annual report highlights wide range of accomplishments from Wear Rivers Trust during 2014

North East digital marketer aids national campaign that will put political leaders up for live debate

From left: TV presenter Rick Edwards, with Bite the Ballot's Michael Sani and SB.TV's Jamal Edwards
North Easterner Steve Cole has played a hand in the Bite the Ballot campaign and its mission to engage young people in politics

High ranking North East Innovation Board unveiled by North East LEP

Professor Roy Sandbach
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has created the first Innovation Board for the region, which will support the LEP

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Wear Rivers Trust chairman Gary Johnson

The Wear Rivers Trust plans further work with farmers after successful year

Annual report highlights wide range of accomplishments from Wear Rivers Trust during 2014

From left: TV presenter Rick Edwards, with Bite the Ballot's Michael Sani and SB.TV's Jamal Edwards

North East digital marketer aids national campaign that will put political leaders up for live debate

North Easterner Steve Cole has played a hand in the Bite the Ballot campaign and its mission to engage young people in politics

Professor Roy Sandbach

High ranking North East Innovation Board unveiled by North East LEP

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has created the first Innovation Board for the region, which will support the LEP

Banks Mining

Regional suppliers win £470,000 in contracts to aid Banks Mining move

The move will enable the coal to be taken out of the area where the compound formerly stood over the coming months

The Journal Most Influential 2014 live

Most Influential 2014: The Journal list of the North East's movers and shakers

The North East's most influential people in business are revealed in the 2014 edition of The Journal's Most Influential

Tinsley Special Products updated

90 jobs lost as Tinsley Special Products enters administration

The firm has entered into administration just months after securing £3.5m Regional Growth Fund money

Lawyer of the Year: L-R Graham Lowes, Helen Ager,Nigel Barnes, Verity Dobbie, Paul Dunn, Allan Devine and Lewis Pearson

Lawyer of the Year shared by nine campaigning North East solicitors

Fight against cuts to legal aid recognised at Newcastle Law Society's annual awards

(L-R) Chris Hope of Hewitt, Robin Armstrong of Owen Pugh, Jim McGlen of Robert Kirkland, Stephen McCoy of Galliford Try Partnerships North, Ian King of King Brothers, Darren Atkinson of Edwards & Bower, Fred Hood of McNally & Thompson and Brian Smith of John N Dunn

Galliford Try forms partnership as part of growth plans

The Newcastle developer has big plans for the next three years - and will spend £20m with its main suppliers in the current financial year

Sara Davies of Crafter's Companion

Award joy for Crafter's Companion founder Sara Davies

Sara Davies, 30, is also shortlisted for two other awards - fresh from being a finalist at the Journal's North East Business Executive of the Year

White Hart Yard

Ladhar Leisure focussed on £2.5m Newcastle destination venue

This marks the firm's largest leisure project ever - and the finished venue will rival destination developments in London's Shoreditch and Dalston

Founders of Hedgehog Lab, Sarat Pediredla, left, and Mark Forster, who now hold the titles of managing director and technical director

Staggering growth at Hedgehog Lab limited by skills shortage

Post-PC digital agency Hedgehog lab is having to turn down work due to a shortage of suitably skilled applicants for vacancies

Michael Dunn of Gospelware in Gateshead

Business Interview: Gospelware's Michael Dunn on a life of mobile development

Michael Dunn, along with co-founder Ryan Davies, has steadily built Gospelware into one of the most prominent names in digital mobile development across the North East

Royal Bank of Scotland

North East climbs the UK economic growth tables

Analysis of economic growth over Q3 shows the North East overtook the North West, South West and West Midlands

CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn

Postal shake-up would damage rural communities, says CLA

Organisation to contact Ofcom over threat to Universal Service, which guarantees single price postal service to all UK addressses

The Dessert Heaven team and Dayna Charlton

Manufacturers in Dessert Heaven with second venture

Rachel Charlton also recently won North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the best rural business

Thomas Cook

The week ahead in business: results expected from Thomas Cook and Kingfisher

Thomas Cook's recovery push will reach another milestone on Wednesday when it reports an increase in earnings for the year to September 30

Lucy Wright and Anna Mackenzie founders of Cuckoo, a muesli-based breakfast pot

Newcastle University graduate launches business of healthy breakfast snacks with her best friend

Lucy Wright and best friend Anna Mackenzie launched their own muesli brand Cuckoo and sold their first pot in Selfridges

TAG Energy Solutions facility on the River Tees

New offshore engineering venture planned on former TAG Energy Solutions site on the River Tees

Danish operator Bladt Industries and Germany's EEW SPC have promised 100 initial jobs on the former TAG Energy site on the River Tees

Lord Walton

65 over 65 (part two): celebrating some of the North East's older workers

Business leaders, artists and academics make up the second part of our list

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#NETwitterati 2014: The North East social media influence list

The North East Twitterati has seen hundreds of people voting for people, organisations or bloggers who make the greatest impact on Twitter

Videos & Photos

Lawyer of the Year: L-R Graham Lowes, Helen Ager,Nigel Barnes, Verity Dobbie, Paul Dunn, Allan Devine and Lewis Pearson

Lawyer of the Year shared by nine campaigning North East solicitors

Lord Walton

65 over 65 (part two): celebrating some of the North East's older workers

Dame Margaret Barbour

65 over 65 (part one): we salute the North East workers who refuse to retire

 

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