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The Old Post Office proprietors Keith and Pauline Gill

Phileas Fogg founders' new County Durham venture is awarded two top accolades

Keith Gill and his wife Pauline converted their Lanchester home into a bed and breakfast, resulting in rave reviews and awards.

First look at new rooms at Ramside Hall Hotel - part of multi-million pound development

Inside one of the new rooms at Ramside Hall Hotel
The wing is part of a £16m development at the hotel, which will be completed when the Spa at Ramside opens this summer.

Sunderland workers to play key role in £6.1bn Roll-Royce airline engines contract

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines
Rolls' Sunderland Pallion site will benefit from work on engines for Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbos

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The Old Post Office proprietors Keith and Pauline Gill

Phileas Fogg founders' new County Durham venture is awarded two top accolades

Keith Gill and his wife Pauline converted their Lanchester home into a bed and breakfast, resulting in rave reviews and awards.

Inside one of the new rooms at Ramside Hall Hotel

First look at new rooms at Ramside Hall Hotel - part of multi-million pound development

The wing is part of a £16m development at the hotel, which will be completed when the Spa at Ramside opens this summer.

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines

Sunderland workers to play key role in £6.1bn Roll-Royce airline engines contract

Rolls' Sunderland Pallion site will benefit from work on engines for Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbos

David Land

Former Gestamp boss heads up North East's first University Technical College

David Land is heading up a new engineering University Technical College (UTC) for the region and says construction is planned to start in August

Danielle Dunn

Newcastle creative agency DDCA aims for £1m turnover following account wins

The four year-old Ouseburn firm saw turnover rise 50% to £600,000 in 2014, and now has its sights on the £1m milestone

Arnab Basu, chief executive of Kromek

Kromek Group plc wins £1.35m of new work with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

SIGMA programme radiation detection contract modification comes as technology firm foresees 38% revenue rise

Applied Graphene Materials plc

Positive coatings trials open up new opportunities for Applied Graphene Materials

Chief executive of Teesside firm, Jon Mabbitt, says results can be translated to higher volume applications

Stephen McCoy, managing director of Galliford Try Partnerships North

Boom time for building contractor Galliford Try Partnerships North

The Newcastle firm is back in the black after a huge year of consistent housing schemes, and sales have soared from £8m to £27m.

Alcan Power Station in Lynemouth updated

Work to start on masterplan for former Lynemouth aluminium smelter following site sale

'The Lynemouth site fits very well with the rest of our property portfolio in the North East,' said Owen Michaelson, CEO of Harworth Group.

Pallion Trading Estate, Sunderland

Paragon Group Limited expects more than £215m sales following spate of acquisitions

The Sunderland-headquartered printing group has extended its footprint across Europe following a year of growth

Jess McConnell of the Jarrow Brewery

Jarrow Brewery calls in liquidators after funds fail to materialise

The South Tyneside firm - the North East's largest small brewery - expanded massively in recent years but has run into cash flow problems, it said

Countries such as Germany import significant quantities of oilseed rape as a biofuel crop

NFU urges UK MEPs to reject draft law limited amount of crops involved in biofuel production

Crops Board chairman for the North East, Brett Askew, says legislators have been bullied into a U-turn by pressure groups

Arthur Vernon Loco entering the newly acquired Middlesbrough Goods Yard

Network Rail deal signals final piece of £12.5m expansion for Teesside-based AV Dawson

'Taking ownership of the Middlesbrough Goods Yard strategically underpins the investments we have made over recent years,' said Gary Dawson.

Kevin Taylor of Liquid Management Solutions with Martin Raine of Banks Mining

Technology investment fuels operational improvements at Banks Mining

Innovative web-based technology is set to help the firm improve the way in which it utilises fuel resources across its mining operations

The Lifebox team, from right: Ovidiu Naclad, Radu Oprea and Dragos Bardac

Romanian entrepreneurs launch 'Lifebox' photo sharing service from Newcastle

Ignite100 alumni Radu Oprea, Dragos Bardac and Ovidiu Naclad came to the North East to develop their idea and have chosen to stay in the region

Nickie Gott from Chester-le-Street who was the victim of tasteless spam emails

NECC launches its general election programme for women in business

The chamber are calling for action to encourage and support greater levels of female entrepreneurship, and to bridge the gender gap in skills.

Barrie Hensby and Dr Yvonne Gale of NEL Fund Managers

Dr Yvonne Gale appointed NEL Fund Managers chief executive as Barrie Hensby steps down

Dr Yvonne Gale takes over after 13 years at the company, which has put more than £92m into North East businesses since its establishment in 1989

Persimmon chief executive Jeff Fairburn

Strong start to the year for Persimmon plc as customer confidence grows with improving economy

Housebuilder sees rises in sales, new homes and site openings, but experiences problems in securing planning consents as election approaches

CSR Times Electric's Ding Rongjun is presented with the SMD shares certificate by SMD's Andrew Caffyn

SMD's new Chinese owners confirm global ambitions for Tyneside firm

Representatives from CSR Times Electric visited SMD's Wallsend operations to mark the completion of £120m takeover deal

Some of the team members at Call Connection in Newcastle

Call Connection plans to almost double Newcastle office numbers

The insurance lead firm is creating 40 news jobs at its base in Trinity Gardens, less than two years after setting up in the North East.

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