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One of the products made at Farne Salmon and Trout limited in Duns

Operating profits leap up to £2.56m at Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd

Turnover also rose 14% at the Duns-based business, which took on 53 new employees in its latest accounts year

North East developments help drive Bett Homes towards half-year target

Bett Homes' managing director Scott Varley
Sunderland-based housebuilder Bett Homes is on course to achieve strong half-year sales

Port of Blyth crane manoeuvre marks latest in Enterprise Zone development

The 100 tonne mobile port crane at Port of Blyth's Wimbourne quay
A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies

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One of the products made at Farne Salmon and Trout limited in Duns

Operating profits leap up to £2.56m at Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd

Turnover also rose 14% at the Duns-based business, which took on 53 new employees in its latest accounts year

Bett Homes' managing director Scott Varley

North East developments help drive Bett Homes towards half-year target

Sunderland-based housebuilder Bett Homes is on course to achieve strong half-year sales

The 100 tonne mobile port crane at Port of Blyth's Wimbourne quay

Port of Blyth crane manoeuvre marks latest in Enterprise Zone development

A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies

Chew.tv is using live streaming technology to put DJs in front of an internet fanbase

Newcastle-based firm help entrepreneurial duo launch DJ live streaming service

Wil Benton and Den Bowler graduated the accelerator programme with their idea to serve DJ sets up to an internet fanbase

Douglas Chalmers, CLA North director of policy & public affairs

No North East areas in list of top places to live in the countryside

CLA says the list shows the need to invest in employment and services in the North East countryside

French students take work experience at Fenwick as part of an exchange service arranged by International Newcastle

French students experience work at Fenwick's Newcastle store

Eight business and retail management students from Montpellier worked in the department store for a month while experiencing life in the North East

Dominic Munnelly, Marketing Director at Metro Radio, with Nichola McKenna, Marketing and Commercial Manager for the Metro Radio Arena

Name in lights for Metro Radio as firm confirms sponsorship deal extension

New signage has been installed at the Metro Radio Arena, as the media business renews its sponsorship of the venue for a further two years

Judith Moran

Learning Curve Group sold in multi-million pound deal backed by private equity funds

Co-founders Judith Moran and Tony Outhart exit the business as management trio take over

Ferschl Tubeform factory on South West Industrial Estate, Peterlee

Ferschl Tubeform Limited falls into administration causing 44 redundancies

Administrators said the Peterlee-based manufacturer had suffered losses for around six years

Brothers and business partners, Oliver and Harry Vaulkhard (left and right) and Sintons Partner Christopher Welch (middle)

Vaulkhard Group Ltd formed as brothers merge leisure businesses to drive expansion plans

Vaulkhard Group owns a number of pubs and bars on Tyneside and Northumberland, as well as having a property portfolio

James Barker and Mary Berry at the opening of Barker and Stonehouse's Stockton store

Bake-Off star Mary Berry helps launch new Barker and Stonehouse store in Stockton

New shop is return to its roots for Barker and Stonehouse, which started in Stockton in 1946

David Wright with 72 Berryholme Cashmer, among the bulls to be sold at Borderway Mart on April 8, 2015

UK's largest show and sale of pedigree Holstein Friesian bulls to take place in Carlisle on April 8

Dairy auctioneer Glyn Lucas says event is recognised as the leading show and sale of its kind

Northumberland College Principal Marcus Clinton

Business Interview: Marcus Clinton, principal of Northumberland College

Marcus Clinton's role as principal at Northumberland College is seeing him at the centre of efforts to plug the county’s skills gap. And he's opened a zoo, as Graeme Whitfield finds out

Crosland Park in Cramlington

Cramlington manufacturer Copperchase Ltd secures $6m contract in Southern Iraq

The Cramlington firm used a £200,000 loan from the Tees Valley Catalyst Fund to secure a performance bond needed to land the deal

Rockliffe Halls Ivor Godfrey, left, with Stephen OConnell from Advantex

Advantex Network Services Ltd announces growth plans after securing new work with Rockliffe Hall

Gateshead IT company has carried out numerous projects at renowned hotel, including event support at Senior Masters golf tournament

Thinking Digital chief executive Herb Kim

Thinking Digital's Herb Kim appointed executive chairman to advisory board of Tech North

Initiative, part of the Tech City UK network, is design to fuel the growth of the digital economy in the North of England

From left, Jessica Barron, Ben Staerck and Jordan Smith at Furniture Clinic in Burnopfield

Furniture Clinic in Burnopfield to create new jobs as it grows on back of major expansion

Investment will allow Burnopfield company to increase capacity by more than 300% while taking on eight to ten new employees

Visualsoft named company of the year at Teesside Business Awards

12 companies win prizes at event held at Teesside Univerity - the last of three heats for the North East Business Awards

Nissan in Sunderland

North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) to be launched at Nissan Sunderland

New body will aim to boost the region's crucial automotive sector, which generates £7bn of sales annually

Freddy Shepherd and Bruce Shepherd at Shepherd Offshore's Neptune Yard

Shepherd Offshore Neptune Energy Park: Innovation is key word at £17m centre

Despite the oil price slump the North East’s subsea sector is building for a successful, long-term future

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James Barker and Mary Berry at the opening of Barker and Stonehouse's Stockton store

Bake-Off star Mary Berry helps launch new Barker and Stonehouse store in Stockton

Visualsoft named company of the year at Teesside Business Awards

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North East Business Awards Teesside Heat RECAP from Teesside University's Olympia Building

 

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