The week ahead

The big business stories to look forward to next week.

Companies reporting results next week include:

County Durham haulage to waste group Hargreaves (Monday)

Bookmaker Paddy Power and insurance group Admiral (Tuesday).

UK Coal (Wednesday).

Travel group Arriva, developer Amec, sportswear brand Umbro and Newcastle property company Metnor (Thursday).

Newcastle transport firm Go-Ahead, leisure company JD Weatherspoon and airline easyjet (Friday)

On Monday , Mike Dukes, managing director of The Alnwick Garden tells The Journal how he has built the Northumberland attraction into one of the most popular sights in the region.

On Tuesday Middlesbrough Gazette’s Issue of the Week considers whether the battle to reduce carbon emissions is one country’s victory and another’s loss.

Also, find out why estate agency boss Gordon Catterick thinks the Home Information Pack is deterring people from putting property on the market. And, take a behind-the-scenes look at the Middlesbrough hair salon that’s doing its bit for the environment.

In Wednesday’s Journal meet the events manager who likes things to go with a bang and read all the latest news from the region’s commercial property sector.

Log on to nebusiness next week to be the first to hear all the breaking business news from across the region.


David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer