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Hull Trains Hero Scoops National Industry Award

A Hull Trains’ employee who has been instrumental in rolling out the £60 million Paragon fleet has been recognised as the best rail project...

Lifetime achievement award for Preston’s Suresite Group chair

A Preston company chair has been presented with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the retail petroleum industry. Geoff Oldham, chair of Suresite...

Venator’s Together Fund 2019 Winners Announced

Teesside-based global chemical company Venator has announced the 40 winners of its second Together Fund, following an online public vote in which 75,000 votes were cast across the North East region.

Transport for London says Leeds-based William Cook Rail is Best SME

William Cook Rail has won the ‘Best SME’ award at Transport for London’s (TfL) annual supplier awards. The prestigious awards recognise the different activities and...

Goldfinch wins place in the top 3% of estate agents in the UK as...

South Tyneside-based, Goldfinch, has been placed within the top 3% of estate agents in the UK out of 25,000.

Sky Medical Technology founder honoured at Bionow awards

The CEO and founder of Sci-Tech Daresbury-based Sky Medical Technology has received a major honour at a ceremony celebrating the outstanding leaders and innovators...

Lumsden & Carroll Co-Founder Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Jack Lumsden, co-founder of Lumsden & Carroll, received the inaugural Lifetime Achievement award from CECA North East, in recognition of his contribution to the...

New Grey Street Newcastle home for youngsRPS

Chartered surveyors and property consultants, youngsRPS have moved to 23 Grey Street, bolstering their presence in the city’s property market.

High fives at Bromleys as Hannah gains Law Society accreditation

Care team solicitor Hannah Kinder has become the latest member of Bromleys’ staff to be recognised for their expertise in child care law by gaining a prestigious accreditation.

Specialist care service secures ‘good’ rating in first inspection

An expanding North East homecare organisation has secured a ‘Good’ rating for its recently established Specialist Care Services branch.

Shru’s leadership highlighted with award

The CEO of regional law firm Napthens has been announced as one of the north’s top business leaders.

Parallax raise over £600 for homeless in Leeds

Now in its fourth year Parallax have raised over £675 in their annual partnership with St.George’s Crypt. The donations will be used to fund a 3 course meal for residents and homeless guests as well as kitchen equipment and other winner essentials.

Social enterprise celebrates 15 years of lending with £70m milestone

A social enterprise is celebrating 15 years of supporting businesses having reached a milestone lending figure of £70m. The Business Enterprise Fund (BEF), which has...

Award recognition for clinical lead nurse

Agency nursing provider Local Care Force is celebrating after its Senior Regional Lead Clinical Nurse, Amelia Greenwood, collected the ‘Frontline Leader’ Award at this...

Electric vehicle accreditation for Bristol Street Motors Darlington Nissan

Bristol Street Motors Darlington Nissan has become one of the first dealerships in the country to gain Electric Vehicle Approved status (EVA). The scheme has...

Diagnosis companies triumph at the Bionow awards

The outstanding leaders and innovators in the North of England’s life sciences industry – which is worth more than £13bn to the regional economy...

Annual Civil Engineering Awards open in the North West

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is inviting engineering firms and organisations from across the North West to showcase their work as it gears up for its annual awards.

Flame Heating Group joins Top 100 league for sales growth

Flame Heating Group has been named as one of Britain’s top 100 private companies when it comes to delivering sales growth. The independent plumbing and...

Teesside joiner Bailey scoops national Apprentice of the Year Award

An apprentice joiner from Billingham has been named best in the UK by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). Bailey Donkin, aged 20, took home the...

Bloom is officially the ‘Highest Climber’ in the Top 200 North East companies

As a year of staggering growth draws to a close, Gateshead-based, Bloom Procurement Services, has been crowned the ‘Highest Climber’ of 2019 in the North East’s Top 200.

Specialist seating company publish children’s book to accompany new care chair for kids

Harrogate-based company, Yorkshire Care Equipment, have written and published a short story to introduce children and Occupational Therapists (OTs) to Little Lento – their...

South Yorkshire insurance brokers celebrates a decade of success

JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers in Penistone is celebrating its first decade in business as it hits its £3m gross written premium target. The Penistone-based business...

Teesside joiner Bailey scoops national Apprentice of the Year Award

An apprentice joiner from Billingham has been named best in the UK by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). Bailey Donkin, aged 20, took home the award at the 2019 BWF Awards in London for his outstanding work, creativity and importance to the

Leeds White Rose Shopping Centre Wins Environment Award

White Rose Shopping Centre has been awarded a trophy for its eco credentials at the Green Apple Environment Awards this week (25 November). The centre’s...

National recognition for Leeds family lawyer.

Prominent Leeds family lawyer Lyn Ayrton has received national recognition in the Legal 500 UK awards. Ms Ayrton, from law firm Lake Legal, is one of only six lawyers shortlisted as the best private client lawyer outside London.

The Broadway in Bradford scoops international environmental award

The Broadway, Bradford has been awarded in the Environmental Best Practice category at The International Green Apple Environment Awards. Competing against more than 500 international...

Cleveland Bridge boosts business improvement & sustainability programmes with launch of Engage

Cleveland Bridge UK is strengthening the role its workforce plays in the future growth and development of the company with the launch of the...

AutoProtect Group announces new CEO and automotive partnership

AutoProtect Group has today announced the appointment of a new CEO as well as the addition of automotive fintech firm DealTrak to its existing...

A string of achievements marks further growth for Durham IT professionals

Following a string of achievements and rising demand for its services, a Durham-based IT service provider is preparing for further growth. After experiencing 25 per...

£60 million transport investment from Hull Trains strengthens Hull to London Connection

After months of driver training and behind the scenes preparations, Hull Trains welcomes the first of five state-of-the-art, bi-mode trains into Paragon Interchange today...

Inciner8 celebrating Export win at Chamber awards

Global waste management specialist, Inciner8, is celebrating after being announced Export Company of the Year at the Liverpool Chamber Business Awards. It comes during a...

YFM leads £4.5m Series A fundraising at Panintelligence

The rapidly scaling data visualisation, reporting and analytics software developer Panintelligence, has secured backing from YFM Equity Partners and Comhar Capital in a Series A fundraising.

Tameside forecourt is H&S hero

A Tameside forecourt has become the first in Greater Manchester to be awarded a new gold standard site safety sticker. Bancroft Service Station, on Droylsden...

Northern Gas Networks Triple Triumph at Global Customer Experience Awards

The North of England’s gas distributor, Northern Gas Networks (NGN), scooped three awards at this year’s International Customer Experience Awards, in recognition of its...

Johnsons celebrates strongest ever year of trading

• Increased orders and hundreds of new customers for leading nursery • Turnover up by more than £2m on last year as company invests in workforce and leading-edge equipment

Finance leaders recognised at FD Awards 2019

Leading lights in the region’s finance community have been honoured at the prestigious Finance Director of the Year awards. John Grinnell, of Alder Hey Children’s...

Student artwork transforms suite within Newcastle Combined Court

A new mural has been unveiled at Newcastle Combined Court – designed to revitalise the witness suite, creating a more relaxed and peaceful environment.

Newcastle digital products agency grows through national work

A Newcastle-based creative digital agency is driving growth by focusing on new technologies and securing business from beyond the North East.

Latimer’s Seafood selected as a finalist by the Guild of Fine Foods in its...

Award winning Latimer’s Seafood has been shortlisted in the highly prestigious Guild of Fine Food’s annual Shop of the Year awards 2020; the Whitburn firm has fought off stiff competition from independent retailers right across the UK and Ireland.

Global piping stockholder achieves new international accreditation

Manchester-headquartered Special Piping Materials, the leading stockholder and supplier of pipes, fittings and flanges, has achieved a new international standard in occupational health, safety and security.