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Hi-tech heritage trail brings history to life at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

A hi-tech heritage trail inspired by pandemic restrictions has been developed at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens by Animmersion UK. The Teesside-based digital visualisation...

Moody Logistics welcomes its youngest ever lorry driver thanks to success of in-house training...

Moody Logistics and Storage has welcomed its youngest ever Class 2 LGV driver after he completed the company’s bespoke fast-track apprentice training scheme. The success...

Award-winning business leader appointed non-exec director at North East engineering company

An award-winning North East industrialist, who has achieved regional and national recognition for his leadership of manufacturing businesses, has been appointed as a non-executive...

0800 Repair notches up significant achievements under the Energy Company Obligation scheme

Heating, insulation and renewables firm 0800 Repair, part of PHS, has unveiled its achievements in a government fuel poverty busting scheme as the next...

BrewDog heads to Milburngate in Durham city centre

Milburngate has confirmed it has reached agreement with BrewDog for the premium operator to open a venue at Durham’s brand-new riverside destination. Marking the world-renowned...

Cost-of-Living Crisis Raises Question Mark Over Private Landlord Selective Licensing Scheme, says My Property...

A North East property expert says that the cost of living crisis calls in to question the viability of the selective private landlords licensing...

Experience Bank Group Support Digitalab Merger

Digitalab, a multi-award winning professional photography lab, has successfully merged with Colorworld, thanks to the support from Experience Bank Group. Jill Roe, the owner of...

Brexit and construction boom fuels demand for TICA apprenticeships

The Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) is on track to train a record number of apprentices this year. It would normally expect to enrol between...

Kromek PLC issues final results

Kromek (AIM: KMK), a leading developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, announces its final results...

Occupational Health and Wellbeing Provider Makes Double Hire

Occupational health and wellbeing provider , NPH Group based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne has made two new hires, taking the total headcount to 40.

Newcastle animal shelter receives £1,000 for new cattery thanks to leading housebuilder

An independent animal shelter in Newcastle has received a £1,000 donation from Barratt Developments North East towards rebuilding its cattery. Brysons Animal Shelter provides a...

GMI Construction Group appoints two directors

GMI Construction Group has appointed two directors following a period of sustained growth. Commercial Manager Joe McDermott is promoted to Commercial Director Yorkshire, whilst David...

Materials Processing Institute leads £6.5m project to transform the cement and steel industries

The Materials Processing Institute is leading a major £6.5m project to develop the world’s first zero emission cement on an industrial scale. The Cement 2...

Software development firm celebrates 30 years with rapid growth

Newcastle-based software development business Leighton is celebrating 30 years in business this month, and praised its team following two years’ of rapid growth.

Local delivery firm YDL invests for the future, following the continued success of SMEs...

YDL, part of The APC delivery network - the largest independent parcel delivery network in the UK - has today announced 6% overall growth,...

Onyx Health Expands with Two New Digital Appointments

Onyx Health has expanded its digital content team with the appointments of Hope Johnston as Digital Content Manager and Jordan Carr as Social Media Executive

ft electrical services delivers knock-out blow to amateur boxing gym’s energy bills

Soaring power bills left West Auckland Amateur Boxing Gym firmly on the ropes until one of its sponsors offered a helping hand. Bishop Auckland-based ft...

Leading planning consultancy announces trio of promotions

DPP Planning, a leading independent national planning consultancy, has made a trio of promotions at its Leeds and Newcastle offices to further strengthen the...

GMI scoops Contractor of the Year accolade at CN Awards 2022

GMI Construction Group PLC has been named as the Contractor of the Year at the prestigious Construction News Awards. Presented at gala dinner held at...

Moody Logistics and Storage celebrates success at Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

Northumberland-based Moody Logistics and Storage is celebrating its success at the Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards for a second time in two...

Pioneering new Ageing Well Village in North Tyneside granted planning permission

An innovative new community development that will support older people to live independently by bringing a range of health, care and housing services into...

Cloud experts HTG make senior appointments

Secure cloud experts HTG are going for growth with the help of two more appointments to the senior leadership team.

Flexitallic UK launches new product line following appointment industry specialist

Flexitallic UK Ltd has seen an immediate impact from a new product line following the recruitment of industry specialist Garry Yarker. With more than 16...

Cyber firm raises £350,000 for security testing software for SMEs

A Newcastle cybersecurity business with an automated software that helps SMEs detect vulnerabilities in their IT system has raised £350,000 from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF).

Wharton Construction receives awards for health and safety excellence

Wharton Construction has been named Best Large Company by Northern Counties Safety Group for its outstanding health and safety record. The Darlington-headquartered firm was further...

Rising inflation sees unprecedented demand on charity fundraisers

As inflation hits 9.1 percent, a not-for-profit organisation, which supports fundraising initiatives is receiving unprecedented interest from charities experiencing a dip in donations from...

My Property Box exceeds fundraising target after conquering Scafell Pike

Staff from estate agent My Property Box have raised more than £2,700 for North East heart charity Red Sky Foundation after successfully scaling England’s...

RG growth continues with agriculture and landed estates boom

Ryecroft Glenton (RG), one of the North East’s leading independent business advisory firms, is continuing to grow its agriculture and landed estates offering and...

GMI Construction Group announces long-term charity partnership with Great North Air Ambulance Service

GMI Construction Group has announced the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) as its long-term North East charity partner. The independent company, which is based...

NTG Precision Engineers announces move to large production facilities

NTG Precision Engineering has announced plans to increase its manufacturing capabilities with a move to a new facility in North East England. The company will...

Mayor hails Flexitallic UK’s new North East Service Centre as ‘vote of confidence’ in...

Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston has officially opened Flexitallic UK’s new North East Service Centre – saying the investment highlights a growing economic confidence in...

CK Cycles Riding High in North Shields

The first retail and repair outlet for cycling enthusiasts in the revitalised North Shields town centre has opened its doors to customers, thanks to help from the North Tyneside Business Factory.

Barratt Developments North East appoints a new member to its board of directors

Leading 5-star housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, has welcomed a new team member to its board of directors. Steven Ball joins the board as the...

Darlington’s West Park Hospital receives £1,000 from Barratt Developments North East

Darlington based West Park Hospital has received a £1,000 donation from five-star housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, to thank key workers for all of...

Hellens Group acquires ‘significant’ Hartlepool business park

Hellens Group, a North East-based property and construction firm with offices in Washington, Stockton-on-Tees and Catterick, has announced the acquisition of Queen’s Meadow Business...

MCR Services supports Vegetarian Society’s food box initiative on Isle of Bute

MCR Services has extended its support for the Vegetarian Society’s food bank scheme by helping pack meal boxes destined for the remote Scottish island...

Recycling specialists Scott Bros sponsors the talented Mr Ripley

Recycling specialists Scott Bros is supporting talented mathematician George Ripley in his bid to emulate darts hero Glenn Durrant. The 16-year-old, from Middlesbrough, has already...

More people to face financial squeeze due to tax threshold freeze

More people will be pulled into higher tax brackets in the wake of tax allowances and thresholds being frozen, according to a Northern-based tax...

Troo strengthens senior management team following £500,000 investment

Sunderland based Troo, a game-changing energy broker that helps businesses reduce bills, has made three senior appointments following £500,000 in funding from the North...

Newcastle law firm Ward Hadaway announces 28-strong promotions round

Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway, with offices on Newcastle Quayside, has announced the promotion of four lawyers to the role of partner as...

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