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Heathcotes appoints Group Managing Director

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Brendan Kelly as Group Managing Director providing strategic leadership nationwide.

SES Engineering Services wins place on major regeneration project

SES Engineering Services (SES), the UK’s leading national engineering specialist, has announced a multi-million-pound contract win for its North East office working with main...

Local Good Causes Urged To Submit Applications To £26,000 Brenkley Lane Community Benefits Fund

Community groups, voluntary organisations and charities are being urged to apply for their share of almost £26,000 that’s available from the benefits fund linked to a surface mine on the border of Newcastle and Northumberland.

Christmas Market Round-Up Reveals Best Northern Restaurants and Hotels to Eat and Sleep

It's December! Which can only mean one thing - parents, families, couples and friends will all be stuck over which, out of the hundreds...

Ground-breaking ‘factory built’ housing development planned for Hartlepool

Stockton-on-Tees based house builder, Thirteen, has been given the go ahead to start work early next year on an innovative new housing scheme in...

The North East’s Biggest Tech Careers Event returns for the fourth year

The North East largest tech-specific careers and opportunities event is returning to the region in 2020 for the fourth time. Tech Talent 2020 will...

Beyond Housing’s manifesto for change presented to prospective MPs

Ahead of the general election, Beyond Housing has launched its local manifesto for housing. The housing company has given copies of its ‘Manifesto for Change’...

The North East entrepreneurs defying the high street gloom

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum is praising its innovative members who are rising from the ongoing high street slowdown by developing a unique and resilient blend...

County Durham start-up disrupts tutoring market with innovative peer-to-peer learning app

According to recent statistics published by The Sutton Trust, the North East has one of the lowest rates of access to private tuition, with...

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.

Business can cut carbon by upgrading existing boilers, says heating experts

Businesses can easily reduce their carbon emissions by upgrading existing heating systems without the need for expensive replacements, says North East-based Commercial Maintenance Services...

NEL’s Yvonne Appointed To Small Business Commissioner’s National Advisory Board

A North East business investment expert has been chosen to serve on the national advisory board for the Small Business Commissioner’s Office.

Consett Customers Brave The Rain To Attend Official Opening Of Upgraded Newcastle Building Society...

Dozens of Consett customers defied the wet winter weather to attend the official opening of the town’s newly-upgraded branch of Newcastle Building Society.

Local Residents Back Banks Mining’s Bradley West Surface Mine Plans

Residents in some of the closest houses to the Bradley surface mine in County Durham have backed plans for a small extension to the site.

Thousands of people across the UK come together to plant trees on day of...

Scores of people across the UK donned their wellies and picked up their shovels to plant trees on a mass day of climate change action at the weekend.

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.

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...

RSPCA Cat Hub Awarded £500 By Asda Shoppers

A Darlington cattery which rescues and rehomes more than 300 cats a year has been chosen as “top charity” by the town’s Asda shoppers.

Membership growth at NOF as energy sector supply chain increases activity in key markets

NOF, the business development experts for the energy sector, has seen an uplift in new members joining the organisation looking to maximise on the...

More than half of offices will partake in ‘factory-fortnite style’ shut down this Christmas,...

HR specialist HR2day has found that 60% of offices in the North East will be closing their businesses over the Christmas period, similar to...

Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering

Northumberland-based offshore engineering firm, Osbit, is sharing its specialist technical knowledge with clients and partners to improve the effectiveness of offshore operations in the global energy industry.

FRP welcomes two to Teesside

Specialist business advisory firm FRP has bolstered its presence in the North East with the appointment of two new members to its Teesside team. Kelly...

Synergi boosts turnover by 60 percent on the back of cloud wins

Cloud and business transformation experts Synergi have posted turnover by 60%, hitting the £3m turnover mark ahead of target, and creating new jobs.

Scott Bros. prepares to invest £3m in Teesside’s circular economy

Recycling experts Scott Bros. are preparing to make a major £3m investment in Teesside’s circular economy. The family-run firm is looking to install a second...

J&B Recycling opens Washington Site

The North East's largest independent recycling company has recently purchased its fourth site.

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.

CheaperWaste invests in the future with the appointment of three key strategic roles.

Newcastle-based Waste management company CheaperWaste, have announced the appointment of Managing Director, Stewart Renfrew, People Strategy Director, Michael Shane, and Marketing Manager Carolyn Simpson, following a period of growth.

Trusted legal advisers Muckle LLP complete international deal for NOVELTEA

One of the region’s leading law firms has advised Newcastle-based NOVELTEA on its €450,000 international deal on Germany’s TV equivalent to Dragons’ Den.

Acquisition of Gus Robinson kickstarts Thirteen’s ambitious housebuilding programme

Twelve months since its acquisition by Thirteen work is underway by Gus Robinson Developments Limited on a new housing development of 89 affordable two...

Redcar firms stand together against coercive control following UN campaign

Cygnet Family Law and EVA Women’s Aid are helping to raise awareness of coercive control as part of the UN’s campaign to eliminate violence...

Global Hospitality Duo return to the North East to Launch Halo Business Consulting

Having lived abroad and in London for many years, husband and wife hospitality duo return to the North East to launch Halo Business Consulting - offering flexible, outsourced leadership to businesses in Customer Experience, Marketing & Communications

Launch of new education service to bring significant benefits to the region

The Association of Education Advisers (AoEA) launched its North East and Cumbria centre this week, marking one of the most significant developments in education...

CMS Director Stephen Dunn is appointed IoD ambassador

Gas industry expert Stephen Dunn has been appointed as an ambassador for engineering and construction on the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) newly formed North...

Homelessness service expands in Northumberland

A new partnership has been formed between landlord Karbon Homes and homelessness charity StopGap Supported Housing to help expand its homelessness service in the Tynedale area of Northumberland.

North East charity asks community to support them this Christmas

A charity that assists people living with mental health issues and learning disabilities in Northumberland is asking the general public and local businesses to...

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...

Byker Community Trust strengthens Board with more female appointments

Byker Community Trust (BCT) housing association has just appointed their sixth and seventh female Board members giving a gender representation on their Board of 58% female / 42% male.

Status Digital grows talented tech team with eight new hires

A Newcastle based digital agency has strengthened its team of business transformation and customer experience experts, with eight new hires across the business, following a period of accelerated growth.

‘Don’t Let Black Friday Spending Put You Too Far In The Red’ says North...

With the arrival of the annual Black Friday spending spree, a North East debt expert has advised regional shoppers not to let the increasing availability of store credit put them too deep into debt over the forthcoming festive season.

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...

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