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Great North Feast in the Park is a taste of what’s to come

South Shields is playing host to a new look celebration of fantastic food and drink, accompanied by loads of live music, over the Bank...

Seymour Civil Engineering: Engineering the North East

Kevin Byrne, Managing Director of Seymour Civil Engineering, believes that the North East is the definitive birthplace of modern engineering and it is here...

First class performance: University honours ‘outstanding’ North East apprentice solicitors

Two apprentice solicitors from a leading North East law firm are celebrating after winning the prestigious Northumbria Law School prize for performance following some first class results.

Rosette of approval for local horse-riding centre following AkzoNobel makeover

A popular North East horse-riding school specialising in therapeutic riding sessions for people with disabilities has been given a new lease of life thanks...

Law firm assists with planning permission for £175m County Durham garden village development

Melissa Flynn, an associate in Ward Hadaway’s Built Environment team, said: “This has been a significant project and one which fully demonstrates the range of skills and capabilities of our team."

Party in Acklam Park sponsored by local insurance broker

Stockton-based insurance broker, Erimus Insurance Brokers has announced its sponsorship of local family event, Party in Acklam Park. Long-standing sponsor and supporter of Middlesbrough Cricket...

Charity ambassador programme recognises commitment of North East organisations

A Northumberland-based charity has officially launched its ambassador programme to recognise the commitment of its business partners across the region. Azure Charitable Enterprises has awarded...

Buses make it easy for the World Transplant Games

As the World's Transplant athletes head to the North East, their journeys to their training and competition sites has been made easier thanks to...

Northumberland Alpacas bring touch of animal magic to elderly

Alpaca twins John and David are making themselves feel at home at the Abbeyfield Society's Armstrong House in Bamburgh, Northumberland, as they bring some animal magic to older residents lives.

Lynemouth Power Receive Prestigious Health And Safety Award

Staff at Lynemouth Power Station are feeling golden having won The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ (RoSPA) Order of Distinction Award. The plant,...

Senior appointment reflects focus on growing the education sector

GT3 Architects has further increased its presence in the North East with the appointment of Jonny Flavin to its studio in Newcastle, as it...

Pacifica Group establishes fridge recycling partnership with GAP

County Durham based Pacifica Group, the national home services company, has entered into a new partnership with GAP Waste to prevent domestic refrigerators being...

Exhibition shines a light on the North East automotive sector

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) Expo returns to The Beacon of Light, Sunderland, with over 130 companies from across...

It’s All Good for North East snack manufacturer

Gateshead based snack manufacturer It’s All Good has expanded for the second time in less than two years, with new premises on the Team Valley trading estate.

Elite Performance event brings sports and business leaders together

Tynemouth-based, mindset and leadership specialist, Dr Maurice Duffy - whose clients include Australian cricket player and the world’s leading batsman, Steve Smith - is...

Darlington café owner swapping the main course for the golf course

Darlington café owner Stephen Valente is selling his local business to spend more time improving his 14 handicap at the Durham City Golf Club,...

Sunderland’s Nice Network named among the UK’s top SMEs

Sunderland-based Nice Network has been named as one of the UK’s top 25 SMEs for looking after its people and establishing a strong company culture.

Shades of grey a continued succession in North East

The Stockton showroom of a national carpet and bed retailer has seen a rise in sales thanks to the continued popularity of grey interiors. United...

Northern Bannatyne Health Clubs raise over £40K for charity

Members and staff at Bannatyne Health Clubs across the North East and North West*, have come together to help raise more than £40,000 for...

3D skills boosting opportunities for US exports

Animmersion has invested in the skills of its 3D animation team to boost its export opportunities to the United States. The Middlesbrough-based immersive technology company...

Success in Securing Long-term Contract with Newcastle University

JH Mechanical Services have been awarded the Gas Appliance Maintenance Service contract for Newcastle University. This is a great opportunity for a Stockton business to be working with such a prestigious client and a testament to the teams hard work.

Sunderland automation and robotics firm expands to meet rising demand from car manufacturing sector

A successful Sunderland tech business which works with some of the world’s leading car manufacturers is expanding following growth fuelled by the region’s automotive sector.

MCR Services moves into larger premises following major contract wins

Inspection and rework specialists MCR Services has moved into larger premises after securing major contracts with retail giants Argos and Sainsbury’s. The business, based in...

Black Sheep flys the flag for Britain winning multiple titles at World Beer Awards...

Black Sheep Brewery will champion the British brewing industry on a global stage after scooping several awards at the Country and Style round of...

Materials Processing Institute delivers unique UK Steel training course

The Materials Processing Institute has delivered a unique training course for employers’ organisation, UK Steel. Management coach David Egner carefully tailored the two-day course, entitled...

Stockton pensions experts praise Parliament for reforms to end NHS crisis

Active Chartered Financial Planners has praised the latest move by the government to reform public sector pensions to alleviate the staffing crisis occurring in...

The Making of Matthew Soakell – The Future of Paid Search

Matthew Soakell, 24, landed his first role at Mabo following a family BBQ in Guisborough. Fast forward 3 years, 5 award shortlists and 2...

Care Protect launches self-monitoring safeguarding service

Care Protect has expanded its services to offer a phone app that enables care providers to self-monitor ‘CCTV’ footage. The Care Protect team installs...

Cash boost for North Tyneside community charity focused on young people thanks to a...

A North Tyneside charity is set to receive a substantial cash windfall and energy savings which will help its future sustainability and the delivery...

Buoyant Alnwick economy boosts property sales for Sanderson Young

Sanderson Young’s flagship Alnwick office is set to reach a record turnover by the end of the year, positioning itself as a dominant player in Northumberland’s property market.

Former apprentice promoted to business development manager

A NEWCASTLE printing company’s first administration apprentice has progressed to becoming business development manager for the firm within just five years, as the company continues with its plans for growth.

Black Sheep Brewery Toasts Success in the International Beer Challenge 2019

Black Sheep Brewery is celebrating its continuing success after securing three Silver and six Bronze awards in the prestigious International Beer Challenge 2019. An expert...

North East-based online jeweller, Ruby & Oscar, celebrates first birthday

North East-based online jewellers, Ruby & Oscar celebrate a milestone first year.

North East cycling event receives £1,500 safety boost

ONE of the North East’s most popular cycling events has received a generous donation to help improve race health and safety. The North East CycloCross...
New specialists join growing financial firm

New specialists join growing Durham financial firm

A rapidly growing financial firm, has launched brand new wealth management and insurance businesses. Durham based 313 Financial, provides mortgage and insurance brokerage servicesbut the...

Synergi appoints senior consultant in growth push

Cloud and digital automation specialist Synergi has appointed Kashish Kumar as a new senior consultant to its 25-strong team, as it looks to push turnover through the £3m barrier.

North East-based Ocucon scoops hat trick of award nominations

Newcastle-based surveillance technology company, Ocucon, has scooped a hat trick of award nominations only months after having been named the most innovative global asset protection company by US retail chiefs

Meet your favourite superheroes and princesses in Nunthorpe this weekend!

With the summer holidays well underway, David Wilson Homes is inviting families to meet their favourite superheroes and princesses in a family fun day event at its nearby Grey Towers Village development in Nunthorpe.

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Raise Over £3,000 For Hartlepool Hospice In ‘Make A Will...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors helped raise over £3,000 for the Alice House Hospice in an annual Make a Will Month Campaign.

Inspirational eight-year-old inspires charitable act

Washington-based Ashdale Home Improvements has made a £100 donation to local homeless charity, The People’s Kitchen, after MD Chris Brain was inspired by the generosity and goodwill of an 8-year-old.

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