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Show house to schoolhouse for very special armchair

A school visit to a new development in Northumberland generated a ‘moving story’ for a very special chair. Children from Belsay School visited Countylife Homes’...

Innovative MotorVise Showroom Solution set to deliver huge savings to dealerships

MotorVise has launched an advanced automotive software product able to save dealerships thousands of pounds a year by rationalising the number of systems required...

Tyne and Wear Fire Service answers developer’s safety call

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service answered the call from a North East regeneration and development specialist to strike a deal which has...
Newcastle's Ryecroft Glenton continues to grow with four new appointments

Newcastle’s Ryecroft Glenton continues to grow with four new appointments

Ryecroft Glenton (RG) has expanded its team to meet growing demand for its services with the appointment of four new members of staff. The Newcastle-based...

Energi Coast to undertake supply chain mapping project to help drive regional and UK...

Energi Coast, North East England’s Offshore Wind Cluster, is undertaking an ambitious new project, which aims to produce a comprehensive report of the region’s...

Seabird poo problem obliterated by offshore scarecrow

An innovative scarecrow system designed to prevent the costly issue of seabird droppings on offshore wind farms has proved overwhelmingly successful in a year-long trial with Galloper Wind Farm.

Teesside health club welcomes new general manager

The Bannatyne Health Club Ingleby Barwick has appointed a new general manager to oversee operations at the club. Matthew Lovell, 35, joined the club as...

Developing Consensus calls for Development Corporations and Ambitious Regeneration

North East membership organisation Developing Consensus is calling for game-changing development projects and the formation of development corporations to transform and regenerate the regional economy.
Entrepreneurs’ Forum urges government to extend ‘game changing’ COVID-19 tests to business

Entrepreneurs’ Forum urges government to extend ‘game changing’ COVID-19 tests to business

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum is calling upon the government to extend the introduction of ‘game changing’ swab and DNA coronavirus tests to business to help...

Clive Owen LLP’s Corporate Finance Team gains national recognition

Clive Owen LLP has been named as one of the country’s top performing corporate finance advisers. The team at Clive Owen Corporate Finance, which has...

Darlington law firm urges future planning to protect millennials from ‘tax grab’

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington is urging the parents of millennials to consider estate planning to prevent their children becoming the victims of an...

Thirteen completes housing project transformation in Stockton

The former site of Alma House, Alma Resource Centre and a disused garage in the centre of Stockton has been transformed into beautiful new...

Crack down on energy brokers means justice for UK businesses

The UK’s leading organisation in tackling energy broker mis-selling, Business Energy Claims, is delighted to announce energy regulator Ofgem has vowed to crack down on 'unscrupulous' UK energy brokers.

0800 Repair to provide home heating services for North Star Housing Group

0800 Repair, part of Pacifica Group, is to provide a range of home heating services to 3,500 homes on Teesside. North East-based housing association North...

Thirteen strengthens its top team with new appointments

Thirteen, the North East’s largest housing company, has made two new senior appointments to strengthen its executive team. David Ripley has been appointed as Thirteen’s...

Darlington law firm ranked amongst the best in prestigious guide

Latimer Hinks Solicitors, a leading law firm based in Darlington, has retained its ‘Band 1’ status in the Private Wealth Law category in the...

Caroline Moody calls on chancellor to stimulate economy by maintaining lower fuel prices

Haulage boss Caroline Moody is calling on the government to maintain the current lower price of diesel over the next 12 months to stimulate...

Durham cybersecurity firm appoints new business development managers

CyberWhite, a cybersecurity firm based in Seaham, is welcoming two new Business Development Managers to its team as part of its continued growth. Charlotte Topping...

Just Williams launches sales and marketing ‘Hybrid’ to deliver SME success

Just Williams has launched a new blended approach to sales and marketing designed to lay the foundations for long-term business growth. After the introduction of...

New service changing the lives of homeless people in Sunderland

Thirteen has launched a new service in Sunderland that is providing homeless people with a safe place to stay and on-site support to find...

Thirteen set top open permanent Stockton store

Following the success of its pop-up earlier this year, Thirteen’s vibrant permanent Stockton store is gearing up to open safely on Monday 3 August...

North East sees growing distress despite government support measures

Businesses across almost all sectors in the North East saw a marked increase in early signs of distress in the second quarter of 2020,...

IGF appoints Adam Bradbury as ABL Business Development Director to support growth in the...

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a leading independent commercial finance provider, has appointed Adam Bradbury as ABL Business Development Director. Adam joins IGF after two years at BNP Paribas Commercial Finance, as Business Development Manager.

Extra holidays for low carbon travel could devastate small businesses, says Darlington HR expert

The offer of extra holidays to encourage greener travel abroad could be detrimental to SMEs, according to Darlington-based HR2day. The scheme, which is being piloted...

Waddington Street Centre receives makeover ahead of post-lockdown reopening

A makeover project delivered by the developers of Milburngate and North East construction company Tolent at Durham mental health charity, the Waddington Street Centre,...

Active’s Jess is first class

A client support officer at Active Chartered Financial Planners is celebrating after achieving a first-class honours degree at Teesside University. Jessica Armstrong, 25, from Middlesbrough...

HW Global appoints RG Corporate Finance to support acquisition strategy

RG Corporate Finance has been appointed by HW Global to support the international executive search firm’s continued growth and acquisition strategy. Launched in 2006, HW...

Business demand for managed IT sees Synergi’s new service off to a flying start

Businesses looking to control costs and improve efficiency post-lockdown have seen the new managed IT service launched by cloud and digital experts Synergi get off to a flying start, with a clutch of contracts and an accelerated recruitment drive.

Tees Valley Mayor shows appreciation for Lemon’s aid in COVID crisis

Lemon Business Solutions, a leading business outsource partner based in Stockton, welcomed Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen to its offices, as he came to...

Materials Processing Institute welcomes Teesside’s inclusion in £350m clean energy fund

The Materials Processing Institute has welcomed an announcement that Teesside is to benefit from a £350m fund to support clean energy projects. The government announced...

Materials Processing Institute reopens unique research steel plant

The Materials Processing Institute has reopened its hi-tech Normanton Steel Plant – allowing it to resume steelmaking production and support major research projects. Unique in...

Onyx Health Expands with New Management Appointment

Onyx Health have continued to grow throughout the COVID-19 downturn and have expanded the agency further by appointing Alix Stonehouse as their new Account Manager.

Twelve more businesses complete Entrepreneurs’ Forum Scale-up programme

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum is celebrating the latest cohort of entrepreneurs to graduate from its Scale-up Leader’s Academy. Twelve North East entrepreneurs completed the six-month programme...

Flooring retailer invests £200,000 in new augmented reality technology

A flooring retailer has invested in augmented reality technology which lets customers see what flooring will look like in their home before they buy it.

Cyberwhite sponsors young Teesside cricketers after disturbed start to season

CyberWhite, a cybersecurity firm based in Seaham, is sponsoring Saltburn Cricket Club Under 13s following a disturbed start to the season due to COVID...

Lift-off as specialist lifting firm doubles turnover following acquisition

North East engineering company JK Lifting Equipment is celebrating a successful first year under new ownership, which has seen the firm double its turnover and headcount.

Autism lifeline reopens services

Daisy Chain, the charity which provides support for people living with autism, has reopened its services for the first time since the pandemic, to...

Top tees valley insurance broker acquired by prestigious national group

UKinsuranceNET, a Tees Valley-based internet insurance broker and one of the UK's leading online insurance websites, has become the 30th acquisition for national insurance...

Clients welcomed back to Cygnet Law offices post lockdown

Cygnet Law is welcoming clients back to its offices, in line with health and safety guidelines, as lockdown restrictions lift. The Redcar-based law firm remained...

Newcastle media agency wins host of national accounts

North East media agency Route, based at creative hub, Generator Studios, Newcastle, with a sister office in Brighton, has picked up a raft of new national accounts, driven by the boom in online sales.

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