Planned roadworks in the North East

New and ongoing road improvements are planned by Highways England over the coming week.

The Institute of Quarryings general manager Mike Phillips, left, with three members of the Shotton team - Julie Redfearn, Neil Cook and Michelle Cairns.

Surface mine gets UK recognition

A Northumberland site has become one of the first in the UK to achieve a new business accreditation from one of the extractive industry’s leading professional bodies.

Shane Harris, Tony Mitchinson, Callumn Bremner, Sean Wrightson, Michael Bourne and Rob McGregor build a poly tunnel at Collingwood School in Morpeth.

Apprentices dig in to help Northumberland schools

A group of apprentices have been digging in to help improve school grounds.

Richard Moody, operations director at Moody Logistics and Storage, congratulates Dean Dodd on winning the firms Driver of the Year award.

Dean wins firm’s top driver award

Dean Dodd, from Blyth, has been named Driver of the Year in the annual Moody Logistics and Storage awards.

Applications engineer Daniel Allington, left, and NPI engineering manager Craig Richardson at Aavid Thermacore Europes Ashington plant. Picture by Simon Williams.

Firm gives Daniel a warm welcome

Thermal management specialist Aavid Thermacore Europe has appointed a new applications engineer to help support its growing business.

Daniel Sugden, Sara Eke and Harry Laidler at Laidlers.

Daniel lands plum role at Seaton Delaval business

A jobseeker has landed a plum role with one of the region’s largest fruit and vegetable supply business.

An architects impression of how a section of the new development on the former Ellington Colliery site will look.

Work starts on homes at former colliery site

The building of new housing on the site of the former Ellington Colliery has got under way.

Anthony Monaghan, manager of the new Domino's in Blyth, with his team.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Get a slice of new store’s job offerings

Pizza firm Domino’s has opened a new store on Waterloo Road, Blyth.

Sterling Pharma Solutions in Dudley, Cramlington celebrating the success of its apprenticeship programme during National Apprenticeship Week with some of their apprentices, CEO Kevin Cook and guests Alan Campbell, MP for Tynemouth, Stan Higgins, CEO for the North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) and George Ritchie MBE, Chair of the North East Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (NEAAN). Picture by Jane Coltman

Manufacturer celebrates importance of apprenticeships

A manufacturing firm has been celebrating the success of its apprenticeship programme.

Embleton Bay. Picture by Jane Coltman

Northumberland coast bags two BBC Countryfile awards

The Northumberland coast has bagged two awards in a prestigious national competition.
The 88-metre Adwen blade arriving in Blyth

Giant wind-turbine blade arrives in Northumberland

One of the world’s longest offshore wind-turbine blades is pictured arriving into the Port of Blyth.

John and Olga Potts from Blyth with John Hildreth from Arch at the Ash Barge Dock display at Cambois 
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Residents have their say over plans for docks

Hundreds of residents have taken the chance to look at proposals to improve a former dock.

Sophie Greenley and Shannon Parker

Northumberland apprentices secure full-time jobs

Three apprentices have successfully secured full-time jobs with Northumberland County Council.

J�rd Energy joint managing director Ian Goodwin at the heart of Wansbeck Workspaces ground source heat pump installation.

Efficient system cuts energy costs

A business centre in Northumberland is making huge savings in its electricity bills after switching to a state-of-the-art renewable energy system.

Chancellor Philip Hammond

Budget 2017: Calls to tackle schools funding and unleash North East potential

The North East’s business group is calling on the Chancellor to ‘unleash the region’s potential’, while a schools group is urging him to ‘tackle the funding crisis’.

From left, Paul Brannen MEP, Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council and Arch Business, and Arch chief executive Peter McIntyre. Picture by Simon Williams.

MEP full of praise for major projects

A set of sustainable energy generation projects in Northumberland was showcased during a visit to the county by a North East Member of the European Parliament (MEP).

A recruitment drive has been announced by BT.

Recruitment of graduates and apprentices in North East launched by BT

Telecoms giant BT has announced today that it is creating about 165 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs in the North East.

Routes to avoid next week

Roadworks on major roads this week in Northumberland and beyond

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1, A19 and other major roads in the North East this week.
Pictured by one of the new digital signs are, from left, Morpeth deputy Mayor Coun Ron Forster, Medi Parry, Coun Ian Lindley and David Bartlett, corporate manager for business change and technology at Nexus.

New digital signs in place at station

New digital signs at Morpeth Bus Station should make life easier for travellers, amid efforts to provide real-time travel information across the North East.

Bedlington site of old Tesco store

Vote on name for Bedlington’s newest development

A competition has been launched to name Bedlington’s latest development.

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