Fishing communities urged to apply for EU funding

Fishing communities stretching from Berwick to North Shields are being urged to make the most of £600,000 funding available to them before the UK exits the European Union.

Stephen Sumner, managing director at independent financial adviser Explore Wealth Management.

Coach boost for financial adviser

An independent financial adviser in Northumberland has linked-up with a top London-based business consultancy to help strengthen its services to clients.

Installation work on the offshore turbines at Blyth.

Economical benefits of offshore wind industry

Areas key to the offshore wind industry are reaping the economic benefits, a new report has revealed.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaking at the North East England Chamber of Commerce business leaders' lunch.

Nicola Sturgeon underlines 'enduring ties' between North East and Scotland

Road and rail links between the North East and Scotland are 'vital connections' that should be enhanced, Nicola Sturgeon told the region's business leaders today.

Wheels to work has enabled Liam Souter to take up a cabinet making apprenticeship near Wallington

Putting people on the road to work

People who want to start a new job but don’t have the transport to get there could be on the road to a brighter future.

Alan Rutherford, managing director of Fastrack Flooring.

Back on home ground

An international industrial flooring company has moved back to its roots.

Roadworks on the A1

Planned roadworks on major roads in Northumberland and further afield

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1, A19 and other major roads in the North East this week.
Daniel Evans, general manager at The Commissioners Quay in Blyth.

Blyth pub wins 16 titles at awards night

A quayside pub has swept the boards at an inaugural awards.

The nature of employment in Northumberland.

READER POLL: Employment in Northumberland

We want to get a better picture of the nature of employment in Northumberland via this simple poll of our readers.
Former colliery blacksmith David Chapman, process operator at AkzoNobel Ashington.

Journey from pit to paint factory

Since opening its doors, AkzoNobel in Ashington has created hundreds of new employment opportunities for people in the local area.

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Northumberland’s £1.6m scheme for rates relief agreed

Northumberland County Council has agreed a business rates relief scheme for the next four years.

A member of the Shotton surface mine team with one of the new Komatsu loading shovels.

New machines are cutting emissions

A £615,000 plant investment is set to help Banks Mining make further progress in minimising vehicle emissions at its current and planned future operations in Northumberland.


WATCH: Most powerful offshore wind turbines installed in Northumberland

The installation of five wind turbines off the coast at Blyth has now been completed - marking the latest milestone in this ground-breaking offshore windfarm development.

Jonathan Walker, North East England Chamber of Commerce head of policy and campaigns.

Campaign launched to help North-East businesses benefit post-Brexit

A campaign is being launched today to ensure the North East’s manufacturing supply chain will be well positioned to take advantage of the post-Brexit landscape.

Business Northumberland team members and delegates at the conference.

Booming business in Northumberland

Business was booming when firms got together for a major conference.

Andrea Malcolm, director of people and business support, and John Johnston, deputy group chief executive, with some of the new Bernicia apprentices.

Apprentices join the world of work

Property development, management and maintenance company Bernicia has appointed 12 new apprentices.

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Duo in the running for top award

Two talented apprentices who work in Blyth have been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Dr Iain Morrison, Morrison Shenfine Holdings managing director.

New home for growing dental business group

A growing group of dental practices has moved into an office at Ashington Workspace after celebrating a record-breaking year.

An aerial view of the Port of Blyth.

Port lands major new customer

A leading offshore services company has chosen Port of Blyth for a major new base.

Lynemouth Power managing director Carl Hopper.

MD Carl’s back on home turf

The new managing director at Lynemouth Power is back on familiar ground.

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