Company smashes target a year early

A Cramlington-born designer is celebrating after his company smashed its targets within the first 12 months.

Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Roadworks in the week ahead

Motorists planning to travel around Northumberland and North Tyneside this week are being urged to take account of the following roadworks.

Ryan Maughan, managing director of AVID Technology Group Ltd, with some of the new equipment at the Cramlington-based firm.

Investment gears firm for growth

A Cramlington-based automotive cleantech firm has invested more than £1million in the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities at its headquarters.

Mandatas new starters (left to right) Stacey Thompson, John Liddell, Dawn Matthews and Toni-Jane Ternent. Picture by Simon Williams/Crest Photography.

Gearing up for further growth with new employees

A Cramlington firm is gearing up for further expansion with a number of key appointments.

The bridge beams are now in place

Major milestone for triple-decker roundabout at Silverlink

Work to create the North East’s first triple-decker roundabout has reached a major milestone, nearly a year since the scheme started.
Jonathan Walker, North East England Chamber of Commerce head of policy and campaigns.

Brexit poll shows businesses want trading continuity

A business Brexit survey by the North East England Chamber of Commerce released this week showed the majority of firms want to maintain existing trading conditions with the EU.

Sharon Herron, landlady of The Keel Row at Seaton Delaval. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Pub award finalists from same village

Two of the finalists for a national competition that recognises the work of pubs in their communities are only half-a-mile apart.

Stephen Sumner, managing director at Explore Wealth Management.

Referendum result boost for clients

A Cramlington-based independent financial adviser (IFA) has seen its clients’ investment portfolios grow by up to 25 per cent in light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU).

The winners of the Northumberland Tourism Awards 2017.

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Winners revealed

The winners of the first Northumberland Tourism Awards were announced this evening during a ceremony at Alnwick Castle.


Roadworks scheduled in the North East

Planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week are as follows:

John McCabe addresses the chamber AGM

Businesses urged to work more closely together

The managing director of a growing public relations agency has been elected President of the North East England Chamber of Commerce at its AGM held at St James’ Park.

Northumberland Tourism Awards

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Thanks to our sponsors

The ceremony for the first Northumberland Tourism Awards takes place tonight, but it wouldn’t be happening without the support of all of our sponsors.

File photo of a Co-operative Bank sign . Photo:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

UPDATED: Co-op Bank in advanced talks over rescue package

The Co-operative Bank has said that it is in advanced discussions with existing investors over a rescue package.


Northumberland Tourism Awards: Make sure you’re there on the night

It’s now less than a week until the winners of the inaugural Northumberland Tourism Awards will be revealed.

Marcel Sunier, project director for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm scheme that is being built by EDF Energy Renewables. Picture by Chris Henderson Photography.

Public events for wind farm project

Residents have the opportunity to find out the latest information on the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm project.

Jonathan Walker

Official job figures reach record high

A report from the Office of National Statistics reveals the number of people in work has never been higher since records began in 1971.

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The awards ceremony takes place at Alnwick Castle on Thursday, June 22.

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Shortlist revealed

The entries flooded in, the judging team sifted through them and now we can reveal the shortlist for the first Northumberland Tourism Awards.

In the historic picture are Alan Moody (then a boy, now current chairman), with his father David Moody and Albert Dixon, right.

Platinum year for family business

A Cramlington-based business, which started out with a horse and cart and now boasts a 20-strong fleet, is celebrating its 70th anniversary.

Charlotte Carpenter, executive director of growth and business development at Karbon Homes.

Landlord appoints new executive director

A new executive has been appointed to lead the growth strategy for recently formed Karbon Homes.

The forum takes place next Wednesday.

Forum for lettings agents back this year

Private letting agents are being invited to a forum next week to share best practice and get an update on any industry changes.

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