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.

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.

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Thanks to our sponsors

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.

Chris Lee, managing director of CCS.

Security advice following cyber-attacks

A North East-based telecoms and IT company is warning businesses to tighten their IT security from cyber-attacks.

Northumbrian Water's Kielder Water.

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Making a splash with sponsorship

Northumbrian Water, ‘an avid supporter of tourism in the region’, is delighted to have signed up as headline sponsor for the first Northumberland Tourism Awards.

Paul Goldfinch, chairman of Polar Krush, looks forward to an exciting year ahead.

Iced drinks company looking to build on its success

A leading drinks company is looking to increase output by five-fold as part of a major refurbishment.

The team at the Sweet N Savoury shop in Ashington.

A special day for town centre shop

A popular shop in Ashington is celebrating its 20th anniversary tomorrow (Friday) between 8am and 4.30pm.

The Fusion PR team. From left, Paula Sainthouse, Joanne Hunter, Amy Maughan, Leanne Tonks and John McCabe.

New look and new faces at PR firm

A Blyth-based public relations firm has marked its fourth anniversary and a period of growth by refreshing its brand – including a new name, logo and website.


Major employer offers support to Northumberland Tourism Awards

The company behind one of the county’s best-known attractions has given its support to the first Northumberland Tourism Awards.

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An offshore vessel at the Port of Blyth. Picture by Flypro-UK Ltd

Record financial results for Port of Blyth

The Port of Blyth has announced record financial results for the second consecutive year.

Guy Kirk, owner of Home Instead Senior Care.

New company for home care services

A man who grew up in Blyth has set-up a new care company specialising in helping older people so that they can continue living in their own homes.

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