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Port lands major new customer

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

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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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The new board of directors at Howard Russell Construction.

Firm continues to build on success

A construction firm, which is celebrating its 20th year in business, has announced the formation of a new board of directors following the retirement of one of its founder members.

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Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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Members of the NSL Interconnector team load their topsoil donation for the Northumberlandia site. From left, Aaron McMullen, site foreman, Mike James, site manager, Raymond Barber, mobile plant operator, Alec McKeown, graduate site engineer, and Lois McNiece, placement site engineer.

Topsoil donation to iconic landmark

A country park and human landform sculpture near Cramlington is set to benefit from a huge donation of topsoil as the North Sea Link (NSL) Interconnector project breaks ground in Blyth.

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Polar Krush chairman Paul Goldfinch.

N-ice! Drinks firm up for top award

A global natural iced drinks manufacturer has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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Back Row: Rachael Humphrey, operations manager, Transmit, Lucy Cansfield, ERDF programme manager, Arch, Damian Baetens, business support director, Transmit. Front Row: Julie Dodds, head of economic growth, Arch, Richard Myers, commercial director, Transmit, and Coun Richard Wearmouth, chairman of Arch. Picture by Simon Williams.

Specialist coaches to help firms grow

An appointment has been made by Business Northumberland to help drive accelerated growth in a number of established companies across the county.

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Grant Davey, county councillor for Kitty Brewster ward, and Peter and Angela Cosimini and John Wilson at the opening of the new Frameworks shop. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Focus is on local talent at new shop

The owner of a Blyth business has said the response to its new shop has been fantastic.

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James Ramsbotham, left, and John McCabe, right, of the North East England Chamber of Commerce.

‘Government must help connectivity’

The region’s business lobbying group has stepped into the row over the divide between funds for transport in the north and south.

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Northumberland Business Boom conference to be held next month

A Northumberland business support service is hosting its first two-day interactive conference for county-based businesses next month.

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The roadworks at Silverlink to install a triple-deck roundabout.

Rescheduled: Abnormal load to shut the A19 at Silverlink tonight

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tonight (August 15) as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region, shutting the A19 at Silverlink.

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Tadeusz Starecki, Elzbieta Stareka and Dagmara Starecka from Go Star Blinds.

Business keeps it in the family

A family-owned business has opened its first showroom and workshop in Ashington.

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Roadworks at Silverlink to create a triple-deck roundabout.

UPDATE: Abnormal load's journey through North East tonight cancelled

The transportation of an abnormal load, which was due to cause major traffic disruption on the A1 and A19 tonight (Friday), has been postponed.

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The roadworks at Silverlink

Warning of delays as abnormal load to pass through North East on A1 and A19

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tomorrow night as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region.
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The survey aims to provide an overview of the fishing industry. Picture by David Cheskin/PA Wire

Researchers return for survey on fishing fleets

Seafish is calling for vessel owners and skippers in the North East to participate in its 12th annual economic survey of the UK fishing fleet.

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Tamsin Swan, Arch assistant commercial surveyor, and Kathryn Hutchinson, Arch commercial manager, outside the new units. Picture by Simon Williams.

Workshops for small businesses

A project to provide 10 new self-contained units at Wansbeck Business Park that can be used by small and start-up businesses is now complete.

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Ashley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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A Pensher Skytech fire-resistant window is put together at its Cramlington base for testing.

Window ‘may stop fire spreading’

A Cramlington-based company believes it may have found a solution to preventing fires spreading in high-rise buildings.

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Altogether Creatives Matty Leonard, Sarah Tempest, Ben Bowsher and Michael Sutton.

Company smashes target a year early

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

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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.

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