Business in Ashington plans further growth

A north east heating and plumbing merchant is planning further expansion and jobs.

Flame Heating Spares is looking to grow after seeing turnover rise from £2.4m to £6.4m over the past year.

During the period it also doubled the number of its branches to six, including opening an outlet in Ashington.

In the next five years it hopes to expand to 20 branches and double the workforce to 40.