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NORTHUMBERLAND BUSINESS AWARDS: Employers urged to nominate staff

One of the sponsors of the Northumberland Business Awards is urging employers to come forward and nominate their staff.

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A new creative career for Jayne

Jayne Stafford is delighted with how things are going so far after moving into a career that sees her encouraging children and adults to get creative.

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Council leader Peter Jackson

Council leader disappointed at Virgin Media broadband setback

The leader of Northumberland County Council has expressed his disappointment at Virgin Media’s withdrawal from broadband expansion plans into the county.
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Roadworks on the A1

Planned roadworks on major roads in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week.
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Northumberland Business Awards at Linden Hall

NORTHUMBERLAND BUSINESS AWARDS: This could be your year to shine and win a prestigious award

We have arrived in 2018 and the countdown is on for the 10th Northumberland Business Awards.

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The team at Explore Wealth Management outside their Cramlington headquarters.

Pensions boost with help from IFA

Revised rules around pension freedoms has boosted business for Cramlington-based Explore Wealth Management.

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Northumberland Business Awards at Linden Hall

NORTHUMBERLAND BUSINESS AWARDS: Make sure you get your entries in and be part of our celebration

As we approach the end of the year, it’s natural that people will be reflecting on what has happened in 2017.

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury  Liz Truss with Xtralite managing director Bob Tweedy.

Firm is ‘something to shout about’

A Blyth business has been hailed for its craftsmanship and innovation by a Government minister.

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The 2017 Best Green Business of the Year Award winner was Coca-Cola European Partners Morpeth.

‘We are passionate about protecting the environment’

The region’s water company is passionate about protecting and enhancing the North-East’s environment.

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Roadworks set to be removed for Christmas.

Driving home for Christmas? 400 miles of roadworks to be lifted

Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks this week in time for the Christmas getaway.

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A bird's eye view of the Port of Blyth, showing the 2.3hectare decommissioning site.

New port permission opens way for jobs

The Port of Blyth has unveiled a move into the offshore decommissioning market, with the prospect of more jobs flowing into the town.

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The 2017 Large Business of the Year winner was Geneius Laboratories Ltd.

Northumberland is open for business, says council

Large companies that provide employment for the county’s residents play a crucial role in Northumberland.

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No one likes getting stuck in traffic.

Revealed: How much time traffic jams will add to your journey in Northumberland

An unknown quantity for any car journey is how long you might be delayed.
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David Chapman, process operator and ex-colliery worker, at AkzoNobel Ashington.

Factory marks mining heritage

An Ashington-based company is marking the region’s heritage by naming its production lines after some of the region’s famous pits.

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Newcastle International Airport

Partnership to promote North East to overseas visitors

VisitBritain, Newcastle Airport and NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) have announced a partnership to promote the North East to overseas visitors.

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The winners at last year's Northumberland Business Awards. Picture by Kevin Brady

Decade of supporting businesses

Today we launch our annual celebration of all that is great about the businesses in Northumberland.

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Bryan Conway, left, and Jonathan Bishop are optimistic about the future prospects for the company. Picture by Angela Carrington (The Bigger Picture Agency).

Expansion plans for Blyth business

A national management support company based in Blyth has revealed new plans.

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Seahouses Harbour

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.

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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.

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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.

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