Cramlington firm enjoying sweet success thanks to £600,000 investment

A chocolatier is hoping for sweet success after major expansion plans.

Loving Northumberland at The Alnwick Garden.

If you LOVE Northumberland, these are the awards for you

Entries have opened for the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2018 - the annual celebration of all that is great about community environmental work in the county.

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easyJet puts its winter 2018 flights from Newcastle on sale

Airline easyJet has put thousands of tickets for its flights for winter 2018 on sale this morning, with customers urged to book early for low fares.

Employees from Northumbrian Water Group with their collection of BQF Awards.

Award joy for Northumbrian Water

Staff at Northumbrian Water are celebrating after picking up a number of accolades at a prestigious ceremony.

Front, Claire Hollyman and Kev Latimer, of Trench Networks. Back, Amy Webber, of Arch.

Third birthday for Blyth Workspace

Blyth Workspace, the sea-front office development, is celebrating its third birthday along with one of its most innovative tenants, Trench Networks.

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Ex-Arch chairman hits back over spending concerns

The former chairman of Northumberland’s development company Arch, who was implicated in claims over lavish trips to the south of France, has hit back at the allegations.

Ivy River

From stallholder to boutique owner

A touch of glamour hit Cramlington’s Manor Walks Shopping Centre when a new ladies fashion store held an open day.

Millfield Estates has increased its ownership at Arcot Court, Cramlington.

Firm completes sale and leaseback deal

Millfield Estates has increased its ownership at Arcot Court, Cramlington, after agreeing the long leasehold acquisition of the property’s 4,053 sq ft Unit 9 warehouse from the owner occupier R Arnott & Sons Ltd.

Richard Castledine, API development team leader at Arcinova, and Martin Wilmshurst, API development chemist at Arcinova, on site at Sterling Pharma Solutions.

Two pharma companies collaborate

A new collaboration between two Northumberland firms in the pharmaceutical sector has been announced.

The new ePassport gates set to be in use this summer in the international arrivals hall at Newcastle International Airport.

New arrivals hall at Newcastle International Airport

Arrivals at Newcastle International Airport this summer will be able to use the latest facilities and equipment.

Newcastle International Airport was successful at Airports Council International's Airport Service Quality Awards.

Airport flying high after major award win

Newcastle International Airport was the only UK airport to win an accolade at Airports Council International (ACI)’s 2017 Airport Service Quality Awards.

Peter Elliott of Azure Charitable Enterprises.

Charity’s chief executive retires

Peter Elliott OBE, chief executive of Cramlington-based Azure Charitable Enterprises, is to retire after 21 years of outstanding and dedicated service to the charity.

Eddie Peat, Harworth Group's director North East and corporate development.

Redevelopment of former Alcan site moves to next stage

An 18-month demolition and excavation programme to clear and prepare more than 175 acres of brownfield land at the former Alcan site has been completed.

Little Gems Dance School in Cramlington.

Dance school gets a home of its own

Little Gems School of Dance, established 15 years ago in Cramlington, has finally opened its own studio in the town.

Mining engineer Peter Faraday flying the DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone at the Shotton surface mine.

Drones help to improve safety at surface mine

New drone technology is being deployed by Banks Mining to help its surface mines run more safely and efficiently.

Great NCEA Spelling Bee winner Chloe Smith, Y2, is presented with her prize by Steve Burke, team leader for customer involvement at Bernicia.

Pupils get a buzz from spelling bee

The Northumberland Church of England Academy was recently awarded £500 from the Bernicia Community Grant fund to help towards its inter-campus spelling competition.

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So many advantages to apprentices

Throughout my time at sixth form, there were many of us who were unsure if further academic study was what we wanted to do.

Sales director Michael Reid with Polar Krush mascot, Hudson the Bear.

Edible drinking cups on the way

Ashington-based iced drinks manufacturer, Polar Krush, has pledged to remove all single use plastic from its range by the end of the year.

Adam Pye, left, receives his licence card from Banks Mining's plant operator assessor/trainer Ewan Cowie.

Adam trades up to a 100-tonne truck

A 22-year-old has traded up from a car to a 100-tonne dump truck after successfully completing his initial traineeship with regional employer Banks Mining.


IN PICTURES: Northumberland Business Awards

This gallery features all of the photos from last week’s glittering ceremony for the Northumberland Business Awards.

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