Students lay the foundations for a great career in construction

Seven North Tyneside students are building up to a career in construction with hands-on work experience.

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.

Staff at TLW Solicitors celebrate their win at this years Northern Law Awards. Picture by the Bigger Picture Agency.

North Shields solicitors celebrate award win

A North Shields law firm is celebrating after staff came up trumps at an awards night.

The bridge beams are now in place

Major milestone for triple-decker roundabout at Silverlink

Work to create the North East’s first triple-decker roundabout has reached a major milestone, nearly a year since the scheme started.
From left: Angela Carney, David Wadds, Simon Hogg, Steve Harkness and David Carney celebrate Carney Consultancy's award win.

North Shields consultancy firm lands top award

A North Shields company is celebrating a top regional award and a place in the national finals.

Jonathan Walker, North East England Chamber of Commerce head of policy and campaigns.

Brexit poll shows businesses want trading continuity

A business Brexit survey by the North East England Chamber of Commerce released this week showed the majority of firms want to maintain existing trading conditions with the EU.

O'Brien Waste in Wallsend

Deal sees national business buy Wallsend-based waste company

A waste recycling firm based in Wallsend has been sold to a national company.

Nicola Short, from Whitley Bay, who has joined Newcastle-based Gradvert.

New brand manager to oversee company’s transition

An expanding talent development company has brought in an experienced brand manager to oversee its transition to the next level.

Rachael Benford and David Simpson with Stewart Dodson (centre), managing director at Newcastle Financial Advisers.

Sums add up for pair as they graduate academy

Two young North East finance professionals have graduated from a bespoke training academy to join a team of financial advisers.


Roadworks scheduled in the North East

Planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week are as follows:

NBS Business Clinic students with representatives of Whitley Bay Golf Club outside the new Business Clinic premises.

Northumbria students tee up to help Whitley Bay golf club

Business students have been getting into the swing of things, helping a golf club.

John Jones and Tom Gallon, of Innovation NE, with Tricia Mullen, Esh Group. Picture by Ian McClelland.

Innovative way to help Tynemouth staff improve their skills

An initiative has helped hundreds of staff improve their skills.

Norma Redfearn

New community business award

A new award celebrating local businesses is set to be introduced at this year’s North Tyneside Business Awards in November.

The new Crab & Waltzer cafe in Whitley Bay.

New Whitley Bay cafe set to open after community help

A new cafe is set to open in Whitley Bay after residents helped select its name.

Graham Montague, Director of GM Packaging UK Limited in North Shields Picture by David Wood.

North Shields firm packs a punch with major sales boost

A North Shields firm has had double reason to celebrate its 21st anniversary following a massive boost in international trade.


Formica moves on with £40m investment at North Shields site

Work to improve an international firm’s European headquarters in North Shields are taking shape.

Dave Crowder, CTO, and Mayra De Almeida, MD, of Blaupunkt Tools.

Grass is greener for North Shields firm

A North Shields business has secured the UK rights to distribute Blaupunkt’s new gardening power tools range.

Employees from Owen Pugh and Perfect Image take part in a friendly duel at Newcastle Fencing Centre.

Businesses show they are fighting fit for new partnership

Business friendships have been forged with fencing for two North Tyneside firms.

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.

David Dignan, Barca Artbar and venue owner; Jess Gray, bar manager; Nico Duhil, head chef; and Marty Smith, events manager. Picture by John Millard.

New venue making its mark in Tynemouth

A new venue is aiming to make its mark at the coast.

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