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.

Mike Brockman and Mayor Norma Redfearn cut the cake at Insure the Box office opening.

Car insurers invests in bigger North Tyneside base

A car insurance company is aiming for more success after expanding its North Tyneside base.

Mark Costigan, whose SergeantClip has been snapped up by leading companies.

Major international firms snap up device

A device invented by a Wallsend entrepreneur has been snapped up by some of the world’s largest organisations.

Members of the Barrier Electrical division, left to right, Matt Gibbard, Jason Hamilton, Jake Alderson, Simon Bowery, Steven Lee. Picture by Neil Denham.

Wallsend firm on track for success

A new division launched by a Wallsend firm has landed new work and accreditation for Network Rail.

2020 Vision has been recognised as Outstanding Security Installer at the UKs inaugural Outstanding Security Professional Awards (OSPAs). Picture by Mike Norman/Maxim Photo.

Security firm lands top award

A leading security solutions specialist has scooped a top award.

Fuda International Trading Company Limited, in North Shields, which has ceased trading with the loss of 122 jobs. Picture courtesy of Google Maps.

Over 100 jobs lost as North Shields business closes its doors

A long-established North East family business has closed its doors with the loss of more than 100 jobs.

TyneMet students Aaron Armstrong and Liam Surtees, with David Simm of ScanTime Engineering.

College teams up with business to boost engineering training

Two aspiring engineers have switched on to training after sailing through a tough industry course.

Some of the Liebherr plant machinery purchased by OBrien in the last 12 months. Picture by The Bigger Picture Agency.

Recycling plant makes £1m investment in equipment

A major investment in new machinery is paying off for a Wallsend firm.

DASH at Wansbeck General Hospital, 2017 RICS Awards, North East Infrastructure category winner.

Building projects land top industry awards

Two of the region’s community-led building schemes have scooped top industry awards.

Dr Craig Rose, managing director of Seaweed & Co. Picture by Kevin Gibson Photography.

Marine biologist looking to add flavour to Asian market

A marine biologist is looking to bring seaweed to more dinner tables around the world.

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