Surf company is making waves

Independent North East surf company Fitzroy Surf Co is starting 2018 with plans for expansion after a successful first year of trading.

Petition running for a Greggs vegan sausage roll.

Greggs looking to add vegan options to its menu

It started with healthy salads, yoghurt pots, low-calorie sandwiches and flatbreads. Then they moved on to gluten-free Balanced Choice soup, caramel lattes and focaccia-style pizza.
Sarah Hall

President’s honour for PR consultant

North East PR consultant Sarah Hall has become president of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in its 70th anniversary year.

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.
Left to right: Rob Storey, from AIS Connect; Simon Cross, from METEC; and Rob Forsyth, from METEC (far right), with the new trainees.

North Shields firm helps trainess land new jobs

A group of apprentices are settling in to their new roles thanks to support from a North Shields company.

Darren Wetherell and Danielle Coulter, of Hays Travel, present toy appeal donations to playworkers from the Great North Children's Hospital.

Special delivery to children’s hospital

A special festive delivery was made to the Great North Children’s Hospital, courtesy of North Tyneside travel agency customers.

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.

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.

The winners at the North Tyneside Business Awards. Picture by The Bigger Picture Agency.

Honouring the best of North Tyneside businesses

The best of North Tyneside’s businesses have been celebrated.

Ian Wallace, who has opened RedBeard Leathersmiths in Whitley Bay. Picture by John Millard.

Crafting a new business in Whitley Bay

A leathersmith has returned to his North East roots to open a workshop selling bespoke handmade leather goods.

Tony Fraser, estimating manager; Craig Firth, managing director; and Ross Bailey, director, at GasTech Ltd.

North Shields firm looks to build on its growing success

A North Shields firm which has doubled its turnover is looking to build on its growth after appointing a new director.

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.

Left to right: Mamun Rahman, Takdir; Paul Smith, Barclays; Mujibur Rahman, Takdir; Kath Mather, Barclays; and Suffian Rahman, Takdir.

Whitley Bay restaurant thanks bank after expansion plans come to fruition

A Whitley Bay business has thanked the role played by a leading bank in their expansion plans.

Participants in the Working Roots training scheme receive their certificates.

Training scheme offers new roots to work for youngsters

Dozens of youngsters have been digging into learning, thanks to a North Tyneside training partnership.

Make new contacts in an instant with speed networking at the North Tyneside Business Exhibition.

Businesses join forces at forum

Business owners are being invited to have their say on local issues at an event later this month.

Jo-Anne Torre, owner and principal teacher at Decote Dance & Decote Diggers in Whitley Bay.

Dance teacher on shortlist for award

A Whitley Bay dance teacher has been shortlisted for a prestigious business award.

Business ensures its staff have the skills to succeed in industry

Business ensures its staff have the skills to succeed in industry

A global pioneer in the insurance industry has shown its commitment to North Tyneside in more ways than one.

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

Campaign launched to help North-East businesses benefit post-Brexit

A campaign is being launched today to ensure the North East’s manufacturing supply chain will be well positioned to take advantage of the post-Brexit landscape.

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Enterprising efforts earn national praise

A North Tyneside initiative has been recognised for its support for start-ups and achievements in improving business survival rates.

The BHP Law team outside their new Tynemouth office. Left to right, Andrea Hewitson, partner, Laura Vipond, legal executive, John Pratt, managing partner, Kelly Hind, associate solicitor and Laura Nicholson, lettings manager.

Law firm opens up in Tynemouth

A law firm has opened its fifth office in the region – in Tynemouth.

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