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Formica is put up for sale by parent company

Formica, which employs 500 people at its factory in North Shields, has been put up for sale.

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A trainee learns the trade at AIS. Picture by Doug Pittman.

Training firm makes final of global awards

Industrial training specialist AIS has made the finals of a global welding competition.

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Blu Sky partner Jon Dudgeon outside the Tun in North Shields. Picture by Ian McClelland.

Sky is the limit as North Shields firm finds new HQ

A former North Shields pub is set to begin a new lease of life as the corporate HQ of an award-winning accountancy firm.

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easyJet planes

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.

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Philippa Hudson who has set up Philippa's Flowers in Park View, Whitley Bay. Picture by John Millard.

Philippa seeing her florists business grow in Whitley Bay

Business is blooming for a performing arts graduate.

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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.

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Liza Johnson, (left) from Tea Enthusiasts, and Janice Ross, business advisor at North Tyneside Business Factory. Picture by Ian McClelland

Liza’a enthusiasm for tea helps brew up new business venture

Four generations of tea lovers are brewing up exciting plans for a new business.

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Janice Eden-Bagley, Mayor Norma Redfearn and Rob Eden Bagley at Eden's caf� second anniversary celebration.

Anniversary celebrations for thriving Whitley Bay cafe

There have been celebrations for a busy Whitley Bay cafe.

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Openreach are looking to take on 40 trainee engineers.

Openreach looking to take on 40 trainee engineers

Dozens of trainee engineers are being sought by a leading digital network business.

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Gavin Taylor from AIS Training with Craig Menzies from Restrata.

Emergency training set for energy sector

A North Tyneside business is using its expertise to deliver world class training for emergencies.

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Project volunteers Katrina Jack and Andrea Kilross with Stephen Burt, manager of Newcastle Building Society's North Shields branch.

Funding boost for Soup-a-Gran work

A North Tyneside charity is increasing its drive to tackle social isolation among older people thanks to a grant from Newcastle Building Society.

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BT is looking to take on 145 apprentices and graduates, including in North Tyneside.

BT looking to take on 145 apprentices

Hundreds of new positions are being created by telecommunications giant BT.

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Graduate builds a successful career at Galliford Try

Graduates build successful careers

A Whitley Bay man has become the youngest ever site manager for Galliford Try Partnership North.

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Turknaz staff with their Best Turkish Restaurant Regionally award at the British Kebab Awards.

National success for popular Whitley Bay restaurant

A popular restaurant is celebrating after winning a prestigious national award.

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Ashleigh Hayes with Scott Dodds (front) from Mink Studios. Picture by Ian McClelland.

Monkseaton entrepreneur continues to break the mould with her beauty business

An entrepreneur is aiming to break the mould of the beauty business after a successful introduction of a new concept.

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InflataSpace launches in Newcastle in time for the Easter Holidays.

Bouncing for joy as UK’s biggest inflatable theme park opens

The biggest inflatable theme park in the UK has opened.

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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.

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Acupuncture hopes to create new baby boom

Acupuncture brings birth hope

A North Tyneside therapist is hoping that acupuncture will start a baby boom.

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Capita engineers Jack Graham and Jordan Larkin have won scholarships through the Institution of Civil Engineers.

On the QUEST for career success

Two talented engineers on North Tyneside are celebrating after gaining scholarships to help advance their careers.

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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.

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