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Hadaway back to Newcastle man

A play written in the 1980’s about the lack of employment and prospects for young people on Tyneside is coming to Newcastle and the theatre company performing it are looking to give real opportunities to teenagers in the region. Blowin’ a Hooley will be bringing Tom Hadaway’s classic play The Filleting Machine to Alphabetti Theatre […]

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PADDINGTON BEARS GOOD NEWS FOR NORTH EAST BUSINESS WOMAN

A Morpeth entrepreneur and single mum who has just received an accolade for her inspirational work with women in business has teamed up with her childhood hero and gained global exposure for her products. Emma Weston-Jones designs and supplies bunting for weddings and party occasions but it is her influential corporate clients that are helping her business […]

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New location is the best therapy

The non-profit company, Mindful Therapies, began life as a business running from a kitchen table.  Now, only four years later, the successful company has moved into a newly renovated building on Carliol Square, Newcastle.  Offering a variety of courses, sessions and coaching to both individuals and corporate employees, Mindful Therapies is exceeding even its director’s […]

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Bedlington school burned down in suspected “Arson”

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fire at a school in Bedlington. The fire at St Benet Biscops High School, Ridge Terrace is being treated as arson by Northumbria police The fire happened at approximately 1.30am on Thursday, October 26, when damage was caused to one classroom and spread to a second. Any witnesses […]

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Julie’s Business is booming, me old china

A North East entrepreneur, big in china has hailed the reality TV show Great British Bake Off as one of the reasons behind her business’s success. Whitley Bay based, The Vintage Tea Party, which provides crockery and bunting hire to an array of events and weddings across the region, first came into prominence as a […]

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Calibrate Measures up to Parliamentary Review

An energy company based in Northumberland that provides ‘hands off’ renewable solutions to UK businesses has been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review of Energy.  Calibrate Energy Engineering is the only North Northumberland company to be included in this critical Government paper.  Immensely proud of achieving this recognition, they now have big plans to help […]

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World Record Attempt to Lift Four Times The Weight of The Angel of the North

On 4th November, a small team of Royal Marine veterans and ex-military personnel plan to break a weightlifting Guinness World Record in Sunderland.  Over a gruelling twelve hours, twelve men and women will attempt to lift more than 800,000 kg – that’s the equivalent of lifting four Angels of the North. Donations received on the […]

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Looking classy, pretty and Dressi

With the school’s just back for the new academic year, the increasingly popular prom or graduation ball may appear a long way off, but for one north east entrepreneur, now is the perfect time to start a new fashion business to supply the ever-increasing demand for stylish, affordable women’s occasion wear. Julie Blackie, Financial Director […]

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Northumbrian Musician, Mark, is Making Big Waves

A successful musician from the North East is planning to launch a new album, written to evoke images of one of the country’s most spectacular coastlines.  Coming after a much-acclaimed debut album, the new collection of neo-classical piano music will showcase the region’s unique relationship with the sea. Mark Deeks, 40, began teaching music at […]

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Sara’s gently, gentry approach to recruitment

A North-East recruitment specialist whose mission statement is “finding the right person for the right job at the right time,” has been thanked for her work by one of the region’s most exclusive country estates. Sara Eke Recruitment specialises in handling vacancies for permanent and interim positions in a number of everyday buildings including offices […]

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