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Leisure Business News - A new sponsorship deal with one of the world s leading paint manufacturers is set to put a local football club in South East Northumberland back at the heart of the community.

AkzoNobel puts football at the heart of the community with new sponsorship deal

Two-wheel challenge heralds new £1m Bernicia charity

By Leanne Tonks

Oct 02 2019 12:00AM

Charity Business News - Intrepid cyclists John Holmes and John Harrison pedalled 130 miles from Berwick to Hartlepool in a bike ride to herald plans for a new 1m charitable foundation for the North East.

Two-wheel challenge heralds new £1m Bernicia charity

County Durham Handyperson Service named best in the UK

By Leanne Tonks

Oct 01 2019 12:00AM

Property Business News - A Durham team helping people live independently for longer has won a top national award. The Bernicia County Durham Handyperson Service, which is headquartered in Pity Me, has been named Handyperson Service of the Year at the Foundations National Healthy Housing Awards 2019.

County Durham Handyperson Service named best in the UK

Health Business News - As part of an ongoing recruitment drive across various departments, Nuffield Health Tees Hospital has made a key new appointment. With over 20 years experience in the medical field, Maggie Harris has joined the team in the role of matron at the CQC rated outstanding hospital in Stockton-on-Tees.

Outstanding North East hospital expands team with new appointment

Health Business News - The life of a 62-year old grandad from High Hesleden in Hartlepool has been totally transformed after undergoing alternate hip and knee replacement operations at the award winning and not-for-profit, Nuffield Health Tees Hospital in Stockton.

Double joint replacement op Grandad now enjoys yoga and walks 13,000 steps a day

Technology Business News - As its state-of-the-art manufacturing unit in Ashington celebrates its second anniversary, AkzoNobel has announced that the site has achieved a groundbreaking production milestone - producing one million litres of paint in just one week.

AkzoNobel celebrates milestone production target as Ashington site turns two

Technology Business News - The project team behind the North Sea Link interconnector has today launched a new Energy Education Centre to inspire and strengthen school pupils interest in energy, construction and STEM subjects.

New energy Education Centre opens its doors to Northumberland schools

Charity Business News - A popular North East horse-riding school specialising in therapeutic riding sessions for people with disabilities has been given a new lease of life thanks to a generous donation from AkzoNobel Ashington.

Rosette of approval for local horse-riding centre following AkzoNobel makeover

Property Business News - A popular service that helps people to live independently for longer has been shortlisted for a top national award.

County Durham Handyperson Service reaches finals for top national award

Leisure Business News - As National Parks across the UK celebrate 70 years since the 1949 Act of Parliament that established the family of UK National Parks, Northumberland National Park has launched an exciting new interactive exhibition at The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre.

Northumberland National Park celebrates milestone anniversary with special exhibition at The Sill

Finance Business News - A mixed multi academy trust in Newcastle has beaten competition from over 200 applicants across the country to have one of its schools named one of 10 new designated Research Schools.

Newcastle-based educational trust awarded prestigious Research School status by EEF

Charity Business News - A local mental health charity has been helping to make environmental improvements to the landscape around Northumberland s biggest port. Service users from Blyth Star Enterprises Stakeford Nurseries have been planting trees and shrubs at the Port of Blyth s South Harbour as part of a new landscaping maintenance contract.

Historic Northumberland port receives green makeover thanks to local mental health charity

Health Business News - Three senior members of the team from Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital have been helping to inspire the next generation of healthcare professionals at a local primary school.

Nuffield Health inspires future healthcare professionals at career event

Charity Business News - A key appointment has put fundraising at the top of the agenda for a Northumberland-based mental health charity. Jill Watkin has been appointed as the new philanthropy manager at Blyth Star Enterprises.

Key appointment puts fundraising at the top of agenda for mental health charity

Health Business News - The appointment of a newly qualified teacher with an extra-curricular love of music is reaping rewards for pupils at a specialist school in Northumberland.

Teachers extra-curricular talents reaps musical rewards for SEND pupils

Leisure Business News - Northumberland National Park is one of five UK National Parks in 2019 to be awarded a conservation grant from the newly launched Clif Bar National Parks Protectors Fund.

Northumberland National Park secures new conservation grant to protect its Dark Skies!

Health Business News - Nuffield Health has picked up the award for Private Hospital Group of the Year for the third time at the Health Investor Awards 2019. The award is designed to recognise outstanding contribution to healthcare over the past 12 months, through innovation and excellence in healthcare products and services.

Nuffield Health wins a hat trick at Health Investor Awards

Construction Business News - A construction worker in South East Northumberland has braved the shave to raise funds and awareness for a local mental health charity. Stuart McEwan, 51, shaved off his much-beloved beard in aid of Blyth Star Enterprises after being inspired by his company s own positive attitude towards mental health and wellbeing.

Construction worker braves the shave for mental health charity

Tenants give Bernicia top marks

By Leanne Tonks

Jun 12 2019 12:00AM

Property Business News - Nine out of ten tenants are satisfied with the overall services provided by North East housing association Bernicia, new data reveals. The survey sent to 7,000 tenants also found that 89 of people are happy with the quality of their home and rated the amount they paid in rent as value for money.

Tenants give Bernicia top marks

Walltown Warrior comes to Northumberland National Park

By Leanne Tonks

Jun 11 2019 12:00AM

Leisure Business News - This September, prepare to run, crawl, scramble and slide as the first-ever Walltown Warrior event descends on Northumberland A brand-new challenge designed to encourage warriors of all ages to get active and have fun in the stunning surrounds of Northumberland National Park, Walltown Warrio...

Walltown Warrior comes to Northumberland National Park