• Middlesbrough

    • (l-r) Richard Wilson of Dodds Brown with Sam Tolley from Wells Solutions outside the Shakespeare Pub, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough with the original pub sign.

      Historic Middlesbrough pub on the market

      One of Middlesbrough’s most historic pubs has come onto the market, and could have a new lease of life as a micro-brewery, shop or bar. The Shakespeare on Linthorpe Road is available for sale or rent through Middlesbrough independent commercial …..

    • Harrogate's first ever ¬£1 shop Poundworld opens it's doors in town - Picture date Thursday 17 October, 2013 (Harrogate, North Yorkshire) 
Unlike most towns the up market North Yorkshire spa town hasn't had a £1 shop and Poundworld will be the first.
Photo credit should read: Jonathan Pow/jp@jonathanpow.com

      Poundworld to open new Middlesbrough town centre store

      Poundworld, one of the UK’s leading value variety retailers, has announced that it will be opening a brand new store in Middlesbrough town centre early in the new year, creating up to 15 new jobs in the process. The 4,700 …..

    • Taken: 3rd November 2016   Photoshoot at Great, 248 Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough. James Dale at Anderson Barrowcliff that tomorrow at 3:30pm is great, James Dale at Anderson Barrowcliff with Natalie and Jamie from Endeavour, Dimi Konstantopoulos with his business partner for the restaurant Nikos. 
Photographer/Byline Dave Charnley Photography  www.davecharnleyphotography.com

      Tees legal team strikes deal with Boro star

      Endeavour Partnership has advised a well-known Boro player on his new venture. Dimi Konstantopoulos has recently opened a Greek restaurant in Middlesbrough with his business partner, Nikos Pitsoulis, and with the help of Endeavour Partnership’s commercial property team, ‘Great Greek’ …..

    • Taken: 24th November 2016   Middlesbrough Council investment brochure press photos. 
Photographer/Byline Dave Charnley Photography  www.davecharnleyphotography.com

      £68m plan to turn Middlesbrough into Tees city centre

      Ambitious plans to attract more than £600m of inward investment and create 5,000 new jobs for Middlesbrough have been revealed. Middlesbrough mayor Dave Budd and interim chief executive Tony Parkinson have unveiled the town’s first ever Investment Prospectus, with a …..

    • TFS

      Investment and relocation bring record year for fire safety firm

      An expanding Teesside firm is crediting investment in the training of apprentices and a move to new premises for record sales and turnover this year. Award-winning TFS Fire, Safety and Security Systems Limited began life from an office in managing …..

    • Ben Weatherill TTE

      TTE supports growth of Middlesbrough-based electrical contractors

      TTE has established a new relationship with a Middlesbrough-based electrical contractor with the recruitment of a new apprentice to support its workforce development. Waymid Electrics has welcomed 18-year-old Ben Weatherill, from Stockton, who will work on a number of large …..

  • Redcar & Cleveland

    • AAA Roofing

      Roofers expand with support from Tees Valley Business Compass

      A Marske-based roofing and building specialist business has embarked on a new venture thanks to support from the Tees Valley Business Compass. The Capital Grant Scheme, operated by Tees Valley Business Compass, granted AAA Roofing £49,000 funding to support the …..

    • Robert Little

      Wembley showdown for finance expert

      Financial planner Robert Little is looking forward to a Wembley appearance after being shortlisted for one of the industry’s most prestigious awards. Robert Little, managing director of Redcar firm Bob Little and Co, is one of three experts who will …..

    • Micropore Technologies

      Micropore settles on Teesside after £270k expansion

      A high-tech company with a growing blue-chip client base is set for significant expansion after re-locating to Teesside and attracting support from two of the region’s leading investors. Micropore Technologies is planning a £270,000 expansion project with the help of …..

    • Sirius Minerals' harbour

      Potash project’s £245m boost from Australian billionaire

      One of the world’s richest women has agreed a deal to invest £245m in the UK’s biggest potash mine with the potential to create more than 1,000 jobs between facilities at Whitby and Teesside. Sirius Minerals is set to build …..

    • palace hub

      Free event for SMEs to learn about digital technology

      Small businesses in the Tees Valley can learn how to make the most of digital technology at a free event being held in Redcar. The Palace Hub Expo has been organised by DigitalCity in collaboration with Redcar and Cleveland Council …..

    • BMM Heaters 3

      Tees firm turns up heat with £100k investment

      A £100,000 investment from UK Steel Enterprise has helped a Teesside heating company, with a turnover heading towards £3m, re-locate to larger premises and give its growth potential a major boost. BMM Heaters designs and manufactures industrial and commercial air …..

  • Stockton

    • Taken: 26th November 2016   Two new shops opened in Stockton - Eyebrow by Joanne and That's Entertainment. 
Photographer/Byline Dave Charnley Photography  www.davecharnleyphotography.com

      National retailer opens Stockton town centre store

      Stockton town centre has welcomed another national chain after That’s Entertainment officially opened in the Castlegate Centre. Santa Claus and store manager Martin Hughes cut the ribbon at the shop which is the 30th That’s Entertainment store to open in …..

    • Erimus IB

      Erimus continues expansion with new recruits

      Erimus Insurance Brokers, the only Top 100 insurance broker with a Teesside HQ, has created new jobs as it heads for another record-breaking year by placing in excess of £15 million of premium into the UK insurance market during 2016. …..

    • Please Credit Picture:Keith Taylor

      Engineering firm expands in move to Preston Farm business centre

      A Stockton-based engineering consultancy has targeted further growth and job creation following its move to a recently-established business centre. Civil and Structural Engineering practice, Yendalls Engineering, has become the latest tenant at Odyssey Systems’ Preston Farm business complex, after undergoing …..

    • ingleby barwick leisure facility

      Another step forward for Ingleby Barwick leisure facility

      A new leisure facility for Ingleby Barwick has taken another step forward with the submission of a planning application. The proposed multi-million pound leisure centre, library and customer service point is being designed by Ellis Williams Architects and would feature …..

    • Adore Properties (Stockton), Harper Parade, Stockton, TS18 5EQ. For further info contact Jeremy O'Connor, E: stockton@adoreproperties.co.uk

      Ex-Nifco boss launches new Tees property franchise

      A Teesside businessman, who started his professional life as a nurse and went on to manage Nifco, has become the first franchisee of a national property company. Jeremy O’Connor has launched Adore Properties in Stockton thanks to the area’s buoyant …..

    • Asda Portrack Lane Stockton

      Asda clothing ‘super-warehouse’ opens at Wynyard Park

      A multi million-pound clothing warehouse, which is to be home to 400 new jobs, has opened on Teesside. More than £15m has been spent refitting the unit at Wynyard Park, which will distribute clothing for George at Asda. The warehouse, …..

  • Hartlepool

    • Ian Hayton, CFB Risk Management

      Multi-million pound Tees deal will safeguard 50 jobs

      A fire risk management firm has announced the signing of multi-million pound contracts involving three of the world’s largest chemical, plastics and bulk storage companies with plants on Teesside. Hartlepool-based CFB Risk Management say the contracts will provide industrial fire …..

    • Vikki with J&B van angle

      Recycling firm turnover climbs 41% to £13.5m

      A Tees recycling specialist has posted an impressive set of results after increasing sales and cutting losses over the last financial year. J&B Recycling runs a large state-of-the-art recycling facility at its headquarters in Hartlepool. It also has a second …..

    • CCAD new build 1

      New £11m Tees campus is taking shape

      Specialist northern arts college Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) is looking to the future needs of the ever growing creative industries with an £11m investment in its university-level campus in Hartlepool. The college is planning to build on …..

    • Keith Bradley Hartlepool College

      College’s apprenticeship drive after £100k digital investment

      Students and businesses are being encouraged to take a leap into the ever-changing digital world after a £100,000 investment at a leading college. Hartlepool College of Further Education has pumped the six-figure fee into a new Mac suite, which will …..

    • Mary Lambert win award

      Artisan bakery nets fish and chips accolade

      A 60-year-old artisan bakery which branched out into creating the perfect portion of fish and chips just four years ago has scooped itself a regional accolade. Mary Lambert, in Hartlepool, won the Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award …..

    • Vikki J&B Van close up

      Recycling firm creates 30 new jobs

      A Tees-based recycling specialist has created 30 new jobs as it continues to expand. J&B Recycling, which operates from a headquarters in Hartlepool and has a neighbouring site in the town as well as a third facility in Middlesbrough, took …..

    • Please Credit Picture:Keith Taylor

      Bright future for two Tees apprentices

      Tees chartered accountants and business advisers Waltons Clark Whitehill has supported two local young people in their career aspirations. The Hartlepool-based firm has appointed Kyle Crosby, 18, as apprentice tax technician, in the firm’s tax team. Kyle completed his A …..

    • Seymor Civil Engineering Apprentices

      Civil engineering firm welcomes three new apprentices

      A civil engineering specialist has given three students the opportunity to take their first step on the career ladder by taking them on as apprentices. Klaudia Robinson, Sam Shaw and Lewis Hunt have all joined Seymour Civil Engineering as apprentice …..

    • Utility Alliance deal with MFC

      Boro deal is electric for Tees firm

      Utility Alliance says it’s delighted to be seeing its name in lights after signing a deal with neighbours Middlesbrough Football Club. The energy broker set up in 2015, and after employing 70 staff and starting a recent recruitment drive to …..

    • Rivergreen Business Centre, Hartlepool, where  more than 11,000 sq ft of office and production or storage space is on the market through Dodds Brown

      Hartlepool development could create 50 new jobs

      Up to 50 new jobs could be created in Hartlepool, with the release of two new office buildings with production areas which are for sale or rent. More than 11,000 sq ft of modern, high specification office and production or …..

  • Opinion

    • Professor Jane Turner

      Universities essential for delivering regional economic prosperity

      More organisations should see universities as their principal source of innovation to increase economic prosperity in their local region, according to Teesside University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Business Engagement)… Whilst the importance of university-business collaboration has been highlighted in a series …..

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      Tees reaction to £15m devo deal

      Business leaders from around Teesside have responded to the news that £15m of government money directly to local people through the region’s ground-breaking devolution deal. Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy made the announced last week – click here to read …..

  • Advice

    • Jonathan Willett

      Are you protected against cyber crime?

      Jonathan Willett, director of Henderson Insurance Brokers, on why it’s so important for businesses to protect themselves properly against cyber crime… According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 5.6m fraud and computer misuse crimes reported from June …..

    • andy preston

      Giving is good for you – and for business

      Andy Preston, founder-chairman of two local charities, Teesside Philanthropic Foundation and CEO Sleepout, on why philanthropy is good for your business… I really do believe that giving is good for you. Now I am definitely not a hippy or a …..