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Guinness Road Trading Estate is in Trafford Park
Three new businesses move into Trafford’s Guinness Road Trading Estate

Richard Bell

Asset management firm Hermes Investment Management has signed three new letting deals at Guinness Road Trading Estate. Terms are now agreed on three industrial units at the Trafford Park-based development totalling…

Alnwick Lion Bridge. Image: Dylan-Moore - Geograph
£6.7m Northumberland bridge repair scheme hits new milestone

Richard Bell

A three-year project to repair bridges all over Northumberland hit a new milestone this week with the completion of repairs on its 100th bridge. The £6.7m scheme involves remedial work to…

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Why Protecting Your Applications Is Crucial

Sungard Availability Services

Chris Ducker, Senior Director, Global Proposition Strategy at Sungard Availability Services New data from the British Bankers Association has found that the use of internet banking has fallen, with customers now…

As the region’s gardeners prepare for spring, environmental groups are calling on industry and gover
Need for faster action on peat-free gardening

Sue Bishop

As the region’s gardeners prepare for spring, environmental groups are calling on industry and governments to take urgent determined action to protect the UK’s remaining peatlands. In March this year, 238…

The development is the first in Manchester for Elliot Group
Work starts on £70m ‘twin tower’ scheme in Salford

Richard Bell

Work is now underway on developer Elliot Group’s multi-million pound ‘twin tower’ project on Greengate in Salford. Bolton-based construction firm Forrest has been appointed as main contractor on the £70m scheme. To…

Chair of the North Wales and Mersey Dee (NW&MD) Rail Taskforce, Councillor Samantha Dixon
Calls for transformation under Wales and Borders Franchise

Maria Carr

The North Wales and Mersey Dee (NW&MD) Rail Taskforce which leads the Growth Track 360 campaign has renewed calls for key improvements to be delivered by the new Wales and…

L-R: Zoey Hawthorn and Sara Holmes with Karbon Homes development and regeneration manager Stephen Ri
Karbon Homes starts work on £2.27m Nettlesworth development

Richard Bell

Karbon Homes, the newly established housing provider, has started work on phase two of its affordable housing scheme in Chester-le-Street. The second phase of The Green in Nettlesworth, an extension of…

The homes at Oakley Grange
An extra storey makes all the difference

Lee Southen

A leading housebuilder believes contemporary three-storey homes being built in Gloucestershire have proved popular because they unlock another level of living space. Persimmon Homes Severn Valley has created its Oakley Grange…

Halifax railway station.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on track to develop Halifax station masterplan

Nick Hill

The ‘Halifax Station Gateway’ is set to be delivered the Leeds office of professional services and engineering consultancy, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by Calderdale…

Avant Homes’ Scott Varley
Avant Homes to deliver £93m North East residential projects

Richard Bell

Avant Homes, the North East housebuilding firm, is set to boost the region’s housing stock with hundreds of new homes across four developments valued at £93m. The Sunderland-based company will build…

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Which stakeholders are key for successful cloud migration?

NIIT Technologies

Around 90 percent of businesses are now using cloud in some fashion and are keen to increase the footprint. Various stakeholders may understand the specific benefits of moving to the…

View from Newcastle Buddhist Centre
Meet the four North East business leaders in with a chance of snagging EY’s entrepreneur prize

Billy Wood

Four business leaders from across the North East have been revealed as North of England finalists in EY's Entrepreneur of the Year programme for 2017. Drawn from a range of sectors…