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Cycling supplier ZyroFisher looks to boost growth plans after second wave of investment

Cycle parts distribution firm ZyroFisher is looking to hasten its expansion plans after receiving a second round of investment.

ZyroFisher has received the new backing from Palatine Private Equity at the same time as LDC reinvested its cash in the company.

The business was formed ...

today 15:33 open_in_new
Cycling supplier ZyroFisher looks to boost growth plans after second wave of investment

Cycle parts distribution firm ZyroFisher is looking to hasten its expansion plans after receiving a second round of investment.

ZyroFisher has received the new backing from Palatine Private Equity at the same time as LDC reinvested its cash in the company.

The business was formed ...

today 15:33 open_in_new
How much is council tax going up by in your area? North East guide to the hike

Council tax bills are set to rise by almost 5% in some areas of the North East next year.

We contacted every local authority in the region to find out what sort of increase they are considering.

They ranged from 3.99% in Redcar and Cleveland, as well as County Durham, to 4.95% in ...

yesterday 05:13 open_in_new
How much is council tax going up by in your area? North East guide to the hike

Council tax bills are set to rise by almost 5% in some areas of the North East next year.

We contacted every local authority in the region to find out what sort of increase they are considering.

They ranged from 3.99% in Redcar and Cleveland, as well as County Durham, to 4.95% in ...

yesterday 05:13 open_in_new
How you can help thousands of North East pensioners facing a lonely Christmas

The North East has been called on to rally round thousands of elderly people who are facing a lonely Christmas.

Our research shows that more than 150,000 pensioners live alone in the region. Of those, 119,175 have been widowed.

Older people living alone are considered vulnerable to ...

2017-12-16 18:49 open_in_new
How you can help thousands of North East pensioners facing a lonely Christmas

The North East has been called on to rally round thousands of elderly people who are facing a lonely Christmas.

Our research shows that more than 150,000 pensioners live alone in the region. Of those, 119,175 have been widowed.

Older people living alone are considered vulnerable to ...

2017-12-16 18:49 open_in_new
Plans agreed for new rail network linking North East, Leeds and Manchester

A £60 billion transport plan including a road tunnel beneath the Pennines and a new rail line from Manchester to the North East has been agreed by politicians and business leaders across the North of England.

It will be published early in 2018, leading to a 13-week consultation ...

2017-12-15 11:05 open_in_new
Plans agreed for new rail network linking North East, Leeds and Manchester

A £60 billion transport plan including a road tunnel beneath the Pennines and a new rail line from Manchester to the North East has been agreed by politicians and business leaders across the North of England.

It will be published early in 2018, leading to a 13-week consultation ...

2017-12-15 11:05 open_in_new
Just ONE Newcastle restaurant makes it into the top 100 in the UK in new food bible

Only one Newcastle restaurant makes it into food bible Harden’s Top 100 best in Britain guide for 2018.

House of Tides, on Newcastle Quayside, is ranked 60th in the top 100, while Raby Hunt, at Summerhouse near Darlington, leads the way in the North East at number 29.

The good news ...

2017-12-15 08:51 open_in_new
Just ONE Newcastle restaurant makes it into the top 100 in the UK in new food bible

Only one Newcastle restaurant makes it into food bible Harden’s Top 100 best in Britain guide for 2018.

House of Tides, on Newcastle Quayside, is ranked 60th in the top 100, while Raby Hunt, at Summerhouse near Darlington, leads the way in the North East at number 29.

The good news ...

2017-12-15 08:51 open_in_new
What's all the fuss about? The Hullabaloo is the region's very first theatre for children

It is defined as a commotion or a fuss and there was a bit of a fuss as The Hullabaloo, the region’s first theatre for children, was opened with the cutting of a ribbon.

There was also more than a hint of a tear – but not shed by the youngsters who were present for the special event ...

2017-12-12 08:53 open_in_new
What's all the fuss about? The Hullabaloo is the region's very first theatre for children

It is defined as a commotion or a fuss and there was a bit of a fuss as The Hullabaloo, the region’s first theatre for children, was opened with the cutting of a ribbon.

There was also more than a hint of a tear – but not shed by the youngsters who were present for the special event ...

2017-12-12 08:53 open_in_new
A £1,000 donation nets nearly £12,000 for heart unit charity - thanks to 'cryptocurrency' bitcoin

A boom in the value of ‘cryptocurrency’ bitcoin has proven to be good news for children recovering from heart surgery in Newcastle.

When Daniel Bainbridge donated 2.7 bitcoin to the charity which supports the Children’s Heart Unit at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital (CHUF), he was ...

2017-12-09 13:23 open_in_new
A £1,000 donation nets nearly £12,000 for heart unit charity - thanks to 'cryptocurrency' bitcoin

A boom in the value of ‘cryptocurrency’ bitcoin has proven to be good news for children recovering from heart surgery in Newcastle.

When Daniel Bainbridge donated 2.7 bitcoin to the charity which supports the Children’s Heart Unit at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital (CHUF), he was ...

2017-12-09 13:23 open_in_new
276 miles, 18 days and a funeral: How Mark Solan fought back tears on incredible journey

Charity champ Mark Solan battled tears and heartbreak during his mammoth fundraising challenge, as reporter CRAIG JOHNS found out when he joined him for part of it.

Mark Solan returned home a hero after walking 276 miles back from London in just 18 days.

The walk was to raise money ...

2017-12-09 12:21 open_in_new
Pubs, bars and clubs in the North East with the lowest food hygiene ratings

If you’re planning on going out for Christmas meal or drinks with you friends, family or work mates you might want to check these scores on the doors first.

These are 15 boozers that are in need of improving their food hygiene in and around Newcastle and the North East.

According ...

2017-12-06 13:05 open_in_new
Pubs, bars and clubs in the North East with the lowest food hygiene ratings

If you’re planning on going out for Christmas meal or drinks with you friends, family or work mates you might want to check these scores on the doors first.

These are 15 boozers that are in need of improving their food hygiene in and around Newcastle and the North East.

According ...

2017-12-06 13:05 open_in_new
Car rental giant Northgate boosts revenues as it opens new Van Monster locations

Car rental firm Northgate Plc saw its profits take a hit amid investment in a host of new Van Monster branch openings.

Profits at the firm fell by £6m over the six months leading up to October, but the business said it hoped figures would improve during the second half of the ...

2017-12-05 16:09 open_in_new
Car rental giant Northgate boosts revenues as it opens new Van Monster locations

Car rental firm Northgate Plc saw its profits take a hit amid investment in a host of new Van Monster branch openings.

Profits at the firm fell by £6m over the six months leading up to October, but the business said it hoped figures would improve during the second half of the ...

2017-12-05 16:09 open_in_new
Free Whoppers at Burger King Newcastle and South Shields today - but you need to be quick

Fancy a free Whopper when you order a Burger King – well, you have just the rest of today to bag one!

The burger chain has teamed up with online delivery service Just Eat to offer whopping great deal!

Just Eat is offering a free Whopper Sandwich with every Burger King order placed ...

2017-12-05 10:59 open_in_new
Free Whoppers at Burger King Newcastle and South Shields today - but you need to be quick

Fancy a free Whopper when you order a Burger King – well, you have just the rest of today to bag one!

The burger chain has teamed up with online delivery service Just Eat to offer whopping great deal!

Just Eat is offering a free Whopper Sandwich with every Burger King order placed ...

2017-12-05 10:59 open_in_new