Two of the regions biggest businesses have been celebrating important milestones. JCB, the digger maker, has produced its one millionth machine since it started 67 years ago.
And 65 years ago, Land Rover produced its first car. The company threw a party, with that very first model as the guest of honour.
Our Business Correspondent Mark Gough reports on two very special celebrations.
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