154 former contract workers at the Teesside steelworks were awarded £700,000 over a lack of consultation when the plant closedRead the full story ›
The Port of Tyne is seeking planning permission to build a 25 megawatt power plant in Howdon.Read the full story ›
A survey for ITV's Tonight programme has revealed financial worries at the forefront in the midst of a looming saving crisis.Read the full story ›
Newcastle mum and savings expert Ashleigh Swan shares her top ten tips for saving money.Read the full story ›
Last month the Bank of England cut official interest rates to the lowest in its 300 year history. The base rate is now 0.25%.Read the full story ›
The Gateshead Metrocentre branch of BHS closes its doors for the final time on Sunday 28th - despite previous information that it was to close this weekend (20th AUG)
The struggling retailer filed for administration April but no buyers came forward.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley was at one point interested in trying to save parts of the business.
The BHS stores in Hartlepool, Sunderland and South Shields have already closed.
Work will start in the next few weeks on the long-awaited Teesside Renewable Energy Plant. It will provide power for up to 600,000 homes.Read the full story ›
Over 40% of working families in the North East are only one paycheque away from losing their homes, according to charity Shelter.Read the full story ›
Home ownership in England has fallen to its lowest level since 1986 as soaring prices force millions to abandon dreams of buying a property.Read the full story ›
Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches as the lender braces for a cut in interest rates, it has announced.Read the full story ›