The former Rio Tinto Alcan smelter site in Lynemouth, which closed last year, has welcomed its first new tenant. Aartoft Limited will take up some of the space enabling them to expand and take on more staff.
More than 500 people lost their jobs when the site closed.
More top news
We're travelling around the region, asking for your views on the issues that matter.
A shopper whose life was saved by two sales assistants has returned to the supermarket where they work to say thanks.
Former Newcastle United footballer Peter Beardsley will not be part of FA celebrations for England's 1,000th match.