The QT

Friday 17 May 2024


Eyes and ears

MAYOR STEPPING DOWN:  Dame Norma Redfearn has announced she is to step down from her role as Mayor of North Tyneside in 2025. Having held the position since 2013, she has decided against standing for re-election for a fourth term. The news was confirmed via an email to local Labour Party members earlier this week. …

Eyes and ears

GREAT IDEA: The organiser of the Great North Run has formed a partnership with UK Athletics and London Marathon Events to grow athletics in the UK and bring major events to the country. The partnership will deliver the 2026 European Athletics Championships in Birmingham and the annual edition of the Diamond League in the UK. …

North East’s green hotspots revealed

If you’re asked to think about examples of the green economy in the North East then several areas might spring to mind. Sunderland — with Nissan’s pivot to full EV production? Certainly.  Blyth — where the Catapult Network is building a thriving hub for renewables? Of course. But a new report from the Confederation of …

How the North East is motoring ahead

He’s the driving force behind the largest automotive cluster in the UK and a long-time champion for accelerating growth and investment across the North East. Paul Butler, CEO of the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), continues to play an integral role in positioning the region as the location of choice for automotive investment in Europe …

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