Author: Josh Wilkinson

Work on a new Tesco and Home Bargains store has started in Houghton Colliery, with the project hoping to bring a 100 new jobs to the Houghton area. The new shops have an estimated opening date of Spring 2024. Construction is being handled by property developers Hellens Group and Fintry Estates, who bought the area […]

What is mesothelioma? It’s a certain type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a carcinogenic mineral that was used widely in construction. Use of asbestos was scrapped in the UK in 1999 after blue and brown asbestos was banned from construction use in 1985 and has not been used since. Charity worker Kerry, who […]

In the rise of the cost of living crisis, many businesses and markets have been affected. The online sneaker market exists in Facebook groups such as Crepe City: Marketplace, where over 30,000 members trade, buy and sell their favourite shoes, with some going upwards of hundreds of pounds. With many people focused on paying the […]

Bridget Phillipson took aim at the Government today, saying that the Conservatives have overseen “a decade of decline in skills and training opportunities”. This has happened at the start of National Apprenticeship Week, while apprenticeships were down 6.1% at the start of the 2022/23 academic year. Labour plan to hire over a thousand careers advisers […]

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