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Monthly Archives: November 2012

New manager for Jesmond Dene House

Scott Davidson has come back to his home city to take over as general manager for one of the leading hotels in Newcastle.

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Award Chance for Ward Hadaway Lawyer

A solicitor from the North East has been nominated for a top national award. Paula Myers, who is a partner in the commercial litigation team at Ward Hadaway solicitors in Newcastle, has been named in the shortlist for Contentious Solicitor of the Year by the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors (ACTAPS). The award recognises outstanding work in the field of contentious trust and probate issues and Myers is the only lawyer from the North of England that has been …

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Newcastle’s first burrito bar opens

Friends and business partners David Wright and Chris Burn have shared their passion for Mexican food and opened Newcastle’s first burrito bar. The opening of Zapatista Burrito Bar in Ridley Place has created 12 jobs. They are hoping to gain custom from local shoppers and students.

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Return for expanding accountancy firm’s director

A firm of business advisers and chartered accountants in Darlington and Durham are aiming to continue with their growth plans by appointing a new director. Clive Owen & Co LLP, which has two offices in the North East, has welcomed back former employee Kevin Shotton. He initially worked for the firm straight after he completed his degree in economics and law at Durham University. Mr Shotton, who is from Washington, Wearside, joined the firm in 2002 and stayed there until …

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