Affordable housing group Isos is to create 20 new jobs with the expansion of its building services team.
The company, which is part of Milecastle Housing in Hexham, handles repairs for homes in Tynedale and Castle Morpeth. It is expanding its work for housing group NomadE5 and expanding its number of employees from 62 to 82.
The staff will work out of three main depots in Hexham, Morpeth, and a new site on Tyneside. Management and administration of the business will remain based in Hexham.