The Northern Echo
http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/jobs has a jobs section, with details of vacancies in the local area.
The TUC website: https://worksmart.org.uk/careers-advice has some job search advice as well as information about employees’ rights at work. It also has an excellent link to the details of a number of reputable recruitment agencies in the local area.
This is a government website: https://www.gov.uk/jobsearch that employers can use to advertise vacancies. It is very similar to the National Apprenticeship Service website but it is focussed on jobs rather than apprenticeships.
LG Jobs: http://www.lgjobs.com/ is a website that advertises Local Government vacancies.
You could also apply for vacancies through a number of different job websites/recruitment agencies. Here are some examples:
If you are interested in setting up your own business, the government has a website that can help you consider what you need to do: https://www.gov.uk/browse/business/setting-up