Result of AGM

The board of directors (the “Board”) of Northern Bear announces that, at the annual general meeting held today at 5 Osborne Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, all resolutions were duly passed. In addition, in accordance with the statement issued in the annual reports and accounts, Keith Soulsby has stepped down from the Board to enable him to fully concentrate his efforts on the opportunities presenting themselves to Wensley Roofing, the business he founded and sold to Northern Bear in 2006.

For further information contact:


Northern Bear Plc

Graham Forrest – Chief Executive Officer                     +44 (0) 77 6496 3751


Strand Hanson Ltd

James Harris / James Spinney                                     +44 (0) 20 7409 3494


Hansard Group

Adam Reynolds                                                           +44 (0) 20 7245 1100


Seymour Pierce Ltd

David Banks / Paul Jewell / Katie Ratner                      +44 (0) 20 7107 8000