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North East region Responds to National Infrastructure Assessment

Posted on the 17 November 2018

Representatives from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, all seven local authorities and the region’s business community came together this week to discuss the future of infrastructure in the UK as part of a visit by the National Infrastructure Commission. The org...

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Tees Valley Mayor Opens NEW Quorn Facility

Posted on the 17 November 2018

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has today opened an expansion to Quorn’s Billingham factory, making the site the world’s biggest meat alternative production facility. The 9,500m2 factory expansion at the Belasis site will double Quorn’s production capacity of its core product...

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Tees Valley Fast Becoming One of the UK's Emerging Visitor Destinations

Posted on the 16 November 2018

New figures show that Tees Valley’s tourism industry is continuing to grow, with more than 19million people visiting the region in 2017, spending more than £900million. The latest figures from STEAM (Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Modelling), which evaluated tourism...

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Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Teams up with DM Thomas Foundation for £10,000 Giveaway

Posted on the 16 November 2018

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead has teamed up with DM Thomas Foundation for Young People to give away £10,000 to charities helping children and young people across the North East. Running from Tuesday 13th November until Monday 3rd December, local charities, schools, clubs and...

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Flame Spreads to Boldon with Investment in New Head Office

Posted on the 15 November 2018

Flame Heating Group is laying down the foundations for continued growth and expansion after investing in a new head office.The 2,821 sq.ft building, located on Boldon Business Park, will replace the heating and plumbing merchant’s existing head office in Team Valley, which will r...

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North East region Responds to National Infrastructure Assessment

Posted on the 15 November 2018

Sunderland-based creative agency, IGNIFI, has been selected by the Department for International Trade to join a trade mission to Germany, where it will represent the North East creative industry at the world’s largest meeting of medical sector professionals. As part of the...

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Awards Celebrate Employers with Edge

Posted on the 14 November 2018

Leading companies from across the region have been recognised for their commitment to developing a skilled workforce though apprenticeships.  The region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East was named Large Employer of the Year and The Valley Nursery & Kids Club won...

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New Partner Joins Ward Hadaway's Matrimonial Team

Posted on the 14 November 2018

The Matrimonial team at Ward Hadaway has been further strengthened with the recruitment of new Partner Charlotte Beck. Charlotte joins Ward Hadaway after developing her legal career in Bolton. She has the wide range of experience expected from practising family law in a bu...

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North East Tech Firm Bolsters Business with 300% Growth and International Award Win

Posted on the 13 November 2018

A North East technology company has announced expansion plans as it secures significant retail client wins and picked up an International Performance Marketing award this month. Shoptimised are the creators of an innovative platform designed by PPC professionals, specifical...

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Local Golfer Sets Sights on Further International Success

Posted on the 13 November 2018

A North East golfer has his sights set on further professional golfing success after being awarded the China PGA Tour’s number one merit. Callum Tarren, from Darlington, is attached to Rockliffe Hall and is sponsored by boutique Stockton-based insurance broker, Erimus Insu...

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