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Lakes Distillery Awarded VisitEngland Gold for the Second Year Running

Posted on the 13 February 2019

The Lakes Distillery is thrilled to have received a VisitEngland Gold Award 2018. The distillery has received an outstanding review complete with the gold award for the visitor attraction. It is the second year running the distillery has won the prestigious award. T...

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Lakes Distillery Whiskies Named ‘England’s Best’ in 2019 World Whiskies Awards

Posted on the 12 February 2019

The Lakes Distillery is delighted to announce they have received two best in category awards in the World Whiskies Awards 2019. Steel Bonnets has been named Best English Blended Malt No Age Statement Whisky. The ONE Limited Edition Sherry Expression has been named Best...

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Newcastle Firm Welcomes New Recruit to Drive Business Growth

Posted on the 12 February 2019

Following a period of significant expansion, global energy and rail specialist, Samuel Knight International, has welcomed another new hire to meet the firm’s ambitious global plans. Mark Cummings joins the business as the new Energy project director, following in the footste...

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Moody Logistics Scores Football Sponsorship Deal for Third Year Running

Posted on the 11 February 2019

Moody Logistics is proving its commitment to North East sport with its sponsorship of local football team, Wideopen FC, for the third consecutive year.The Cramlington-based firm will sponsor the Senior team’s strip, which this year will feature branding from its sister company, H...

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New Deputy Vice-Chancellor to Drive North East University's Commercial Plans

Posted on the 11 February 2019

The University of Sunderland has announced that Professor Jon Timmis has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Commercial). Professor Timmis will drive the University’s commercial agenda when he takes up the role in May, contributing to the institution’s continuing sust...

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Moody's Continues its Support of Newcastle Thunder

Posted on the 8 February 2019

Moody Logistics has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting sport in the North East with its continued sponsorship of Newcastle Thunder.The Cramlington-based transport, logistics and storage firm is supporting the professional rugby league side throughout the 2019 season, having...

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Ward Hadaway launches new HR business tool to help key-decision-makers in the SME market

Posted on the 8 February 2019

In response, Top 100 UK law firm Ward Hadaway has launched 'HR Protect', an end-to-end business tool to help the SME market access the best employment law solutions. The bespoke product allows employers to put in place a tailored employment law solution to manage the life-c...

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Adderstone Group Launch 2019 with the Acquisition of Four Commercial Assets

Posted on the 7 February 2019

Newcastle-based property company, Adderstone Group, has kicked off 2019 with the purchase of over £18m of commercial property assets in Newcastle, Gateshead and London. The Group has added The Fleming Business Centre in Jesmond, the former Baja Beach Club premises on Gateshe...

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Crafter's Companion Appoints New Head of Commercial Following Sales Growth

Posted on the 7 February 2019

Crafter’s Companion saw a sales growth of 38% over 2018, with an export sales growth of 59%. With its global employee count now standing at 180 strong, the award-winning craft supplies company is primed to continue leading the craft market with this new appointment. Crafter’s...

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0800 Repair Delivers £4m Worth of Lifetime Bill Savings in Middlesbrough

Posted on the 6 February 2019

A leading heating, insulation and renewables energy company is helping to deliver considerable savings to homeowners in Middlesbrough.In collaboration with Middlesbrough Affordable Warmth Partnership and utilising Middlesbrough Council’s new ‘ECO-Flexibility’ scheme, which has se...

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