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Houghton International to exhibit at Newcastle University Engineering Fair

Posted on the 25 October 2012

Newcastle based electro-mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International will be exhibiting at the Newcastle University Engineering Fair on Tuesday 6th November. The event is being organised by the Careers Service and will be held in the Lindisfarne Room, King's Road Cent...

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New era of leadership for Explain

Posted on the 25 October 2012

Explain, the Newcastle based market research agency, has promoted Kim Davis from research director to Managing Director. Kim, who has been with the company 14 years, joined as a Research Assistant in 1998 straight from Northumbria University. Since then she has worked her way thr...

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LAW FIRM LENDS A HAND TO CHARITY'S WOODLAND PROJECT

Posted on the 25 October 2012

People at leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP have spent their Sunday helping a charity in its project to clear and restore ancient woodland. The North East law firm has been a supporter of Shepherds Dene, which is based at Riding Mill in Northumberland, for many years, so whe...

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Local Sports Company Gets Cash Injection

Posted on the 25 October 2012

An ethical sports and wellbeing brand that was developed in the North East has received a major angel investment from two of the region's most high-profile businesswomen.Newcastle-based Natural Hero, which was founded by entrepreneur Louise Vincent, launched its first range last...

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North East Entrepreneur's New Global UKTI Role

Posted on the 12 October 2012

One of the region's leading female business leaders is the latest entrepreneur to agree to work with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), and other parts of government, to promote UK excellence internationally. Sara Davies, sales director at Country Durham-based crafts supply busine...

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Social entrepreneur has a new home at Teesside University

Posted on the 12 October 2012

Teesside University has been awarded £25,000 from social entrepreneurship charity UnLtd to help support social enterprise as part of a new initiative by the Higher Education Funding Council.Teesside is one of 56 higher education institutions to be chosen for the scheme whic...

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ENGINEERING A PROMISING FUTURE BACK ON CIVI STREET

Posted on the 12 October 2012

AN EX-ROYAL Navy weapons engineer officer has landed a dream job at Tharsus Group after struggling to find a new career for almost two years.34-year-old Andrew Smith from Wallsend in Newcastle, suffered a serious injury to his leg in 2010, leaving him forced to take medical disch...

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CHARITY BALL ACHIEVES FUNDRAISING TARGET

Posted on the 12 October 2012

CALVERT Trust Kielder, a local disability charity, has raised thousands of pounds to help make a difference to the lives of over 15,000 children and adults with disabilities across the North East.With the help of volunteers and local businesses from across the region, Calvert Tru...

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R and B Group welcome Michael, Michael and Michael

Posted on the 12 October 2012

Having worked with Events, production and communication specialist R&B Group on a freelance basis, the business is pleased to announce that Michael Slaymaker and Michael Senior have now accepted full time positions with the company. Also joining the team on a temporary contra...

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NEW APPOINTMENT FOR MARKETING FIRM

Posted on the 12 October 2012

  A rapidly growing North East-based PR and marketing agency has appointed a new consultant to help manage increased demand for its creative services.Ramarketing has recruited Northumbria University graduate Jodie Balmer, from Tyneside, to assist with the company's expanding...

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