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Industry expert helps creative agencies fly high

Posted on the 9 July 2012

A World renowned IT industry expert paid a visit to Newcastle's very own ‘Silicon Valley' recently, as the digital and creative sector joined together to learn how to make the most out the latest software innovations. A free event at Ouseburn's Toffee Factory, hosted by Eas...

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North East home to free music festival

Posted on the 9 July 2012

Big name musical acts Scouting for Girls, The Feeling and Matt Cardle, are all heading to the North East this July as one of the UK's biggest free events sets up home in a seafront park.   The South Tyneside Summer Festival, organised annually by South Tyneside Cou...

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OPR is content with digital opportunity

Posted on the 6 July 2012

Newcastle integrated agency OPR has launched a new digital content division to help its clients create and publish its own editorial content online. Bringing together videographers, writers, photographers, designers and programmers O digital will help its clients develop a conten...

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Graduates can celebrate in style with family, friends and Fratello's

Posted on the 6 July 2012

The graduating class of 2012 are being given the chance to celebrate their achievements with an Italian-style feast for family and friends.Later this month, to coincide with the graduation dates of both Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, Fratello's Italian restaurant chain i...

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Olympic competition challenges creativity among young people

Posted on the 6 July 2012

Schoolchildren across the North East are being asked to put their creativity to the test this week as part of a special Olympic-themed competition.  Education website Ch-arted, created by South Shields-based arts venue The Customs House, is challenging young people across th...

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DUCO completes first phase of majoy Quayside redevelopment scheme

Posted on the 6 July 2012

The first phase of a major redevelopment of Newcastle's quayside which could see the creation of 200 jobs has been completed.DUCO which is based at Walker Riverside, Newcastle, has built a new research and development facility for its offshore operations. DUCO specialises in...

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Seasonla menu brings taste of summer sunshine

Posted on the 6 July 2012

One of the North East's leading restaurants is bringing a taste of Mediterranean sunshine to the region with a new summer menu launching this month. Prima Ristorante and Pizzeria at Newcastle Quayside is hoping its new seasonal lunch offering, available from next week (July 9), w...

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Houghton International completes largest project for leading international offshore services provider

Posted on the 6 July 2012

Walker based electro-mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International has recently completed their largest project on behalf of a leading international provider of offshore contract services for oil and gas wells. A 17 tonne, 4.6MW thruster motor on an offshore oil rig ha...

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Acoustic music and rustic food perfect recipe at North East hotel

Posted on the 4 July 2012

Acoustic music and rustic food are coming together this weekend for an evening of live entertainment at one of the North East's newest venues. On Friday (July 6) The Columbus Bar at the DoubleTree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport hotel is hosting its first hog roast, inc...

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Muckle LLP named the UK's best Law firm outside London

Posted on the 4 July 2012

    Commercial law firm Muckle LLP has won the Regional Law Firm of the Year title at The Lawyer Awards 2012.The prestigious award recognises the firm's strategic vision, consistent delivery of excellent client services, a strong client base and spread of work, as...

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