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Nicholson’s celebrates its own jubilee with Union Jack lorry

Posted on the 1 June 2012

Jubilee fever has come to a North East warehouse and distribution firm as it celebrates its own silver anniversary.Nicholson's Transport is 25 years old this month and to highlight the occasion has decked out one if its vehicles in patriotic red, white and blue.The eye-catching U...

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North East Business Leader Crafts Prestigious Role

Posted on the 31 May 2012

A leading North-East businesswoman has been voted as the UK Chair of a high profile international association. Entrepreneurs' Forum member Sara Davies, sales director at County Durham-based crafts supply business Crafter's Companion, has been appointed as head of the board o...

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Student makes fine art of the boardroom

Posted on the 31 May 2012

Fine art student Staci Patterson has added a ‘number' of creative elements to brighten up the boardroom of a North East software company.After contacting art departments at universities across the region, innovative software development house Nine, selected University...

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SONE Creates New Jobs

Posted on the 30 May 2012

North east based SONE Products (SONE), suppliers of innovative solutions in plastic for technically demanding markets, has expanded its business development team to eight by creating two new jobs.The two technical sales executive posts have been filled with the recent arrival of...

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North East based Elddis Transport launch the Biggest and Most Environmentally Friendly Trailer in the UK

Posted on the 29 May 2012

Consett based Elddis Transport has been one of the first transport operators to take advantage of a recently announced government longer semi-trailer trial and has created the biggest truck on the UK roads today.The trailer is 2 metres longer than the normal trailers seen on the...

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Digital agency delivers for global giant

Posted on the 25 May 2012

Gateshead-based AYO Media has created a sales management system for one of the biggest names in the world's air filtration sector, AAF International.The half a billion dollar manufacturing company, which makes air filtration equipment for global firms like Siemens, GE and Rolls R...

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Hedgehog Lab spices things up in the international market

Posted on the 22 May 2012

Post-PC digital agency hedgehog lab is going international following the announcement it is opening an office in Hyderabad, India.New business partner Krishna Pediredla, who has been brought in to replicate the fast-growing success of the Newcastle-based digital agency, will head...

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From corporate videos to the ‘silver screen’...movie dream comes true for film director Vince Woods

Posted on the 21 May 2012

Creating an atmospheric thriller in a film noir style exposing the cruel underbelly of a community awash with crime and savagery was no mean feat for director Vince Woods.Especially when tight budgets meant cameras could roll for only one month at a variety of locations in the No...

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Entrepreneurs' Forum Award Winners Announced

Posted on the 18 May 2012

Three businessmen who have built companies at the peak of the engineering, IT and motor retail sectors have been honoured by fellow entrepreneurs from across the region at a prestigious awards ceremony.The Entrepreneurs' Forum announced the winners of its coveted annual awards, s...

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Students have exclusive access to top entrepreneurial talent

Posted on the 14 May 2012

Gateshead College has strengthened its position as the region's leading entrepreneurial college after becoming the Entrepreneurs' Forum's exclusive further education partner.The move will see the college become one of Forum's seven strategic partners, reflecting its commitment to...

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