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Causeway Carpet Caper

Posted on the 26 September 2012

The sky certainly turned just a little bit pink this weekend as the organisers of next months Pink Gala strutted their stuff on a bright pink carpet to publicise Whitley Bay's Pinktober events. Activities start off in style on Friday 5th October with an evening of high quality en...

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Major Website Project Handed To North East Agencies

Posted on the 25 September 2012

  Two North East agencies are celebrating their successful partnership after helping Gentoo Group to improve their customers' experience and, maximise its brand potential through the launch of its new website.Tyneside digital experts AYO Digital and Durham-based full service...

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Paul Burgum, of BCT Aspire

Posted on the 25 September 2012

The entrepreneur who was crowned the winner of this year's If We Can You Can Challenge is proving himself a worthy winner after taking major steps forward with his community enterprise. Paul Burgum, 32, from Billingham, won The Evening Gazette's IWCYC Challenge 2012 after first i...

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Audio-Visual Spectacular at Tantallon Castle

Posted on the 25 September 2012

  The walls of one of Scotland's most stunning historic sites, Tantallon Castle, provided the perfect backdrop to a spectacular outdoor light and music show commissioned as part of the recent Lammermuir Festival and watched by an audience of over 1500 people.Northumberland-b...

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Garden Kitchen, Eldon Gardens

Posted on the 25 September 2012

Garden Kitchen is a brand new café, bar and venue, opened in the ground floor of Eldon Garden Shopping Centre in March 2012. Launched by Fresh Element (the company behind Six Restaurant at BALTIC), Garden Kitchen's warm, inviting ambiance blends vintage elegance with moder...

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Cyber Threat to Business

Posted on the 25 September 2012

  BUSINESSES have heard about the developing and illicit world of cyber crime at an event in the North East.The Entrepreneurs' Forum and technology specialists TSG teamed up with security experts Sophos to educate the region's entrepreneurs about the growing threat of attack...

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Newcastle firm of surveyors complete state-of-the-art

Posted on the 25 September 2012

The development of an £8 million factory in Newton Aycliffe has been completed this month on behalf of car parts supplier Tallent Automotive Ltd. Newcastle-based Silverstone Building Consultancy were appointed directly by Tallent to project manage the construction of the hi...

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Dedicated duo given career boost

Posted on the 25 September 2012

Two Darlington companies have been able to bolster their workforce by recruiting talented graduates through an innovative Teesside University scheme. Populus Select, an energy, oil and petrochemical recruitment specialist and Mech-Tool Engineering have both reaped the benefits of...

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Your destiny is in your own hands, says Scott

Posted on the 18 September 2012

One of the region's leading business executives has urged smaller companies to be ambitious if they are to win big contracts.Wilton Group CEO Bill Scott was speaking at the launch of the Hartlepool Business Breakfast Club at the town's Innovation Centre.Mr Scott, who is the North...

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Leroy Allen, the teenage winner of The Northern Echo’s If We Can You Can Challenge 2012, brings us the latest developments in his business life

Posted on the 18 September 2012

  Even in the short time I've been in business it's clear to me the entrepreneurial journey is something of a roller coaster. Both personally and professionally, the summer had its ups and downs. I finished my fundraising for Tara Sowerby, a local teenager who has leukaemia,...

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