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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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New Event To Help North East Employers Shape Their Future Workforce

Posted on the 4 July 2012

North East employers are being given an opportunity to shape their future workforce at a free half day event to be held on Wednesday 11th July.The event, organised by Gateshead Council, is being held at the Newcastle Gateshead Marriott, Metrocentre and is free to attend.Kick...

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Shaving ‘King’ backs entrepreneurial Gateshead College

Posted on the 4 July 2012

The businessman behind one of the UK's biggest male grooming brands has given his backing to a new initiative which will put entrepreneurship at the heart of further education (FE) and nurture a new generation of young North East entrepreneurs.  Will King, the entrepreneur b...

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Hot new North East restaurant really cuts the mustard

Posted on the 4 July 2012

A new North East restaurant is turning up the heat for diners by paying homage to one of the region's most famous inventions. Mrs Mustard at Saddler Street, Durham is due to open later this month (July) and has taken its name from a piece of culinary history created in the c...

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A taste of Rio comes to South Tyneside with Carnival - Style parade

Posted on the 4 July 2012

A taste of Rio is heading to South Tyneside this weekend, as people from across the North East take to the streets in colourful, carnival style. This special celebration on Saturday (July 7) follows a successful clean-up effort that has brought the borough back to normal for most...

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Space to grow and collaborate

Posted on the 4 July 2012

A new business hub has been created to give some room to think differently to the small business community in Newcastle. Architecture and technology business _space group has transformed a section of its Spaceworks headquarters in Gosforth as smart office space for both star...

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Loan Shark Community Initiative Results In Award Hat Trick For North East Landlord

Posted on the 2 July 2012

A community project set up to allow people to buy household items without turning to loan sharks has won a prestigious national housing award.   The Store is a weekly payment scheme which gives people the chance to buy furniture, white goods and electrical items without gett...

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Sunderland set to support the Armed Forces with fun-packed family weekend...

Posted on the 29 June 2012

School children, soldiers and sports teams from across Sunderland are gearing up for a fun-packed family festival this weekend in support of the armed services.From Friday (June 29) to Sunday (July 1) the former fairground site at Ocean Park (close to the Seaburn Centre), Se...

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