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Tharsus Invests Over £1m In Re-engineering Its Future

Posted on the 11 April 2011

Tharsus engineering and manufacturing has invested over £1m into a new 31,000 square foot site in order to continue its rapid expansion plans. Founded in 1964, the company has successfully re-engineered itself into a leading high tech manufacturer of fully finished complex...

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Commercial Director Leads Innovation At Tharsus

Posted on the 8 April 2011

Tharsus engineering and manufacturing has appointed a new commercial director to lead the charge on a major reinvention of the business.Traditionally a sheet metal fabricator, Tharsus has rebranded itself to become a ‘virtual' engineering and manufacturing arm for clients t...

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African Success For NTE

Posted on the 8 April 2011

According to Ron Elliott, Managing Director of NTE Ltd, "You wait ages for a Parliament job to come along and when it does, two come along at the same time".  NTE, the Peterlee based communications distributor and integrator have secured contracts to install microp...

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Expanding Software Firm Makes A Big Move

Posted on the 7 April 2011

SOUTH TYNESIDE software developers DEF Software and DEF Apps have gone mobile again by moving to premises seven times larger to cope with their planned expansion.After a highly successful start to the year seeing DEF Software alone taking an order book of almost £300,000, t...

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Lynch Celebrates Wearside Win

Posted on the 4 April 2011

A young Sunderland entrepreneur is celebrating after landing the ‘Newcomer of the Year' award in the Wearside heat of the The Journal's North East Business Awards, held last week at The Stadium of Light.David Lynch, managing director of Lynch Healthcare said of the win: &qu...

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North East software company bags three awards in a week

Posted on the 31 March 2011

Sunderland-based software firm Guroo is celebrating scooping three awards in just a week.The company provides online educational resources, helping teachers in secondary schools and colleges to use online interactive materials, such as videos and podcasts, as part of their teachi...

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The Champagne Was Flowing

Posted on the 24 March 2011

Inspirational business leader Sir Peter Vardy has unveiled Eliesha's Customer First UK Award plaque - putting the Customer First is the National Standard for Customer Service and has its roots in professional business services.  Eliesha Training was formed 10 years ago...

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Orange Bus Takes Charity Site Live As Reports Of Cyber Bullying Rise

Posted on the 23 March 2011

Creative digital agency Orange Bus has completed the design and build of a new website for Family Lives - a national charity that provides 24-hour help and support to families across the UK.As reported incidents of cyber bullying continue to rise, Family Lives is calling for stro...

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Teesside's role in Plugged-in Places receives major boost

Posted on the 22 March 2011

The region's role as a hub for electric vehicles received a major boost this week when Peugeot held the press launch of its first 100% electric vehicle in Stockton.Simon Bailes Peugeot was last year appointed as the first Peugeot dealership in the UK to start taking orders for th...

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2011 'If We Can You Can' Challenge Launches

Posted on the 17 March 2011

 This week marks the launch of the fourth pan-regional ‘If we can, you can' Challenge, that encourages all aspiring and established business owners to show their entrepreneurial flair. The challenge calls upon any individual who is thinking of starting up or looking to...

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