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Silvermoor Gallops Nationwide

Posted on the 12 February 2010

The refusal of horse owners to neglect their animals during tough economic times has helped a Northumberland firm to a 36% surge in sales this year. And, such is the demand for Alnwick-based Silvermoor’s horse feed, that the company is now planning to invest £250,000...

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Mixing Buisness With Leisure

Posted on the 11 February 2010

The Newcastle Falcons have offered members and friends of the Entrepreneurs' Forum - and their business guests - an excellent package for the London Irish match on Saturday 20th February. There will be a buffet lunch served at 3:30pm with a 5:30pm kick off. The package...

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20,000 Extra Tenners Up For Grabs To Help More North East Students Make Money To Make A Difference

Posted on the 11 February 2010

Enterprise UK’s eagerly anticipated annual ‘Make Your Mark with a Tenner’ competition is doubling in size, offering twice as many North East students the opportunity to make money and make a difference with a £10 loan.Thanks to a grant of £250,000 fr...

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Entrepreneurs Prepare For A Mountain Of A Challenge

Posted on the 10 February 2010

An intrepid team of successful North East entrepreneurs are set to scale new heights by embarking on the challenge of a lifetime. The businessmen and women, who are all members or associates of the Entrepreneurs' Forum, are to trek the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp –...

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New Year Sees The 'O' Grow

Posted on the 2 February 2010

The North east’s outstanding public relations consultancy of the year is continuing its previous year of growth by appointing a new senior account manager to work on the host of new client wins. Chrissie Gardiner has joined O Communications with ten years’ experience...

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Newcastle Gateshead welcomes R&B to steering committee

Posted on the 29 January 2010

R&B Group director, Antony Crerar, is delighted to have been selected by Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau, to become part of their steering committee. As one of the convention bureau’s early members, Antony is now looking forward to becoming more heavily involved,...

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TV Dragon Challenges North East Teens To Turn Tenners Into Turnover

Posted on the 28 January 2010

Peter Jones, star of TV’s Dragon’s Den, and Chairman of business-led enterprise campaign Enterprise UK, today invited young people from the North East to enter Make Your Mark with a Tenner. Now in its third year, the highly successful nationwide competition challenges...

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O Communications Builds On Success With Housebuilder Win

Posted on the 18 January 2010

Newcastle creative agency O Communications is building on its success at the recent CIPR Awards by announcing this week it has won the Miller Homes PR account in the North East. O Communications was named the region’s Outstanding Consultancy of the Year at the CIPR Awards i...

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Spark Response Rewards Staff With Cash Prize Scheme

Posted on the 18 January 2010

A customer service adviser’s dedication and commitment to her job was recognised by her employer, Gateshead-based Spark Response and her colleagues, when she won the top prize of £1,500 in their Reward and Recognition incentive scheme. Sonia Taylor, 40, has worked for...

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O Is A Golden Twit!

Posted on the 14 January 2010

O Communications has been awarded two gongs at the Golden Twits awards in London, for its use of Twitter. Commended in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer categories, O Communications was ranked in the glittering awards alongside Dragon’s Den entrepreneur...

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