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Wag & Company Welcomes Top North East Influencer as Ambassador

Posted on the 12 June 2018

North East-based charity, Wag & Company North East Friendship Dogs, has welcomed well-known business figure James Ramsbotham as its newest Ambassador. Highly respected in the North East business arena, James Ramsbotham is chief executive of The North East England Chambe...

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Newcastle University Students Ranked Among the World’s Best

Posted on the 12 June 2018

Newcastle University moves up 20 places into the top 150 in the QS World University Rankings 2019. Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President, said: “Our performance in the latest QS World University Rankings reflects the impact of our world-class research and our c...

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Ramarketing Trebles Size of Newcastle HQ in Carliol Square Move

Posted on the 11 June 2018

Pharmaceutical and life sciences marketing agency ramarketing has announced plans to treble the size of its Newcastle base to support its ambitious growth targets, with a move into the Carliol Square offices being vacated by Campus North later this year. The news follows the...

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College Students Help to Preserve Local Heritage

Posted on the 11 June 2018

Students at a North East college are doing their bit to preserve and restore the region’s natural, industrial and cultural heritage. Bricklaying and catering students from Gateshead College have been working on The Land of Oak & Iron, a conservation and restoration projec...

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North East Agency, orange bus, To Drive Fan Engagement with Formula One Car in Covent Garden

Posted on the 10 June 2018

Formula One is set to land in Covent Garden this summer with the arrival of a Sahara Force India Team car, in partnership with North East interaction design agency, Orange Bus. On Thursday 14th June, following the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, a Sahara Force India Formula...

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The £1 Million Milestone: An Interview with The Printed Bag Shop MD, Craig Smith

Posted on the 8 June 2018

There’s a whiteboard on the wall in The Printed Bag Shop office. It sits between printed bags of all shapes, sizes and colours from previous customers – some you’d recognise, some you wouldn’t. Drawn on it is a thermometer, with revenue targets in place of temperatures. The...

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How to rebrand a city: Voices unite for real change

Posted on the 7 June 2018

A panel of business, industry and cultural experts will come together to discuss how to better market Sunderland to investors and visitors from outside the region. The debate, hosted by the University of Sunderland, will look at the changing face of the city and what more...

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New Kit and Equipment with Funding from Barclays

Posted on the 7 June 2018

Newton Aycliffe based business BTS Facades & Fabrications today announced expansion plans with new funding from Barclays. Established in 2006, BTS Facades & Fabrications is based at Woodham Road, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. The family business is run by brothers...

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Expansion at Flame Heating Group with Latest Raft of Appointments

Posted on the 4 June 2018

Gateshead-headquartered Flame Heating Group is fuelling its expansion plans with a series of key appointments and further job creation.The independent Heating & Plumbing merchant is expanding its Scotland operation, while increasing its workforce among its network of North Ea...

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Square One Law Enters Exclusive Relationship with NEL Fund Managers to Support Delivery of North East Fund

Posted on the 4 June 2018

Square One Law has entered into an exclusive relationship with NEL Fund Managers to support the implementation of key elements of the £120m North East Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. The North East commercial law firm which has offices in Newcastle...

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