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Sunderland’s Vice Chancellor in Hong Kong to Embrace ‘Global Student Community’

Posted on the 11 April 2019

Thousands of international students are changing their lives after gaining qualifications from the University of Sunderland. Currently there are more than 6,000 students in different countries across the world studying for a UoS qualification. The figures are revea...

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Geonet Solutions Rebrands to Hush Digital

Posted on the 10 April 2019

A leading North-East based digital agency has undergone an exciting company rebrand. Darlington based Hush Digital unveiled their new identity at a launch event at the end of March at Middleton Lodge.After careful consultation with staff, clients and the wider business community,...

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Cramlington Expansion for Flame with Second Bathroom Showroom Launch

Posted on the 10 April 2019

Flame Heating Group has continued to develop its branch network after investing in the expansion of its Cramlington trade counter.The North East’s fastest-growing heating and plumbing merchant has launched its second bathroom showroom in the North East with development of the Cra...

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Weekend Box Launches Entrepreneur-themed Easter Box

Posted on the 9 April 2019

The holiday headache of keeping the little ones entertained has been solved this Easter, with a special edition activity box that really is the gift that keeps on giving.Weekend Box's latest monthly box, the 'Business Builder Box', provides kids with tools and support to create a...

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Master Debonair Announce Major Expansion Plans for East Boldon Flagship Store

Posted on the 9 April 2019

Independent menswear retailer Master Debonair has announced it’s expanding its East Boldon flagship store into a three-floor shopping experience. The award-winning retailer has acquired the building adjacent to its current store with plans to create the ultimate gentleman’s...

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Moody's 'Double Driver of the Year' Shortlisted for Prestigious Industry Award

Posted on the 8 April 2019

An experienced and longstanding member of a North East family-run transport company is in the running for a prestigious national award.Mark Fisher, who works as Transport Logistics Planner at Cramlington-based Moody Logistics, is a finalist in Talent in Logistics’ 2019 LGV Driver...

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Newcastle Firm Expands International Operations with New Office Opening in Baghdad

Posted on the 7 April 2019

Newcastle-based Samuel Knight International has announced plans to open a new office in Baghdad as part of its extensive international growth plans. This move will support clients of the specialist global energy and rail recruitment firm and further ensure the company abides...

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Gateshead College Named Best in Country

Posted on the 5 April 2019

Gateshead College has been ranked the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, firmly putting the North East on the map. Figures from the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) show an overall achievement rate of 96%, more than 10% above the nat...

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Projects, Not Politics, Pledges Charlie Hoult

Posted on the 5 April 2019

Businessman and regional campaigner Charlie Hoult launched his bid to be the first North of Tyne Mayor with a pledge to focus on ‘projects not politics.’ Former Newcastle United owner Sir John Hall and Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen were among 250 supporters who attended a...

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Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Celebrates International Women's Day

Posted on the 5 April 2019

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead partnered with Barclays to host the International Women’s Day conference at the hotel. Ladies and a small selection of gentlemen came together on Wednesday 13th March 2019 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Just under 200 guests enjoyed...

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