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Hollywood Calling: Young University Film Directors on Road to Success

Posted on the 30 May 2019

wo graduate filmmakers are proving to be among the UK’s most promising young directors Ciaran Charles O’Conghaile and Connor Langley both studied MA Film and Television at the University of Sunderland. Now, the pair have each received a nomination in the prestigious nationa...

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Forklift Truck Company Spreads its Wings

Posted on the 29 May 2019

A Washington-based company has confirmed its expansion plans after successfully upgrading its quality management system with the support of Absolute Quality Consultancy & Training. Pegasus Materials Handling is a leading provider of material handling equipment in the No...

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Horizon Works to Represent Northumberland’s Manufacturing Sector at National Conference

Posted on the 29 May 2019

B2B marketing agency Horizon Works will be helping to highlight the strength of Northumberland’s manufacturing sector next month, at Subcon, a major national industry conference. The company, which is headquartered at Northumberland Business Park near Cramlington, will be...

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National Success for Flame Heating Group

Posted on the 28 May 2019

Fast-growing heating and plumbing merchant, Flame Heating Group, is celebrating national success after being recognised by one of the UK’s leading business organisations.North East-based Flame was named Scale-Up Business of the Year by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) at...

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Square One Law Advises on First Fundraising for Online Fashion Rental Business Hirestreet

Posted on the 28 May 2019

North East commercial law firm, Square One Law has advised online fashion rental business, Hirestreet on its first fundraising, securing a six-figure investment to achieve its ambitious expansion plans.  The Newcastle-based business has secured syndicated funding, prima...

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Data, data everywhere but where’s the money?

Posted on the 28 May 2019

We've all heard that data is the oil for the 21st century and that data driven companies are smarter, more agile and more profitable but how do we turn our data we have into real action and bottom line value? Look no further than a North East business, Data2Action.  Star...

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Digital Scheme Aims to Produce Tech Talent

Posted on the 24 May 2019

A ground-breaking scheme to attract new talent into the digital technology sector has been launched in the North East. Gateshead College has teamed up with Sunderland Software City, PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre and North East digital firms to kick-start the programme,...

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Emeli Sandé Announced as University’s Chancellor

Posted on the 24 May 2019

Emeli Sandé MBE, the multi-platinum selling singer and songwriter, is to become the University of Sunderland’s new Chancellor, following in the footsteps of Steve Cram CBE who steps down after 11 years in the role. Emeli will be installed as Chancellor in a ceremony to be he...

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Newcastle Insurance Firm Expands Team and Premises

Posted on the 23 May 2019

Newcastle-based insurance broker, JM Glendinning North East, has appointed five experienced team members and doubled the size of its premises to support its growing business. The independently-owned and managed broker firm has welcomed Adele Duff, Greg Fisher and Phill Hough...

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Tees Valley Top Performing Careers Hub Set to Expand

Posted on the 23 May 2019

Careers support in the region is set for a boost as it was today (May 20) announced the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority have been successful in their bid to expand the local Careers Hub. In September last year, The Careers & Enterprise Company launched 20 Care...

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