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First Apprentice for National Party Firm

Posted on the 6 April 2017

A young apprentice has landed her dream job organising events for pre-wedding revellers all around the country. Twenty-year-old Rachael Vasey from Greenside has become the first apprentice ever taken on by events management firm Hen and Stag, which organises a range of fun-...

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Public Knowledge Research Offers Insight into Third Sector

Posted on the 6 April 2017

Public Knowledge, a North East-based market research company, has revealed that one in five people feel pressured by charities to donate, following extensive research into the sector. A Public Knowledge report found that 20% of people felt overwhelmed and under pressure fro...

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Gentoo Gets Go Ahead for More Than 300 New Sunderland Homes

Posted on the 6 April 2017

Gentoo, one of the North East’s largest housing providers and the biggest provider of new homes in Sunderland, has been given the go-ahead to build 312 new homes across the city. Sunderland City Council’s Planning Committee has granted Gentoo planning permission for three...

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PTM Group Launches Charity Shoot to Raise Thousands for Local Charities

Posted on the 5 April 2017

PTM Group has announced plans to raise over £30,000 for local charities, which will be distributed through its charitable arm, the PTM Group Foundation.  A charity clay pigeon shoot, which will take place on Friday 26th May at Bywell Shooting Ground is the first even...

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Tharsus Reports Record Year as Revenue Tops £20M

Posted on the 5 April 2017

Tharsus Group, the leading designer and manufacturer of autonomous system robots and sheet metal fabricator, has announced a 67% increase in revenue compared to the same period last year. For the 12 months ending November 31, 2016, the company’s total revenue reached £20.6m,...

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North East-based Letting Agency Makes its Move on UK Expansion

Posted on the 3 April 2017

A North East-based letting agency has appointed a new property manager as it continues to expand its services across the country. Independent letting agency, My Property Box, which has begun to let properties in Nottingham, Leeds and Newcastle with further growth into other...

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The Heat is on as Flame Embarks on Scotland Recruitment Drive

Posted on the 3 April 2017

Fast growing Heating & Plumbing merchant, Flame Heating Spares, is targeting further growth and job creation as it looks to expand its operation to serve the Scottish market. Flame currently operates throughout the North East of England from seven branches, but is now l...

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Adderstone Group Back Management Buyout of North East Plc

Posted on the 3 April 2017

North East based property and investment business, Adderstone Group, has backed a buyout that will see the management team take control of Turbo Power Systems Plc (TPS) from Brazilian mining giant Vale. TPS specialises in the design and manufacture of world class power conv...

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Ramarketing Secures US Life Science Business

Posted on the 31 March 2017

Two significant US-based contract wins have further positioned ramarketing as a leading expert in the field of life science and pharmaceutical marketing. The Newcastle-based creative, digital and PR agency fought off competition from across Europe to add global-scale organis...

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New Group Board Appointments at Gentoo

Posted on the 31 March 2017

Gentoo Group, one of the North East’s largest housing associations, has announced the appointment of five new members to its Group Board. The appointments come following Gentoo’s refocus of its core business activities as a Sunderland landlord and regional developer – along...

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