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Tees Valley Combined Authority Awards Funding for Centre Project

Posted on the 8 February 2018

Plans for a state-of-the-art Middlesbrough snow centre, which could create 350 jobs, have been given a £250,000 boost by Tees Valley Combined Authority. The indoor snow and leisure centre will consist of two ski slopes with an ice wall, trampoline park, climbing walls, a p...

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College Pledges Support for Mental Health Campaign

Posted on the 6 February 2018

A North East college has become the first FE provider in the region to back a campaign that encourages people to speak out about mental health issues. Time to Change is a national initiative launched by two charities, Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, to encourage debate and...

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Leading Marketing Agency Plots Next Stage of Growth After Winning New Contracts

Posted on the 5 February 2018

A leading marketing agency is plotting the next stage of its growth story after winning a clutch of new contracts. In the last six months Sunderland-based Narrative has won more than £300k of work across its core service areas, which include PR, creative, advertising, digital...

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BUILT Custom Burgers Launches First UK Site

Posted on the 5 February 2018

BUILT Custom Burgers recently opened the doors to its first UK site in Ilford. RDA was selected to design and fit out BUILT based on its design concept for The Counter in Glasgow - a high-end American style diner which saw the company reach the finals of the Northern Design A...

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£14,000 Boost to South Shields Man's Battle Against MS

Posted on the 2 February 2018

Paul George from South Shields, who has battled multiple sclerosis (MS) for over a decade, has moved a significant step closer to accessing life-changing treatment, following a £14,000 boost to his fundraising.Heating & Plumbing merchant, Flame Heating Group, has donated the...

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Square One Law Continues to Expand Commercial Property Team with Senior Associate Appointment

Posted on the 30 January 2018

Commercial law firm, Square One Law has strengthened its growing Commercial Property team with the appointment of Jonathan Bone as Senior Associate. Jonathan has more than 10 years’ experience in the commercial property sector and has particular expertise acting on behalf of...

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Building Brands Leads to National Expansion for Better.

Posted on the 30 January 2018

Middlesbrough-based brand agency Better has seen its growth in London and the South East develop faster than expected, after securing almost a quarter-of-a-million pounds worth of new business in just a few months. The agency, founded on Teesside in 2008, launched an office...

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RDA Transforms Catering Facilities for Leading Online Retailer

Posted on the 29 January 2018

One of the UK’s leading design and installation companies, RDA recently transformed the catering facilities at one of the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’s. Following a recent move into the building, RDA worked with the retail giant and their contract cater...

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Father and Son Launching Bespoke North East Bike Brand

Posted on the 29 January 2018

A North East father and son are setting out on their own road to commercial cycling success after launching a new range of high end bikes. Ian and Trevor Hughes are the management team behind Vielo Sports Ltd, and have two decades' experience of working with leading British...

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Local Entrepreneur Sleeping Rough

Posted on the 26 January 2018

A North East entrepreneur will be sleeping out for the night in order to raise money to help stamp out homelessness in the area. Rebecca Philipson from County Durham, is aiming to raise a massive £1000 in sponsorship for sleeping on the floor, without cover in Newcastle on the...

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