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Manufacturing Growth Programme Helps Espresso Go Large

Posted on the 31 March 2017

A local manufacturing firm supplying products to the coffee market, with bold expansion plans has tapped into specialist advice from the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) to boost its growth and guarantee a perfect cappuccino for customers every time.Clockwork Espresso –...

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durhamlane Builds and Extends its Client Base to Post Record Year

Posted on the 30 March 2017

Newcastle-based durhamlane is set for further growth and job creation after enjoying its most successful year in business yet. The sales performance firm has recorded a 35% rise in turnover from the previous financial year and seen its employee count increase to 33 – a 57%...

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World Military Top Brass Meet North East Business Leaders

Posted on the 30 March 2017

Senior officers from the armed forces of a number of countries have met with North East business leaders as part of a tour of the UK’s regions. At an event hosted by Thirteen Group at its North Shore head office, military officers from around the globe and all three British...

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Time to Apply Some Pressure, Maximo Park Singer Urges Young People of Tees Valley

Posted on the 30 March 2017

Young people across the Tees Valley have the chance of a lifetime to influence their futures, and see positive changes in the area, Maximo Park singer Paul Smith has said. The Billingham-raised frontman for the chart topping North East band urged people of all ages and backgr...

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NECC Partners with The Lakes Distillery and 21 Hospitality Group

Posted on the 24 March 2017

The North-East England Chamber of Commerce, The Lakes Distillery and 21 Hospitality Group united to conclude the trade and investment mission for South African Delegates to the region this week. The South African delegates from province KwaZulu-Natal include key dignitaries...

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6th Tees Valley Business Summit Announced

Posted on the 24 March 2017

The sixth Tees Valley Business Summit is shaping up to be the biggest yet and is expecting to attract over 1,000 businesses and over 100 exhibitors. Taking place on Thursday 6th July 2017 at the Olympia Building, Teesside University, the Tees Valley Business Summi...

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Apprentice Driver Wins Driver of the Year Award

Posted on the 22 March 2017

Dean Dodds, 25, from Blyth, has been named Driver of the Year in the annual Moody Logistics and Storage awards. Not only is he the youngest driver of the Cramlington-based company’s 20-strong fleet, but he is also the newest, having only joined the family-owned firm 18 mon...

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Tees Valley Gets Opportunity to Vote for a New Mayor

Posted on the 22 March 2017

On 4 May there will be a huge shift in the way the Tees Valley is run, Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy said on a visit to the Tees Valley Combined Authority today. Local people across the Tees Valley will have the power to vote for a brand new Tees Valley Mayor to...

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Careers Scheme Hailed a Resounding Success

Posted on the 21 March 2017

Tees Valley Combined Authority last year successfully secured funding to deliver the Careers and Enterprise initiative to strengthen the links between schools, colleges and employers across the region. More than 40 people have volunteered from local businesses to be Careers a...

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Storage and Handling Equipment Business Secures Land in Shildon

Posted on the 21 March 2017

North East headquartered business Advanced Handling and Storage Ltd today announced expansion plans with the purchase of an additional 1.8 acres of land with funding from Barclays.  Advanced Handling and Storage Ltd is a rapidly expanding business established 1996 by e...

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