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Diamond Group tees off for charity

Posted on the 20 September 2018

North East-based technology solutions provider, Diamond Group, used its recent corporate golf day to raise money for local charity and client, Age UK Northumberland. Diamond Group, which announced a three-year partnership with the charity earlier this year that will sav...

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Sunderland Graduate discovers lost whaling ship in Arctic after 116 years

Posted on the 20 September 2018

The wreckage of a Scottish whaling ship has been discovered in the Canadian High Arctic by two researchers using the historical documents and newspaper clippings connected to the 19th Century Arctic whaling trade. The Nova Zembla, which hit a reef off the east coast of...

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Ward Hadaway welcomes 14 new trainees

Posted on the 20 September 2018

Ward Hadaway has welcomed the next generation of talent through its doors as 14 new trainees join the firm this month. The new trainees will take seats in the firm's Commercial, Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate, Employment and Housing teams across its three offices i...

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Funding award opens a world of opportunity for Horizon Works

Posted on the 19 September 2018

A North-East based B2B marketing agency has been awarded funding to support its exporting activities in North America after winning a grant from Heathrow’s World of Opportunity SME Grants Programme. Horizon Works is one of only 20 companies throughout the whole of the...

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Ward Hadaway's newly-qualified solicitors take a break in celebration of new appointments

Posted on the 19 September 2018

Ward Hadaway's six newly-qualified solicitors took a well-deserved break at Quayside Seaside recently in celebration of their new appointments. Andrew Craven, Sarah Adamson and Holly Vevers from the Newcastle office, Mona Mojtabavi and Tom Goodburn from the Manchester...

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North East Funeral Business Secures New Funding from Barclays

Posted on the 19 September 2018

Darlington based funeral business Whitehouse Funeral Services has expanded with the purchase of an adjacent building with funding from Barclays. Established in 2006, Whitehouse Funeral Services is an independently family run and managed funeral business with branches i...

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Defender signs contract with Scottish Championship league side

Posted on the 19 September 2018

A talented soccer star who learned his trade at Gateshead College has landed a professional full-time contract at Scottish Championship side, Queen of the South. Centre back Charlie Exley has been signed to bolster the Doonhamers’ defensive ranks as the Dumfries clu...

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Osbit Delivers Upgraded AMP1500 Pipeline Plough on Schedule, Ready for Work

Posted on the 18 September 2018

Osbit Ltd, the innovative offshore technology company, has completed a major upgrade to DeepOcean’s subsea pipeline plough, to provide the AMP1500 with class-leading capabilities. The extensive modifications included state of the art new pipe shares and upgraded pipe h...

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Newcastle Bar At Forefront Of Bigg Market Regeneration

Posted on the 18 September 2018

A historic Newcastle bar has become the first business in the city centre to tap into a Heritage Lottery Fund regeneration grant to help improve the face of one its most famous streets. Malhotra Group plc, which operates Pumphrey’s Bar and Cellar at the Bigg Market, has...

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Revised Plans For Quayside Office Development Recommended For Approval

Posted on the 18 September 2018

Revised plans for premium office space in an iconic location next to the Tyne Bridge, submitted by Newcastle-based property company, Adderstone Group, have been recommended for approval by planning officers. The 4,628 sq. ft. office is proposed to have a full height curved g...

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