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Barclays Back New Owners for Hawes Business

Posted on the 16 January 2018

Central Dales Limited today announced new owners for the pharmacy business at Hawes with funding from Barclays. Located at the Market Place in the North Yorkshire town of Hawes, the new owners of the Central Dales Pharmacy are three friends who met at university whilst they...

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Greece’s Leading Photo Gift Retailer Chooses Taopix

Posted on the 16 January 2018

Digital Publications Group has invested in the Taopix photo commerce platform to help expand its presence across the globe. The Thessaloniki business, founded in 1975, has ambitious plans to upscale its current operations to become a truly global player and market leader in...

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Adderstone Group Announce Consolidated Annual Profits of £4.45m

Posted on the 15 January 2018

Newcastle based property development and investment business, Adderstone Group, has declared consolidated annual profits of £4.45m to March 31 2017. The results highlight continued growth for the Group, with turnover increasing to £43m from £34m in the previous year.  T...

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Deloitte Appoints New Practice Leader for North East

Posted on the 15 January 2018

Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has appointed Stuart Cottee as the new Practice Senior Partner for the firm in the North East and Yorkshire. Cottee is an experienced tax partner who has worked for Deloitte for 24 years. Born in Hetton-le-Hole, he and his family continu...

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Tees Valley Mayor Sets Out His Ambitious Vision for the Year Ahead

Posted on the 12 January 2018

Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor, has issued the following statement outlining his Plan for 2018: “2017 was an historic year for the Tees Valley. We are now just one of six areas in the UK with a Metro Mayor, meaning we’re at the top table with the likes of Manchester, Liver...

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Photokeeps Launches New Photo Book Service in Philippines

Posted on the 12 January 2018

Manila photo book manufacturer, Photokeeps, has launched its new web store to showcase its range of beautiful personalised photo books for mums with babies and toddlers. Photokeeps Managing Director, Luc Miranda, and her husband have been involved in the manufacturing of p...

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Wood Chip Shortage Brings Boost to Burnside

Posted on the 10 January 2018

A Shortage of wood pellets has triggered a surge in demand for a fledgling eco-fuel business. Billingham-based Nicholson Group set up Burnside Wood Pellets last summer to tap into growing interest in wood burning stoves and biomass boilers. But a wet autumn in Europe, cou...

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North Tyneside’s Energy Consultancy Continues to Build on Strong 2017

Posted on the 10 January 2018

A Greener Solution, North Tyneside’s premier energy consultancy is continuing to build on a strong 2017 by recruiting 6 new members of staff in the first 3 months of 2018. The Wallsend based company which formed in 2015 currently operates with 5 staff ,they will increase thei...

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The Lakes Distillery's Chairman Honoured with CBE in New Years Honours List

Posted on the 9 January 2018

Nigel John Mills, the Chairman and co-founder of The Lakes Distillery has been appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List. Mills received the commendation in recognition of co-founding The Lakes Distillery and...

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RDA Become a TUCO Partner

Posted on the 9 January 2018

As part of its continued commitment to education catering, leading UK design and installation company RDA has become a TUCO Partner. TUCO, the University Caterers Organisation, is the leading professional membership body for ‘in house’ caterers operating in the higher and fu...

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