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Thrive's Director, Johnny Woods, to Visit Tanzania on Charitable Mission

Posted on the 4 January 2019

Thrive director Johnny Woods is to visit the Tanzanian village of Msitu wa Tembo in 2019, with an incredible team at Volunteer Medics, to provide some much-needed assistance.Volunteer Medics is a group of paramedics, ambulance personnel, fellow healthcare professionals, famil...

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Adderstone Group Announce Profits Increase and Forecast Record Year Ahead

Posted on the 4 January 2019

Newcastle based property development and investment business, Adderstone Group, has declared consolidated annual profits of £4.52m in the financial year to 31 March 2018, on the back of consolidated turnover of £38.1m. Profits showed a slight increase on the £4.45m poste...

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Appointments to ‘Fan the Flame’ at Heating Merchant

Posted on the 3 January 2019

Flame Heating Group is setting itself up for continued success in 2019 after making a series of new appointments across its branch network in the North East.The Boldon-headquartered heating and plumbing merchant has increased its workforce by 10 percent after welcoming six...

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Ward Hadaway's Private Client team grows with three new appointments

Posted on the 3 January 2019

Ward Hadaway's Private Client team is expanding with the appointments of three new solicitors. Joan Russell, Sarah Adamson and Lily Lynch are the newest members of Ward Hadaway's team across Newcastle and Leeds. They will advise on all aspects of private client services...

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New Year’s Honour for world-renowned cancer researcher

Posted on the 2 January 2019

Professor of Drug Development at the University of Sunderland has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Professor David (Herbie) Newell was the founding Scientific Director of the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, and is Past-Chairman of the...

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Pacifica Group eyeing up continued growth following record year

Posted on the 2 January 2019

Houghton le Spring-headquartered Pacifica Group is expecting to build on a record year after posting a 32% rise in turnover to £36.1m for 2018.The national home services company saw revenues rise from £27.2m in the previous year, buoyed by a number of acquisitions and sig...

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Diamond Celebrates a Sparkling Year

Posted on the 20 December 2018

North East-based Diamond Group providing holistic business solutions within key areas people process and technology, is celebrating an outstanding year seeing significant sales growth and profit providing the capacity to invest in more team members moving forward. 2018 has...

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Retail Venture Creates Jobs and Hits Revenue Milestone

Posted on the 20 December 2018

An innovative commercial retail venture has achieved several notable milestones since its launch four years ago. Led by Gateshead College and shopping centre owner intu, handPICKED has generated £1.1m of sales and created 32 jobs since getting off the ground in 2014. It has...

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The Lakes Distillery Named as a Brand to Watch in 2019

Posted on the 19 December 2018

The Lakes Distillery has been named as one of three world whisky brands to watch by one of the most respected expert publications in the spirits category. The Spirits Business named the Lakes Distillery of one of three brands to watch in 2019, alongside Starwood from Australi...

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W North named Outstanding NE agency by CIPR

Posted on the 17 December 2018

W North has been named the North East’s outstanding agency at the region’s annual CIPR awards ceremony. The new consultancy, established in April last year by London based W Communications, made it a hat-trick of awards on the night, also picking up Best Consumer Relations Ca...

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