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Horizonworks Continues Expansion with Three New Appointments

Posted on the 27 January 2017

Full service strategic marketing company Horizonworks has made three appointments following a recent major growth drive. Antonia Edwards and Vanessa Robinson have joined the team as client marketing managers within the Newcastle-based firm’s Marketing and PR divisi...

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Tees Valley at the Forefront of Green Travel

Posted on the 27 January 2017

More than £3million has been secured by Tees Valley Combined Authority to encourage more people to cycle, walk and use public transport. The £3.23million Sustainable Travel Access Fund allocation for the Tees Valley is one of the largest amounts secured in the county ref...

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College Showcases Outstanding Technical Education to Skills Minister

Posted on the 26 January 2017

A leading FE college along with North East businesses have welcomed the latest announcement from government that puts technical education at the heart of a modern industrial strategy. Apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon visited Gateshead College on Monday...

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Innovation Centre Brings State-of-the-art Engineering Solutions to Solve Challenges Facing the Utilities Industry

Posted on the 26 January 2017

Engineering experts Reece Innovation have launched Tellus Utilities, to bring their cutting edge sensing, monitoring and intervention technologies to the global utilities sector. In the past 12 months the ingenuity of engineering and technicians at Reece Innovation has...

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The US Market All Sewn Up

Posted on the 26 January 2017

A crafty regional business is set to conquer US markets by introducing the country to traditional North East skills. North Tyneside’s Craft Yourself Silly, which received European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) to attend a US craft fair, will use the event to launch...

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Hedgehog Lab Opens Denmark Office to Grow in Europe Post-Brexit

Posted on the 25 January 2017

Newcastle tech company hedgehog lab has opened an office in Denmark as it looks to grow in Europe following Britain’s vote to leave the EU. The app developer - which also has offices in Austin, Boston, London and India - has launched the Copenhagen site as a sales an...

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Tackling the Skills Gap in the Tech Sector

Posted on the 25 January 2017

An innovative project to help address the emerging skills gap in the North East digital and tech sector is set to be expanded following its early success. DevAcademy is working in partnership with Gateshead College to train young and adult candidates in the use of...

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Tees Valley Combined Authority Joins Urban Transport Group

Posted on the 25 January 2017

Tees Valley Combined Authority has become an Associate Member of the influential Urban Transport Group. The Urban Transport Group (UTG) is an organisation which promotes the interests of Britain’s largest urban areas on transport. Traditionally membership of the UTG has b...

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Listen Out for Activ Technology's Metro Radio Advert

Posted on the 25 January 2017

As of Monday 10th January 2017, Activ is very excited to announce we are now airing a radio advert with Metro Radio. You will hear us at various times throughout the day, so tune in to find out exactly how we can benefit your business. Don’t have easy access to a radio?...

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North East Experts Collaborate on a Marketing Masterclass for Manufacturers

Posted on the 23 January 2017

Manufacturers in the North East are invited to harness the knowledge and advice of marketing experts at the AMF Marketing Club. The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF), and its strategic marketing partner Newcastle-based Horizonworks, will host the AMF Marketing Club o...

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