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Manufacturing Business Invests to Support Further Growth

Posted on the 4 September 2017

Newton Aycliffe based business Durham Precision Engineering (DPE) today announced they have secured further financial backing from Barclays for investment in new machinery. Established in 1984, DPE designs and manufactures precision engineered products for the oil and gas,...

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O’Brien Waste Recycling Up for National Business Award

Posted on the 1 September 2017

O’Brien Waste Recycling Solutions (WRS) has been selected to represent the North East at the national British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) awards in the Autumn. Headquartered at Wallsend, Tyneside, the business will be in the final for the Service Excellence category. Head of...

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Workwear Supply Firm Celebrates Landmark 100,000th Order Since Formation

Posted on the 1 September 2017

A workwear supply firm has celebrated passing a landmark milestone in the number of orders it has processed since forming nearly 12 years ago. M.I. Supplies, based at Teesside Industrial Estate in Thornaby, recently completed its 100,000th order. The firm, which supplies a...

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Architect Appointed to Bring a New Lease of Life to Fire Station

Posted on the 30 August 2017

Leading architectural practice, Howarth Litchfield, has successfully obtained planning permission for the redevelopment of the Ferry Road marine fire station which stands in the shadow of Middlesbrough’s iconic Transporter Bridge. The two storey building, which is around 2...

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Cornerstone Unveiled as Boro Shorts Sponsors

Posted on the 29 August 2017

Teesside IT leaders Cornerstone Business Solutions have strengthened their links with Middlesbrough Football Club by becoming the Championship side’s new Shorts Sponsors, in a move that is a first for Boro. As part of the deal, the logo of the Stockton-based business IT...

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The Last Druid Comes First, Thanks To Everything Different

Posted on the 25 August 2017

Everything Different has helped first time author Glen Hall, hit the top of the book charts in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada with his debut fantasy novel trilogy, 'The Last Druid'.  Glen Hall became the only indie author to break the top 100 with the first book...

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Make the Smart Choice, Not the Obvious Choice

Posted on the 24 August 2017

With thousands of North East school leavers considering their futures after receiving their GCSE results, Judith Doyle, principal and chief executive at Gateshead College, is urging young people to carefully consider their future options… “Having received their GCSE re...

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Sunderland firm to play key role in reducing London air pollution

Posted on the 22 August 2017

Sunderland-based company Grid Smarter Cities is to play a major role in the UK’s commitment to improve city air quality following its latest round of fundraising. Commercial Law firm Square One Law and RMT Accountants & Business Advisors advised Grid, on its most recent...

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Encore Envelopes Financial Statements

Posted on the 18 August 2017

Washington business and the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of printed envelopes, Encore Envelopes Limited, this week posted its results for the year ended November 30, 2016. The Company, which employs 220 staff across two sites, reported sales revenues were down...

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Innovative Firm Eyes Nationwide Expansion as Turnover Increases 157%

Posted on the 18 August 2017

An innovative North Tyneside business using powerful technology is expanding once again after increasing turnover by 157% in the last year.  Chat Heroes has now set its sights on becoming the UK’s market-leading outsourced Live Web Chat delivery service to the prop...

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