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Budding Engineers Go Green in Race to Learn About STEM

Posted on the 20 February 2018

Creative pupils at a Tyneside school harnessed the power of green energy as part of a learning programme to ignite their interest in science and technology. Year 4 and year 6 pupils at Rowlands Gill Primary School have been working with Gateshead College on various activiti...

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Local PR Firm to Lend Expertise to Befriending Service

Posted on the 20 February 2018

A charity working to combat loneliness has gained a new corporate partner to help it improve the lives of even more people. Wag & Company North East Friendship Dogs aims to almost quadruple its volunteer numbers over the next three years, and has enlisted the help of...

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Accountants Aim for Sweet Success with Chocolate Charity Ball

Posted on the 19 February 2018

A TEAM of accountants from Newcastle are organising a chocolate themed charity ball to raise funds for The Tiny Lives Trust and to help hit their ambitious target of raising £100,000 for local charities before 2020. Robson Laidler Accountants are hosting the ball, whi...

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Crafters Encouraged to Quilt to Support Sick Children

Posted on the 19 February 2018

North-East-based craft company Crafter’s Companion is asking people to ‘get quilting’ to help sick children as part of a new partnership with Project Linus UK. Project Linus UK aims to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and traumatised babies, children and tee...

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Digital Marketing Agency Mediaworks Partner with Microsoft and PwC for Their Data-Driven Digital Breakfast

Posted on the 16 February 2018

Following their hugely successful Digital Transformation Breakfast Seminars in the North East, Yorkshire and Scotland, the next event in Mediaworks’ series turns attention to data. Taking place on March 1st 2018 from 8.30-11.30am at PwC’s Newcastle office, Mediaworks a...

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Ward Hadaway Team Rises to the Great Legal Bake Challenge

Posted on the 16 February 2018

Amateur bakers across Ward Hadaway law firm have battled it out in this year's Great Legal Bake to raise some dough for the Access to Justice Foundation. Events across all three of Ward Hadaway's offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester were organised by the firm's traine...

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John Takes Over Reins at Straughans

Posted on the 15 February 2018

Chester le Street accountancy practice Straughans, part of the Robson Laidler Group, has announced the promotion of John Holbrook to a director role as the former directors prepare for their retirement in March. John, 33 from Crook, will succeed Mike Fleming and Mike Tait who...

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W North Supports Growth of Yorkshire Acting Academy

Posted on the 15 February 2018

An expanding acting academy in Yorkshire has turned to W North to help raise its profile. The Leeds-based Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television acting (YAFTA) has hired the newly established Northern arm of W Communications in a bid to reach more prospective adult and yo...

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Two Senior Appointments Strengthen NBS Team

Posted on the 14 February 2018

NBS, the leading global provider of technical information, specification and BIM tools to construction industry professionals has announced they have filled two senior roles to head up their new business development team. Sascia Elliott, Head of Partnerships and Rowena Wal...

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Ward Hadaway Joins Forces with the University of York to Mentor Law Students

Posted on the 14 February 2018

Four new law undergraduates have been selected to take part in this year's mentoring scheme run by the Yorkshire team of Ward Hadaway and the University of York's Law School. The Top 100 law firm, which has offices across the North, in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, has...

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