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Hedgehog Lab Launches VR Academy to Boost Region's Skills

Posted on the 29 April 2017

DIGITAL consultancy hedgehog lab is to launch a pioneering initiative aimed at boosting the region’s skills in Virtual Reality development. The app developer, which is headquartered in Newcastle and has offices around the world, set up its own Immersive Technologies divisio...

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A New School Where All The Pupils are in ‘High Spirits’

Posted on the 29 April 2017

SIT up straight, pens down – prepare for a lesson like no other with the introduction of Newcastle’s first Gin School.This new gin-tasting experience – which includes tastings and interactive talks – aims to cause a stir among spirit-lovers when it launches next month at The Gin...

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Airport and Lakes Distillery in High Spirits

Posted on the 28 April 2017

Newcastle International Airport is delighted to become a Corporate Partner of The Lakes Distillery. The North-East’s largest airport has signed a five year corporate partnership that will see the multi award winning distillery showcase its Best of British craft spirits and...

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Denmark’s Lasertryk Opts for Taopix Photo Commerce Platform

Posted on the 28 April 2017

Danish commercial printer, Lasertryk, has chosen Taopix software for its photo commerce division. The Aarhus-based business is replacing an existing platform that has been in operation since 2012. Lasertryk first opened for business in 2000 and, through organic growth...

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Flame Heating Spares Launches 'Revolutionary' App to Support North East Installers

Posted on the 26 April 2017

Flame Heating Spares, the North East of England’s fastest growing Heating & Plumbing merchant, is to support the region’s installers with the launch of its ground-breaking app. Flame, which operates seven branches throughout the North East, is now offering its trade cus...

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County Durham Business Secures Million-pound Investment

Posted on the 26 April 2017

A Newton Aycliffe business has secured a million pounds’ worth of investment from a major private equity firm. Growth Capital Ventures (GCV) has received a £1.1 million investment from Maven Capital Partners, a prominent UK private equity house, and worked alongside another...

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UK Online Retail Experts Expand to Dubai

Posted on the 22 April 2017

E-commerce and online marketing provider Visualsoft has announced that the company has expanded into the Middle East with a hub in Dubai. North East based full service digital agency Visualsoft, has taken the company’s unrivalled e-commerce platform and online marketing serv...

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Niven Architect’s Stu Kent with the Designs for St James House

Posted on the 21 April 2017

AN old bank is to unlock a bright new future as part of the redevelopment of a town centre. Niven Architects have drawn up plans to convert the former Lloyds Bank in Middlesbrough into high quality student accommodation. The ground floor of the five-storey building, on th...

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Hedgehog Lab in Line to Double Revenues After Blistering First Quarter

Posted on the 21 April 2017

NEWCASTLE technology consultancy hedgeghog lab is on track to hit 100% growth targets after a blistering start to the year. The app developer, which also has offices in London, Denmark, India and the US, won more work in the first quarter of 2017 than in the whole of 2015....

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The Lakes Distillery Set Sail - The ONE British Isle Blended Whisky Selected for Brittany Ferries

Posted on the 20 April 2017

From April, the Award winning British Isle blended whisky, The ONE, will set sail onboard all nine routes across the Brittany Ferries portfolio. This is another key milestone for the multi-award winning Lakes Distillery located in the heart of The Lake District. The Lakes...

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