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Moody Logistics Driver Dave Blench Prepares for BBC Debut

Posted on the 8 April 2020

A long-distance lorry driver with Northumberland firm Moody Logistics is being featured this week in the new ten-part BBC series, Night Force. Screened on BBC1 each weekday morning at 11.45am, every episode follows a number of people in various professions who work through t...

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Encore's New Embossed Envelopes

Posted on the 8 April 2020

An innovative envelope manufacturer has become the only company in the UK to offer the latest technology to help its clients stand out from the crowd. Encore Envelopes, which has its headquarters in Washington and a site in Dewsbury, has invested in a state-of-the-art inline...

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The Lakes Distillery Named in Food and Beverage Fast 50

Posted on the 7 April 2020

Produced for more than a decade, The Alantra Food & Beverage Fast 50 ranks the UK’s fastest-growing privately-owned food and beverage businesses to celebrate the success of this crucial part of the economy. Tracking the last two years of growth, the list offers a glimpse...

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New COVID-19 Legal FAQ Hub Launched to Support Business

Posted on the 7 April 2020

A new freely available resource hub has been launched to help businesses access all the legal information they need to make decisions quickly and easily in light of the Covid-19 outbreak, amidst a rapidly changing commercial landscape.  UK Top 100 law firm Ward Had...

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IT Provider Offers Solution for Businesses in Coronavirus Crisis

Posted on the 3 April 2020

A North East provider of bespoke office solutions is supporting local businesses through the coronavirus crisis with the chance to defer payments for new hardware for three months. Diamond Group, which offers IT solutions, telecoms, office furniture and office printing equip...

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Ryecroft Glenton Partner and Family Embark on Food Package Deliveries

Posted on the 3 April 2020

Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance (RGCF) Partner, Carl Swansbury and his family are offering support to vulnerable people and key workers in the North East by making and delivering food packages to those in need during the ‘stay at home’ phase of the COVID-19 outbreak.Carl, who...

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Gulf of Mexico Contract Award for Ardmore Craig

Posted on the 1 April 2020

Darlington-based engineering design and consultancy business Ardmore Craig are pleased to announce a contract award to undertake design and verification activities for a project in the Gulf of Mexico. The scope of work, associated with a topside package for a semi-submersible...

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Donation Helps Children 'Grow' at Spennymoor School

Posted on the 1 April 2020

Green-fingered children at a Spennymoor primary school agree there’s nothing artificial about their new indoor garden. Each term, a new role-play area is set up for children in the reception class at Rosa Street Primary. The theme this term has been ‘nature and nurture’,...

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Peter Feeds Wearside Food Bank with Community Spirit

Posted on the 31 March 2020

When he’s not studying his PhD, lecturing or taking care of his three children, Peter Asuata alongside wife Aimee is running a food bank at the church where he works as a pastor in Sunderland. The two food banks they help run at RCCG Living Faith Church in North Bridge Str...

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Moody Logistics Urges Firms to Rethink Drivers' Toilet Ban

Posted on the 31 March 2020

The managing director of North East haulage firm Moody Logistics has armed her drivers with an official health authority letter after several were barred from using toilet facilities when delivering freight. Caroline Moody said there had been instances of drivers being told...

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