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Openworks Engineering Provide World-Leading Tech for US Army Security Mission

Posted on the 2 December 2020

A product developed by Northumberland-based counter terrorism specialists, OpenWorks Engineering, has been commissioned by the US Army during a training session in Longare, Italy. Soldiers were trained to operate OpenWorks’ SkyWall Patrol handheld drone capture system to capture...

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North East Woman Names GSA UK Professional Awards 'Rising Star of the Year'

Posted on the 30 November 2020

Laura Quinn, a Team Leader at durhamlane, was recently named ‘Rising Star of the Year’ at the GSA UK Professional Awards 2020.  This month, The Global Sourcing Association (GSA) held the GSA UK Professional Awards 2020 in a special virtual...

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Challenge North East Launched to Fund Solutions to Solve COVID-19-Related Issues

Posted on the 30 November 2020

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling on the regional business community to help it solve some of the biggest Coronavirus-related problems.Through Challenge North East, a new open innovation programme, the LEP is offering support to SMEs as it seeks to addr...

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£16.5 Million Boost to Help Creative and Culture Sectors Thrive Post-COVID

Posted on the 27 November 2020

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen and the Combined Authority Cabinet have today (27 November) agreed a £16.5million programme to support the long-term recovery of the creative and visitor sectors in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The £16.5million will be used to support...

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Elmtronics Signs £1.5m Investment Deal

Posted on the 26 November 2020

An electric vehicle charging company with offices in the North and London is set to expand its national reach after securing a £1.5m investment.Elmtronics, which is based in Consett with a base in London, has raised the funding from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is su...

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Ward Hadaway Announces Significant Round of Promotions

Posted on the 20 November 2020

Ward Hadaway has announced that it has made a series of promotions in its legal teams as of 1st November. The UK Top 100 firm's promotions include a much larger number of changes than normal, as the firm introduced two new roles to the legal teams. As Anna Brown,...

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ITPS Wins Place on Key Government Procurement Scheme

Posted on the 20 November 2020

TECH expert ITPS has won a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s flagship procurement framework, G-Cloud 12, which is set to help it boost the firm’s share of public sector contract work. The G-Cloud framework is part of the government’s push for a ‘cloud first’ approach a...

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North East leisure experts gear up for festive 'Winterland' launch

Posted on the 19 November 2020

A North Tyneside bowling alley has announced plans to bring a first-of-its-kind seasonal outdoor entertainment experience to its site this winter. Gutterball, which opened its doors at the Royal Quays last year, will be home to a range of family friendly outdoor attraction...

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Caroline Moody Praises Benefits of Driver Apprenticeships during National Lorry Week

Posted on the 18 November 2020

Caroline Moody, the managing director of Moody Logistics and Storage, is urging the transport industry to deliver even greater numbers of driver apprenticeships. Speaking during the Road Haulage Association’s National Lorry Week (16-22 November), she urged other haulage firms...

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Northumberland Engineering Firm Expands with Opening of Newcastle Offices

Posted on the 18 November 2020

Northumberland engineering firm, Glendale Engineering, which specialises in the planning, design, manufacture and erection of structural steel, is expanding its operations with the opening of a new office in Newcastle, in line with a move which will see the business take on m...

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