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2013 shaping up to be a great year for hydraulics company

Posted on the 24 January 2013

A Tyneside hydraulics firm has proven it is fit for purpose after signing a deal to provide maintenance support to the company behind Britain's latest exercise system. Quick Hydraulics, which is based in North Shields, has been named as service partner for SpeedFlex across the UK...

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Broader Horizons for North East Training Provider

Posted on the 17 January 2013

The region's biggest assistive technology training provider has moved into larger premises following a major recruitment drive over the past six months. e-Quality Learning, which delivers online and onsite training support to individuals with disabilities, has invested over &poun...

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Explain Celebrates 20 Years

Posted on the 15 January 2013

Newcastle based Explain Market Research celebrated 20 years in business this week with a party for clients, associates and staff at Pitcher and Piano on the Quayside. The company, formed as North East One because of its central city post code, in 1993 rebranded to Explain in 2004...

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Bridge Club Ltd is kickstarting the new year with this month's FIRST and asking the question: What's your business resolution for 2013?

Posted on the 14 January 2013

Angela McLean, MD of Fast Forward Now will be speaking about the re-launch of her childrenswear business Baggers Originals.  See below for more information...Taking place from 6pm on Tuesday 29th of January 2013 in the beautiful 'Frangipani' function room of As You Like It F...

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Gott Revs up Sales team with new Recruit

Posted on the 9 January 2013

Morpeth-based garage equipment supplier Gott Technical Services has expanded its regional sales team with the appointment of a new equipment and tooling advisor. 24-year-old James Pattinson, from Gosforth, has joined the family-run business as an personal sales advisor to indepen...

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Local Businesses Combine For Product Trial

Posted on the 9 January 2013

A well-established family-owned pharmacy chain has handed a local sports recovery business the opportunity to trial its ethical products in its retail stores across the region.Newcastle-based Natural Hero, which manufactures botanical-based body care products in the North, has jo...

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Growing North East Company Gives Back

Posted on the 3 January 2013

A market leading software as a service (SaaS) company has this week paved the way in supporting one of the region's biggest charities, Grace House. Based in Sunderland, Grace House North East raises funds to equip and run a children's hospice for sick children across the region....

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Local Company Crafts New Careers

Posted on the 19 December 2012

A County Durham-based crafts supply company has grown its staff numbers by over 30% following increased consumer interest in the booming crafting industry.Crafter's Companion, which designs and manufactures craft-related products to enthusiasts across the world, now employs 45 pe...

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NE entrepreneur wins top UK award

Posted on the 19 December 2012

A successful Northumberland entrepreneur has won a major national business award.  Sarah Pittendrigh runs Simply Bows and Chair Covers, specialising in quality chair covers, linen and accessories for weddings, balls and corporate events, and represented the North East r...

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Active bring growth to Stockton

Posted on the 19 December 2012

  Active Financial Services are expanding and on the move, bringing their long standing business to Stockton. Active Financial Services have been based in Guisborough since the company began, building a successful Independent Financial Advice service to its many clients. How...

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