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Entrepreneurship & innovation student finds perfect fit with March ThirtyOne

Posted on the 11 July 2012

A Newcastle University Business School student pursuing a PhD in entrepreneurship and innovation has taken an internship with cost reduction specialists March ThirtyOne. Twenty-five year old David Smith from Gateshead has joined the Newcastle-based team for three months, bringing...

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Gott's girls are back to hand deliver completed video series

Posted on the 9 July 2012

Motor equipment supplier Gott Technical Services has generated excitement once again as North East mechanics received a special visit from the glamorous ‘Gott's Girls'. To celebrate the completion of Gott's five-part video demonstration series aptly named ‘Gott's Guid...

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Brass band's centenary concert launches new music series

Posted on the 9 July 2012

One of the North East's longest running musical acts is to celebrate the end of its centenary year with a free concert in a South Tyneside park. Westoe Brass Band, known originally as the Harton Colliery Band when it launched in 1911, will perform at the bandstand in South Marine...

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Industry expert helps creative agencies fly high

Posted on the 9 July 2012

A World renowned IT industry expert paid a visit to Newcastle's very own ‘Silicon Valley' recently, as the digital and creative sector joined together to learn how to make the most out the latest software innovations. A free event at Ouseburn's Toffee Factory, hosted by Eas...

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North East home to free music festival

Posted on the 9 July 2012

Big name musical acts Scouting for Girls, The Feeling and Matt Cardle, are all heading to the North East this July as one of the UK's biggest free events sets up home in a seafront park.   The South Tyneside Summer Festival, organised annually by South Tyneside Cou...

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OPR is content with digital opportunity

Posted on the 6 July 2012

Newcastle integrated agency OPR has launched a new digital content division to help its clients create and publish its own editorial content online. Bringing together videographers, writers, photographers, designers and programmers O digital will help its clients develop a conten...

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Graduates can celebrate in style with family, friends and Fratello's

Posted on the 6 July 2012

The graduating class of 2012 are being given the chance to celebrate their achievements with an Italian-style feast for family and friends.Later this month, to coincide with the graduation dates of both Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, Fratello's Italian restaurant chain i...

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Olympic competition challenges creativity among young people

Posted on the 6 July 2012

Schoolchildren across the North East are being asked to put their creativity to the test this week as part of a special Olympic-themed competition.  Education website Ch-arted, created by South Shields-based arts venue The Customs House, is challenging young people across th...

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DUCO completes first phase of majoy Quayside redevelopment scheme

Posted on the 6 July 2012

The first phase of a major redevelopment of Newcastle's quayside which could see the creation of 200 jobs has been completed.DUCO which is based at Walker Riverside, Newcastle, has built a new research and development facility for its offshore operations. DUCO specialises in...

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Seasonla menu brings taste of summer sunshine

Posted on the 6 July 2012

One of the North East's leading restaurants is bringing a taste of Mediterranean sunshine to the region with a new summer menu launching this month. Prima Ristorante and Pizzeria at Newcastle Quayside is hoping its new seasonal lunch offering, available from next week (July 9), w...

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