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Python Development Helps Keep Business in Boro

Posted on the 20 April 2011

North East-based property developer Python Properties has welcomed leading solicitorsWilliamson Hill to its award-winning city centre property on Linthorpe Road.Williamson Hill Solicitors, which had considered moving out of the town, has now takena 3,500 sq. ft. suite in The Coop...

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Leading North East Lawyer Set To Help Tech Firm Double Turnover

Posted on the 18 April 2011

One of the region's leading lawyers and business professionals is joining the board of technology solutions company ITPS as a non-executive director, to help drive a new strategic growth programme that targets turnover growth from £10m to £20m.   Andrew Hoyl...

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Petty Launches Cornerstone C2C Challege

Posted on the 13 April 2011

Chris Petty, managing director of Stockton-based Cornerstone Business Solutions has launched a charity to challenge to raise almost £10,000 for Butterwick Hospice - and he has the backing of banking giants Santander and Barclays.The four day ride, from Whitehaven to Tynemou...

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Tharsus Invests Over £1m In Re-engineering Its Future

Posted on the 11 April 2011

Tharsus engineering and manufacturing has invested over £1m into a new 31,000 square foot site in order to continue its rapid expansion plans. Founded in 1964, the company has successfully re-engineered itself into a leading high tech manufacturer of fully finished complex...

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Commercial Director Leads Innovation At Tharsus

Posted on the 8 April 2011

Tharsus engineering and manufacturing has appointed a new commercial director to lead the charge on a major reinvention of the business.Traditionally a sheet metal fabricator, Tharsus has rebranded itself to become a ‘virtual' engineering and manufacturing arm for clients t...

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Lynch Celebrates Wearside Win

Posted on the 4 April 2011

A young Sunderland entrepreneur is celebrating after landing the ‘Newcomer of the Year' award in the Wearside heat of the The Journal's North East Business Awards, held last week at The Stadium of Light.David Lynch, managing director of Lynch Healthcare said of the win: &qu...

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North East software company bags three awards in a week

Posted on the 31 March 2011

Sunderland-based software firm Guroo is celebrating scooping three awards in just a week.The company provides online educational resources, helping teachers in secondary schools and colleges to use online interactive materials, such as videos and podcasts, as part of their teachi...

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Teesside's role in Plugged-in Places receives major boost

Posted on the 22 March 2011

The region's role as a hub for electric vehicles received a major boost this week when Peugeot held the press launch of its first 100% electric vehicle in Stockton.Simon Bailes Peugeot was last year appointed as the first Peugeot dealership in the UK to start taking orders for th...

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2011 'If We Can You Can' Challenge Launches

Posted on the 17 March 2011

 This week marks the launch of the fourth pan-regional ‘If we can, you can' Challenge, that encourages all aspiring and established business owners to show their entrepreneurial flair. The challenge calls upon any individual who is thinking of starting up or looking to...

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Bell Truck & Van Scoop Mercedes-Benz Award

Posted on the 11 March 2011

A North East truck and van sales firm is celebrating its continuing success after winning two national awards from Mercedes-Benz in recognition of their sales achievements. Bell Truck and Van's Alan Dale, group truck sales manager, outperformed 20 other sales managers to become M...

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