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Darlington Business Expands with Barclays Funding

Posted on the 6 August 2019

Fast growing dental practice Phillips & Co Cosmetic Dentistry today announced expansion plans with a total refurbishment of their premises with funding support from their new bankers Barclays. Established in 2017, Phillips & Co Cosmetic Dentistry is headquartered at Woodland...

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International Conference Puts Food Safety on the Menu

Posted on the 6 August 2019

With so many illnesses and deaths linked to food safety it’s critical manufacturers are at the forefront of research and information helping to drive up standards across the industry. Global experts from academia and industry will gather for the first International Food Saf...

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Announcing Leila Lily's

Posted on the 5 August 2019

A Newcastle city centre venue, that has been three years in the planning and has cost £1.5m to create, is preparing to open its doors to the public. Leila Lily’s – at the former Living Room site on Grey Street – will be the first building in the city to house three distinc...

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Charity is the Winner on Cellular Solutions Golf Day

Posted on the 2 August 2019

Sunderland-based business communications and systems specialist Cellular Solutions helped to raise £3000 for charity Changing Lives at the company annual Golf Day this month.  Guests from across the business community joined Cellular Solutions’ staff on July 10, at C...

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Entrepreneurial Duo Behind North East BIC Tech Startup Celebrate Major Expansion

Posted on the 2 August 2019

Two directors are celebrating the success of their startup’s ongoing expansion.Jason Turner and Sarah Burns launched Data2Action in 2017, having worked at BGL Group as operational directors for nearly two decades in total.Originally working from home, the pair launched the busine...

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Flame Spreads Further in Sunderland with Bathroom Showroom Investment

Posted on the 31 July 2019

The North East’s fastest-growing heating and plumbing merchant has launched its third bathroom showroom in the region, following a £100,000 investment. Flame Heating Group has opened the bathroom showroom at the site of its existing trade counter in Sunderland, on Riverside...

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Wallsend Business Expands with Barclays Funding

Posted on the 31 July 2019

Newcastle based business TrackaPhone today announced expansion plans with funding from Barclays. TrackaPhone was established in 2002 and is located at Newcastle upon Tyne. Established by father and son Phil and Simon Derry and backed by a team that has been together for...

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Adderstone Group Complete Purchase of Prime North East Retail Park

Posted on the 30 July 2019

Newcastle-based property company, Adderstone Group, has expanded its commercial portfolio after acquiring the Broadgates Retail Park in Hexham, which includes a B&M and Marks & Spencer store, in a multi-million pound deal. Broadgates at Maiden’s Walk in Hexham is si...

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Recruitment Consultancy Celebrates Relocation and £2m Turnover

Posted on the 30 July 2019

A leading North East recruitment consultancy has expanded its operations and relocated to new larger offices following a surge in business. Elsdon Consulting, a leading specialist IT recruitment consultancy, which is headed by director Louise Brooks, has moved from its Grey...

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The Lakes Distillery Launches The One Port Cask Finished, Fine Blended Whisky.

Posted on the 29 July 2019

The Lakes Distillery has released the next chapter of its whisky story, The One Port Cask Finished fine blended whisky. Unveiling an evolved brand with its brand-new bottle design, at 46.6% ABV, The One Port Cask Finished follows in the footsteps of The One’s award-winning S...

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