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Animmersion Helps Transport Life Science Centre Visitors into the Cosmos

Posted on the 29 November 2019

Animmersion has teamed up with the Life Science Centre to help visitors explore the universe and experience the application of space science through a collection of interactive and immersive exhibits. Featured within the ‘Space Zone’ exhibition, Animmersion has produced var...

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Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom Learns of Challenges to the Haulage Industry During Moody Logistics Visit

Posted on the 28 November 2019

Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom learned first-hand about some of the challenges facing the haulage industry during a visit to family-run Moody Logistics. She toured its logistics hub in Cramlington, Northumberland, and met managing director Caroline Moody along with dozens...

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Superwoman Rose on ‘Trying’ to Juggle Babies, Rugby, Work, and Student Life

Posted on the 27 November 2019

Rose Hopewell-Fong never lets anything slip through her fingers – whether it’s on the rugby field or in the classroom. So when she picks up her University of Sunderland Alumni Achiever of the Year (Hong Kong) honour next month, she will be grasping it with both hands. It...

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Status Digital Grows Talented Tech Team with Eight New Hires

Posted on the 27 November 2019

A Newcastle based digital agency has strengthened its team of business transformation and customer experience experts, with eight new hires across the business, following a period of accelerated growth.  The new employees add to the existing team of digital innovation e...

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Paralympian Poster Boy and Public Health Pioneer to be Recognised

Posted on the 26 November 2019

The UK’s former Paralympian poster boy Josef Craig leads those receiving honours at this week’s University of Sunderland Academic Awards. The Jarrow athlete will be joined by leading lights from the NHS and local authority as part of the graduation ceremonies which wil...

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Student Artwork Transforms Suite within Newcastle Combined Court

Posted on the 26 November 2019

A new mural has been unveiled at Newcastle Combined Court – designed to revitalise the witness suite, creating a more relaxed and peaceful environment. Art and design students from Gateshead College were commissioned to create artwork for the walls of the witness suite, e...

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Hays Travel Launches Recruitment Drive for 1,500 New Jobs

Posted on the 25 November 2019

Hays Travel has announced a further 1,500 new jobs and apprenticeships, just weeks after employing former Thomas Cook staff across the country following the company’s collapse. The roles at the UK’s largest independent travel agent include 200 new posts at the company’s Sunderla...

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Young Business is on the Crest of a Wave

Posted on the 25 November 2019

Former professional swimmer Jonny Carlisle has been named as one of the best swimming instructors in the UK, and the business he set up with his sister named among the best swimming clubs in the country in the Swim England National Awards. Jonny and his sister Stacy Arslan launc...

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OSBIT to Deliver Sapura Energy Pile Gripper System for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm Project

Posted on the 22 November 2019

Osbit, the offshore equipment supplier, has been awarded a contract to design and build an offshore wind turbine pile gripper system, by leading Malaysian-based global energy services provider Sapura Energy. The pile gripper will initially be used to support the development...

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Shop Celebrates Five Years of Inspiring People

Posted on the 22 November 2019

A social enterprise that has become a launchpad for entrepreneurs and provides work inspiration to hundreds of young people celebrated its fifth year in business last weekend. Gateshead College launched the handPICKED shop in 2014 to give enterprising students and other reta...

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