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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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Houghton International completes largest project for leading international offshore services provider

Posted on the 6 July 2012

Walker based electro-mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International has recently completed their largest project on behalf of a leading international provider of offshore contract services for oil and gas wells. A 17 tonne, 4.6MW thruster motor on an offshore oil rig ha...

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Acoustic music and rustic food perfect recipe at North East hotel

Posted on the 4 July 2012

Acoustic music and rustic food are coming together this weekend for an evening of live entertainment at one of the North East's newest venues. On Friday (July 6) The Columbus Bar at the DoubleTree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport hotel is hosting its first hog roast, inc...

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Muckle LLP named the UK's best Law firm outside London

Posted on the 4 July 2012

    Commercial law firm Muckle LLP has won the Regional Law Firm of the Year title at The Lawyer Awards 2012.The prestigious award recognises the firm's strategic vision, consistent delivery of excellent client services, a strong client base and spread of work, as...

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New Event To Help North East Employers Shape Their Future Workforce

Posted on the 4 July 2012

North East employers are being given an opportunity to shape their future workforce at a free half day event to be held on Wednesday 11th July.The event, organised by Gateshead Council, is being held at the Newcastle Gateshead Marriott, Metrocentre and is free to attend.Kick...

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Shaving ‘King’ backs entrepreneurial Gateshead College

Posted on the 4 July 2012

The businessman behind one of the UK's biggest male grooming brands has given his backing to a new initiative which will put entrepreneurship at the heart of further education (FE) and nurture a new generation of young North East entrepreneurs.  Will King, the entrepreneur b...

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Hot new North East restaurant really cuts the mustard

Posted on the 4 July 2012

A new North East restaurant is turning up the heat for diners by paying homage to one of the region's most famous inventions. Mrs Mustard at Saddler Street, Durham is due to open later this month (July) and has taken its name from a piece of culinary history created in the c...

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