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Managing Director Appointed for Nouveau Wellbeing and ActivCare Coaching

Posted on the 27 June 2019

Teesside-based, Nouveau Group, has announced the appointment of Victoria Dunn as managing director of Nouveau Wellbeing and ActivCare Coaching. At the same time, managing director, Bethany Ainsley, steps up to Group CEO. Victoria’s appointment comes at a time of conside...

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The Coast and a Roast - To Raise Money for Charity

Posted on the 27 June 2019

A Leading North East business is calling on keen walkers to help them raise funds to help young people in the region. Staff at Newcastle-based Malhotra Group plc are taking part in a Million Makers challenge in support of HRH the Prince of Wales’ charity, The Prince’s Trust...

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Transfer of Ownership Raises 'The Barre’ for Fitness Studio

Posted on the 26 June 2019

A popular ballet-based fitness studio located on Newcastle’s Quayside has been taken under new ownership in a move that will see the studio expand its offering to include additional classes and programmes as well as new services including sports massage, corporate wellbeing a...

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Bucking the Trend and Bringing More Girls into STEM

Posted on the 26 June 2019

Monday (24 June) is annual International Women in Engineering Day, this year focusing and celebrating the outstanding achievements of female engineers, and the University of Sunderland is tackling the issue of getting more women to study Science, Technology, Engine...

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Accountancy Business Drives Growth with Funding from Barclays Acquisition for Durham Based Professional Firm

Posted on the 26 June 2019

A County Durham based accountancy business has launched with a new name following buy-in from a new partner with funding from Barclays.  Local Accountants Paul and Laura Smith have successfully negotiated a deal to become the new partners of former Stanley and Spennymo...

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The Lakes Distillery Announces £3.75 Million Investment.

Posted on the 25 June 2019

The Lakes Distillery announces it has secured a £3.75 million investment from a group of investors led by Gresham House Asset Management, a specialist equity investment and asset management company. Joining existing investors and high-net-worth individuals, who recently mad...

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Osbit Delivers Class Leading Subsea Plough to Global Marine Group

Posted on the 25 June 2019

Osbit Limited has successfully delivered an advanced multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough to Global Marine Group. The offshore technology company has designed and built the plough, which will now be known as PLP240, over a 20-week programme, following contract a...

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New Operations Manager Appointed as Growth Continues

Posted on the 24 June 2019

Redcar-based Lynas Engineers has announced the appointment of Lee Smith as operations manager, as it continues to build its presence throughout the region. Established in 2016, Lynas Engineers specialises in civil engineering design, infrastructure design, highways enginee...

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Sunderland Celebrates 100 Years of Learning Disability Nursing

Posted on the 24 June 2019

“I want to make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and hope others see how rewarding it is to support their healthcare needs.” That’s the message from Nicola Tracey, one of the first students to sign up to the University of Sunderland’s new...

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Star Struck by a Better Telly-phant

Posted on the 19 June 2019

ONE of the businesses backing Elmer’s Great North Parade came face to face with some of the region’s best loved stars – on the back of an elephant. Greenwich Leisure Limited, a social enterprise which runs six Better Leisure facilities across Newcastle including Better Eld...

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