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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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Water Company Will Use Games Technology to Boost Business

Posted on the 29 July 2019

Northumbrian Water has teamed up with Gateshead College to pioneer a virtual reality training tool that will improve key areas of the business. Games students have made a splash at one of the North East’s biggest employers with a new virtual experience that’s allowed them to...

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The Big Interview With Sarah O’Mahoney

Posted on the 29 July 2019

Sarah O’Mahoney is a director with Bradley O’Mahoney PR, which was formed nearly 30 years ago. Here, she talks frankly about lessons she is learning about business life in the region and the cliques and egos she is looking to avoid.Sarah has been with the business since leaving u...

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Care Company Launches Recruitment Drive

Posted on the 27 July 2019

Around 100 jobs are up for grabs as a leading North East care provider prepares to open its newest home. Beech Tree House, at Alnwick, is set to open later this year, to provide nursing, dementia and residential care as well as care for young, physically disabled people, and...

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Digital Skills Bring Brad and Jenn Back Together on Wearside

Posted on the 27 July 2019

Despite studying on the same campus, Jenn Clark and Brad Bolam never crossed paths at the University of Sunderland …but that’s now all changed as they work side by side helping the Wearside community transform their digital skills. The graduates were discovered by Google UK t...

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Inspiring a New Generation

Posted on the 27 July 2019

A North East graduate has been inspired to teach the next generation of scientists, after battling dyslexia and despite being estranged from her family from a young age. Keiran Cull, 22, graduated with her degree in BSc Physiological Sciences at the University of Sunderland...

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Hudson Nominated at the SME National Business Awards

Posted on the 26 July 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Hudson has been nominated in two categories at this year’s SME National Business Awards 2019. The final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Friday 6th December. Business InnovationThe first category we have been nominated for is the...

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