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Gateshead College Achieves Top Spot for Excellence in Education

Posted on the 28 April 2020

One of the North East’s further education providers has been ranked number one college in the country in the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) league tables for the second year running. The achievement, which has seen the college receive an overall 95% student success...

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Local Marketing Agency Achieves Coveted Gold Accreditation

Posted on the 28 April 2020

Following numerous industry award wins in 2019, Sunderland-based marketing agency, Narrative, is continuing their winning streak in 2020 with their latest accolade. Narrative has been awarded the gold standard in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) by the Institute...

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Digital Platform Launched to Highlight Local Firms During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on the 27 April 2020

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has today unveiled a new digital platform to help support local companies during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Buy Local Tees Valley is designed to connect local people with businesses and local tradespeople across the region that are stil...

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Nuvo Wellbeing Secures Grant To Keep Local Community Healthy and Active

Posted on the 21 April 2020

Award-winning community interest company Nuvo Wellbeing have secured a grant enabling them to offer free sessions to keep vulnerable individuals in County Durham active. On Friday 17th April the community interest company Nuvo Wellbeing secured a grant enabling them to pr...

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Fulfillment Opportunity for Online Traders

Posted on the 17 April 2020

A Teesside logistics group has urged online traders to consider its warehouse service as a way to manage through the Corona crisis. Burnside Distribution provides a pick and pack distribution service from its 60,000 sq ft Billingham warehouse for companies that do not have...

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University Producing Protective Face-shields for Medics on Frontline Fight Against COVID-19

Posted on the 17 April 2020

University of Sunderland-designed protective face shields are being used by frontline healthcare workers in North East hospitals during the coronavirus outbreak. Experts from the University’s Institute for Automotive and Manufacturing Advanced Practice (AMAP) designed their...

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Social Distancing Solutions from AlphaGraphics

Posted on the 17 April 2020

Stockton-on-Tees based AlphaGraphics have reacted to client demand by launching a new ecommerce platform to provide social distancing collateral for every type of business.  Clients who are still working are using the service, and there has been an increase in businesses...

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Barbour Begins Production of PPE Products for North East NHS Trusts

Posted on the 16 April 2020

North East based clothing company, Barbour has begun producing PPE garments to support the local NHS Trusts in the fight against COVID-19. Working with the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) which was the first hospital to treat UK patients suffering from Coronavirus in Janua...

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Region's Tech Conference Expands Virtually

Posted on the 16 April 2020

The region’s biggest tech conference will still go ahead this year – but in a digital format. The Dynamo conference attracts more than 350 delegates annually, but because of the COVID-19 crisis, the region’s tech network has decided this year’s conference will be delivered a...

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Mediaworks Strengthens Senior Team with Client Services Director Appointment

Posted on the 15 April 2020

Following an incredibly successful 12 months, Mediaworks has announced the appointment of Ian Dinning as Client Services Director. Ian, who has over 30 years of marketing experience, joins from Lookers PLC where he oversaw 160 dealerships and 31 vehicle manufacturer brands...

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