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New Sponsor Signs up to Construction Skills Programme

Posted on the 15 October 2019

An engineering consultancy that has worked on high-profile regeneration schemes around the country has pledged its support for an innovative scheme designed to attract new talent into the built environment industry. Humphrey M&E (Mechanical & Electrical) Consultants...

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College Showcases T-levels to Education Minister

Posted on the 14 October 2019

The Education Minister Michelle Donelan was in the region yesterday (10 October) to visit Gateshead College to see how they are preparing for the introduction of new qualifications called T Levels. Described as the biggest change in education in 70 years, T Levels are a bra...

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A Night of Celebration for the North East Marketing Sector!

Posted on the 14 October 2019

The North East Marketing Awards celebrated the very best of the region’s marketing sector last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle. Sponsored by Nigel Wright Recruitment, the event attracted over 300 marketing professionals from agencies a...

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Teesside International Airport Plans to Recruit New MD

Posted on the 14 October 2019

Teesside International Airport has started a nationwide search to recruit a Managing Director (“MD”) to help deliver the Airport’s 10 -Year Rescue Plan. The new MD will be expected to provide strategic leadership and oversee the direction and development of Teesside Intern...

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Northern Powerhouse Minister Unveils £8Million Materials Facility

Posted on the 11 October 2019

Northern Powerhouse Minister Rt Hon Jake Berry MP has today (10th October) unveiled a new project for a £8million technology centre in Middlesbrough for world-leading research organisation TWI.  The minister was joined by Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen and TWI’s Director of...

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Distilled With the Luxury of Time, the New Lakes Gin.

Posted on the 11 October 2019

The new flagship Lakes Gin is a classic London dry style gin distilled with the luxury of time. Following the philosophy of less is more, The Lakes Distillery’s whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi, has recreated The Lakes Gin using only a select few botanicals that are also the pr...

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Work Begins on New £500,000 Premises for Heathline Commercials

Posted on the 10 October 2019

Work is underway on a new £500,000 service and repair centre for growing family-run firm Heathline Commercials Ltd. The 6,000 sq. ft unit at Bolam Business Park in Cramlington, Northumberland, will allow it to significantly improve its facilities and range of services. Heat...

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Adaptable Mental Health Approach Sets Osbit Staff up for Growth Success

Posted on the 10 October 2019

Osbit, a Northumberland-based engineering firm, is future-proofing its most valuable asset, its people, by evolving its already substantial wellbeing offering with a range of new and adaptable support options. With the number of staff at its head office increasing rapidly,...

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Edible Code Set to Revolutionise Weekly Food Shop

Posted on the 9 October 2019

Waving our phone over food items we place in our basket that contain a scannable code will unveil a wealth of information about each item from its origins, production, ingredients and how to best recycle to allergy guidance and even recipes. Label Says Ltd has created the e...

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Hays Travel Acquires 555 Former Thomas Cook Stores Nationwide

Posted on the 9 October 2019

Up to 2,500 jobs at Thomas Cook could be saved after Hays Travel, the UK's largest independent travel agent, today agreed to buy the historic holiday company's high street shops.Hays Travel will acquire the entire retail portfolio of 555 former Thomas Cook shops after it signed a...

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