Member News

Houghton Le Spring’s 0800 Repair in the Running for National Award

Posted on the 16 January 2019

Heating, insulation and renewables firm, 0800 Repair, is hoping to build on a successful year and recent award successes, after being shortlisted for a national accolade. The Houghton le Spring-based company is a finalist at the H&V News Awards for the second year runn...

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Surge Marketing Solutions' Year of Growth

Posted on the 16 January 2019

Seven new members joined the team at Surge Marketing Solutions throughout 2018, and they range from an experienced Project Manager and Lead Developer to a Junior Graphic Designer fresh out of university. The web design and digital marketing company, based in Middlesbrough,...

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A Greener Solution Launches Energy Switching Site for SME's

Posted on the 15 January 2019

A Greener Solution have just launched their internet based energy and gas switching site, www.saveandswitch.co.uk Director Keian Sanchez “We are extremely excited to launch the online switching platform aimed at SME businesses all across the UK.  This website really pu...

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North East Region to Respond to Impact of Brexit on Exporting and the Regional Economy

Posted on the 15 January 2019

Representatives from the region's business community will come together this month (23rd January) to discuss the future of exporting after Brexit at a presentation and panel discussion hosted by Ward Hadaway. The Top 100 law firm will be joined by representatives from the Co...

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£5million Transformation Helping Train Medics of the Future

Posted on the 10 January 2019

A multimillion-pound transformation of a former office block is helping train the healthcare professionals of the future. The £5million-plus regeneration of Shackleton House in Sunderland is today playing a key role in training the next generation of medics: including nurses...

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New Tide Comes in to Tees Valley Charity

Posted on the 9 January 2019

A Tees Valley charity dedicated to offering young people valuable career experiences, has welcomed a new wave of appointments, determined to see 2019 off to a strong start. High Tide Foundation, founded in 2012 by businesses across Tees Valley, has grown considerably over...

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Saras Hope Foundation Set to Benefit from Flame’s Support

Posted on the 9 January 2019

Flame Heating Group is hoping to build on the £25,000 it has raised for good causes in the North East, after announcing Saras Hope Foundation as its chosen charity for 2019. The Boldon-based heating and plumbing merchant will support and fundraise for the Foundation over th...

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PM Awards Outstanding Newcastle Philanthropist

Posted on the 8 January 2019

The Prime Minister has today, 4 January, recognised Graham Wylie CBE, from Newcastle, for providing sustainable funding to projects in the North East. Graham launched a charitable foundation in 2015 with the goal of fundraising, and providing grants, to causes across the...

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Ward Hadaway Recognised as National Leader for Dispute Resolution after Legal Award Win

Posted on the 8 January 2019

Ward Hadaway has kicked off 2019 in style after being awarded Firm of the Year in the Dispute Resolution category (outside London) as part of the Legal 500 UK Awards. It is the second time in four years that the commercial litigation and debt recovery practice has received...

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Sweet Success as North East Retail Business Launches New Site

Posted on the 7 January 2019

North East based retail dessert business Kaspas has expanded with the acquisition of a new retail site in Darlington with funding from Barclays. Kaspas is a chain of exciting new dessert houses and entrepreneurs Syed Shah and Raja Mirza who trade as S&M Traders Limited...

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