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Space to grow and collaborate

Posted on the 4 July 2012

A new business hub has been created to give some room to think differently to the small business community in Newcastle. Architecture and technology business _space group has transformed a section of its Spaceworks headquarters in Gosforth as smart office space for both star...

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Loan Shark Community Initiative Results In Award Hat Trick For North East Landlord

Posted on the 2 July 2012

A community project set up to allow people to buy household items without turning to loan sharks has won a prestigious national housing award.   The Store is a weekly payment scheme which gives people the chance to buy furniture, white goods and electrical items without gett...

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Sunderland set to support the Armed Forces with fun-packed family weekend...

Posted on the 29 June 2012

School children, soldiers and sports teams from across Sunderland are gearing up for a fun-packed family festival this weekend in support of the armed services.From Friday (June 29) to Sunday (July 1) the former fairground site at Ocean Park (close to the Seaburn Centre), Se...

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Tyneside schools compete in the cooking challenge

Posted on the 29 June 2012

Children across Tyneside are joining forces with some of the region's finest chefs to design a special dish, which will stimulate the senses and explore all types of tastes.As part of EAT! NewcastleGateshead's Adopt-A-School programme, students and teachers from six Newcastle pri...

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Young entrepreneur mentors enterprising former school friends

Posted on the 28 June 2012

A teenage business mentor is helping her old school fly the flag in a social enterprise to help health stricken parts of Africa.Emma Gillespie set up her own on-line gift business in her final year at Westfield School, Gosforth, which she only left a year ago.But now she is...

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Hybrow discovers hidden job markets in the North East

Posted on the 27 June 2012

Hybrow, the only graduate sales career consultancy in the North East, has been launched by Lee Durham and Richard Lane, founders of durhamlane, a leading regional sales performance business.Success relies on finding the best people and giving them the best training possible. hybr...

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Newcastle cleaning company makes a tidy turnover

Posted on the 25 June 2012

A Cleaning company has created 10 jobs and is planning to expand more after winning eight new contracts.Newcastle-based Edwards Commercial Cleaning Services Ltd will create another 12 jobs when it expands into Teesside in September.Paul Edwards started the business working from h...

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Art of the Bottom Line

Posted on the 25 June 2012

Bridge Club Ltd and Culture Works will be hosting an unusual evening at Newcastle's latest creative enterprise space, The Beacon, on July 5th between 6.00 and 8.00pm.  Do you need help to encourage your teams think differently about how they improve their performance? ...

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Gott Pops the Cork On Pop Up Workshop Deal

Posted on the 25 June 2012

An innovative ‘pop up' vehicle repair workshop is the latest contract to be secured by Morpeth-based motor equipment supplier Gott Technical Services in a deal worth£50,000. Gott provided the equipment within the unique temporary service centre at Benfield Motor Group...

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New Education Resourcces to be Offered Worldwide after successful testing on Tyneside

Posted on the 25 June 2012

Telling stories through textiles and capturing the landscape using photography and paint are at the heart of two trailblazing new education resources which will now go worldwide, after being trialled by a pair of Tyneside schools.From next week (June 25), Once Upon A Time and Nat...

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