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Success is a science say local entrepreneurs

Posted on the 5 September 2011

Innovators from across the region are getting behind a new event series aiming to unlock the Science of Success, in a bid to provide the region with the fertile ground needed to establish the first regional Business & IP Centre (BIPC) outside of London. The Science of Succes...

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Three years for Plus Three

Posted on the 30 August 2011

Newcastle-based Plus Three Architecture is celebrating three years of successful business and employment growth, having increased 50% each year since its start up in 2008 in both turnover and staffing levels.Plus Three Architecture (+3A) was formed in 2008 by directors Simon Duns...

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Design centre reaches its peak

Posted on the 24 August 2011

Construction of the landmark £9.9m Northern Design Centre in Gateshead today reached an important milestone with the topping out of the structure.Leader of Gateshead Council, Mick Henry, and architect Alan J Smith from redboxdesign group today climbed a new height to formal...

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Tyneside Firm Generates High Voltage Success In Venezuela

Posted on the 23 August 2011

Newcastle engineering firm Houghton International is celebrating after landing one of its biggest ever single export orders, thanks in part to support it received from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).The company, based in Walker, manufactures high voltage coils that are used in...

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North East skills day gives job seekers a vital helping hand

Posted on the 23 August 2011

PwC's community day on 5 October will raise money for local charities and share vital employability skills. The North East office is joining forces with 24 PwC UK offices for a nationwide charity and volunteering event. The theme is employability, with the aim of making a long-la...

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Evening Chronicle Sunshine Fund highlights flagship events

Posted on the 22 August 2011

The Evening Chronicle Sunshine Fund's flagship events are coming up soon and there are still tables available. By supporting either of these fundraising events you will enable the Fund to provide grants to individuals, groups, registered organisations, special schools and hospita...

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Tharsus helps Tracy lock in new product success

Posted on the 18 August 2011

North East based entrepreneur Tracy Harrison's mobility scooter storage invention has accelerated into production thanks to local engineering company Tharsus.Her automated storage unit reduces the risk of theft, charges up the scooter, gives the user independence and removes the...

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North East to uncover the Science of Success

Posted on the 16 August 2011

Dragon's Den success story Solvej Biddle will be one of many headliners revealing their winning formula in a new event series to be held at Newcastle City Library, aimed to support the North East's entrepreneurial and business talent.Created to help entrepreneurs unlock the scien...

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Top Nike brand-builder joins Newcastle's Violet Bick

Posted on the 15 August 2011

Heavyweight financial branding consultant Roger Blight has joined the ranks of North East brand consultancy, Violet Bick. In a massive coup for this Newcastle-based business Roger, previously the Financial Director of Nike UK Ltd and also Nike (Europe) helping to lead their 2.5 b...

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Top Agency Cravens Gets More Creative

Posted on the 15 August 2011

Cravens is expanding its talented team with a new recruit to its creative department - award winning copywriter, Marcus Culloty. The 28 year old, who originally hails from Cork in Ireland, joins Cravens after relocating from Edinburgh where he worked for both The Leith Agency and...

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