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Chauffering Firm Locks Down Passenger Privacy Thanks To Counter Surveillance Partnership

Posted on the 15 March 2012

A leading North East chauffeuring company has increased its commitment to protect passengers and their privacy whilst travelling thanks to a new counter surveillance partnership.    With the ever-increasing demands from passengers, especially high profile individua...

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Partner at Muckle LLP elected President of Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society

Posted on the 14 March 2012

Rob Langley, partner and head of the Construction and Engineering Team at leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP has been elected President of Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society for 2012/13. The appointment recognises Rob's national reputation as a solicitor in the region. This pres...

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May the force be with Keltie Cochrane

Posted on the 12 March 2012

The creative experts at Keltie Cochrane are excited for the launch of the final in the latest series of Star Wars novels this month - particularly as they designed the front covers and online trailer. San Francisco based Lucas Film Ltd is due to release ‘Apocalypse' around...

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Gott kits out mechanics of the future

Posted on the 9 March 2012

Young men with behavioural difficulties in Northumberland are now fully kitted out to learn how to be motor mechanics thanks to the support of local garage equipment supplier Gott Technical Services. Atkinson House School in Seghill, which is for boys aged 11 to 16, who have seve...

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Benfield Expands in Sunderland with £5 million Ford dealership

Posted on the 7 March 2012

 The North East's largest Motor Group, Benfield is continuing its expansion plans with the announcement it is building a flagship £5 million Ford Dealership in Sunderland.The proposed Ford retail outlet on Newcastle Road in Sunderland follows Benfield's acquisition of...

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Nissan creates 2000 new jobs

Posted on the 7 March 2012

Nissan has revealed a head-turning hatchback concept previewing the company's vision for an all-new compact car to be launched in 2013.Called INVITATION, the dynamic concept car was unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show by Nissan Executive Vice President, Andy Palmer, who annou...

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North East firms go head to head in search for best export idea

Posted on the 6 March 2012

Eleven North East firms will go head to head in the search for the best new export idea and the chance to win a top prize of more than £5,000 worth of research and support for their business. More than 20 companies across the region entered the UK Trade & Investment (U...

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Spin doctor to explain the science of decision making to North East business leaders

Posted on the 6 March 2012

Spin-doctor Alastair Campbell will take centre stage at Newcastle City Library this March, as part of Newcastle Science City's hugely successful ‘The Science of' series, a programme of events supporting the city's efforts to bring the first regional Business and IP Centre t...

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Muckle LLP tackles rugby player's insurers and wins

Posted on the 5 March 2012

Former rugby union player, Jason Oakes, has received an undisclosed sum in compensation after leading commercial law firm Muckle LLP took on his case. Oakes suffered an Achilles injury whilst playing for Newcastle Falcons in 2008, which ended his career. He had personal accident...

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Getting the low-down on hazardous goods

Posted on the 29 February 2012

Companies that transport hazardous goods have learned more about the rules which will prevent them being banned from the roads.Teesside haulage company Nicholson's Transport brought together industry experts for an informative workshop about European legislation.Authorities are c...

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