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Cramlington Launch for Fast-growing Flame

Posted on the 12 September 2017

Flame Heating Group, the North East’s fastest growing Heating and Plumbing merchant, is hoping to build on its record revenues, with the launch of a new branch in Cramlington.Flame, which currently operates eight branches throughout the North East, has opened its 3,600 sq.ft bran...

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Boilerhouse Jesmond Expands Operations with Stylish New Ouseburn Salon

Posted on the 10 September 2017

Popular, family-run Jesmond hair and beauty salon, Boilerhouse, has expanded into the east of Newcastle, opening its second salon, Boilerhouse Ouseburn. Boilerhouse Jesmond originally opened its doors in 1985 on Acorn Road in Jesmond, led by Kim Le-Neveu and Steve Jones and,...

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Architect Boosts Team to Meet Continued Demand

Posted on the 9 September 2017

Architect Howarth Litchfield, is continuing with its detailed growth plans as demand for its award-winning architectural and interior design services increases apace and has created a further two new positions in its Durham office. The latest arrivals at the practice are Pau...

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Ward Hadaway Named Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Posted on the 9 September 2017

Ward Hadaway has been named Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the North East Insider Dealmakers Awards 2017. The UK Top 100 law firm received the accolade at the awards at the Hilton NewcastleGateshead last night, an event which saw the cream of the region's corporate fina...

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Moody Generosity Will Support Clown Doctors Programme at Great North Children’s Hospital

Posted on the 8 September 2017

Cramlington-based Moody Logistics and Storage have raised £21,000 for the Great North Children’s Hospital Foundation. The money will fund an extra session per week for the ‘Clown Doctors’ programme which provides child-centred play therapy for young patients in the Great North...

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PR Agency is Helping ‘Hugo' Back to School

Posted on the 8 September 2017

A North East PR agency has launched a new training school, Hugoversity.  Harvey & Hugo, headquartered in Darlington has announced the new brand to help businesses to share their own stories using PR, social media and content marketing.  The training will...

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The Lakes Distillery Introduce The Spirit of Christmas, the Distillery’s First Spirit Baubles are Launched

Posted on the 7 September 2017

Immerse yourself in The Lakes Distillery’s festive ethos this Christmas with its brand-new range of spirit-filled baubles. The range includes a selection of single 20cl baubles with exquisite ribbon containing either The Lakes Gin or The ONE British Isles Blended Whisky. Als...

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Deloitte Records Double-digit Revenue Growth

Posted on the 7 September 2017

Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has increased revenue by £340m [1] in the year ended 31 May 2017, from £3,040m to £3,380m. This is the seventh consecutive year of revenue growth and the second consecutive year of double-digit growth.   Consulting revenue grew by 13...

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Gateshead College Named as Finalist in National Construction Talent Awards

Posted on the 5 September 2017

A North East college has been recognised for its role in a pioneering initiative designed to boost the construction industry skills base.  Gateshead College, which launched PlanBEE (Built Environment Education) last year with Ryder Architecture, has been selected as...

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Manufacturing Business Invests to Support Further Growth

Posted on the 4 September 2017

Newton Aycliffe based business Durham Precision Engineering (DPE) today announced they have secured further financial backing from Barclays for investment in new machinery. Established in 1984, DPE designs and manufactures precision engineered products for the oil and gas,...

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