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Architect Appointed to Bring a New Lease of Life to Fire Station

Posted on the 30 August 2017

Leading architectural practice, Howarth Litchfield, has successfully obtained planning permission for the redevelopment of the Ferry Road marine fire station which stands in the shadow of Middlesbrough’s iconic Transporter Bridge. The two storey building, which is around 2...

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Cornerstone Unveiled as Boro Shorts Sponsors

Posted on the 29 August 2017

Teesside IT leaders Cornerstone Business Solutions have strengthened their links with Middlesbrough Football Club by becoming the Championship side’s new Shorts Sponsors, in a move that is a first for Boro. As part of the deal, the logo of the Stockton-based business IT...

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The Last Druid Comes First, Thanks To Everything Different

Posted on the 25 August 2017

Everything Different has helped first time author Glen Hall, hit the top of the book charts in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada with his debut fantasy novel trilogy, 'The Last Druid'.  Glen Hall became the only indie author to break the top 100 with the first book...

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Make the Smart Choice, Not the Obvious Choice

Posted on the 24 August 2017

With thousands of North East school leavers considering their futures after receiving their GCSE results, Judith Doyle, principal and chief executive at Gateshead College, is urging young people to carefully consider their future options… “Having received their GCSE re...

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Sunderland firm to play key role in reducing London air pollution

Posted on the 22 August 2017

Sunderland-based company Grid Smarter Cities is to play a major role in the UK’s commitment to improve city air quality following its latest round of fundraising. Commercial Law firm Square One Law and RMT Accountants & Business Advisors advised Grid, on its most recent...

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Encore Envelopes Financial Statements

Posted on the 18 August 2017

Washington business and the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of printed envelopes, Encore Envelopes Limited, this week posted its results for the year ended November 30, 2016. The Company, which employs 220 staff across two sites, reported sales revenues were down...

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Innovative Firm Eyes Nationwide Expansion as Turnover Increases 157%

Posted on the 18 August 2017

An innovative North Tyneside business using powerful technology is expanding once again after increasing turnover by 157% in the last year.  Chat Heroes has now set its sights on becoming the UK’s market-leading outsourced Live Web Chat delivery service to the prop...

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Distilled to perfection in the British Isles, The Lakes Distillery introduce Lakes Gin and Lakes Vodka Liqueurs

Posted on the 17 August 2017

The Lakes Distillery are delighted to announce the release of their new liqueurs in 20cl and 70cl bottles. Previewed to the market at Imbibe 2017 the highly-anticipated liqueurs have received acknowledged acclaim and a surge in pre-order demand in advance of their Septemb...

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Bernard Interiors Confirmed As Finalist In Two Categories In The Forthcoming SBID Awards 2017

Posted on the 17 August 2017

Bernard Interiors has been shortlisted in two categories in the forthcoming SBID International Design Awards 2017 for the Health Care Design and Residential House under £1M categories. The Barnard Castle project (Health Care Design) and Park Terrace project (Residential H...

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Ward Hadaway Reports 'Solid' Annual Figures

Posted on the 16 August 2017

Law firm Ward Hadaway has reported a "solid" performance as it reveals its annual results The UK Top 100 law firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester and which employs more than 450 people across the North, saw its income steady at just short of £36 mi...

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