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“We're Ready to Deliver!" Tees Valley Mayor Welcomes "Nationally Significant" Multi-Billion Pound Energy Project

Posted on the 29 November 2018

The development of a world-first multi-billion pound energy project on Teesside has been welcomed by Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen. A consortium of six global energy giants have today unveiled phase one of their plans to create a huge power plant on Teesside which will run o...

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North East Manufacturing Organisations to Gain Essential Marketing Advice

Posted on the 28 November 2018

Leading figures from some of the North East’s renowned manufacturing organisations will discuss how clear and connected marketing has been critical to growth. Aimed specifically at manufacturing organisations, delegates will be provided with key industry insight in to how...

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Continued Awards Success for Fast-growing North East Merchant

Posted on the 28 November 2018

Gateshead-headquartered Flame Heating Group is celebrating further success after being recognised at the Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence 2018.Flame was a finalist in the Heating & Plumbing Merchant of the Year category at the awards, following another strong year. The B...

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Mayor to Bring Forward Rail Investments Totaling £45 Million

Posted on the 27 November 2018

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has today (22 November) announced that he will bring forward a £45 million rail investment plan to the November meeting of the Combined Authority Cabinet. The funding request will provide £25 million for Darlington station and £20 million to ful...

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Mediaworks Is On The Move

Posted on the 27 November 2018

One of the largest digital marketing agencies in the North East has moved offices to accommodate its ongoing headcount growth. Mediaworks, which has operated in Team Valley since it was founded in 2007, has relocated its team of over 100 colleagues to the Honeycomb at The...

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Social Media Masterclasses Set to Launch in 2019

Posted on the 23 November 2018

Digital Union, the leading business network in the North East of England for creative digital and tech companies, is rolling out a series of events for North East businesses keen to brush up on their social media skills. Following the success of previous social media workshop...

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Ardmore Craig Supports Team GB Bobsleigh Driver

Posted on the 23 November 2018

North East-based engineering and design consultancy, Ardmore Craig, is thrilled to have teamed up with British number one bobsleigh driver, Mica McNeill. The firm teamed up with Mica following a talk at an entrepreneurial event earlier this year where she discussed her car...

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North East Engineering Firm Expands Following Period of Significant Growth

Posted on the 22 November 2018

Darlington-based engineering firm, Ardmore Craig, is a ‘hive of activity’ following the opening of its new premises, which it secured following a 25% growth in its workforce.Andy Stephenson, who founded the company in 2010, has overseen the firm’s significant expansion, including...

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Maintaining the Power of a PhD at Sunderland

Posted on the 22 November 2018

Productivity and efficiency is expected to be boosted significantly across the engineering and manufacturing sector thanks to the work of a team of researchers at the University of Sunderland. There are currently 10 PhD research projects underway within the University’s Sch...

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Lakes Gin Launches at Co-op Nationwide

Posted on the 21 November 2018

The Lakes Distillery is stepping into Christmas early after securing a listing at 263 Co-op stores nationwide for its award-winning The Lakes Gin. Co-op has reacted to significant growth in the category to increase the gins available in its outlets. In the year ending...

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