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Ward Hadaway Helps Secure Financing for Major Renewable Energy Generation Facility

Posted on the 14 March 2019

Leading commercial law firm Ward Hadaway has helped support a North East-based project developer secure financing for a major renewable energy generation facility to be constructed in Kent. The facility will convert food waste which would otherwise be sent to landfill into...

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Amy Builds a Solid Career Foundation

Posted on the 14 March 2019

The work of a North East student to bring young people into the construction industry has led to her being recognised nationally. Amy Holmes, 21, from Houghton-le-Spring, who is in the final year of her BA (Hons) Events Management degree at the University of Sunderland spe...

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North East Based Behavioural Business Consultancy Announces Record Growth

Posted on the 13 March 2019

DUO Global Consulting, a consultancy focussed on employee behaviour based in Newcastle upon Tyne, has announced over a 30 per cent growth in turnover in 2018. Founded in 2014, Duo is run by managing director Laura Weaving and commercial director Sarah Callender, to work...

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International Women’s Day: “It might be slow but positive change is happening”

Posted on the 8 March 2019

On the day the University of Sunderland welcomes a new woman professor, we take the chance to celebrate the rich, diverse academics changing students’ lives. We asked a selection of our leading female experts just what International Women’s Day (IWD) means to them....

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Osbit’s First Apprentice Awarded Permanent Job Role After Completing his Training

Posted on the 8 March 2019

Osbit’s first apprentice, Tom Hall, has completed his training and accepted a permanent position at the Northumberland-based offshore technology and engineering company. Tom, 20, from Greenside in Gateshead, has passed his Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Drawing...

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New MD Announced at Ramarketing as Founder Heads State-side

Posted on the 7 March 2019

Pharmaceutical and life sciences marketing agency ramarketing has announced the appointment of an industry veteran as its new managing director, to oversee the company’s continued growth. Emma Banks, former boss of an international life sciences software business, takes over...

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Businesses Urged to Sign up to Tees Valley's Biggest Industry Event

Posted on the 7 March 2019

Tees Valley Business Summit is set to return for its eighth year and Mayor Ben Houchen has called for the region’s companies to sign up to the biggest event on the industry calendar. This year’s summit will take place at Teesside University’s Olympia Building on Thursday...

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Niven Architects Announce Merger with Corstorphine + Wright

Posted on the 6 March 2019

Niven Architects are delighted to announce news of their merger with national AJ 100 Practice, Corstorphine + Wright. The new company, Corstorphine + Wright (North East) Ltd will commence operations on 1st March 2019.  “As you will be aware, Niven Architects has been...

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Fight Continues Against Rare Condition

Posted on the 6 March 2019

A £1.6m grant will help continue the legacy of an “inspirational” Sunderland scientist dedicated to improving the treatment of patients with a rare life-threatening genetic disease. Professor Roz Anderson who sadly lost her battle with cancer last summer, had worked tireles...

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Tees Valley Nets National Tennis Competition

Posted on the 6 March 2019

The Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority are helping bring a prestigious national tennis competition to the region this year. The National Premier League for Tennis has announced the finals of its contest will take place in Tees Valley, following support from the Combi...

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