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W North Adds Two to its Growing Newcastle PR team

Posted on the 10 July 2017

Newcastle-based PR agency W North has made two key appointments to support parent agency W Communications’ vision for a true UK-wide operation. Based in Ouseburn’s Toffee Factory, W North, which opened its doors less than three months ago, is the Newcastle arm of London’s W C...

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Northumbria University Announced Entrepreneurs in Residence Network

Posted on the 8 July 2017

With support from the Small Business Charter, Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School are delighted to announce that they are launching an Entrepreneurs in Residence Network in the North East – and they need our help! Entrepreneurs in Residence are owner managers...

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Powerful Business Partnership Established to Drive Change Around Newcastle Central Station

Posted on the 8 July 2017

Leading Newcastle businesses, educational and cultural organisations have joined forces to establish a powerful business association in the centre of the city. The Forth Street Business Association is being driven by Clouston Group, the visionary developer of the £200m Step...

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£300k Investment to 'Spark the Flame' in Scotland

Posted on the 7 July 2017

Flame Heating Spares is gearing up for further growth with the launch of three trade counters in Scotland, following a £300,000 investment. The fast growing Heating & Plumbing merchant has secured two sites in Glasgow and another in Edinburgh, as it prepares to expand o...

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Seven New Leisure Projects for Architect

Posted on the 7 July 2017

Leading architectural practice, Howarth Litchfield, has picked up seven new refurbishment projects in the Midlands and South of England for Holiday Inn hotels. Located in Southampton, Gatwick, Farnborough, Coventry, Leicester, High Wycombe and Reading, the hotels require...

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Search Launched for the Most Innovative Tees Valley Businesses

Posted on the 6 July 2017

Businesses in the Tees Valley have a free chance to take centre stage at a major new event designed to celebrate and promote innovation in the area. Organisers of the first VentureFest Tees Valley have launched a search with innovation experts RTC North to uncover the lates...

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Ward Hadaway Promotes Six to Associate

Posted on the 6 July 2017

Six lawyers have been promoted to the position of Associate at law firm Ward Hadaway. Nathan Bilton, Nick Gholkar, Ashleigh Lavender, Flora Mewies, Steph Rodgers and Neil Williamson are now all Associate Solicitors at the firm, which operates from offices in Newcastle, Leed...

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Newcastle Hotel Crowned Most Female Friendly in Country

Posted on the 5 July 2017

Luxury hotel Crowne Plaza Newcastle – Stephenson Quarter has been named as the best in the country for catering for women guests. The Newcastle city centre hotel beat off competition from more than 100 hotels from across the UK to secure first prize and set a new industry...

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The Lakes Distillery Appoint New National Team as Growth Soars

Posted on the 5 July 2017

The Lakes Distillery, located in the Lake District have appointed 4 new Business Development Managers throughout the UK. The awareness of the company’s spirits has gone from strength to strength in 2017 with listings in supermarkets across the UK and airports in Australia...

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Specialist Property Team Helps Keep Britain Building

Posted on the 28 June 2017

A specialist team in the Property department at law firm Ward Hadaway is continuing to play a very important role in boosting Britain's housing supply after seeing demand for its work rise by over 20 per cent. The specialist "Plot Sales Team" acts for many of the UK's leadi...

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