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Penny Petroleum Annual Golf Day Nears Sell-out

Posted on the 13 July 2019

A charity golf day which is raising funds for homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged children has just a few team places remaining. Hosted by Penny Petroleum to celebrate their 25th anniversary in business, the golf day will be held at Matfen Hall in Northumberland on Tu...

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Elmtronics Wins Six-figure FW Capital NPIF Investment

Posted on the 1 July 2019

ELECTRIC vehicle (EV) charging specialists Elmtronics has secured a £200,000 investment from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, managed by FW Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). Elmtronics offers an end-to-end solution to customers by supplying,...

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Technology on agenda for Secretary of State visit

Posted on the 1 July 2019

The Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds was in the North East on Friday  (June 28) to see how Gateshead College is using digital technology to prepare students for work. The college demonstrated how they are using Virtual Reality (VR) across all areas of the curr...

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Managing Director Appointed for Nouveau Wellbeing and ActivCare Coaching

Posted on the 27 June 2019

Teesside-based, Nouveau Group, has announced the appointment of Victoria Dunn as managing director of Nouveau Wellbeing and ActivCare Coaching. At the same time, managing director, Bethany Ainsley, steps up to Group CEO. Victoria’s appointment comes at a time of conside...

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The Coast and a Roast - To Raise Money for Charity

Posted on the 27 June 2019

A Leading North East business is calling on keen walkers to help them raise funds to help young people in the region. Staff at Newcastle-based Malhotra Group plc are taking part in a Million Makers challenge in support of HRH the Prince of Wales’ charity, The Prince’s Trust...

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Transfer of Ownership Raises 'The Barre’ for Fitness Studio

Posted on the 26 June 2019

A popular ballet-based fitness studio located on Newcastle’s Quayside has been taken under new ownership in a move that will see the studio expand its offering to include additional classes and programmes as well as new services including sports massage, corporate wellbeing a...

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Bucking the Trend and Bringing More Girls into STEM

Posted on the 26 June 2019

Monday (24 June) is annual International Women in Engineering Day, this year focusing and celebrating the outstanding achievements of female engineers, and the University of Sunderland is tackling the issue of getting more women to study Science, Technology, Engine...

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Accountancy Business Drives Growth with Funding from Barclays Acquisition for Durham Based Professional Firm

Posted on the 26 June 2019

A County Durham based accountancy business has launched with a new name following buy-in from a new partner with funding from Barclays.  Local Accountants Paul and Laura Smith have successfully negotiated a deal to become the new partners of former Stanley and Spennymo...

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The Lakes Distillery Announces £3.75 Million Investment.

Posted on the 25 June 2019

The Lakes Distillery announces it has secured a £3.75 million investment from a group of investors led by Gresham House Asset Management, a specialist equity investment and asset management company. Joining existing investors and high-net-worth individuals, who recently mad...

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Osbit Delivers Class Leading Subsea Plough to Global Marine Group

Posted on the 25 June 2019

Osbit Limited has successfully delivered an advanced multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough to Global Marine Group. The offshore technology company has designed and built the plough, which will now be known as PLP240, over a 20-week programme, following contract a...

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