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Sunderland City Centre party is right up their street 27th June 2017

Sunderland shoppers are being invited to take part in a city centre celebration to mark the improvements made to a main street. On 1 July High Street West will be transformed with a day...

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Team behind durhamlane receives £125k investment to launch new venture

Team behind durhamlane receives £125k investment to launch new venture 22nd June 2017

The team behind renowned sales consultancy firm durhamlane has received £125,000 investment to help them grow a software development spin-out company. The funding comes from the Finance for Business North East Proof of Concept...

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Hundreds of young people gearing up for Work Discovery Week

Hundreds of young people gearing up for Work Discovery Week 22nd June 2017

Schools across Sunderland are gearing up for one of the major events of the year, as the fifth Work Discovery Week is set to get underway. And for the first time primary school pupils...

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Funding boost creates bright start for young North East entrepreneurs

Funding boost creates bright start for young North East entrepreneurs 22nd June 2017

Talented young entrepreneurs in the North East are being offered a brighter future thanks to the launch of a new charitable programme from Bright Ideas Trust funded by Sage Foundation. Founded by Tim Campbell...

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Preparing to install the cable stays on Sunderland’s new bridge

Preparing to install the cable stays on Sunderland’s new bridge 22nd June 2017

  Work on Sunderland’s new bridge is continuing at a pace with preparations underway for the installation of the cable stays. The New Wear Crossing is on track to be complete and open to...

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If We Can You Can Challenge open for entries

If We Can You Can Challenge open for entries 20th June 2017

The If We Can You Can Challenge is now accepting entries for 2017. Now in its 9th year, the competition has helped hundreds of early-stage entrepreneurs take their business to the next level. So,...

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Mediaworks wins Best Use of Search Big Chip 2017 award

Mediaworks wins Best Use of Search Big Chip 2017 award 16th June 2017

North East digital marketing agency Mediaworks has won the prestigious Best Use of Search award at the Big Chip Awards 2017. Now in its 19th year, the Big Chip Awards are one of the...

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Newcastle University spin-out expands following £1m investment

Newcastle University spin-out expands following £1m investment 15th June 2017

Changing Health, a spin-out company from Newcastle University and the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has recruited six new employees following a £1m funding round, in which the Finance for Business North East Accelerator...

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North East printer manufacturer getting smarter

North East printer manufacturer getting smarter 15th June 2017

County Durham based Martel Instruments have developed a brand new smart IoT (Internet of Things) enabled compact device in the US and across Europe, with support from the North East Business and Innovation Centre’s...

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Overnight road closures in Pallion

Overnight road closures in Pallion 12th June 2017

The roads around Pallion Junction in Sunderland are to be closed each night for three weeks to enable resurfacing work to be carried out as the major road improvement scheme nears completion. A diversion...

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