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Learn how to save a life

Learn how to save a life 27th April 2017

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) are delighted to have been recently awarded a defibrillator by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). This is part of an initiative by the Department of Health...

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100,000 sign ins for technology business

100,000 sign ins for technology business 26th April 2017

A NORTH EAST technology business, with a vision to replace the humble visitor book, has reached a milestone with 100,000 sign ins just months after launching. VisiPoint, a trading arm of digital technology company...

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Fun in store for Sunderland runners 25th April 2017

RUNNERS taking part in the Sunderland 10k can have a unique reminder of the day – thanks to state-of-the-art camera technology. On Sunday 7 May the city’s Bridges shopping centre is installing a bullet...

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The Bridges fashion weekend is back

The Bridges fashion weekend is back 25th April 2017

MAJOR retailers are set to showcase the season’s top trends as a weekend filled with FROWs, clothes and fashion shows returns to Sunderland’s leading shopping centre. From May 4 – 7, the Bridges will...

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Sunderland’s new bridge site is deemed ‘exceptional’ by experts

Sunderland’s new bridge site is deemed ‘exceptional’ by experts 25th April 2017

The site of Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing has been ranked as ‘exceptional’ following a visit by construction inspectors. The Considerate Constructors Scheme, which aims to improve the image of the construction industry and promote...

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Pixie Lott to headline Sun FMs Birthday bash in Sunderland 21st April 2017

Pixie Lott is joining Sunderland based radio station Sun FM in celebrating 20 successful years broadcasting to Wearside, at their free birthday bash in Keel Square, right in the heart of Sunderland on Sunday...

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Entrepreneurs launch new fashion brand in Sunderland

Entrepreneurs launch new fashion brand in Sunderland 20th April 2017

A successful North East business has taken a turn into the fashion industry as two aspiring fashion entrepreneurs have come together to launch a new online womenswear brand. CiA Training, based at the North East...

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Christine tastes sweet success

Christine tastes sweet success 20th April 2017

An entrepreneur has turned her love of baking into a new business in Sunderland. Christine Meynell, 54 of Sunderland launched Truffle Kerfuffle in March 2017 with the help of the North East Business and...

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Speakers to share real life investment stories at FinanceCamp

Speakers to share real life investment stories at FinanceCamp 7th April 2017

Two North East companies that made headlines with their triumph at raising investment will share their secrets of success to help others in the region secure the cash they need. Durham-based challenger bank Atom...

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Teacher recruitment drives business growth

Teacher recruitment drives business growth 7th April 2017

A Sunderland based education recruitment organisation has expanded, doubling its office space at the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). AK Teaching was established by entrepreneur Anthony Kirtley in 2012 after spending 10...

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