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Local Charity launches scientifically proven workshops for recovering from loss and attaining emotional wellbeing

Local Charity launches scientifically proven workshops for recovering from loss and attaining emotional wellbeing 27th November 2020

Social enterprise, Heartbroken to Healed (H2H), based in Whickham, has launched a series of workshops and programmes for individuals, groups, businesses and teacher training support, aimed at improving emotional wellbeing following a variety of...

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Lockdown unmasks hidden entrepreneurial talents

Lockdown unmasks hidden entrepreneurial talents 25th November 2020

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) is on a mission to inspire and drive entrepreneurial activity and accelerate innovation in Sunderland. During lockdown many people have found their un-tapped talents and the...

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ISG GLOBAL MUSIC artiste Will Jennison to release Christmas single ‘This Year’

ISG GLOBAL MUSIC artiste Will Jennison to release Christmas single ‘This Year’ 20th November 2020

Captivating. High-Energy. Emotive. Newcastle’s Will Jennison is set to release his Christmas single, ‘This Year’ which will be available to stream and download across all major platforms from Friday 20th November 2020. With the...

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North East runner launches new product to help runners find the right shoes

North East runner launches new product to help runners find the right shoes 19th November 2020

A new wearable tech designed to help runners find the right type of shoes has been launched. mymo measures a runners’ gait and uses an Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm to match their running style...

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Self Assessment customers warned about scammers posing as HMRC

Self Assessment customers warned about scammers posing as HMRC 17th November 2020

Self Assessment customers should be alert to criminals claiming to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). As the department issues thousands of SMS messages and emails as part of its annual Self Assessment...

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Maxim FM acquires regional competitor to support north east business growth plans

Maxim FM acquires regional competitor to support north east business growth plans 17th November 2020

The North East’s largest independent contract cleaning and facilities management firm has acquired a local competitor as it looks to consolidate and grow its presence on home turf. Maxim Facilities Management, based at the...

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It’s the Gin’mas launch at WL Distillery!

It’s the Gin’mas launch at WL Distillery! 12th November 2020

Nature. Aroma. Taste. Prepare to tantalise those tastebuds as WL Distilleryunleash their Gin’mas range to the region, bringing distinctive festive flavours and botanicals in the ultimate yuletide indulgence for gin connoisseurs. Durham based WL...

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Sunderland launches city gift card to support local businesses

Sunderland launches city gift card to support local businesses 9th November 2020

SUNDERLAND has become the first city in the North East to launch its own gift card scheme, as part of its on-going commitment to boosting the local economy. The Sunderland Gift Card is being...

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Sunderland businesses encouraged to sign up for a scheme to keep employees out of debt

Sunderland businesses encouraged to sign up for a scheme to keep employees out of debt 6th November 2020

SUNDERLAND BID has joined forces with one of the region’s leading credit unions to encourage businesses to sign up to its Payroll Savings Scheme. Moneywise Credit Union is already working with Sunderland City Council...

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Father and son bakers rise to a new challenge

Father and son bakers rise to a new challenge 6th November 2020

A new small batch bakery that already supplies bread to some of the region’s best-loved restaurants and cafes has started selling directly to the public since opening its doors in Sunderland. Bread& began baking...

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