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Northern man launches voice-over business

Northern man launches voice-over business 30th October 2018

An ex-BBC radio producer has started his own company to provide voice-over services to North East businesses. Northern Man Productions, launched by Bruce Edwards, who previously worked as a radio producer and presenter for...

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New co-chairs announced as Work Discovery Sunderland confirms 2019 return

New co-chairs announced as Work Discovery Sunderland confirms 2019 return 29th October 2018

A unique educational programme designed to improve the employability of young people across Wearside will return in 2019 with two new chairs at the head. Work Discovery Sunderland has recently welcomed John Green, retail...

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Regional businesses bursting with innovative ideas to showcase products at VentureFest

Regional businesses bursting with innovative ideas to showcase products at VentureFest 22nd October 2018

Wearable tech, sustainability and smart healthcare are just some of the themes explored by the 14 Innovation Showcase winners set to demonstrate their bright ideas at VentureFest North East 2018. Working with experts from...

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Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge takes centre stage on BBC’s Strictly

Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge takes centre stage on BBC’s Strictly 22nd October 2018

Sunderland’s impressive new Northern Spire bridge was thrown into the national limelight tonight (Saturday) when it featured on TV’s biggest show Strictly Come Dancing. The stunning new bridge, which opened to traffic at the...

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Jacksons Law Firm Team Expansion

Jacksons Law Firm Team Expansion 16th October 2018

Award winning North East Law Firm, Jacksons continues to grow with the appointment of new team members and staff promotions. Amie Callan has been recruited to the firm as head of finance and is...

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North East BIC launches new round of innovation funding

North East BIC launches new round of innovation funding 10th October 2018

A programme designed to unlock the innovative potential of North East SMEs has been relaunched by the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). The new programme will build on the success of the...

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VentureFest delivers pitch perfect possibilities for business growth

VentureFest delivers pitch perfect possibilities for business growth 9th October 2018

Sixty-seconds could be enough to transform regional businesses with a unique opportunity to secure investment at the region’s innovation conference. The Innovation SuperNetwork, who plan and deliver VentureFest North East, have announced a refreshed approach to the event’s popular FinanceCamp...

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Halloween small business workshop to take the fear out of contracts

Halloween small business workshop to take the fear out of contracts 4th October 2018

BUSINESS owners planning to bid for public sector contracts can find out how to make the most of the opportunities open to them at a special workshop in Sunderland. Taking the Fear Out of...

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Globetrotting husband and wife inspired to embark on restaurant venture

Globetrotting husband and wife inspired to embark on restaurant venture 26th September 2018

A husband and wife team have opened a new clean-eating restaurant in Seaham. Paul and Linda Barron, who are adventurers at heart, launched Clean Bean restaurant after being inspired from their travels around the...

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Sunderland BID – The next five years

Sunderland BID – The next five years 24th September 2018

CITY PRIDE, city promotion and city voice – those are the priorities at the heart of Sunderland BID’s new business plan. In November eligible businesses from across the city will be able to vote...

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