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North East’s first social enterprise incubator launched

North East’s first social enterprise incubator launched 2nd March 2020

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) has launched the region’s first social enterprise incubator – designed to nurture entrepreneurs who want to use business as a force for good. Innovate for Good...

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Blooming brilliant meadow for Dalton Park

Blooming brilliant meadow for Dalton Park 26th February 2020

County Durham shopping destination, Dalton Park, is transforming part of its outdoor area into an ecological oasis with the help of community interest company Climate Action North. Over 250 wildflower plants suitable for bees,...

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Sunderland students to get inside career track…

Sunderland students to get inside career track… 24th February 2020

Sunderland secondary schools can give their pupils hands-on experience in two exciting industries, thanks to a series of special events being held in the city. The city’s Work Discovery Sunderland is now in its...

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Sunderland company launches in UK after proving a hit overseas

Sunderland company launches in UK after proving a hit overseas 24th February 2020

A Sunderland-based company is preparing to launch its corporate wellbeing services business in the UK after huge success in India. Designed to help organisations reduce sickness levels by building a happy, healthy and resilient...

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SUNDERLAND RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS

SUNDERLAND RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS 21st February 2020

Sunderland businesses are cooking up a storm for the return of the city’s most popular culinary event. Sunderland BID has revealed that the next Sunderland Restaurant Week will take place across Wearside from 21...

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The Transformation Tribe proves it’s in good shape

The Transformation Tribe proves it’s in good shape 17th February 2020

A fitness studio specialising in enhancing customers’ mental, physical and emotional health is helping women with low confidence and self-esteem get fighting fit on all fronts. The Transformation Tribe, founded by 33-year-old personal trainer...

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Climate Action North appoint new director 10th February 2020

Community Interest Company, Climate Action North has appointed science and engineering presenter, Julie Harrison, as a director of STEM and Community Engagement. Julie, who is a STEM ambassador and has been working with young...

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BIC proves a welcome landing site

BIC proves a welcome landing site 10th February 2020

A BOUTIQUE web development agency, that specialises in supporting small businesses, has designs for further growth after relocating to the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Blueocto Ltd, which was relaunched just six...

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North East BIC boosts team with Baltic Apprentice

North East BIC boosts team with Baltic Apprentice 29th January 2020

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) is delighted to welcome a new employee to their marketing team through a programme with leading training provider Baltic Apprenticeships. Sarah Booth, 20, joined the BIC...

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Sports journalists have new goal with launch of Wear Business magazine

Sports journalists have new goal with launch of Wear Business magazine 27th January 2020

THE creators of the first B2B magazine aimed solely at the business communities along the Wear have chosen the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) as their base. Co-editors Graeme Anderson, (formerly of...

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