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Blossoming new business aids local community

Blossoming new business aids local community 13th February 2019

A new business owner is using flower power to inspire and educate a variety of North East community groups. Sunderland-based Alison Hunter is combining her love and passion for floristry and her experience in...

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Jacksons Law Firm Announce Charity of the Year 2019

Jacksons Law Firm Announce Charity of the Year 2019 6th February 2019

Award winning law firm, Jacksons, is delighted to announce its charity of the year 2019 as Dragonfly Cancer Trust. The charity was founded in 2007, as Josie’s Dragonfly Trust, by the parents of of...

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Sunderland students to get hands on experience

Sunderland students to get hands on experience 4th February 2019

AN INNOVATIVE programme which prepares Sunderland students for the world of work has unveiled its special sector days for 2019. Work Discovery Sunderland is now in its seventh year, set up initially to link...

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Tea-sy does it for growing garden centre

Tea-sy does it for growing garden centre 1st February 2019

A popular garden centre in Sunderland is set to grow further after a successful financial year. Bishopwearmouth Co-operative, which is based on Chester Road, and provides employment opportunities for adults with disabilities, has struck...

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Rapid expansion manufactured after redundancy

Rapid expansion manufactured after redundancy 23rd January 2019

A group of engineers are celebrating after recruiting new staff and taking on larger premises just months after being made redundant from a North East manufacturing firm. Washington-based Triotec only launched in May last...

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Companies and Individuals Shortlisted for NEAA 2019 Annual Awards

Companies and Individuals Shortlisted for NEAA 2019 Annual Awards 14th January 2019

Fourteen outstanding nominees have been shortlisted for the second North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) Annual Awards which will take place next month. The NEAA is delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees for the NEAA...

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Kids’ subscription company celebrates the DVD release of Hotel Transylvania 3

Kids’ subscription company celebrates the DVD release of Hotel Transylvania 3 14th January 2019

Geo Journey, a creative company that helps to educate children about the world, has launched a Hotel Transylvania 3 themed subscription box to celebrate the film’s arrival on DVD and Blu-ray™ on December 3...

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Helping Hand to Set Up New Businesses

Helping Hand to Set Up New Businesses 7th January 2019

More than 200,000 new businesses have used a new one-stop cross-government service allowing new start-ups to register their company and also register for tax at the same time. The Streamlined Company Registration Service, which...

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Sunderland firms come together to support their community this Christmas

Sunderland firms come together to support their community this Christmas 20th December 2018

Marketing agency, Narrative, and the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) have come together this Christmas to support the Sunderland Foodbank. Narrative approached the BIC as part of their Christmas campaign to encourage...

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Crane-making heritage commemorated next to Sunderland’s new bridge

Crane-making heritage commemorated next to Sunderland’s new bridge 19th December 2018

Sunderland’s world famous crane-making heritage has been commemorated with the installation of the original Crown Works sign into the site around the Northern Spire bridge. The old stone plaque from the Crown Works head...

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