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Newcastle International: Airport announces new Chief Executive

Newcastle International Airport Ltd is pleased to confirm the appointment of Nick Jones as Chief Executive. Nick has served in the role of interim Chief Executive since May 2016, having joined in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Nick takes up his role at a time when the North East’s...

Online course saves student from Cyber attack

A North East student was saved from a cyber-attack, thanks to the information he learned on a free online course. Twenty-two-year-old Michael Hicks participated in the three week course, run by Newcastle University’s School of Computing Science when the first version was launched in September. He believes the knowledge...

Once in a lifetime opportunity for Northern creative minds to help tell the story of the North

The creative team behind the Great Exhibition of the North has unveiled a unique opportunity to develop creative content that will be showcased to the world as part of one of England’s biggest events in 2018. The creative call out invites performers, visual artists, architects, musicians, scientists, engineers, inventors,...

The UK’s leading independent agency chooses Newcastle for its ‘Northern Powerhouse’

The need for regional, more northerly-focused capability has continued to grow across the agency’s client base, and the Newcastle office, which will be supercharged by W’s acquisition and rebrand of Cerisola’s GluePR, will provide the perfect springboard for this – covering everywhere from Scotland and the Borders, to Manchester,...

Airport makes Government plea on Air Passenger Duty

In 2015, David Cameron, made it clear that the government would not allow airports and regions to be adversely impacted by the devolution of APD. During the General Election campaign, he said: “The SNP Government in Scotland is committed to using its new powers to cut and eventually abolish...

Global Travel Expo ExploreGB comes to NewcastleGateshead in 2018

This year’s ExploreGB, held in Brighton, saw more than 400 international buyers from 40 countries do business with 430 travel industry suppliers from across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Sally Balcolmbe, Chief Executive at VisitBritain, said: “We are delighted to be bringing ExploreGB to...

MIPIM success for Invest Newcastle

Last week our Invest Newcastle team returned to the leading international property show, MIPIM, in order to elevate Newcastle as a leading European city. Joined by Newcastle City Council and a 25-strong delegation of leading businesses from across Newcastle and the wider region, we promoted the city’s opportunities to...

NGI Solutions teams up with Rachel Kershaw to build better blogger relationships

Building Better Blogger Relations is perfect for anyone who is looking to better understand how a blogger engagement strategy can benefit their business. This two hour breakfast briefing is being delivered by both Rachel Kershaw and our Media & PR Manager, Shelley Armstrong, to lift the lid on how...

Industry win for Convention Bureau

The team, who help to attract and secure major national and international conferences and events for the region, beat off strong competition from other top bureaux including Edinburgh, Liverpool, and Manchester. Gold went to Glasgow, who have held the position for the past eleven years, with London winning silver....

Dated: 22/10/16 A unique exhibition revealing how young people see the world was recently opened at Newcastle's City Library. Mapping The City was the brainchild of Mike Jeffries and Jon Swords from Northumbria University's Geography Department and Sebastian Messer from the Department of Architecture and Built Environment.

Juice Festival’s Mapping the Future project receives funding

Juice Festival – NewcastleGateshead’s festival for families and under 25s – has been awarded £4,500 by The Exchange Collaborative Awards programme to fund an exciting project that brings together young people from the region and academics at Northumbria University in a bid to understand young people’s participation in urban...

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