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Exclusive holistic master class heading to Ramside Spa

A unique master class at the region’s most luxurious spa will give clients everything they need to achieve glowing skin this month. The Spa at Ramside, at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa, County Durham, will host a one-day workshop on Monday 30 April which will share the secrets...

High praise from customers after North East’s severe weather

As the Beast from the East – and its later ‘mini’ successor, inflicted disruption upon the region’s roads during February and March, Go North East customers commended the award-winning company for pulling out the stops to keep its buses moving. Providing a 73% reliability rate on the services it...

Go North East commended for engineering excellence

Significant investment into its award-winning employee training schemes combined with an injection of over £10million into new vehicles, technology and equipment has driven engineering improvements at Go North East, to achieve the highest standard available from the National Express Operator Awards in relation to its coach fleet. Following its...

Sodexo signs new Sales Manager at St James’ Park

A new sales manager has been appointed to lead the conference and events team at Newcastle’s St James’ Park. Vicki Neil, from Northumberland, has been recruited to the position by Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, which works in partnership with NUFC to provide match day catering, hospitality and event...

It’s Rocket Science

A WORLD-famous steam locomotive, built in Newcastle almost two centuries ago, is returning to Tyneside. Robert Stephenson’s iconic Rocket, built in 1829 and once the fastest locomotive in the world, will be on show at Newcastle’s Discovery Museum from 22 June to 9 September. Rocket is on loan from...

North East Marketing Awards 2018

This year Echo Events are celebrating the achievements, creativity and innovation of our regions marketing professionals with the launch of their new event – The North East Marketing Awards. Taking place for the first time this October, the awards are set to shine a light on the wealth of...

Charity Afternoon Tea with a Masterchef

Gateshead-based homelessness charity Oasis Aquila Housing has teamed up with House of Tides Head Chef and Masterchef finalist Danny Parker for an afternoon tea with a difference. Guests can enjoy a traditional afternoon tea and hear guest speaker Danny Parker share his stories from the kitchen in the luxurious...

Celebrity Dusty Duck Trail at WWT Washington Wetland Centre

A very different flock of ducks is landing at Washington Wetland Centre this Easter – and they’re kind of a big thing! The 14 celebrity-designed GIANT Dusty Ducks will be brightening up our wonderful wetlands from Thursday 29 March-Sunday 15 April, encouraging people to explore our diverse 103-acre nature...

Writer in Residence 18/19 sought by Live Theatre & Northumbria University

A dynamic and exciting twelve month opportunity exists for an experienced playwright to work across Live Theatre and Northumbria University from September 2018. Live Theatre, a new writing theatre with an international reputation, which has just been nominated for its third Olivier Award for one of its plays, and...

Automotive student accelerates to World Skills finals

A talented automotive student from North Tyneside has made it to the finals of an international competition designed to showcase the skills of young people on the world stage. Callum Green will be part of a UK team competing in the auto refinishing category at the 45th WorldSkills Championships,...

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