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Major boost for North East TV & Film as post-production studio lands in Newcastle

Leeds-based production company, True North Post, has chosen Newcastle for their next studio with the potential of bringing more creative jobs to the city over the coming years. True North Post is known throughout the industry as a specialist in post-production, having delivered thousands of hours of content for...

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INNSiDE by Meliá launch INNSiDE Road Runners

INNSiDE by Meliá, part of Meliá Hotels International, has launched INNSiDE Road Runners – a new wellness initiative to encourage INNSiDE hotel guests to see the city at pace, all while meeting like-minded people and exploring the local area. Taking place across INNSiDE UK hotels in Liverpool, Manchester and...

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Festive Comedy show Laffs4Kids heads to Utilita Arena Newcastle this December

Laffs4Kids is coming to Utilita Arena Newcastle on Sunday, 15th December! Produced and compered by Jason Cook, the event is a fantastic feel-good Christmas show bringing together some of the best comedy stand-up acts, well known faces from TV and some extra special guests too. Laffs4Kids is not only...

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1950s cinema and shops now open at Beamish Museum

A 1950s cinema, toy shop, electrical shop and record store have opened to visitors at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North today (6th July). The new 1950s Town exhibits include a recreation of the Grand cinema, from Ryhope, in Sunderland; a toy shop named after Romer Parrish in...

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There is nothing more than to love and be loved

Award-winning actor Max Bowden, best known for the roles of Ben Mitchell in Eastenders and Justin Fitzgerald in Waterloo Road, will star as Jack Firebrace in Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks’ epic story of love and loss, when it returns to the Newcastle Theatre Royal stage (Tue 21 – Sat 25...

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1950s cinema and shops opening at Beamish Museum this weekend

A 1950s cinema, toy shop, electrical shop and record store will open to visitors at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North this Saturday (6th July). The new 1950s Town exhibits – a recreation of the Grand cinema, from Ryhope, in Sunderland; a toy shop named after Romer Parrish...

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Northern Pride announce events programme for commissioned artists

Northern Pride continues to champion local talent, with a host of events announced, providing six commissioned artists with the platform to showcase their creativity during this year’s Pride in the City, presented in partnership with Newcastle NE1. Azula Bandit and Chris Fleming (IDa4) were announced as the two artists...

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Superhero satellites take centre stage at Life

The talented in-house team at Life Science Centre has produced a stunning new planetarium show that throws the spotlight on a team of superhero satellites defending Earth from above. Earth Defenders! has been written and produced by the team that created the acclaimed What Santa Sees show. Over a...

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Muckle LLP appoints associate solicitor to its first-class employment team

Muckle LLP has appointed an associate solicitor to its growing employment team, which is described by Legal 500 UK as providing “a first-class service in every respect”. Martha Averley, originally from Gosforth, advises businesses across all stages of the employment relationship, from recruitment and day-to-day HR matters to discrimination,...

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UNW bucks downsizing trend with office expansion

North East independent chartered accountancy and advisory firm UNW has significantly increased its office space in Newcastle’s prominent Citygate II building in a move that is set to provide the business with more space to grow. The expansion, which comes as a result of continued success in the marketplace...

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