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Nic Palmarini to headline Newcastle tech event

Nic Palmarini, Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing in Newcastle, is to speak at leading digital design conference, BIM Show Live on 26-27 February 2020. The acclaimed author, teacher and applied research scientist is set to discuss ‘Data in a smart world’ to an audience of national...

Newcastle Cathedral

Newcastle Cathedral Launches Fresh New Website

Newcastle Cathedral is excited to announce a new website launch taking effect this month. The revamped site, which utilises the new domain name newcastlecathedral.org.uk, offers a clean, modern design with easy navigation and reflects the Cathedral’s vision, mission and heritage. The launch has been timed to coincide with the...

NRG

Greenbean by NRG announced as headline sponsor for North East Contact Centre Awards 2020

The region’s contact centre awards will be headline-sponsored by contact centre recruitment specialists greenbean by NRG. Alongside new awards organisers, The Projects Studio, greenbean will help shape the delivery program for NECCA 2020. The change of ownership has been taken as an opportunity to refresh the awards with this...

Discovery Museum

New RAF Red Arrows Flight Simulator at Discovery Museum

Experience the thrill of the cockpit in a new RAF Red Arrows flight simulator at Discovery Museum. The state-of-the-art red capsule seats six – eight people for an immersive ride over the glorious landscape of the Cyprus, with high definition images, surround sound and dynamic motion. The ride costs...

Go North East

Go North East appoints new finance director

The North East’s largest bus company has appointed a new finance director to help drive forward its growth strategy. Erik de Greef, 38, brings a wealth of experience to Go North East, having previously worked as commercial finance director of UK and Ireland at FTSE 100 company, Sage. Erik...

Rockliffe Hall

Winner announced for Rockliffe Hall’s Aspiring Chef of the Year

An 18 year old trainee chef from Leyburn has been named the overall winner of Rockliffe Hall’s Aspiring Chef of the Year competition. Chloe Johnson was one of four catering students from Darlington College to take part in the cook off final on the last day of the five...

Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations!

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is launching a year of celebrations to mark its 50th anniversary. The open air museum has also announced record visitor numbers of 803,148 for the past year – topping 800,000 visitors for the first time. Beamish’s Golden Jubilee celebrations will begin with...

WWT Washington

Make a splash at the North East Puddle Jumping Championships!

This February half-term at WWT Washington Wetland Centre (Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 February) This February half term, children and adults alike are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in puddle jumping championships – guaranteed fun whatever the North East weather! Warm up in our...

Gateshead College

North East businesses awarded for their apprenticeship success

Leading companies from across the region have been recognised for their commitment to developing a skilled workforce though apprenticeships. Prudhoe based, global hygiene and health company, Essity UK, was named Large Employer of the Year and Jesmond Beauty Clinic picked up the Small Employer of the Year award at...

Britain’s first astronaut ignites excitement in a new space at Life Science Centre

Helen Sharman, Britain’s first astronaut, officially launched the new Space Zone at Life Science Centre in Newcastle, UK, on 29 January 2020. Following an inspirational talk to 200 local school children, the event culminated in a mock rocket launch, with Helen pressing the button that fired up the indoor...

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