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Winning logo for new Play Park designed by 8-year-old Rhys from Darras Hall

Dalton Park’s new £60,000 Play Park has been affectionately named ‘Shop and Slide’ after a competition to design an official brand logo was won by eight-year-old Rhys Savin from Darras Hall Primary School in Newcastle. Rhys’s artistic flair and clever play on words caught the attention of the judges...

Womble Bond Dickinson announces senior promotions at firm’s Newcastle office

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has confirmed a number of senior promotions across its UK offices, including three new Partners and one Legal Director in the firm’s Newcastle office. Stacey Hall, Sarah Daun and Gavin Ellison have been promoted to Partner, and Liz Evans has been promoted to...

North East’s best represent region at national tourism awards

Four of the region’s best tourism businesses and individuals have been announced as finalists for the national tourism awards. Hotel Indigo Durham, Seaham Hall, Triple A Food Tours and Clive Goodwin of The Ouseburn Trust will be competing for the top spot at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. The...

Tourism businesses invited to “Experience” workshops

Spaces are still available for a series of workshops aimed at helping tourism-related businesses develop unforgettable experiences for visitors. The New Adventures campaign, launched last week, is being funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NCTA) and is being delivered on behalf of NTCA by Newcastle Gateshead Initiative...

A-maze-ing Spring signals strong 2022 start at Dalton Park

Thousands of families have enjoyed Dalton Park’s springtime extravaganza, signalling a strong start to the outlet shopping destination’s jam-packed 2022 events calendar. A free Alice in Wonderland themed maze during the Easter holidays welcomed more than 5,000 families over the course of 10 days, many of which also took...

Key appointments to drive Different Narrative growth plans

Leading end-to-end marketing services partner Different Narrative has hired a new batch of talent to spearhead its expansion plans for 2022. Last month, two of the most established creative agencies in the North East – Different Advertising, Design and Marketing and Narrative Integrated Communications – merged to become Different...

Worldwide recruitment expertise now at the heart of Newcastle’s Biosphere

The world’s leading executive search firm in the HealthTech/BioTech market has established a presence at the heart of Newcastle’s life-sciences sector. The US-headquartered firm The Mullings Group, established more than 30 years ago, now has its first European office having taken space at The Biosphere, which is based on...

Aspire powers former building society HQ for success

The next phase in the transformation of the former head office of Newcastle Building Society is underway with the provision of revolutionary ultrafast internet connectivity throughout the building. Deployed by Aspire Technology Solutions throughout the North East, the ultrafast dedicated connectivity (UDC) boasts some of the fastest speeds available...

Campaign launched to help North of Tyne businesses create and promote unforgettable visitor experiences

A new campaign to help smaller tourism-related businesses reach new audiences is being launched with the help of funding from the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NCTA). The New Adventures campaign is being delivered on behalf of NTCA by Newcastle Gateshead Initiative (NGI), North Tyneside Council and Visit Northumberland,...

FedEx Express expansion at Newcastle International Airport creates new jobs for the region

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced it has expanded its operations at Newcastle International Airport, to serve growing export and import demands in the region. FedEx Express has moved into its own modern facility at the airport,...

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