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Culture Awards Writer of the Year nominations

Culture Awards Writer of the Year finalists: Alison Carr, David Almond and Peter Mortimer

The writing talents of the finalists were on show respectively in The Soaking of Vera Shrimp, The GNR Million Opening Ceremony and Death at Dawn

Culture Awards Performance of the Year finalists: Death at Dawn, I Left My Heart in Roker Park and Mamela

Culture Awards Performance of the Year finalists
It's all about the theatre this year. Three very different productions caught the eye of the judges

Monkseaton mother's new website aims to revolutionise party presents

Jill Lloyd, founder of Reallywantedthings.com
Through the website, party hosts offer guests an easy and economical alternative to the traditional gift-buying process

Mactech Inspections to send British and European workers into Asian energy sector

From left: Andrew McFarlane, Mactech managing director; Simon Thorne, Mactech general manager (standing) and Ung Gyu Kim, e-MARINE chief executive officer
The Whitley Bay-based staffing and recruitment firm have signed a deal with South Korean-headquartered e-Marine

Berwick woman's legacy will fund Northumberland otter project

Stacey Smith, from the Northumberland Wildlife Trust with silver coins donated through a legacy
A donation of £20,000 from the late Vera Wainwright to the Northumberland Wildlife Trust will improve the health of the county's otter population
Paul Mankin of PwC

North East deal values rise almost 20% in Q1 of 2015 - Paul Mankin's M&A analysis

The first quarter is traditionally the quietest but 2015 launched with a series of high profile North East deals, as PwC's Paul Mankin reveals

Thom Brooks: The marginals that matter in the North East

Thom Brooks, of Durham Law School
Durham University's Professor Thom Brooks' view on the battle for three key North East seats - Berwick, Redcar and Stockton South

North East insolvency experts lead campaign to overturn government decision on 'costly' rules for creditors

Neil Harrold, R3 North East vice chair and a partner at Hay & Kilner Solicitors
Members of insolvency trade body R3 called for government to scrap elements of the Jacksom Reforms
Jill Lloyd, founder of Reallywantedthings.com

Monkseaton mother's new website aims to revolutionise party presents

Through the website, party hosts offer guests an easy and economical alternative to the traditional gift-buying process

Mactech Inspections to send British and European workers into Asian energy sector

From left: Andrew McFarlane, Mactech managing director; Simon Thorne, Mactech general manager (standing) and Ung Gyu Kim, e-MARINE chief executive officer
The Whitley Bay-based staffing and recruitment firm have signed a deal with South Korean-headquartered e-Marine

Quorum Business Park opens new 60,000sqft office building Lightbox

L-R Debbie Bannister of Connect, Quorum Development Director Fergus Trim and Damian Stevenson, Connect
The business park's new building is aimed at SMEs in the region who are looking for high-spec flexible office premises.
Ian Malcolm, managing director, ElringKlinger (Great Britain) Ltd

North East apprenticeship vacancies rise 45%

Encouraging statistics for region's skills base, but Redcar manufacturer says more must be done to encourage new entrants to industry

UK first for North East as Apprentice Hub aims to narrow IT skills gap

From left, Rising Stars graduates Jaedon Ross, Chelsea Dryden and Sam Thompson with Louise Ball of Baltic Training Services
Employer network Dynamo is teaming up with Baltic Training Services to benefit both young people and employers looking for qualified candidates

Tyneside-based charity Team Kenya puts education first for African girls

Young people in Ndhiwa
A Tyneside charity has launched a campaign to help give 20 girls in one Kenyan town the "unaffordable dream" - an education
The Journal Fit Factors David Fairlamb, has his weight checked at his gym in North Shields

Fit Factor 2015: Join our annual health and fitness competition this spring

There is still time to apply for this year's Fit Factor 2015 competition which launches next month

Fit Factor 2015: Welcome to the launch of our annual health and fitness competition

The Fit Factor aims to find six finalists and get them into the shape of their lives over the next 12 weeks

North East families urged to make sugar swaps in healthy eating campaign

Kerry Robertson and son Max (4) from Shiremoor
A new campaign encourages parents to cut down the amount of sugar their children eat by making one or more simple swaps

About North Tyneside

All the latest news and information about the Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear. North Tyneside is bordered by Newcastle upon Tyne to the west, the North Sea to the east, the River Tyne to the south and Northumberland to the north. The area includes the towns of Wallsend, Benton, North Shields, Tynemouth and Whitley Bay.

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Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists

Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists: Show Me The Money at the NGCA, Summer Streets and Sunderland Stages

Culture Awards North East Museum of the Year finalists: The 1940s Farm at Beamish, Stand Up for Woodhorn and Wor Life 1914-18

Culture Awards 2014 Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists

Culture Awards Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists: Simpsons Malt and BVA; PoT and Various Partners, and Northern Stars and Intu Eldon Square and Intu MetroCentre

 

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