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Arts Business News - Inspired Support, based in Newcastle with services across Tyne amp Wear, is an independent organisation supporting people with autism spectrum conditions ASC and learning disabilities through bespoke educational activities in the digital, sport and creative industries.

Fatboy Slim hosts exclusive online gig for North East Autism Specialist

Technology Business News - With the global Coronavirus crisis highlighting the importance of looking after mental health, the volunteers are a positive addition to the company s current wellbeing programme.

Global tissue maker launches Mental Health First Aiders in its North West paper mills

Health Business News - The MP for Stockton North spoke to staff, patients and hospital director Steve Sharp, who introduced Mr Cunningham to Nuffield Health s medical care and wellbeing services for private and NHS patients.

Stockton North MP visits local healthcare charity to discuss ways of keeping people out of hospital

Health Business News - Nuffield Health, the largest healthcare charity in the UK, has increased its support for Gateshead Football Club to provide players with the very best medical care.

Gateshead Football Club extends partnership with Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital

Health Business News - Britain s most successful swimmer, Rebecca Adlington, has teamed up with Nuffield Health Fitness amp Wellbeing in Gosforth to bring her SwimStars initiative to Tyneside.

Four-time Olympic medallist Becky Adlington launches new swimming initiative in Newcastle with Nuffield Health

Technology Business News - Global paint manufacturer AkzoNobel has announced the appointment of Donna Armstrong as quality manager at its state-of-the-art manufacturing unit in Ashington. Donna brings a wealth of expertise to the role, including more than six years with Almac, based near Edinburgh, where she progressed to the position of senior peptide scientist.

AkzoNobel appoints new quality manager for Ashington plant

Charity Business News - A special community partnership between paint makers AkzoNobel in Ashington and Castle School in North Seaton has had a transformational impact on the children, the school and project volunteers.

Northumberland School and AkzoNobel celebrate a year of achievement

Technology Business News - Global tissue maker Essity has completed the first stage of an environmental project to create a state-of-the-art water treatment plant at its manufacturing and Unifibres recycling plant in Prudhoe. The total capex investment of approximately 3.

Essity completes first phase of environmental investments at Northumberland paper mill

Health Business News - A new treatment for the North East introduced by the Rutherford Cancer Centre for its patients means that prostate cancer patients in the region can now have access locally to hydrogel spacers which reduce radiation exposure during radiotherapy treatment.

Rutherford Cancer Centre announces collaboration to help prostate cancer patients in the North East

Polar Krush launches fizzy frozen drink brand

By Amy Maughan

Sep 23 2019 12:00AM

Retail Business News - Polar Krush, the UK-based iced drinks market leader, has announced the launch of a new fizzy frozen brand to take on the competition and meet growing customer demand for self-serve carbonated frozen drinks across the globe.

Polar Krush launches fizzy frozen drink brand

Recruitment Business News - A new site manager has been appointed to take charge at the Essity Manchester Mill on Trafford Park Road in Manchester. George Placogiannakis is taking the helm at Trafford Park after leading operations at the Swedish tissue giant s paper mill in the North East of England.

New manager takes over Essity's Trafford Park paper mill

Health Business News - The life of a 72-year old retired cardiac nurse from Whinfield in Darlington has been totally transformed after undergoing treatment for debilitating acid reflux symptoms at the award winning and not-for-profit, Nuffield Health Tees Hospital in Stockton.

Nuffield Health Tees Hospital helps retired nurse return to the dancefloor after years of chest pain and tiredness

Leisure Business News - New research carried out by business students at Northumbria University is set to help struggling golf clubs across the North of England to futureproof their operations and drive revenue.

Students tee-up strategy to help drive business for golf clubs across the North

Technology Business News - Tony Richards, currently Essity s Manufacturing Excellence Director for professional hygiene and a former site manager at Prudhoe Mill, has been promoted to Operations Director for Manufacturing Consumer Goods UK, with responsibility for Essity s UK production operations including Prudhoe.

Global tissue manufacturer Essity has announced a change in leadership at its Tynedale plant

Students help raise the bar on responsible business

By Amy Maughan

Jul 01 2019 12:00AM

Finance Business News - A North East-based initiative set up to champion ethical business practice has enlisted Northumbria University students to help recruit new members and raise its profile. The North East Initiative on Business Ethics NIBE was established in 2013 by working professionals interested and involved in business ethics.

Students help raise the bar on responsible business

Food Business News - Based in Alnwick, the Northumberland Spirit Company has grown from humble beginnings, producing its first blend of hand-crafted Alnwick Gin from a potting shed in 2016, to securing award-winning status in the global spirits industry and a turnover in excess of 300,000 per year.

Business students help award-winning artisan gin maker craft strategy for growth

Health Business News - The National Youth Film Academy based in Gateshead has announced a new three year partnership with national charity, MediCinema, which provides magical cinema experiences for patients, young and old, in hospitals up and down the country.

Cinema charity at The Royal Victoria Infirmary to benefit from £28,000 donation!

Leisure Business News - Residents, business owners, land owners and visitors are being urged to have their say on the latest draft planning policies which will guide the development and use of land in Northumberland National Park over the next 20 years.

Final call to help Northumberland National Park shape its future

Leisure Business News - The unsung heroes of the North East hotel industry were honoured for their work and dedication at a glittering awards ceremony in Newcastle on Sunday 19 May.

North East Hotels Association honours winners of its Excellence Awards

Finance Business News - Research by Ignazio Cabras, a Professor in Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development at Northumbria University, was the focus of a special conference hosted by the Fondazione Marcianum in Venice to address the impact of Brexit on the Italian economy. The event, titled From the Crocodile Club to Brexit.

Northumbria University researcher discusses the impact of Brexit in Italy