Category: Local Business News

A Geordie TV Channel Is On It’s Way

Made TV Ltd have announced that they have been awarded the Local TV Licence for the Newcastle area by Ofcom today to launch Made in Tyne & Wear, a local television station for Tyne & Wear that aims to be on air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This new and innovative broadcasting …

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Newcastle Restaurant Week

Next week is a great time to get a deal at one of your favourite Newcastle restaurants or try out somewhere different. You can enjoy great food at some of Newcastle’s finest restaurants from only £10 per person. This year the Restaurant week runs from the 27th of January until the 2nd of February and you can check …

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Richard Branson Buys Part Of Newcastle Upon Tyne Based Northern Rock

Virgin Money which is owned by Sir Richard Branson’s business empire, has bought part of Newcastle Upon Tyne based Northern Rock which was  nationalised in early 2008 and split in two in 2010. Most of the old mortgages and debts will still be managed by Northern Rock Asset Management headed by UK Financial Investments, however, Virgin Money will take …

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Northumbria University Aims To Spread A Little Happiness

Northumbria University are on a mission to raise levels of happiness & wellbeing across Geordieland & the wider North East Of England. Academics at the Centre for Positive Living are planning to work with organisations and charities to offer workshops to volunteers and mentors on how to support others more effectively and are currently running …

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Sir Bobby Robson’s Breakthrough Auction & Ball Raises Over £200’000

A unique auction and ball in joint memory of Geordie Gem Sir Bobby Robson and breast cancer campaigner Sally Balch was held in October 2011 in an attempt to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer & the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The Sir Bobby Breakthrough Auction ran online for two weeks from the 8th to the 23rd of October 2011 …

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