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Latest news from the region’s education and third sector.

Stairlift donations to transform palliative care

Acorn Stairlifts has announced plans to raise £20,00 for Marie Curie to fund 1,000 hours of care from its specially trained nurses. Continuing the partnership...

Northumberland SEND school to benefit from community partnership with AkzoNobel

An innovative new partnership with a decorative paints and coatings manufacturer is set to breathe life and colour into a Northumberland-based school for children...

Northumbria University researcher invited to discuss the impact of Brexit on the Italian economy

Research by Ignazio Cabras, a Professor in Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development at Northumbria University, was the focus of a special conference hosted by...

Family Nursery Business Celebrates 30-year Anniversary

Leeds-based family business Little People Nurseries is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. In the last three decades the family-run business has cared for over 3,000 children and trained over 200 nursery nurses across its five nursery sites.