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Tailor-Made Media Take On Tough Mudder To Raise Money For Cancer Research

Members of staff from a York-based digital agency, are getting ready to tackle the notoriously gruelling, Tough Mudder, in aid of Cancer Research this month.

New prison café to serve up second chances for offenders

A new café, staffed by offenders at HMP Northumberland, aims to cater for more than just customers by also providing prisoners with new skills to boost employability and reduce their chances of re-offending.

Ilkley restaurant hosts vintage celebration to raise money for heroes

The Clevedon Restaurant in Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, will be swinging with the sounds of the 20s, 30s and 40s this month when lindy hop...

CEO Sleepout challenges Darlington business leaders

CEO Sleepout is challenging bosses from companies across Darlington to take part in its next event held in the city. On 17 October 2019, at...

Volunteers tackle obstructions for smaller fish with support from Wind Farm Fund

Following on from a major fish pass at Shotley Grove weir, Tyne Rivers Trust is now tackling three smaller obstructions further upstream. These small weirs are the final obstruction preventing smaller fish such as brown trout and grayling from moving

Women in Media conference makes generous donation to MASH

The team behind the Women in Media Conference (WIM) has made a substantial donation to MASH following a hugely successful 2019 event.

Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity partners with Manchester law firm

BLM, a commercial law firm with offices in Manchester, has been announced as the official legal partner of the Greater Manchester (GM) Mayor’s Charity.

Six ways employers can use the Apprenticeship Levy to their advantage

NCG advises on how North East employers can use the Apprenticeship Levy to their advantage

Award-winning care professional to lead the team at new Malsis Hall facility

Enhanced Community Healthcare Options (ECHO) is announcing the appointment of an award-winning care home professional to lead the team at its new specialist care...

Gung Ho! Local Volvo retailer takes on world’s biggest inflatable fun run for charity

Team members at a local Volvo retailer took on the world’s biggest inflatable fun run to raise money for two major UK charities. Eight members...

Children’s College launched to inspire young people to dream big

Primary schools and pupils across Gateshead are being encouraged to get involved with a new programme that aims to raise career aspirations among young people.

Leeds adults with learning difficulties Leep into fashion

A Leeds community interest company which helps adults with learning disabilities to speak up for themselves have received support from Unity Enterprise to launch...

Transport company boss Phil swaps four wheels for two to raise money for The...

Transport company boss Phil Hitchen swapped four wheels for two to cycle from his Greater Manchester home to Blackpool and back in aid of the hospital where he was once treated for cancer.

Senior business leader talks skills gaps and nurturing regional talent at Northumberland College graduation

A senior business leader has spoken out about the importance of industry-aligned education in helping to tackle skills gaps in some of the region’s...

FRP Advisory supports next generation with national mentoring scheme

Specialist business advisory firm FRP Advisory is supporting students across Teesside as they consider a career in business. The team at FRP Advisory, led by...

CBRE’s Second Cycle Series North Steps Up A Gear

Northern Property Professionals Saddled Up For Cycling Fundraiser

Experience and experiments for pupils visiting chemical company

One West Yorkshire chemical company experienced a day like no other when it hosted a class of eight-year olds at its site in Cross...

The Skills Network launches partnership with Sodexo to raise awareness of mental health

Leading training provider The Skills Network has launched a strategic partnership with Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, to improve mental health awareness in...

Training Provider expands as demand grows for the North East’s only fire and security...

Team Valley based Access Training has added to its training team with the appointment of a senior trainer and industry expert in response to the increasing demand for fire, security and emergency systems apprenticeships in the region.

Green Beans Market Arriving At Platform One With Newcastle Building Society Support

A thriving North Tyneside community market is laying down new roots with the help of a four-figure grant from their local Newcastle Building Society branch.

NYMAS partners with Teesside University to develop local talent

A North East accessible washroom supplier has teamed up with Teesside University to help develop the skills and knowledge of three students. Billingham-based NYMAS has...

Historic Northumberland port receives green makeover thanks to local mental health charity

A local mental health charity has been helping to make environmental improvements to the landscape around Northumberland’s biggest port. Service users from Blyth Star Enterprises’...

£100k donation to Northumbria University aims to drive entrepreneurship in the North East of...

Fledgling entrepreneurs at Northumbria University are benefiting from access to a new £100k fund designed to get their business start-ups investor ready post-graduation. Over five...

Academy of Joint Integrity supports SIAC process apprenticeship with specialist training programme

Middlesbrough-based The Academy of Joint Integrity is supporting the development of the next generation of Process Engineers in Tees Valley with a specialist programme...

North East law firm marks half a million pounds of charitable donations with latest...

Following its most recent grant to a Gateshead charity, North East law firm Muckle LLP has now donated a landmark £500,000 to local worthy causes through its charitable fund.

Morecambe Schoolkids Getting Closer To Nature With Heysham Wind Farm Fund Support

Children at a Morecambe school are getting closer to nature with the help of a four-figure grant from a renewable energy firm.

Motor retailer pledges support to World Transplant Games 2019

Motor retailer Lookers has been unveiled as the official vehicle sponsor for this summer’s World Transplant Games in NewcastleGateshead. Lookers is providing 11 World Transplant...

North East Law Firm Supports Teenager at National Athletics Competition

A sports-mad teenager from Brotton, is going for gold at the English School National Championships in Birmingham, with backing from local law firm, Cygnet...

TLW Solicitors Supports Quest to Scale Russia’s Highest Mountain

TLW are corporate sponsors of local businessman and entrepreneur, Ross Tomkins’ attempt later this month to scale Russia’s highest mountain in aid of the local Heel and Toe Charity, that provides free therapy services to children with disabilities.

Hallidays get on their bike to raise over £400 for Francis House Children’s Hospice

Hallidays team members Lizzi Rutter and Chelsea Peacock, both from Stockport, completed the Christie Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride on Sunday 7th July. Supporting...

Jarrow’s UTS Engineering help wheelchair funding efforts

Jarrow-based UTS Engineering has donated £4,230 for the purchase of a wheelchair for five-year-old Isabel Freeman. Isabel, who lives in Bath with parents, Iain and...

Hundreds of Guides and Scouts take on Digital Challenge

A year after the launch of the UKFast Digital Challenge badge, 300 Guides and Scouts from across Greater Manchester have taken up the challenge,...

Yorkshire accountants go the distance

A team from Townends Chartered Accountants pounded the pavements of Hull as they took part in the Asda Foundation Hull 10k. The nine-strong party from...

Redcar solicitors shout out to the community to support women’s aid charity

Redcar-based law firm Cygnet Law will be holding their Annual Sponsored Walk to raise funds for Redcar based charity, Eva Women's Aid. The annual walk...

Gateshead Schoolkids Set To Show Off Tech Skills In Newcastle Building Society Boardroom Charity...

Dozens of Gateshead schoolchildren are set to show off their technical skills, fundraising ideas and creativity as they aim for the top spot in a prestigious financial education competition.

Leeds woodland gets a boost from Hentons

The team from Hentons installed and painted a section of fence, repaired steps, cleared woodland undergrowth and resurfaced a walkway.

County Durham Schoolchildren Set To Make Their Mark On Moor House Wind Farm Turbines

Children at a County Durham primary school are set to make their mark on the turbines of a nearby wind farm.

Yorkshire school pupils inspiring leisure centre artwork wins national construction competition

Building contractor Hobson & Porter teamed up with local schoolchildren in Hornsea to add some colour to its construction site at East Riding Leisure Hornsea, entering the artwork into the Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition 2019, a national initiativ

Three-phase charity challenge: Chris gets on his bike for the connection

Chris Canning, Head of Practice CX and Intelligence for Hortor, the global strategic resourcing specialists with UK offices in Leeds and London, will take...

Northumberland National Park secures new conservation grant to protect its Dark Skies

Northumberland National Park is one of five UK National Parks in 2019 to be awarded a conservation grant from the newly launched Clif Bar...

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