WSP marks Teesside commitment with investment in eye-catching office

WSP, one of the UK’s leading engineering professional services consultancies, has moved into new office space on Teesside underlining its ongoing commitment to the region through the continued growth of its projects and clients. Northshore One in Stockton, one of Teesside’s most eye-catching office developments, will welcome WSP as its first new occupier. The space…

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New video – Ramadan and Eid

Our thanks to Imam Abdul Basit, the Newcastle Central Mosque community and EAL and Diversity Solutions for their kind welcome and co-operation in allowing us to make a film about Ramadan and Eid. You can watch the film here https://youtu.be/HWJGadQEYB8 It was commissioned by Durham County Council’s International Office and will be watched by students at the county’s schools who will…

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Centre attracts companies to green industrial revolution

The Wilton Centre continues to be a magnet to companies wanting to be a part of the green industrial revolution taking place on Teesside. Glacier Energy, which has more than 200 employees and a revenue in excess of £25m, is the latest business to open an office at the centre. The company, which has sites…

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Putter Chaos to become town centre hit

A business started by friends from Redcar is bringing jobs and entertainment to Middlesbrough town centre. They have have just opened Putter Chaos – an indoor 18-hole adventure golf course in the Dundas Centre – and employed five part-time staff. In 2018 they launched their escape room attraction Project Escape, also based in the Dundas…

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Prestigious development supporting thousands of jobs

Middlesbrough’s prestigious Centre Square development is supporting the careers of thousands of people, including those who are building it. Around 1,000 office staff will soon be working in the project’s first two buildings.  In 2023 they will be joined by 450 employees of AXA UK who will be moving into the next building, Six Centre…

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Mum of six premature babies urges more support for families

A Teesside trader and mum-of-six – whose babies were all born prematurely – says she is determined to help provide local families with the support she never had. Louise Marshall and her partner Dan Keenan opened their Simply Babywear shop in Middlesbrough’s Dundas Indoor Market seven months ago. They have just moved to a bigger…

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Cramlington students deliver shoffice makeover

Creative Cramlington students have come up with eye-catching designs to brighten up the lives of people working from home. In the UK last year sales of shoffices – a garden room or shed used for work – rocketed by 500% as many employees concluded that working from home was going to persist way beyond the…

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Business emerges from the pandemic stronger than ever

Middlesbrough retailer Nicole Bean’s business has bucked the trend and emerged from the pandemic stronger than ever – but it’s not by accident. Like most shops Alta Ego had to close for many months, but Nicole was still there every day keeping in touch with her customers and preparing to make deliveries. She also launched…

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Millions of pounds generated by Centre Square construction

Millions of pounds are flooding into North East businesses as work gathers pace on the next phase of Middlesbrough’s prestigious Centre Square development. Contracts worth more than £4.8m have been awarded to a dozen companies located within 50 miles of the construction site where Six Centre Square is beginning to take shape. When it is…

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New addition to the family for Teesside trader

Loving mum-of-three Penny Ward puts so much heart and soul into her new business that she treats it like a child – and that’s why she’s called it Number 4. Forty-nine-year-old Penny has opened her deli in Middlesbrough as she plans to close the business she has run in Stockton for the past 23 years. …

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