The Belgians of Birtley – video

Thank you to all the people who have watched our video about the history of munitions manufacture at Radway Green in Cheshire. For those who haven’t seen it, please watch it on our YouTube Channel and we would be very interested to receive any feedback via andrew@newsmakerpr.co.uk For today’s dip into the Newsmaker video library…

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The History of Munitions Manufacture at Radway Green – video

This might not have the most exciting of titles, but a video we produced for BAE Systems a few years ago continues to attract large numbers of viewers of the Newsmaker YouTube Channel. Thank you to the tens of thousands of people who have already watched the film.  If you are interested in history or…

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Platinum recognition for “best in class” Centre Square

A new office development, built to revitalise Middlesbrough town centre and kick start the local economy, has been awarded the same top rating for digital connectivity as two of the world’s most iconic buildings. One Centre Square is one of the first UK commercial buildings to be given a Platinum Certificate by WiredScore, which provides…

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Communicating during the Coronavirus crisis – Video News Updates

It is obviously crucial for all businesses and organisations to find the appropriate and most effective ways to update their colleagues, customers and suppliers during the current crisis. But we should not forget that the content and style of our messages must remain the priority, and not allow the ease with which we can now…

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Middlesbrough’s Centre Square in line for prestigious awards

Centre Square, a project to revitalise Middlesbrough town centre and kick start the area’s economy, is in contention for a number of prestigious awards. Both of Centre Square’s buildings – One and Two Centre Square – have been nominated in the inaugural Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Social Impact Awards which recognise the built…

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Cooking for Kicks with a Master Chef

Two young people have had a day they will never forget thanks to the twin powers of football and cooking. The pair – who are taking part in the Premier League Kicks programme in conjunction with Barnardo’s UK – were treated to a cooking masterclass by one of the region’s top chefs and TV MasterChef…

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Father and son butchers follow in footsteps of local legend

Father and son butchers are following in the footsteps of a local legend who has kept Middlesbrough’s meat lovers happy for decades. After reaching 70 in October Danny McCluskey, who has been a butcher since 1965, announced that he was hanging up his apron and selling his shop Danny’s Family Butchers in the Dundas Indoor…

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Football author tells students reading felt like a punishment

The creator of hugely successful stories about a teenage footballer says his own relationship with both reading and football began badly. Dan Freedman has sold 800,000 books about Jamie Johnson and the four TV series have been watched by around 30 million people. But – he told students at Cramlington Learning Village (CLV) – he…

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Trust warns of fragile relationship between club and community

A board member of the 10,000-strong Newcastle United Supporters Trust has warned that the troubled relationship between the club and community threatens long-term damage. Linda Bush was speaking at the annual meeting of NUST which now has the most paying members of any football supporters trust in England. “The children growing up in this community…

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Modern Middlesbrough offices now available to buy or rent

Modern office accommodation on Middlesbrough’s largest business park is now available to buy or rent. Stephenson House on Riverside Park provides two floors of open plan space with each level also housing rooms which can be used for conferences or training.  Each floor contains a kitchen, toilets and a shower for staff. Teesside’s leading commercial…

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