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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Taste of Krakow coming to Newcastle

A restaurateur has overcome unfortunate events to open his new restaurant in Newcastle. Zbigniew Orlicz Blonski, who is a former teacher, had to wait until flood damage from June’s storms subsided before he was able to open his new Shakespeare Street restaurant, Krakow.

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Leading charity adopted by North East Hotel

The Toma Fund charity in the North East has been celebrating after receiving donations from one of the newest hotels in Newcastle. The charity supports children, teenagers, young people and their families who have been affected by childhood cancer and the DoubleTree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport hotel has chosen the worthy cause as its adopted charity.

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Everything’s identical, even the marks, for these twins

Identical twin sisters are both starting work at the same firm of solicitors in Newcastle after graduating with the same marks. 22 year old Hollie and Mel Walker both received first class honours in law at Northumbria University.

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Plea for motoring archive

The BSM driving schools in Newcastle have launched an appeal for motoring memorabilia that they no longer own. The British School of Motoring, which was founded in 1910, has a unique place in British motoring history and a rich history.

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Improved access to NHS dental care following funding boost

Efforts to get people to the dentists in Newcastle and the surrounding areas are beginning to succeed thanks to local health official’s innovative projects. A national funding boost of £28m has meant that over 1.6 million people in the North-East now have access to an NHS dentist.

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Electronic Bibles for Newcastle hotel guests

One of the hotels in Newcastle has changed copies of the traditional Gideon’s Bible for an electronic version of the text.

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Family team at Newcastle solicitors expanding

Newcastle solicitors Gordon Brown have expanded its family team with a senior legal professional who has extensive experience.

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Accountants complete Three Peaks Challenge for charity

A group of accountants from Tait Walker in Newcastle completed the gruelling 24-hour Three Peaks Challenge raising over £15,000 for charity.

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Out-of-school training offered by Newcastle College

Budding artists, builders and hairdressers in Newcastle are being offered free job training sessions this summer to help them boost their future career. Organisers at Newcastle College are also offering a £1,200 grant for eligible 16 to 18 years old students who want to study full time.

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Harlands help inventors with their accounts

Award winning graduates Roland Glancy and Simon Barker are a step closer to seeing their energy saving invention go on sale following some help from Harlands Accountants in Newcastle. They have secured a grant for over £170,000 to develop a fan which makes houses warmer for less than a pound a year.

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