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Sandman shortlisted for prestigious award

One of the leading hotels in Newcastle city centre has been shortlisted for a VisitEngland tourism award. The trendy Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle, the first venture by Canadian hotel chain Sandman Hotel Group in the UK, has been shortlisted in the ‘Large Hotel of the Year’ category in the North East England Tourism Awards.

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Accountants raise amazing £100,000 for charity

Tait Walker accountants in Newcastle have reached an impressive milestone after raising £100,000 for local charities. The charitable chartered accountants surpassed their original goal of raising £75,000 in 2012 in recognition of their 75 years in business.

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£3.5m price tag for Newcastle hotel

One of the most luxurious hotels in Newcastle has been put up for sale after becoming another victim of the recession.

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Spotlight on North East youngsters with Brave Heart Awards

Children from across the North East who have shown bravery in the face of serious illness have been recognised at the 2012 Brave Heart Awards. The awards highlighted the bravery of scores of youngsters who have overcome challenges at a very early age.

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New manager for Jesmond Dene House

Scott Davidson has come back to his home city to take over as general manager for one of the leading hotels in Newcastle.

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Award Chance for Ward Hadaway Lawyer

A solicitor from the North East has been nominated for a top national award. Paula Myers, who is a partner in the commercial litigation team at Ward Hadaway solicitors in Newcastle, has been named in the shortlist for Contentious Solicitor of the Year by the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors (ACTAPS). The award recognises outstanding work in the field of contentious trust and probate issues and Myers is the only lawyer from the North of England that has been …

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Newcastle’s first burrito bar opens

Friends and business partners David Wright and Chris Burn have shared their passion for Mexican food and opened Newcastle’s first burrito bar. The opening of Zapatista Burrito Bar in Ridley Place has created 12 jobs. They are hoping to gain custom from local shoppers and students.

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Return for expanding accountancy firm’s director

A firm of business advisers and chartered accountants in Darlington and Durham are aiming to continue with their growth plans by appointing a new director. Clive Owen & Co LLP, which has two offices in the North East, has welcomed back former employee Kevin Shotton. He initially worked for the firm straight after he completed his degree in economics and law at Durham University. Mr Shotton, who is from Washington, Wearside, joined the firm in 2002 and stayed there until …

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Motel One construction set to start

Motel One, the German hotel operator, are forging ahead with their plans for new hotels in Newcastle, London, Manchester and Glasgow. With their fast track plans they aim to open four new hotels in quick succession.

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Expansion of Collingwood Legal employment services

Collingwood Legal solicitors in Newcastle have added to their team in order to meet increasing demand for their specialist employment services. Sarah Fitzpatrick has joined the firm as an associate solicitor and will be working with lawyers Liane Atkin, Jane Sinnamon and practice founder Paul McGowan.

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