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Teesside University Ranks in the Best in the World for Overall Satisfaction
International students have given a ringing endorsement of their experience at Teesside University, ranking it the best in the world for overall satisfaction in a major global survey. In the International Student Barometer 2021, Teesside University was ranked number one out of 96 global universities for overall satisfaction.* The International Student...
Early Christmas for the New Firefighter Recruits
A new generation of firefighters have passed their firefighter training today (Friday) after one of the largest recruitment drives in recent years. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) are proud to announce that 32 of our latest recruits that started their training at Service Headquarters in Washington back...
A Helping Hand For Northumberland Primary By Former School Student
A top London security firm boss, whose bodyguards protect the rich and famous, has stepped in to support the Northumberland primary school which set him on the road to success. A former Major in the British Army Reserve, Bob Morrison, owner of Mayfair-based Sec-Tech, now provides close protection for VIPs...
North East Tech Company Aims To Transform Customer Experiences
An innovative North East based immersive technology company is aiming to transform the way customers engage and experience entertainment, sport, visitor attractions, hospitality and retail. Fame Media Tech – led by entrepreneur Bryan Hoare – is on a mission to transform customer experiences through mobile and content technology to help...
Teeside University Positioned Among England's Top 10% Universities For Enterprise
A multi-million-pound refurbishment of a former Victorian school is creating the perfect environment for the launch of exciting new businesses. The unveiling of Teesside University’s new-look Launchpad business incubator comes as the University is positioned among the strongest universities in the country for growing skills, enterprise and entrepreneurship. The Knowledge Exchange...
A new lease of life for a former Undertaker
A newly qualified firefighter has been giving a fresh lease of life after passing his final after giving up his job as an undertaker to keep his community safe. In their biggest recruitment drive in years, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have welcomed 32 new recruits this...
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Nick Forbes, the leader of Newcastle City Council, could soon be enjoying a significant pay rise. Newcastle’s Independent Remuneration Panel has proposed an increase that would take Cllr Forbes’s allowance to £36,000 per year. While there are many in the public and private sectors that earn a lot more than...
Pupils from South Shields are Officially South Tyneside Basketball Champions!
Pupils from a primary school in South Shields are celebrating a slam dunk after being named district champions for South Tyneside. The children, who are in year 5 at St Bede’s Primary School, which is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust, beat stiff competition and came back from behind...
Firefighter reveals how he fled war-torn country to find a home at TWFRS
A firefighter who fled a war-torn country to save lives in Tyne and Wear has called on other immigrants to consider a career in the fire service. Bahri Mustafa, or Baz to his friends and colleagues, has been with Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) for 17 years...
Award-winning Apprentice Josh Kane Helping To Cook Up Healthy School Meals
 A chef at a Sunderland school is reaping the benefits of on-the-job experience by running his own kitchen just three years after joining the school catering team. Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust (BCCET) employed Josh Kane as an apprentice in the kitchens of St Wilfrid’s RC College, based in South...

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