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Many of us would classify ourselves as either night owls or early birds. While early birds may thrive best and be more alert in the morning or early afternoon, night owls feel more active and productive in the late evening or wee hours. But have you ever wondered...
North East App Lending A Helping Hand To The Hospitality Industry
A Forward-thinking app that had been put on the back burner is now proving a great tool to help the hospitality industry fight some of the challenges caused by Covid-19. And its creators have quickly adapted it yet again so that it can still benefit businesses during the latest lockdown. W8R...
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its first Clinical Knowledge Summaries for GPs, dedicated to the COVID-19 outbreak and how to manage potentially infected patients. This official evidence-based information for General Practices across England has been authored by the North-East based editor, and former GP,...
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A new centre is to be set up in Newcastle, which will explore therapies aimed at helping those with currently incurable diseases. The Northern Alliance Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre will conduct research into cutting-edge gene, cell and tissue-engineered therapies. The centre, which will be run jointly by Newcastle University...
IT Expert Warning Against Computer Hackers During Covid-19 Pandemic
TruStack, based in Cramlington, specialises in Agile Working Solutions and Cybersecurity and has enabled hundreds of organisations to work from home during the recent lockdowns. Figures from the Office of National Statistics show a quarter of all employees are currently working from home (https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/coronavirustheukeconomyandsocietyfasterindicators/latest#social-impacts-of-the-coronavirus-on-great-britain), but this number could increase if...
National Horizons Centre To Aid In Providing Essential Training To Vaccine Manufacturing Workforce
News that a COVID-19 vaccine is set to be manufactured on Teesside has been welcomed by the National Horizons Centre which will provide vital training to the vaccine manufacturing workforce. Sixty-million doses of the Novavax vaccine are set to be manufactured in Stockton-on-Tees by FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB) with the...
New Campaign In The North East Helping To Answer FAQs About The Vaccine
A new campaign has launched on Monday 14th of June aimed at answering some of the most frequently asked questions North East residents have about the Covid-19 vaccines. ‘Every Question Matters’ is supported by the seven local authorities, alongside colleagues from CCGs and NHS Foundation Trusts across the region. Alice Wiseman...
Space Architests Celebrate Two Decades Of Designing Schools With 85th Building Plan Submission
Leading North East practice Space Architects is celebrating 20 years of designing schools, with the submission of plans for their 85th building, a multi-million-pound school in Hyde, Greater Manchester. The firm’s first secondary education project in the public sector was Blyth Community College, which opened in Northumberland in 2002. Since...
Newcastle Set to Lead on Global Climate Action Goals - Report
Five years into the Paris Agreement—and in the lead-up to the 2021 UN climate negotiations in Glasgow—UK cities are taking bold climate action. Cities worldwide have much to learn from their UK peers’ successes and challenges, according to a new report released Thursday by the 1000 CITIES Initiative, which aims to...
Gateshead College Designs A Unique Data Analyst Apprenticeship
A North East college has created a unique and highly bespoke approach to help employers recruit young talent from across the region. Working with Home Group, one of the UK’s largest housing associations, Gateshead College designed a bespoke data analyst apprenticeship to help the organisation appoint a new apprentice data...

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