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Plans for new Tees crossing unveiled

A public consultation has been launched on proposals for a New Tees Crossing, to take pressure off the existing A19 Tees Viaduct. The plans involve two options, the likely preferred £200million to £250million Tees Viaduct Capacity Enhancement Option, and the £300million Tees Viaduct Option. The first would see a new …

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New programme to help ambitious businesses get investor ready

DigitalCity is inviting ambitious, investment-curious Tees Valley business owners who are wanting to scale up their digital/tech innovations and businesses to join its latest exciting programme. The fully-funded* Investor Readiness Programme is delivered over three sessions in May and will help senior leaders learn about the process of making their …

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Teesside University tops global poll of international students

International students rated Teesside University as number one out of 199 world universities for overall average international student satisfaction, according to an influential survey. They have also scored Teesside as being among the world’s best in a number of other areas, including student support, social facilities and performance feedback. The …

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Partnership will provide employers with ‘one-stop shop’

Teesside University is partnering with one of the UK’s largest training and education specialists to provide businesses with access to a broad portfolio of qualifications to meet business needs. The strategic partnership with Learning Curve Group will position the University as its higher education provider of choice. This means that …

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Albert North tenancy up for grabs

A new business and leisure community in the centre of Middlesbrough is running a competition to find its latest tenant. Property developer Jomast is looking for a new food and beverage or leisure operator to add to Albert North’s existing offer. The winning business will be offered a lease of …

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Young entrepreneur Hollie is made up with success

Beauty entrepreneur Hollie Simpson is encouraging other young women to think about setting up their own businesses. The 34-year-old from Ingleby Barwick started her business when she was just 24 – buying a Saks beauty salon franchise. Now the former Middlesbrough College student is launching another company offering industry-leading advice …

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Double Eleven announce acquisition of VooFoo Studios

Publisher and developer Double Eleven have today announced their acquisition of Birmingham-based VooFoo Studios for an undisclosed sum. The purchase includes multiple intellectual properties, including This is Pool, Mantis Burn Racing and another soon-to-be-announced title. The acquisition also includes VooFoo’s proprietary multi-platform ‘Mantis Engine’, which most recently powered  2016’s Mantis …

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