Author: Dave Stopher

Ad In The Hole

We want to introduce you to our latest business partner Ad In The Hole . They work with local golf clubs to provide a very unique advertising opportunity. If you have not heard of them before they offer advertising opportunities within the holes of golf courses. They are doing some great work thinking outside of the box. Ad In The Hole gets your brand/ services right in front of a target  AB1 customer audience . Ad In The Hole also provides the sponsors with some FREE GOLF to help build up the relationship with the host Golf Club For instance this type advertising will get your brand seen on average 50 times over a 4 hour period. As a result to our working relationship we have been able to create a opportunity where all members and associates of North East Connected receive a  10% off the price of advertising. Simple mention North East Connected to receive the saving. Attached is some information relating to benefits of taking out ad in the hole. Prices start from £50.00 per month . Your browser does not seem to support iframes. Click here to read this...

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BRIGHT IS NOW STREAMING ON NETFLIX Fans can now catch a full-blown inside look at the unique and daring world of Bright in this new video. Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Lucy Fry, David Ayer and more discuss the challenges and thrills in making the Netflix feature film. Get inside access as fantasy becomes reality for the production designers, stunt coordinators, makeup artists and costume designers. About Bright Set in an alternate present-day, this action-thriller directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad, End of Watch, writer of Training Day) follows two cops from very different backgrounds (Ward, a human played by Will Smith, and Jakoby, an...

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Work continuing to minimise snow disruption

Work is continuing across County Durham to ensure minimum disruption for residents following heavy snowfall. Teams from across Durham County Council have been working hard from Wednesday evening, with gritters and snow ploughs out overnight and throughout the day to keep roads and paths clear wherever possible. The gritters have been out again on all priority one routes from 4pm this afternoon and will then be on standby, going out where needed, at 4am on Friday morning. The A66 has now re-opened although drivers are still advised to take care and plan their journey according to the latest weather...

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Print Company sponsors Sunday for Sammy

An award winning print solutions company based in Newcastle upon Tyne has pledged its support to one of the regions most loved charities by becoming their dedicated print partner for an iconic “Geordie” show. statexcolourprint based at Newcastle’s Airport Industrial Estate will be producing all of the printed collateral for The Sunday for Sammy Trust and with the show only four weeks away, the high quality glossy programmes and other essential printed materials will help provide the charity with some valuable recognition and help reach a wider audience. Sunday for Sammy, unofficially known as the Geordie Command Performance, will...

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Council praises School Nurses and Health Visitors following CQC inspection

REDCAR & Cleveland Borough Council has praised its Health Visiting and School Nursing services following an inspection from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England, and regularly inspects healthcare services. The regulator inspected the council in October as both services transferred from the NHS in recent years. During the inspection, the CQC inspectors spoke with children and families, observed home visits and school drop-ins, visited child health clinics and infant feeding clinics, as well as interviewing staff and managers. Today, (Thursday 18 January 2018) at Redcar and Cleveland’s...

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New phase in £350 million regeneration

The second phase of Gateshead’s ambitious £350 million, housing led regeneration programme will begin in the spring. Planning consent has been granted for 114 more homes on three new sites, adding to the 309 completed, or approaching completion – at Birtley, Deckham and Bensham – in phase one. The new developments will be at Kelvin Grove (off Saltwell Road), the former Rowlands Gill primary school, and Whitehills Drive (Windy Nook), behind the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. As in phase one, at least 25% of the sub contracting and supply work will be awarded to Gateshead based businesses.  In addition, a...

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GLOBAL iced drinks manufacturer, Polar Krush, has announced its 2018 environmental commitment. With efforts outlined by the Prime Minister for a plastic-free future in supermarket aisles, Polar Krush, based in Northumberland, has announced plans to implement further environmental strategies to help freeze the increasing levels of plastic globally. Environmental sustainability has always been high on the Polar Krush agenda. The company have championed multi-use ‘Paw’ cups across their domestic and international territories, allowing families to refill rather than use single-use plastic cups. They are also evaluating alternative materials for straws. The crack down on plastic straws has had global...

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Wild Boar Inn recruits international restaurant manager

A Lake District hotel and dining venue has landed the perfect recruitment catch with the addition of a dynamic hospitality professional with extensive international experience. In a south to north move which bucks the trend for the industry, 31-year-old Alex Lunan from London has joined the team at the Wild Boar Inn Grill & Smokehouse as its new restaurant manager. The inn at Crook near Windermere, which is run by English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, appointed Alex to the role as a result of an impressive CV and wide ranging restaurant venue management experience which has taken her across the globe. Alex has...

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Expansion for World of Rides

Durham-based fairground ride manufacturer, World of Rides, has begun extending its business property to make room for its growth plan. As part of its three-year plan, the extension is self-funded and is expected to support the company’s growth and exporting strategy. The company has been based on Drum Industrial Estate since 1990 and, for over 46 years, has been the leading UK manufacturer of children’s leisure rides in the United Kingdom. They supply major shopping centres, retailers, visitor attractions, fun farms, holiday parks, garden centres, family entertainment centres and hospitality centres that include national and single-site...

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Survey: Questions about your experience with Doctor’s

To highlight the personal service that AKEA Life members will benefit from, a research-based thought leadership report would be compiled to examine whether the family GP still exists in the UK. To provide data for this, PR Agency One and its research partner will carry out a survey of 1,000 British adults to examine whether consumers know their GP, how much they value knowing your GP, what level of security it gives to them and their family. Welcome to your The Failings of the Family GP NameEmail AddressTelephoneSelect all of the following statements that apply to you:- I know...

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South Shields seafood restaurant commits to sustainability in unique lobster initiative

A South Shields restaurant has become the first of its kind in the region to partner with a seafood centre and hatchery as part of a wider effort to drive sustainability. Colmans Seafood Temple, famed for its coastal cuisine and traditional fish and chips, has teamed up with Northumberland Seafood Centre and Hatchery in a new ‘buy one set one free’ initiative. The initiative, which was launched in January means that for every lobster bought in the restaurant, Colmans Seafood Temple will donate 50p back to the Northumberland Seafood Centre and Hatchery which enables them to release a young...

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Whitbread to bring Premier Inn and Bar + Block to Milburngate

The developers of Milburngate have reached two significant agreements with Whitbread that will see a Premier Inn hotel and a new concept steak restaurant, Bar + Block, open in Durham City. Joining Durham’s existing Premier Inn on the opposite bank of the River Wear at Freemans Place, the new 92-bed hotel, which is subject to planning approval, will be one of the most contemporary in Whitbread’s portfolio to complement the premium styling and design of Milburngate. Joining the hotel at the development will be Whitbread’s Bar + Block Steakhouse, which will be the first in the North of England....

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