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£1 million investment in Newcastle set to keep valuables safe

A £1 million investment in Newcastle has created the city’s first Safe Deposit Facility, offering businesses and individuals secure storage of valuable possessions, cash and documents. Newcastle Vaults has been launched in the city in response to major banks withdrawing their safety deposit box services. The new facility, owned by Merrion Vaults, follows the success

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Newcastle raise ambitions for international property show

Last night 15 June 2017 Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, launched their return to the world’s leading property trade show, MIPIM Cannes. The event, which was attended by over 60 people, launched Invest Newcastle’s plans for MIPIM 2018.

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Newcastle University recognised as a national leader in cyber research

Newcastle University has reaffirmed its position as one of the UK’s leading centres for cyber security research after being named a Centre of Excellence by Government. Led by the University’s world-leading School of Computing Science, today’s announcement is a renewal of Newcastle’s Centre of Excellence status, making it a key player in the Government’s National

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Newcastle shines to international investors

Invest Newcastle celebrates its success after the city’s investment opportunities were showcased on an international stage at MIPIM last week. Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, returned to the renowned international property show to elevate Newcastle into a

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Global PR agency, W Communications, launches northern office in Newcastle

W acquires GluePR and rebrands to ‘W North’ as part of ongoing expansion – the agency’s second acquisition in just six months. W Communications, the UK’s leading independent agency, has added Newcastle to its business footprint alongside London, Singapore and Amsterdam, to deliver its award-winning expertise across consumer, corporate, influencer and social. In a move

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Invest Newcastle to help local businesses tackle Apprenticeship Reform

Invest Newcastle will host an event on 1 March 2017 to shed light on the government’s upcoming Apprenticeship Levy and to discuss the benefits of apprenticeship schemes. To address the skills gap, the Government has pledged to create 3 million apprenticeships by 2020. The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, on the 6 April 2017, aims

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Strategy to drive forward Newcastle tech and digital sector

Newcastle City Council, supported by Invest Newcastle (a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city), today consulted on a strategy which will support and boost the tech and digital sector in Newcastle. The strategy follows a recent report by

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Global Digital Construction Show for 2017

BIM Show Live is a hard-hitting, content driven, high-profile event on the global construction stage. Known for its forward thinking interpretations of modern construction methods, techniques and technologies. The show has been running in the UK since 2011, and for the first time, BIM Show Live is to be held in Newcastle, the UK’s industrial

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Make your voice heard and be part of Tech Nation 2017!

Make Newcastle’s and your voice heard by being part of Tech Nation 2017! Tech Nation 2016 provided the most detailed analysis to date of how the digital sector is driving economic growth, showcasing the innovation and energy of tech hubs across the UK. In 2017 Tech City UK will take an even more in-depth look

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Newcastle Science Central shortlisted for prestigious awards

Newcastle Science Central, a 24-acre mixed-use development in the heart of Newcastle city centre, has been shortlisted in the LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards. Leading the way in urban innovation and an exemplar in sustainability, Science Central is attracting leading edge scientific organisations to a mixed community, which when complete, will be made up of

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