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2011-01-16 00:23:25

Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that there have been created as many as 240 jobs created in Sunderland, Coventry and Peterborough with Fusion Contact Centres’ opening of its new call centres. (PRWeb UK) January 14, 2011 Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that there have been created as many as 240 jobs created in Sunderland, Coventry and Peterborough with Fusion Contact Centres’ opening of its new call centres. Experienced...

2008-10-08 18:00:21

OVER The Rainbow, the compelling and award-winning musical which tells the life story of legendary music artist Eva Cassidy, comes to the Sunderland Empire for one night only and The Journal Culture Club is giving members the chance to save pounds 2 on each ticket.

2008-09-21 18:00:18

DAVE STEWART has given his backing to a movie about a North East music promoter. The Sunderland-born Eurythmics star has agreed to be musical consultant on The Promoter's Tale, a story based on the life of Wear side promoter Geoff Docherty.

2008-09-01 18:00:16

THE birds and the bees may help launch two student movie makers' careers. Ross Phillips, from Gateshead, and David Hutchinson, from Fulwell, Sunderland, have been chosen to take part in one of the most prestigious student film festivals in the UK.

2008-08-20 18:00:26

WE HAVE 10 sets of family tickets (four tickets per family) to give away for the September 3, 7pm, performance of Horrible Histories at the Sunderland Empire.

2008-08-07 18:01:05

YOUNG stars are set to shine tonight as they take centre stage. A cast of 160 budding actors, dancers and singers from across the North East has taken over the Sunderland Empire this week. The theatre is once again running its summer school project, called Stage Experience.

2008-07-29 18:00:35

A MUSIC promoter who was responsible for bringing some of the world's top bands to Wearside is to have his story turned into a multi-million pound movie.

2008-06-19 09:00:53

By Chris Fay SOME of the region's best teachers have been recognised in this year's North-East Teaching Awards. More than 250 pupils, parents, governors and teachers cheered the ten winners at the awards last night, which were held at the Sage music centre, in Gateshead.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.