Beacon Blog

Hawthorn Primary School pupils visit the Beacon to learn about enterprise

By Carrie Smith | May 16, 2017

The Beacon was delighted to welcome school pupils from Years 3, 4 and 5 at Hawthorn Primary School as part of their Enterprise Week at school on Monday and Tuesday this week. The visit was facilitated by three of our tenants at the Beacon: TJ Gill  of Studio 44, a media company;  Shehla Rashid of…

Stop Smoking Clinic Every Monday At The Beacon

By Carrie Smith | May 11, 2017

Stop smoking clinic on at the Beacon 10.30-11.30 every Monday morning. No need to book just drop in!

Alzheimer’s Society are looking for volunteers at their regional HQ at the Beacon

By Carrie Smith | May 11, 2017

Role overview What’s involved? Activities will vary but are likely to include some of the following: • Attending a range of meetings with a wide variety of external agencies as a representative of the Society, in particular local health and social care bodies, Care Commissioning Groups, GP groups and lay scrutiny groups • Linking to…

Studio 44 recruits new apprentice and more to follow

By Carrie Smith | May 4, 2017

Good luck to Studio44 North‘s new apprentice, Luke Crosby, 19, from Chester-le-Street. Luke is going to working for Studio44 North’s new digital marketing project GOGO. Doc Anand, Head of Operations for Studio44 North said: “Having started here at The Beacon, Newcastle just over one year ago, our business has gone from strength to strength.” “Luke…


SenServe Builds on Success with New Product

By Carrie Smith | May 2, 2017

Digital Innovation Award Winning business, SenServe is going from strength to strength as it launches a new maintenance product for letting agents, property & facility managers, fire & safety and SMEs that require regular maintenance and checks. The product (MaintainPad), which is available to a range of sectors, allows users to log any issue from…

Pie Project

By Carrie Smith | April 28, 2017

We have a crisis! A situation that needs to be addressed for our future generations. It is a depressing fact that over 25% of young people under the age of 21 are unemployed. Within the North East alone there is a real prospect that many will never be able to find work. At the same…

Not Just Travel Newcastle

By Carrie Smith | April 28, 2017

Latedeals, Budget Holidays, UK and Worldwide City Breaks, Worldwide Flights, Luxury Holidays. Wedding and Honeymoon, Middle East and Indian Ocean Expert.

The Millin Charity

By Carrie Smith | April 28, 2017

The Millin Charity delivers courses & services to bring people in the local community together. Our aim is…. to improve the skills, education and social interaction of diverse communities in the West End of Newcastle. Local Women Local Enterprise Local Women Local Enterprise is a community of local women, all on their own journey. The…

Noor Couture

By Carrie Smith | April 28, 2017

We assume you’re here because you’re having trouble finding high-quality, professional hijab that is current and sophisticated. Well, you’ve come to the right place! We had the same problem and when we couldn’t find it, we decided to MAKE it. The result is what you see here, a couture fashion brand offering professional suits and…

First Contact Clinical

First Contact Clinical

By Carrie Smith | April 28, 2017

First Contact Clinical is a social enterprise in South Shields. We strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged people and communities by enabling healthy behaviour change. We specialise in delivering person-centred Behaviour Change services and Skills Training to people and professionals. Our front line work shapes what we do. We…

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