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Myth Buster Week 1: Lifting weights will not make you look masculine girls!

I’ve come across a lot of women lately who think if they lift weights they will become ‘bulky’. This lack of understanding is preventing them getting that toned look they really want.  I know all women don’t think this way but I have written this blog for those of you who do.  The science: As women Read More

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L’Occitane Shea Intensive Hand Balm

Have you discovered this heavenly product yet? Formulated with a very high concentration of shea butter (25%) to provide intense nourishing care, L’occitane’s Shea Intensive Hand Balm forms a protective film for skin that is very dry or uncomfortable due to environmental aggressions (cold, air conditioning). With its ultra-rich texture, it melts into your hands Read More

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Nisha Is Good Fit For New Business

Sunderland woman Nisha Axon is swapping the callcentre for the sports centre after setting up her own fitness business. Twenty-four-year-old Nisha has qualified as a personal trainer and established her own company, ‘She Squats’, after deciding to turn her hobby into a living. Nisha told us: ‘I needed to do something more productive that helps people Read More

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bibaloo Is A One Stop Shop!

I have no-one to buy these for but I just couldn’t ignore their cuteness! All items in the showcase below have massive discounts. Selling everything for your children’s wardrobe, from shoes to coats, underwear to accessories, bibaloo is the ideal one stop shop for busy parents who want quality and style at the click of Read More

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Would You Rather Have Flowers or Biscuits?

Would you rather have flowers or biscuits? I don’t just mean any biscuits! Have you heard of Biscuiteers? They are a traditional biscuit making business based in London, but will send their biscuits anywhere in the world. You still might be thinking, well I’ll have flowers, I can eat biscuits any time. But not biscuits Read More

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Let Helen Create Your Caricatures

Every year hundreds of people look for advice from The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) about starting their own business.  Some do it because they feel it’s time for a change, others like Helen Wardropper  have spotted a gap in the market and turn to the BIC to support them in getting their Read More