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Netto works.

Discount supermarket chain Netto is creating 25 jobs at a new store on Tyneside next week.

The Lemington shop will be Danish-owned Netto's sixth store in Newcastle and 16th in the North-East when it opens on September 29.

Netto recently opened stores in Blyth, Darlington and Stockton.

The new pounds 2m Lemington store is based on the High Row site previously occupied by Newcastle Motors.

Netto, a subsidiary of Denmark's Dansk Supermarket Group, opened its first UK store in December 1990 and now has more than 145.

It's Destini

DARLINGTON based Hennessey & Partners and KWM Consulting have joined forces to create the Thinc Destini Group.

There are seven advisers in Thinc Destini's new Darlington office, which is at Ashburn House on the Grange Road.

Hennessey & Partners specialises in providing independent investment advice to retired people and has about 1,500 clients. It was set up in 1996 and is well known in the North for its regular investment seminars. The company was run by David Hennessey and John Dresser, both of whom remain with Thinc Destini.

KWM Consulting ( previously Kendall White Millar ( provides independent financial advice to individuals and companies and has about 3,000 clients. It was established in 1990. The company was run by Nick Millar, Neil White and Simon Atkinson, again, all of whom remain with Thinc Destini.

No strings

MATFEN Hall Hotel near Newcastle has launched free Wi-Fi ( Internet Wireless Access for its customers. The Wi-Fi access is available in bedrooms, the 50 delegate capacity Somerville Conference Suite and the Conservatory restaurant and bar. Matfen has invested pounds 5,000 in the Wi-Fi access and says it believes it makes it the home of some of the most advanced conference and business facilities in the region.

Flight's landing

ONE of the fastest growing independent travel retailers in the UK is about to open in Durham.

The new Flight Store opens at the Prince Bishop Shopping Centre on November 1.

The company launched in the UK in 1995 and now has 76 stores nationwide and employs almost 550 people in the UK.

Anyone wishing to apply for a role at Flight Centre can log onto the company's recruitment website at www.flightcentre.co.uk/careers to see a selection of the roles on offer, as well as background information on the history of the company and its culture.

Fluid Group

IN The Journal yesterday we ran an article regarding the acquisition of bar and restaurant Barluga by Fluid Group. The article stated that the deal was worth pounds 5.1m. This figure was inaccurate and we regret any embarrassment caused to Fluid Group and Metropolitan Developments.
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