Category: #ThisIsMINE

Category: #ThisIsMINE

Why I’m full of confidence for 2017
December 1, 2016 #ThisIsMINE, Newcastle Startup Week @lordlancaster

2016 has been a weird old year hasn’t it? Full of surprises, twists and turns you would never have predicted in December last year, which is why it’s always risky to make them for the year ahead. However, I’m an eternally optimistic guy so I’m going to tell you about some things that are already

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A history lesson in business startup support in Newcastle and the North East of England
November 21, 2016 #InventingTheFuture, #ThisIsMINE @lordlancaster

This presentation was first delivered to Geography students at Newcastle University on 21st November 2016 as part of a 3rd year module on ‘Local and Regional Development’. In it I give a brief overview of how UK Government and EU initiatives have supported business startup activity in Newcastle and the North East since the 1980s

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Consume Less, Create More
October 27, 2016 #ThisIsMINE @lordlancaster

The Old Odeon Cinema on Pilgrim Street in Newcastle upon Tyne has stood empty and unloved by its’ owners, The Reuben Brothers / Motcomb Estates (billionaire property tycoons who topped the Sunday Times Rich List 2016) since closing to the public in 2002. Despite long-running campaigns by various groups in the city to restore the former

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North East England: #InventingTheFuture
June 17, 2016 #InventingTheFuture, #ThisIsMINE @lordlancaster

On 16th June 2016 I had the following short article published in The Journal, the biggest business newspaper in the North East of England. My original submission to The Journal ended with a call to action where readers could visit this blog to find out more about what I was proposing but this was missed

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