Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Pounds 40.2m Job Is at Stake

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Pounds 40.2m Job Is at Stake

Article excerpt

The winner of a pounds 40.2m Private Finance Initiative contract to build Newcastle's new City Library is due to be announced next week.

Two companies, Kajima and Information Resources, have been shortlisted after submitting bids for the contract.

Members of Newcastle City Council's procurement committee will meet on Thursday to decide which will be appointed.

The contract also includes the building of a new library at High Heaton, with all work expected to be complete by 2009.

Charity ball

TICKETS are available for a ball in the North-East that will raise money for the charity WaterAid.

The WaterAid FootBall is being held on June 2 at the Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel, Newcastle. Tickets for the World Cup themed event are available from Julie Wilson on (0191) 301-6713 or

Have a dabble

YOUNG people on Teesside are being invited to take part in an event today to encourage painting.

The free Dabble In Art session is being held at Hartlepool Art Gallery, led by artist C S Cape, and runs from 10am to noon. …

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