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North West

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(Placename) a province in N South Africa, created in 1994 from the NE part of Cape Province and part of Transvaal: agriculture and service industries. Capital: Mafikeng. Pop: 3 509 953 (2011 est). Area: 116 320 sq km (44 911 sq miles)
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The Llanfairfechan, Aber and Bangor Committee for North West Cancer Research was handed the Dedication to NWCR Cause Award at the charity's 70th anniversary awards celebrations after raising more thousands of pounds for local cancer research.
The North West has seen construction boom over the last year, according to new figures out.
Results from Deloitte's latest North West Share Index show that the market capitalisations of the listed companies in the region rose eight per cent to PS45.7bn - up from PS42.3bn last quarter.
For now North West has not appeared on "KUWTK" at all and it is speculated that he would not appear at all on this season.
The planned purchase of the 10% stake in North West Geomatics, which is also known as North West Group, follows a similar investment in Norwegian geographic information specialist Blom ASA (OSL:BLO) earlier in 2012.
At the 2011 North West 200, Jessopp came third in the Tuesday night Superbike practice.
The figures also show that 12.10% of applications have been made by companies outside the North West who are willing to relocate to the region to qualify for the funding.
Eight-time TT winner Moodie and McGuinness are riding for a new team managed by entrepreneur Jack Valentine and they have just added a third man in New Zealander Bruce Anstey, who scored his first North West win last year.
North Wales actually saw the smallest rise in the North West region, with Lancashire, Cheshire and Cumbria seeing increases of 146%, 193% and 186% respectively.
We have already seen the Works for Queensland Program create 10,000 jobs in regional Queensland, including in the North West, he said.
The Procure North West (PNW) framework, which covers Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and Merseyside, runs until 2022.

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