BBC Look North

The BBC filmed a short insight into what we do here at First Choice Labels, alongside the uncertainty that Brexit has brought. First Choice Labels welcomed Ian Reeve, The BBC News Business Correspondent to our Factory in the heart of Redcar. Ian is a fantastic bloke and a regular to all BBC North East and Cumbria Look North Viewers. We had a great chat and filed a piece which was […]

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Taking The Plunge!

On Saturday 23rd March at approximately 11am, We will be launched out of a perfectly safe aircraft by a person I have barely met. We will hurtle towards Durham at speeds of up to 120mph through the cold, the wind and the rain until a small sheet of nylon is deployed on the promise that this will break our fall and avoid us looking like Halloween pancakes upon landing. Our […]

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It’s Christmas and The Toys are On Us!

Being proud Teesside Philanthropic Foundation patrons we have been out and about delivering some of the £10,000 in cash and toys we’ve given this year to the many local bases collecting for the Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal – Teesside. Each Christmas we make a special donation for the Salvation Army and  distribute among Teesside’s most underprivileged families and children. And we’re only able to do so thanks to generous […]

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CHARITY HELPS SWIMMING CLUB SPLASH OUT

Guisborough Amateur Swimming Club is on the starting blocks for a bright new future after winning support from charitable movement Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The long-established club’s hopes of nurturing a new generation of talented East Cleveland swimmers had taken a dive due to outdated equipment. But a £2,000 Foundation donation, together with a series of fundraising events by swimmers and volunteers alike, means four new starting blocks and a backstroke […]

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The Mighty Teesside!

At First Choice Labels, we feel blessed to work in a wonderful place the country now knows as the Mighty Redcar. The BBC2 documentary rightly focuses on Redcar and the way it’s fighting back from the loss of the steelworks, but we also live and work in a wider region that deserves to be known as the Mighty Teesside. Perhaps the greatest champion of the Mighty Teesside is a remarkable […]

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Teesside Foundation Charity Golf Day

Today is the day, Time to tee off with the Teesside Foundation Charity Golf Day! First Choice Labels are delighted and proud to support and sponsor this fabulous Teesside Charity. The Teesside Family Foundation help support individuals and community groups across the whole of Teesside with some fantastic projects. Be sure to check out the work they do here http://theteessidefamily.com “We look after our own” 😊. First Choice Labels would […]

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Successful BRC Global Standards Audit

What do you do on a hot day after a gruelling, two day audit for the internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials? If you’re a Label Manufacturing company based in Redcar, with a factory right next to the seaside it’s obvious. Celebrate by buying twenty one 99 Ice Creams (the one with a Flake on top) from Mr Whippy. One for each member of staff. The […]

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We are GDPR Compliant!

First Choice Labels are happy to announce that we are fully compliant AND certified towards the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). So, why are we sharing this with you? First Choice have been committed to data privacy since we incorporated in 2004 and welcome the new regulation, the increased focus on data protection and privacy due to GDPR we believe is beneficial to both First Choice Labels and […]

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Our Jan!

Friday 29th June 2018 will go down in the First Choice Labels (FCL) history book, as a day of two halves. Not only did we celebrate yet another record month, our third of 2018 but we sadly wished a fond farewell to a very valued member of the FCL team, who took early retirement. This was a milestone in the company’s 16 year history. Janice, one of our fabulous rewinders, […]

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Larchfield Community – Golden Giveaway

Nige and Emma of  First Choice Labels paid a visit to Larchfield Community near Hemlington following Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation‘s £1,000 donation via our Golden Giveaway. Larchfield Community provide support for almost 100 people from the Teesside area who have a learning disability or mental health challenge. They run numerous activities which have a therapeutic value on and around their 160-acre site, ranging from farm work to serving in the […]

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