An innovative technology firm and an energy procurement specialist have joined forces to power exciting growth plans for a unique mobile phone charging product.  Crable and Sanctus Consulting, both based at Tanfield Lea Business Centre in Stanley, County Durham, are...
The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded grants of nearly a quarter of a million to two manufacturers from across the county, helping to create over 30 jobs. Established in April 2019, the fund is an £8.9m capital grant scheme...
Fygo, a Fintech startup founded by Durham and St Andrews alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic, launches innovative student marketing & loyalty app for local businesses in Durham. For businesses wanting to take back control of their revenue as lockdown...
A major investment by train builder Hitachi in its County Durham plant has been welcomed by council leaders. Hitachi Rail's announcement of further investment in its state-of-art factory in Newton Aycliffe will not only see the creation of additional jobs,...
ISOCOM LIMITED, a County Durham optoelectronic component manufacturer, is working with Northumbria University to develop the world’s first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system via the National Space Innovation Programme. Peterlee-based ISOCOM is a leader in the design, manufacture, and testing...
Are you looking to start your own business? Durham Ambitious Business Start-Ups has introduced a new fast track programme of workshops and one-to-one support that means you can start a business in County Durham in just 28 days. The DABS...
Free wi-fi is being introduced in Seaham next week as part of a multimillion-pound scheme to enhance the vibrancy of towns and villages across County Durham. Durham County Council has funded the installation of free public wi-fi in Seaham town...
Business Durham has been instrumental in helping a skincare entrepreneur expand her range of natural beauty products during the coronavirus outbreak. Organic and Botanic, which is based at the Durham Dales Centre in Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, makes bespoke natural skincare...
A council budget that includes investing £112 million in frontline services and the most ambitious regeneration plans in a generation has been approved. Durham County Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan sets out spending plans and priorities from 2021/22 to 2024/25...
A Northern packaging and print firm is entering a new era following its owner’s decision to hand over the reins. Russell Croisdale has been Managing Director of The Encore Group, which comprises print, packaging and envelope divisions in Washington, Peterlee...

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