Simon Hanson, development manager at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), will lead the economic recovery taskforce, which has been set up by County Durham Economic Partnership (CDEP) in response to the damage done by the government's shutdown of...
Proposals to create a business park in Durham generating an initial 4,000 jobs worth up to £400m have taken a step forward with the submission of plans. The Council has submitted a ‘hybrid’ planning application for the redevelopment of a...
Alongside the good news that Barratt Developments is back building and selling homes across the region, six North East site managers have won a top national award for quality from the National House Building Council (NHBC), including one from...
Site manager at Bellway’s Byron Heights, Geoff Ward, has been named as the winner of a National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Quality Award for his ‘excellence in site management’ Geoff, 59, who began working as a site...
Japanese corporation, Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe, is gearing up for growth after becoming the first tenant at a new County Durham business park. Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe (SEWS-E), is expanding and relocating its workforce from its base at...
Melanie had to close her family business, like many people, due to the government's lockdown, but last week she was able to reopen. Photography for Little People have been trading since 2005, with many families throughout the North East proudly...
People who have lost their job due to the government's new laws, or are having trouble finding employment in the new abnormal, are being offered help by the government. The Council is encouraging residents aged 25 and over to take...
The Red Sky Foundation, formerly the Red Sky Ball, has joined forces with Durham-based Castle Insurance, which will not only be providing insurance to the organisation, but will also help boost funds for the charity. The new partnership means that...
Durham Markets Company has announced it is resuming Saturday Outdoor Markets from Saturday, June 13th. The weekly market in Durham Market Place will be open from 9am until 4.30pm, bringing a range of stalls including food and drink, homewares, clothing,...
Over 10,500 jobs in North West Durham, and almost 300,000 across the North East, have benefited from the Government’s Furlough scheme Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, has welcomed the massive positive benefit that the Government's furlough scheme has...

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