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Durham-Based Fintech Startup Supporting Business Recovery From Covid-19

Durham-Based Fintech Startup Supporting Business Recovery From Covid-19

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...
Exciting Line-Up At This Month's North East Festival Of Languages

Exciting Line-Up At This Month’s North East Festival Of Languages

Free keep-fit, language tasters and the story of how a former Bishop Auckland pupil has used her language skills to advise US Presidents are all part of an exciting line-up at a regional language...
Remembering VE Day 1945 With Record Office’s Third Thursday Talk Series

Remembering VE Day 1945 With Record Office’s Third Thursday Talk Series

County Durham residents can find out more about the history of County Durham this month.Durham County Record Office, which is run by Durham County Council, is offering three fascinating talks across March, following...
Regeneration Strategy To Enhance Towns and Villages Across County Durham

Regeneration Strategy To Enhance Towns and Villages Across County Durham

Tackling the problems caused by derelict buildings and land is a key focus of ambitious plans to enhance towns and villages across County Durham. Next week, Durham County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to endorse...
Further Investment By Hitachi Rail In County Durham

Further Investment By Hitachi Rail In County Durham

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...
Durham-Based Space Company Receives Innovation Funding From The UK Space Agency

Durham-Based Space Company Receives Innovation Funding From The UK Space Agency

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...
Council Calling For Reinstatement Of Currently Closed Railway

Council Calling For Reinstatement Of Currently Closed Railway

The North East’s largest council is calling on the Government to reinstate a currently closed railway line, providing major economic, environmental and social benefits to the region in the process. The East Coast Main Line...
28 Day Program Introduced for Durham Start-Ups

28 Day Program Introduced for Durham Start-Ups

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...
Free WI-FI To Be Introduced In Seaham To Boost Town's Recovery

Free WI-FI To Be Introduced In Seaham To Boost Town’s Recovery

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...
Carer Friendly - Durham County Carers Support

Become a Carer Friendly Employer in County Durham

On average 1 in 7 employees also has a caring role. Many of us know someone who is in employment who also provides unpaid care, for a friend or family member who, due to illness...

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