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County Durham businesses working to fight COVID-19

County Durham businesses working to fight COVID-19

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Businesses from across County Durham have joined the battle against coronavirus by applying their expertise to everything from technologies to improve virus detection to increasing production of vital personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand sanitiser.

FOOTY.COM secures £1.625m investment and unveils expansion plans

FOOTY.COM secures £1.625m investment and unveils expansion plans

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

The UK's leading price comparison website for football merchandise and sportswear has secured a £1.625m round of investment that will allow the company to roll out the first stage of its expansion strategy and global growth plans.

The County Durham printer supporting parents and the NHS during lockdown

The County Durham printer supporting parents and the NHS during lockdown

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

A North East printing firm has innovated in order to deal with two issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Coronavirus business interruption loan scheme extended to benefit more smaller UK businesses

Coronavirus business interruption loan scheme extended to benefit more smaller UK businesses

Monday, 06 April 2020

Launched on 23 March, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has been significantly expanded along with changes to the scheme’s features and eligibility criteria to benefit more smaller businesses across the UK.

Pair of appointments for North East construction organisation

Pair of appointments for North East construction organisation

Monday, 06 April 2020

Construction Alliance Northeast (CAN), an organisation established to represent regional SMEs in construction and civil engineering, has appointed a new chair and vice chair.

 

Business-led innovation funding competition in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Business-led innovation funding competition in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Monday, 06 April 2020

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to respond to new and urgent needs in UK and global communities during and following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Green light secured for County Durham retail scheme

Green light secured for County Durham retail scheme

Monday, 06 April 2020

The green light has been secured for a new job-creating retail scheme bringing additional outlets for national brands to a town in County Durham.

More than £43 million paid to County Durham businesses to date

More than £43 million paid to County Durham businesses to date

Friday, 03 April 2020

Business owners across County Durham have spoken of their relief at the quick processing of support grants by Durham County Council.

Peterlee care home gears up for expansion after investment sees standards improve

Peterlee care home gears up for expansion after investment sees standards improve

Friday, 03 April 2020

Peterlee-based Langley House Care Centre is gearing up to extend its services to the wider community following a programme of investment and strategic development that has led to a significant improvement in standards.

Durham win as Roadchef awards best motorway services and team

Durham win as Roadchef awards best motorway services and team

Friday, 03 April 2020

A MOTORWAY service site in the region has won two industry awards.

County Durham safety firm wins University contract

County Durham safety firm wins University contract

Thursday, 02 April 2020

A County Durham firm has secured a contract to provide fire alarm systems for a North East university.

 

Local businesses can double donation to Coronavirus appeal

Local businesses can double donation to Coronavirus appeal

Thursday, 02 April 2020

LOCAL businesses who want to support their communities through Coronavirus can now double their donation.

 

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