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Business News in County Durham

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Business News in County Durham

Read on below to find the latest business news in County Durham and the North East.

County Durham partners pledge to tackle single use plastics

County Durham partners pledge to tackle single use plastics

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The region’s largest council and a number of its partners have signed a collective new pledge as part of an ongoing campaign to eradicate single use plastics.

New tech centre will 'transform' North East into hub for photonic science

New tech centre will 'transform' North East into hub for photonic science

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

A research and development facility that aims to put the North East at the cutting edge of advances in the healthcare industry has officially opened.

Former rugby player scores with dream app for sports fans

Former rugby player scores with dream app for sports fans

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

AN ENTREPRENEUR whose rugby aspirations were dulled but not defeated by a training injury is redirecting his passion for sport into an innovative new venture.

Seaham company confirmed as manufacturing network energy partner

Seaham company confirmed as manufacturing network energy partner

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) has been confirmed as a new affiliate partner, and preferred energy supplier, for the Engineering and Manufacturing Network (EMN).

Renovations to historic Durham theatre progress as previous work is shortlisted for an award

Renovations to historic Durham theatre progress as previous work is shortlisted for an award

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Work to update a historic theatre in the heart of Durham is progressing well, with energy and regeneration specialist ENGIE scooping an award nomination for its previous work at the University.

North East software firm on target for record financial growth

North East software firm on target for record financial growth

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Excelpoint is said to be on target to realise a 100 per cent increase in sales by the end of its financial year.

Go North East reveals new £3.5m Consett base

Go North East reveals new £3.5m Consett base

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East opened the doors to its brand new £3.5m, state-of-the-art Consett depot in County Durham.

Acquisition by County Durham engineering company preserves Ashington business

Acquisition by County Durham engineering company preserves Ashington business

Monday, 18 March 2019

Durham City’s leading law firm, Swinburne Maddison LLP (Swinburne Maddison) has advised Bishop Auckland-based Teescraft Engineering Ltd (TEL) in connection with the acquisition of Ashington based UTEX, who provide components into CAT Peterlee and Komatsu among others.

Durham-built Azuma trains to start on East Coast Main Line

Durham-built Azuma trains to start on East Coast Main Line

Monday, 18 March 2019

New trains built in the North East will begin operating on the East Coast Main Line in two months’ time - but the region itself will have to wait a bit longer to see them.

Newton Press awarded Heart of the Community

Newton Press awarded Heart of the Community

Monday, 18 March 2019

After making the last three out of 1000 companies, Newton Press attended the Regional Finals of the North East Business Awards at Ramside Hall on the 14th March.

Wheels 2 Work County Durham

Wheels 2 Work County Durham

Friday, 15 March 2019

Wheels 2 Work is a moped-loan scheme which aims to help people access employment, training or education that would otherwise be inaccessible due to poor public transport connections or out-of-hour work patterns.

£50,000 investment in County Durham hotel

£50,000 investment in County Durham hotel

Friday, 15 March 2019

A hotel within a medieval castle in County Durham which dates back to the 12th century has launched a new on-site restaurant following a £50,000 investment.

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