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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.

Work starts on landmark Durham scheme

Work starts on landmark Durham scheme

Monday, 15 July 2019

Construction work on the first phase of a landmark Durham development – which will accommodate a number of well-known brands including Everyman, Bar + Block and Premier Inn – has started.

£14m retail development under review for disused Durham site

£14m retail development under review for disused Durham site

Monday, 15 July 2019

Plans have been unveiled for a new £14m retail development in Durham.

North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital

North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital

Friday, 12 July 2019

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England:

As I sat down to write this blog, I asked myself, ‘when was the last time I went into a bank?’ The answer? Well it’s been a long time.

Domestic abuse awareness training for professionals changes lives

Domestic abuse awareness training for professionals changes lives

Friday, 12 July 2019

Local arts-based education and training company Changing Relations recently delivered a series of domestic abuse awareness days to believe housing (formerly County Durham Housing Group) staff.

County Durham’s low carbon future

County Durham’s low carbon future

Friday, 12 July 2019

The North East’s largest authority is planning for a carbon neutral future.  

The great outdoors adventure that’s just a click away

The great outdoors adventure that’s just a click away

Friday, 12 July 2019

A RURAL paradise for adventure lovers is attracting new visitors from across the North East, thanks to regional business support experts, NBSL. 

Dunelm Geotechnical And Environmental Ltd Win Prestigious GE Award

Dunelm Geotechnical And Environmental Ltd Win Prestigious GE Award

Friday, 12 July 2019

Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental Limited have won the Ground Investigation Project of the year >£2,000,000 at the 2019 Ground Engineering Awards.

Final phase underway on £1.2m County Durham hotel refurbishment

Final phase underway on £1.2m County Durham hotel refurbishment

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Work has commenced on the final phase of a full renovation of a County Durham hotel and restaurant.

 

Construction well underway on phase one of Durham's Milburngate site

Construction well underway on phase one of Durham's Milburngate site

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Construction of the first phase of the landmark Milburngate development is underway in Durham City.

 

Half a million cheers as Shotton Surface Mine team hits major safety milestone

Half a million cheers as Shotton Surface Mine team hits major safety milestone

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The highly-skilled operations team at the North East’s biggest surface mine is celebrating a major safety milestone.

Hitachi’s Nova trains project marks major milestone

Hitachi’s Nova trains project marks major milestone

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

TransPennine Express (TPE) officially welcomed the first of its brand new Nova 1 trains following formal acceptance from the Office of Rail and Road.

Clayton Glass Set To Become UK's Largest Glass Manufacturing Site

Clayton Glass Set To Become UK's Largest Glass Manufacturing Site

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Clayton Glass have announced plans for a factory expansion on their flagship site, making it likely to become the largest glass factory anywhere in mainland UK.

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