Visit County Durham is shining a light on the region’s business support for local communities during the pandemic as part of its support for English Tourism Week. The county’s destination management organisation is backing this week’s English Tourism Week, which...
By Colin Young A major Durham construction firm is back on the rooftops of the city after emerging from the Covid-19 lockdown. And J&C’s Roofing & Building Services have launched a new video filmed on location in the city centre to...
A County Durham landowner who can trace his lineage back hundreds of years has brought the family business firmly into the 21st century. The 12th Lord Barnard, owner of the medieval family seat of Raby Castle, near Bishop Auckland, has...
The economic division of a North-East council has been appointed to spearhead one of the region’s major support networks in space and satellite technology. Business Durham will continue to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence until March...
A County Durham engineering firm has adapted its entire operation in just four days to deliver vital equipment to the NHS. Altec Engineering, based in Bowburn, near Durham, is assembling apparatus, including highly complex parts for 5,000 ventilators, in the...
A North-East specialist healthy snack distributor is powering frontline workers through the Coronavirus crisis with hundreds of nutritious donations. Consent-Based Epicurium has already delivered wellness food parcels to Alice House Hospice in Hartlepool and the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust...
A North-East college is opening its doors to prospective students with its first virtual open day. New College Durham will make the best use of technology to open its doors next month to would-be scholars with its first ever virtual...
By Colin Young Durham Distillery has joined the growing number of businesses helping the NHS fight coronavirus. The popular Durham-based gin manufacturers are the latest company to develop their distillery fort the production of hand sanitiser and there first batch will...
Scientifically-driven businesses in County Durham are working overtime in the battle to beat Covid-19. While many companies have been compelled to close under lockdown orders or forced to slash services, it has been all hands to the pump for half-a-dozen...
Local firm Finley Structures has won a contract to fabricate 12,000 metres of steel for Durham County Council’s new futuristic offices on the banks of the river Wear. Work to build a smaller, more efficient headquarters for the region’s largest...

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