Pacifica Group has announced its latest acquisition as part of an ongoing strategy to grow the expertise and geographic coverage of its domestic appliance services division. Established Nuneaton-based business, The Domestic Appliance Company (DAC) becomes the latest addition to the...
Houghton-le-Spring-based domestic energy and appliance services provider Pacifica Group has seen a jump in revenue in its latest financial year. The company turned over £54.2m in the year to the end of March 2020 - up from £42m from its...
Staff at Wear-based construction firm Bowmer + Kirkland have been recognised with a number of successes. Not only are their construction projects winning awards, but staff at the Houghton-le-Spring-based firm are being highlighted for their skills and achievements too. At the...
A scheme to install 100 fully-funded air-source heat pumps in eligible homes in County Durham is being carried out by Houghton-based appliance repair company, 0800 Repair. Part of the Pacifica Group, 0800 Repair has partnered with Durham County Council and...
A Wear firm has increased its domestic appliance services across the country with a significant acquisition. Houghton-le-Spring-based Pacifica Group has expanded its services in the south and east of England after taking over TK Garnham & Sons. The Suffolk-based business will...
Plans have been submitted to redevelop the derelict Houghton Colliery site into a regeneration-driving new £15m retail centre. The former pit, once the centre of industry for the East Durham town, has stood empty and a blot on the landscape...
A family-friendly festival will bring top comedians, children’s entertainers, DJs, live music and Disney favourites to the North East starting this weekend (7 August). Rainton Arena at Houghton-le-Spring will host Rainton Festival from August 7 to 31, with a packed...
Two former policeman from both sides of the North Sea have combined to launch a new gin in the region after a chance meeting at an international police conference. Retired Wearside police officer Bryn Jones from Sunderland set up his...
A North-East firm is leading the field with revolutionary systems to heat homes across the country. Houghton-le-Spring-based Oakes Energy Services, which is part of Pacifica Group, has completed an upgrade to the Coal Authority’s Dawdon Mine Water Treatment Scheme in...
Houghton-based sporting merchandise comparison website FOOTY.COM has secured a £1.625m investment allowing it to develop plans to grow the business across the globe. The funding from North East venture capital firm Northstar Ventures will be used to increase brand awareness,...

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