Global technology leader ZF marked International Women in Engineering Day this week with the appointment of another female engineering apprentice. Beth Parodi started earlier this year as a Level-3 SQA apprentice. Having completed her probationary period with the Peterlee company, Beth...
Peterlee-based businessman, Richard Swart, has agreed to take on the role of chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF). The global sales and quality director of Berger Group in Peterlee will be a key spokesperson for the forum, amplifying the...
People across Sunderland are being encouraged by Protech City to part with their old laptops and desktops in a bid to help charities and those they support, to get online. The Peterlee-based company has partnered with Sunderland City Council to...
Plans have been approved for the redevelopment of a 2.58-acre site on one of Peterlee’s leading industrial estates. The application to redevelop land on the Bracken Hill Business Park - home of the former Gemini office block - will bring...
New owners of a training and apprenticeship provider have announced ambitious plans to triple the number of learners it supports into careers. TACS, based at Novus Business Centre in Peterlee, was recently bought out by business owner Neil Armstrong and...
A business support organisation has hailed the success of the businesses and entrepreneurs it has supported, proving the coronavirus lockdown wasn’t all doom and gloom. In the 13 months since the country went into lockdown, East Durham Business Service has...
An ambitious care provider is on the lookout for new care home acquisition opportunities after completing the sale of one of its existing properties. Aurora Care Group has sold the Langley House Residential Care Home in Horden near Peterlee to...
A Peterlee-based shredding company owned by a former professional footballer is bouncing back with plans to grow regionally and recruit further personnel after a Covid-hit year. Shred Direct, owned by Graeme Carter, who was once on the books at Newcastle...
Vacant buildings that have blighted a County Durham village for years can now be demolished and replaced with high quality homes thanks to a £6m investment. Durham County Council has allocated £4.5m from its Towns and Villages Investment Plan for...
ISOCOM, a County Durham optoelectronic component manufacturer, is working with Northumbria University to develop the world’s first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system via the National Space Innovation Programme. Peterlee-based ISOCOM is a leader in the the design, manufacture, and...

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