Business

Council Approves Plans For Durham Business Hub

Durham County Council has granted planning consent to Citrus Durham for the delivery of the next phase of employment accommodation at its £300m mixed-use Integra 61 development at J61 of the A1(M). The new business/industrial hub, Evolution@Integra61, will be delivered speculatively by Citrus and will add up to a further 23 flexible units totalling 52,142 […]
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First Female Head Ranger Appointed At Northumberland National Park

Northumberland National Park Authority has appointed Margaret Anderson as their new Head Ranger, following Paget Lazzari announcing his retirement after 32 years with the National Park. Mr. Lazzari started working for the National Park in 1983 as a seasonal warden, before becoming a full-time Ranger in 1989. He was situated to the south of the […]
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Architextural Gives An Environmentally-Friendly Food Store A New Look

An environmentally-friendly food store has been given a new look thanks to a County Durham architectural film distributor. In January, Architextural, part of Barnard Castle-based William Smith Group 1832, launched a campaign to offer one lucky business a free £5,000 revamp – and Darlington shop Earth Warriors was chosen as the winner. Following the launch, […]
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Finance Durham Fund Manager Announces Virtual Funding Clinics Across Durham

Maven Capital Partners, Fund Manager for Finance Durham, has announced a series of 1-2-1 virtual funding clinics set to launch next month. The support sessions will enable companies to identify the most suitable type of finance to meet their funding needs. Run by Maven’s local investment team, the clinics will support local businesses across County […]
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New Home Developments Worth Millions Drive Civil Growth For RWO

Work on hundreds of new homes in Cumbria and County Durham is among a clutch of new projects won by North East engineers RWO. The Newcastle-based firm, which has seen a ‘strong’ increase in demand for civil engineering in the last six months, is providing contract design and civil engineering services as part of plans […]
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County Durham Businesses Join Forces On Growth Plans For Wireless Charging Product

An innovative technology firm and an energy procurement specialist have joined forces to power exciting growth plans for a unique mobile phone charging product.  Crable and Sanctus Consulting, both based at Tanfield Lea Business Centre in Stanley, County Durham, are working together to boost opportunities for Crable’s fully brandable wireless charging shelf. The customisable, wall-mounted […]
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County’s Growth Fund Awards Grants Worth £225K To Help Create Manufacturing Jobs

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded grants of nearly a quarter of a million to two manufacturers from across the county, helping to create over 30 jobs. Established in April 2019, the fund is an £8.9m capital grant scheme providing grants to small and medium enterprises in County Durham to accelerate their growth. Each […]
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Durham-Based Fintech Startup Supporting Business Recovery From Covid-19

Fygo, a Fintech startup founded by Durham and St Andrews alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic, launches innovative student marketing & loyalty app for local businesses in Durham. For businesses wanting to take back control of their revenue as lockdown eases, partnering with Fygo provides a simple way to get more Gen Z customers and keep […]
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Further Investment By Hitachi Rail In County Durham

A major investment by train builder Hitachi in its County Durham plant has been welcomed by council leaders. Hitachi Rail’s announcement of further investment in its state-of-art factory in Newton Aycliffe will not only see the creation of additional jobs, but it will also benefit the wider business community. The move will see the launch […]
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Durham-Based Space Company Receives Innovation Funding From The UK Space Agency

ISOCOM LIMITED, 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 design, manufacture, and testing of high-quality optoelectronic and microelectronic components for space, defence and aerospace industries. The company specialises […]
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