£10m Horden Railway Station opens to passengers

£10m Horden Railway Station opens to passengers

A new multi-million-pound station in County Durham has opened to passengers. The first scheduled train stopped at the new Horden station this morning (Monday, 29 June), marking the entry into service of the £10.55 million development near Peterlee. Located on South...

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HR BLOG: How are your employees getting to work?

HR BLOG: How are your employees getting to work?

Pre-coronavirus, commuter woes typically included delays because of rush-hour, strikes or storms. But ever since the UK’s recovery strategy asked people to stay at home in response to coronavirus, most people have not had to think about their commute for some time....

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New Chairman for the One Awards Board of Trustees

New Chairman for the One Awards Board of Trustees

David Balme has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees for One Awards and takes up his post this month from outgoing Chair, Peter Stonell who has been a Trustee since 2015 and led the board from 2017. On stepping down Peter (pictured right) said:...

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Terry Jones confirmed as latest addition to business group

Terry Jones confirmed as latest addition to business group

The Peterlee and Seaham business parks’ group is delighted to announce the appointment of Terry Jones onto its steering committee. Terry, the new Operations Director and Business Development Manager at the Steadfast Group, is the latest figurehead to join the group....

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Keen gardeners sought for COVID-19 photography competition

Keen gardeners sought for COVID-19 photography competition

Keen gardeners across County Durham are being invited to take part in a photography competition to share how outside spaces have helped them through the coronavirus pandemic. Durham County Council’s civic pride team is calling on residents to show off the green spaces...

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Network with your Neighbour (virtually): Thursday, June 18

Network with your Neighbour (virtually): Thursday, June 18

The Peterlee and Seaham business park groups are hosting the next virtual Network with your Neighbour event on Thursday, June 18, from 11am. Via Zoom, the event is the second of its kind, and replaces the usual quarterly events organised by the group which are held at...

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East Durham Business magazine: read issue three online

East Durham Business magazine: read issue three online

Issue three of East Durham Business magazine is available to read online. The issue, which was partially distributed before the #coronavirus lockdown, features interviews with local businessmen Chris Breward and Chris Hind, plus Q&As with Paula Snowdon from East...

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Coronavirus funding helps 20 groups in first three weeks

Coronavirus funding helps 20 groups in first three weeks

A new fund for communities during the coronavirus lockdown has directly helped more than 1,750 people in just three weeks. The believe housing Coronavirus Crisis Fund was launched last month to provide targeted assistance to communities that were struggling with the...

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