ZF Peterlee raises over £1,000 for Cancer Research UK

ZF in Peterlee has smashed its £1,000 fundraising target after entering a team into Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life event in Sunderland earlier this month. Thirteen staff members took part in the charity event, with the only male who entered, Harry Robson, crossing...

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Senior appointments announced at Seaward

UK electrical safety testing expert Seaward Electronic has made two new appointments to its board of directors. Experienced systems engineer Jonathan Odonde joins the Peterlee based business as chief technology officer, while financial expert Graham Lawrence takes on...

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Protech Group announces PC repair and disposal partnership

A County Durham company has announced a new partnership to simplify the way PCs are refreshed and disposed of. Protech Group and JRA announced a strategic partnership to simplify PC Refresh projects and the associated PC disposal process. Protech delivers IT Asset...

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HR BLOG: What to do when an employee is always late for work

Employee timekeeping can be a major concern to employers. Particularly in businesses which require staff to clock-in. Lateness, absenteeism, even keeping track of sick leave can all act as a distraction to the time-pressed manager. There can be occasions when an...

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Horden residents to shape the future of their community

Horden residents will have the chance to shape the future of their community at a series of events starting next week. Durham County Council is hosting the sessions as part of a consultation on its masterplan for the area in and around the village’s ‘numbered...

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Work underway on new £10.5m railway station at Horden

Work is now underway on a new £10.55 million railway station which is expected to bring an economic boost to east Durham. The scheme, at Horden, near Peterlee, will link the area into the local, regional and national rail network and support wider regeneration in the...

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ENVIRO BLOG: Why your business should go Waste Smart

Managing resources sustainably and efficiently is incredibly important in today’s business world. It’s also good business sense to learn how to consider sustainability in the everyday decisions and actions we as business owners take. That's why I developed my Waste...

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£2m leisure centre and library complete

Peterlee Leisure Centre will reopen to the public next week following a major improvement programme that has included the relocation of the town’s library. The £2 million scheme has seen the refurbishment of the pool changing rooms, a new-look reception space and the...

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Peterlee company ZF partners with Cancer Research UK

ZF in Peterlee has agreed a partnership with Cancer Research UK to promote the charity’s Race for Life events. ZF employs around 1,000 people at its North West Industrial Estate location, a global leader in the production of specialist safety camera equipment. The...

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HR BLOG: Are your interview techniques a help or a hindrance

Are your interviewing techniques a help or a hindrance? Interviews. You either look forward to doing them, dread them or get someone else to do them for you. Perhaps you feel you have nailed your interviewing technique by now and typically follow the same process...

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Businesses tap into food and drink support programme

Small and medium sized food producers from County Durham are snapping up support to get their products to market. The Durham Food and Drink Network is helping producers of all sizes, who are making tasty and distinctive food and drink products but don’t know how to...

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Open day will showcase affordable housing in East Durham

Station Town is the destination for believe housing’s first open day for affordable housing, which could see attendees pick up the keys to their new home in one day.  believe housing, formerly County Durham Housing Group, is opening the doors to a property in Newholme...

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