Affordable homes in Peterlee nearing completion

Affordable homes in Peterlee nearing completion

A North East council has teamed up with a local housing developer to deliver affordable homes for residents. Durham County Council contributed almost £250,000 from money raised via housing developments to seven affordable properties, which Chapter Homes is putting the...

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GEM Training helps over 50 people onto Husqvarna career ladder

GEM Training helps over 50 people onto Husqvarna career ladder

Over 50 people are working towards careers with Husqvarna thanks to a successful partnership between the lawnmower manufacturer and GEM Training. The Peterlee-based company, which provides tailored training and apprenticeships specifically developed for its clients,...

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Castle Eden financial planning firm increases its workforce

Castle Eden financial planning firm increases its workforce

A national financial planning firm has increased its workforce as business continues to boom following a rebrand. Former Independent financial advisor (IFA) Tony Slimmings started offering freelance paraplanning services in early 2017, before scaling up and launching...

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Coronavirus update from Business Durham

Coronavirus update from Business Durham

Coronavirus Update for businesses in Peterlee You may have seen in the local news that a company in Peterlee has voluntarily closed for deep cleaning after two Coronavirus cases were reported. As a business in Peterlee we wanted to let you know that at the time of...

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PBP/SBP Virtual Event: Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) Update

PBP/SBP Virtual Event: Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) Update

This event, on Thursday, August 20, at 11am will help businesses on the furlough scheme, how to ensure a Covid-19 safe workspace, news ways of working & potential redundancies. The Job Retention Scheme has supported many employers through the Covid-19 pandemic....

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Easington chippy agrees Under-15s football team sponsorship

Easington chippy agrees Under-15s football team sponsorship

A football team in Easington has been able to invest in new kits for its players after securing a new sponsor. Easington Under-15s, which plays in the Russell Foster Tyne and Wear Youth Leagues, has announced Harry’s Fish and Chip Shop has become its new sponsor. The...

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Business Durham launches construction sector support programme

Business Durham launches construction sector support programme

Construction companies across County Durham are being offered professional support to help them grow and secure new business. Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP) is a European Regional Development Fund (EDRF) programme offering business support to SMEs in...

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Peterlee Leisure Centre reopens today

Peterlee Leisure Centre reopens today

1Life has confirmed that it will be re-opening Peterlee Leisure Centre today, Monday, July 27, with Seaham anticipated to follow on Monday, August 10. Following advice and guidance from the Government as well as the fitness trade body ukactive and there independent...

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£2.3m boost for Digital Drive County Durham programme

£2.3m boost for Digital Drive County Durham programme

Digital Drive County Durham has been awarded an additional £2,340,000 of funding to continue supporting small and medium enterprises across the county until June 2023. Initially, the programme was a £4m initiative to help SMEs in County Durham to maximise their growth...

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