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Profoundly deaf company boss wins top leadership award

Profoundly deaf company boss wins top leadership award

The Managing Director of a fast-growing North East cleaning company has won another prestigious award in recognition of her outstanding leadership. Alison Stephenson, boss at Bowburn-headquartered AAA Caring Caretaker, was crowned ‘Most Influential Commercial Cleaning...

Hair system company Novo Cabelo moves to new headquarters

Hair system company Novo Cabelo moves to new headquarters

One of the UKs fastest growing Hair System companies, Novo Cabelo, has moved into a new Head Office in the North East as they take to the next stage on their international growth trajectory. With award-winning TikTok Star and Founder Rob Wood at the helm, the company,...

Lots of new and familiar faces attend network’s quarterly meeting

Lots of new and familiar faces attend network’s quarterly meeting

This morning (Wednesday) we held our quarterly networking event at The Grove restaurant at East Durham College. There was lots of new and familiar faces in attendance with people keen to share updates about their businesses and organisations. The event was introduced...

Seaham-based property company announces latest acquisition

Seaham-based property company announces latest acquisition

Clearwater Developments, led by Ranj Gill and Gursh Kahlon, has announced the acquisition of another building, 1b Lighthouse View, in Spectrum Business Park Seaham. The Seaham-based development company, which began trading in 2011, is on a mission to rejuvenate...

UMi welcomes Julie Cutherbertson as Director of Strategic Projects

UMi welcomes Julie Cutherbertson as Director of Strategic Projects

Julie Cuthbertson has joined UMi as the new Director of Strategic Projects, bringing a wealth of experience in commercial finance and organisational leadership. With over 22 years in finance and business development, Julie’s expertise underpins UMi’s aspirations to...

Everflow strengthens nationwide reach with Veolia partnership

Everflow strengthens nationwide reach with Veolia partnership

Everflow, the UK’s leading multi-utility provider, has partnered with Veolia, the leading player in waste management and environmental solutions. The partnership underscores Everflow’s commitment to enhancing its service offerings and providing competitive rates...

Everflow CFO re-appointed to MOSL’s Strategic Panel

Everflow CFO re-appointed to MOSL’s Strategic Panel

James Cleave, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Board Member of Everflow, the UK’s leading multi-utility provider, has been re-appointed to serve on the Strategic Panel of The Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL). As the market operator for the...

Peterlee’s Asbestos Audit appoints new finance manager

Peterlee’s Asbestos Audit appoints new finance manager

Peterlee company Asbestos Audit has announced the appointment of Leanne McIntyre as finance manager. Leanne, from Blyth, will be responsible for financial planning, data analysis, payroll, bank reconciliation and credit control. With an accountancy degree from...

Everflow welcomes Chairperson to guide Growth

Everflow welcomes Chairperson to guide Growth

Everflow, the leading utilities provider for businesses, has announced the appointment of Lucy Armstrong as its new Chairperson. Lucy joins Everflow to guide and support as it continues its growth journey, while also preserving its values as it expands into other...

Strong growth and recruitment for Peterlee battery manufacturer

Strong growth and recruitment for Peterlee battery manufacturer

Peterlee manufacturer Alexander Battery Technologies (ABT) plans to recruit and heavily invest in its UK and overseas sites as it embarks on an ambitious growth strategy. The company, which designs and manufactures customised rechargeable battery packs for a range of...

Delivery of full MEP services as NETPark Phase Three moves forward

Delivery of full MEP services as NETPark Phase Three moves forward

South Tyneside-based, Castle, has been appointed to design, coordinate and install mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) services to eleven industrial units, each including office space, at North East Technology Park, (NETPark) Sedgefield. Castle has been...

Castle Eden business finance brokerage appoints two new directors

Castle Eden business finance brokerage appoints two new directors

An East Durham finance brokerage has appointed two new directors to the business. Castle Eden-based Dealer Net Finance has promoted Sam Musgrave & Kavan Young to the role of Directors within the business. The strategic internal promotions come at a time of growth...

Blackhall man celebrates 30 years with Peterlee packging firm

Blackhall man celebrates 30 years with Peterlee packging firm

Blackhall Colliery man, Gary Bell, has celebrated his thirty-year anniversary working at BoxWay Packaging Group, the Peterlee-based innovative, customer-focussed, design-led corrugated cardboard business. Gary started work as a printer in 1992 when the cardboard...

Peterlee-based utility provider ventures into telecoms

Peterlee-based utility provider ventures into telecoms

Everflow, one of the UK’s leading business utility providers, has launched a proof-of-concept project in the telecoms sector. This adds to the water supply and waste collection services that the business already provides. As businesses navigate the complexities of the...

Key appointment at Peterlee-based manufacturer Seaward

Key appointment at Peterlee-based manufacturer Seaward

A leader in electrical safety testing technology has announced a new appointment as it continues to expand its global footprint. Bringing a wealth of experience from a diverse engineering and business development background, Richard Bennett joins Seaward,...

Go North East shaping the future of skilled workers

Go North East shaping the future of skilled workers

Go North East, the region's largest transport provider, is set to grow the number of apprentices employed within the company as the bus network continues to expand. Currently, the company is training 18 apprentices across various engineering disciplines. These...

County Durham-based Everflow expands to achieve record revenue

County Durham-based Everflow expands to achieve record revenue

Everflow, one of the UK’s leading business utility providers, has marked an impressive year of growth in 2023. The company reported total revenue of £154 million, a 33 percent increase from £116 million in 2022. The revenue growth, coupled with a 19 percent increase...

NETPark set to become Investment Zone ‘Growth Site

NETPark set to become Investment Zone ‘Growth Site

A thriving County Durham science park is set to be named one of only two ‘Growth Sites’ in the North East, as part of a multi-million pound investment in the region. The North East Technology Park (NETPark) at Sedgefield, owned and run by Durham County Council, is to...

Durham hairdresser celebrates 30 years in the salon

Durham hairdresser celebrates 30 years in the salon

Lisa Price, hairdresser and salon manager at Janet Maitland Hair Excellence in Hetton, is celebrating her 30th work anniversary with the company, having joined the salon group as a Saturday girl aged 17. Lisa began her career after a chance meeting with Janet Maitland...

Network with your Neighbour, Wednesday, December 6

Network with your Neighbour, Wednesday, December 6

The next East Durham Business Network event will take place on Wednesday, December 6, at Spectrum 5 which has been recently acquired by Clearwater Developments. The event will open for registrations from 8.30am. At around 9am there will be introduction by the chairs...

UMi welcomes new neighbours to Navigators Point

UMi welcomes new neighbours to Navigators Point

Dedicated to helping businesses go further, UMi has offered a home for another like-minded business in the area following their move to Navigator’s Point. Located in Belmont Business Park in Durham, Healthcare Management Trust (HMT), a registered charity delivering...

Geothermal heating scheme lined up for  Horden after funding won

Geothermal heating scheme lined up for Horden after funding won

The prospect of schools and homes in Horden being heated by clean, green geothermal energy moved a step closer this week after extra funding was given to an innovative plan to extract energy from mine water. Money is being invested in the Horden Minewater project in...