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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...

Peterlee boss celebrates first volts from Dogger Bank

Peterlee boss celebrates first volts from Dogger Bank

The Peterlee boss of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm HQ in South Tyneside celebrated the first electricity from the world’s largest offshore wind farm arriving in England this week. The electric current, which arrived from 130 kilometres out in the North Sea was recorded...

Minister discusses NETPark expansion during visit

Minister discusses NETPark expansion during visit

Plans for the expansion of a leading science park which would generate millions for the local economy were discussed during a government visit. Victoria Atkins MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, visited The North East Technology Park (NETPark) at Sedgefield, one...

Growth programme launched for County Durham businesses

Growth programme launched for County Durham businesses

A new programme to help businesses enhance their productivity and accelerate growth has been launched in County Durham. Durham County Council is funding the Durham Business Growth Programme, a new scheme which has been launched today by Business Durham, the council’s...

Boost for County Durham charities thanks to Peterlee’s Seaward

Boost for County Durham charities thanks to Peterlee’s Seaward

A Peterlee electrical test and measurement equipment specialist has donated thousands of pounds to County Durham charities. Seaward Electronic, based at the South West Industrial Estate, has donated £3,000 to three local charities to help support a number of important...

New Co-Chairman appointed to lead East Durham Business Network

New Co-Chairman appointed to lead East Durham Business Network

East Durham Business Network is delighted to announce the appointment of new co-chairmen to drive forward the group’s activities. Ranjeet Gill and Gursh Kahlon, who co-founded commercial property company Clearwater Developments over ten years ago, replace outgoing...

Date for the next East Durham Business Network event announced

Date for the next East Durham Business Network event announced

East Durham Business Network will host its next networking event on Tuesday, September 19, at Seaham Hall Hotel. The event will see the introduction of the group's new co-chairmen, Ranj Gill and Gursh Kahlon, directors of commercial property company Clearwater...