County Durham

Hadrians Wall

North East tourism: European funding 'desperately needed' to help growth in 2015

Northern Tourism Alliance says the European Commission must recognise the region's success stories with more funding in response to tourism inquiry

AMA Group eye second manufacturing facility

Paul Watts and Julie Price of the AMA Group in Peterlee
A director at the clothing manufacturer believes the "sky in the limit".

Nifco director's call to manufacturers at Durham Oktoberfest

Oktober Fest Durham in Newton Aycliffe
Nifco UK's managing director says government money through the Employer Ownership Fund is going untouched

Growth Capital Ventures smashes crowdfunding target

Norman Peterson (left) and Craig Peterson
The market leading crowdfunding venture smashed its target and closed at £235,000

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell
The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September
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Paul Linford: Is the answer to the English Question a parliament for the North?

The Journal's former political editor says a North East assembly may be out of the question - but there is still a way forward

Bus scheme would be bad for Durham and Northumberland, claims MP

Kevan Jones MP
MPs in a House of Commons debate clashed over plans for "quality contracts" giving North East councils more control over bus services

North East jobs market failing pupils from disadvantaged North East schools

MP Pat Glass and Tristram Hunt MP, Shadow Education Secretary, speak to head teachers at St. Bede's School in Lanchester
More jobs are needed in the region to keep talented youngsters who are leaving education, according to a North East MP
Paul Watts and Julie Price of the AMA Group in Peterlee

AMA Group eye second manufacturing facility

A director at the clothing manufacturer believes the "sky in the limit".

Nifco director's call to manufacturers at Durham Oktoberfest

Oktober Fest Durham in Newton Aycliffe
Nifco UK's managing director says government money through the Employer Ownership Fund is going untouched

Growth Capital Ventures smashes crowdfunding target

Norman Peterson (left) and Craig Peterson
The market leading crowdfunding venture smashed its target and closed at £235,000
The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

North East jobs market failing pupils from disadvantaged North East schools

MP Pat Glass and Tristram Hunt MP, Shadow Education Secretary, speak to head teachers at St. Bede's School in Lanchester
More jobs are needed in the region to keep talented youngsters who are leaving education, according to a North East MP

County Durham teenager helping female entrepreneurs on gap year in Tajikistan

Chris Brown, from Durham, with children at the kindergarten in Tajikistan
County Durham teenager Chris Brown talks about helping female entrepreneurs in Tajikistan during his gap year
Marie Dalton chatting to organiser Ian Johnson, centre, and coach Stephen Atkinson at County Durham’s Move Into Sport cricket training sessions

County Durham Move into Sport programme has helped more than 18,000 people

The Move into Sport programme is changing the lives of people in the region with its wide range of fitness activities

Japanese stem cell firm acquires Durham University spin-out Reinnervate Ltd

Professor Stefan Przyborsk in his laboratory at Durham University
Combination of cells with technology developed in the North East could have huge implications for medical research and drug development

Widening North/South divide in healthcare highlighted by new report

Professor Clare Bambra from Durham University
Experts say more powers should be given to North East to provide tailored healthcare to residents

About County Durham

All the latest news and information about County Durham. The county has a rich history and heritage in coal and iron mining, farming and heavy railway industry. Durham City is known for its Norman cathedral and 11th-century motte and bailey castle, its university, which is the third oldest in England, and the annual Durham Miners' Gala.

Videos & Photos

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

Rehearsing for Heaven Eyes, by David Almond, in Hexham, left to right, Maria Lindh, Robert Nicholson and Natalie Ann Jamieson

New David Almond stage play set for premiere in Alnwick

 

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