County Durham

Benjamin Mawby, left and Darren Cumner of Hitachi at the Newton Aycliffe complex

Hitachi Rail Europe bases design office in North East

Work will now focus on fitting out the interior of the multi-million pound factory

Tekmar Energy secure contract to supply Dutch windfarm project

Engineers with a Tekmar cable protection system
The Newton Aycliffe subsea cables specialist will supply its TekTube innovation to the Westermeermind project in the Netherlands

Solar subsidy decision 'shortsighted', says rural adviser

H&H Land and Propertys Head of Renewables, Victoria Lancaster
Victoria Lancaster, of H&H Land and Property, says more harm than good will come from plans to remove payments for land with solar panels

Young County Durham filmmaker to be mentored by Oscar-winning special effects expert

Young filmmaker Paul Lycett, aged 19 from County Durham has secured a prestigious BAFTA mentorship with a special effects artist
19-year-old Paul Lycett will meet with John Richardson who has worked on James Bond, Aliens and all eight Harry Potter films

Northumberland County Council branded 'secretive and undemocratic' over decision to share services

Dave Ledger, Northumberland County Council
Deputy leader Dave Ledger and executive director Steven Mason agreed to share functions with councils in Durham and North Tyneside behind closed doors
Dave Ledger, Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council branded 'secretive and undemocratic' over decision to share services

Deputy leader Dave Ledger and executive director Steven Mason agreed to share functions with councils in Durham and North Tyneside behind closed doors

UK fly-grazing bill wins approval at second reading

Julian Sturdy MP's private member's bill on fly-grazing of horses has passed its second reading in the House of Commons
Moves are under way to tackle the problem of horses being left on other people's land, raising safety and welfare concerns

Paul Linford: Is the answer to the English Question a parliament for the North?

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The Journal's former political editor says a North East assembly may be out of the question - but there is still a way forward
Benjamin Mawby, left and Darren Cumner of Hitachi at the Newton Aycliffe complex

Hitachi Rail Europe bases design office in North East

Work will now focus on fitting out the interior of the multi-million pound factory

Tekmar Energy secure contract to supply Dutch windfarm project

Engineers with a Tekmar cable protection system
The Newton Aycliffe subsea cables specialist will supply its TekTube innovation to the Westermeermind project in the Netherlands

Solar subsidy decision 'shortsighted', says rural adviser

H&H Land and Propertys Head of Renewables, Victoria Lancaster
Victoria Lancaster, of H&H Land and Property, says more harm than good will come from plans to remove payments for land with solar panels
Young filmmaker Paul Lycett, aged 19 from County Durham has secured a prestigious BAFTA mentorship with a special effects artist

Young County Durham filmmaker to be mentored by Oscar-winning special effects expert

19-year-old Paul Lycett will meet with John Richardson who has worked on James Bond, Aliens and all eight Harry Potter films

County Durham teacher opens gaming centre - and employs former pupils to run it

Jonathan Hutler and Andrew Hemsley at Restless North East
Restless North East Ltd has opened in County Durham, 10 years after Andrew Aberdeen, 42, first thought of the idea

Tables reveal how many applications were made to each school across the North East

Primary school pupils during a lesson
New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014
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.

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Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

 

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