County Durham

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Zoe Birkett preparing to take on Whitney Houston's iconic role in The Bodyguard

The Consett-born Pop Idol star can't wait to play her idol's most famous part when The Bodyguard musical comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

Silverstone Building Consultancy appointed to drive Pulman's investment programme

Richard Farrey, director of Silverstone Building Consultancy, with Ian Buckle, finance director of Pulman Group
Silverstone has created a "pop up" showroom for Pulman to keep the wheels turning before the new dealership opens

Helideck contract propels County Durham firms

Steve Hadwin, offshore industrial fire tutor, Paul Hutchinson, D&S Construction Services project manager and Chris Brown, technical services manager
Revenues are set to reach £2.5m by April 2015 at D&S Services and D&S Construction

North East firm looking to develop tuberculosis diagnostic device aims to raise £1.6m

Sapient Sensors Limited's field diagnostic equipment
Sapient Sensors is hoping to bring its sim card-like field diagnostic tool to market, to prevent disease

Consett's Tanfield Foods acquired by Aunt Bessies and Campbell's producers Symington's

Roger McKechnie who founded Tanfield Food Co but stood down as director in 2011
The North East ambient foods manufacturer was founded by Phileas Fogg entrepreneur, Roger McKechnie
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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
Richard Farrey, director of Silverstone Building Consultancy, with Ian Buckle, finance director of Pulman Group

Silverstone Building Consultancy appointed to drive Pulman's investment programme

Silverstone has created a "pop up" showroom for Pulman to keep the wheels turning before the new dealership opens

Helideck contract propels County Durham firms

Steve Hadwin, offshore industrial fire tutor, Paul Hutchinson, D&S Construction Services project manager and Chris Brown, technical services manager
Revenues are set to reach £2.5m by April 2015 at D&S Services and D&S Construction

North East firm looking to develop tuberculosis diagnostic device aims to raise £1.6m

Sapient Sensors Limited's field diagnostic equipment
Sapient Sensors is hoping to bring its sim card-like field diagnostic tool to market, to prevent disease
MP Pat Glass and Tristram Hunt MP, Shadow Education Secretary, speak to head teachers at St. Bede's School in Lanchester

North East jobs market failing pupils from disadvantaged North East schools

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

County Durham community leaders visit France to learn about community revival

Puy du Fou
The group, part of Bishop Auckland's Eleven Arches project, visited the Vendee region to learn from the inspiration for the £100m vision
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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