County Durham

Carl Stephenson, BWMB board member for the English Northern region

County Durham farmer among four new faces at British Wool Marketing Board

Carl Stephenson, of Teesdale, has taken over from Malcolm Corbett to represent the English Northern region

Durham Gin to be sold throughout Majestic UK stores as part of a seasonal deal

Durham Gin Distillery's managing director John Chadwick
Durham Distillery, which also produced the triple-distilled Durham Vodka have secured the deal to supply 195 stores in the coming months

Darlington Festival of Food offers producers the sweet taste of success

Urban Fudge at Distinctly Delicious Darlington
Nine food and drink producers from the North East and Yorkshire were voted Festival Favourites during the two-day family event

County Durham training firm launches rail apprentices division

Tony Hobbs, founder of Baltic Training Services
The County Durham initiative hopes to benefit from billions promised to improve rail infrastructure in the coming years

Culture Magazine - June 2015

Culture Magazine 2015
In this month's issue we've got music legend Bryan Ferry, bands performing at Evolution Emerging and news of the Hexham Gathering
Paul Mankin of PwC

North East deal values rise almost 20% in Q1 of 2015 - Paul Mankin's M&A analysis

The first quarter is traditionally the quietest but 2015 launched with a series of high profile North East deals, as PwC's Paul Mankin reveals

David Cameron: Conservative Party will close the North-South divide

Prime Minister David Cameron
Prime Minister makes pledge as Conservatives pin hopes of election victory on North marginals

David Taylor-Gooby: NHS five-year plan has wide support - but how do we pay for it?

The new chief executive of NHS, Simon Stevens (centre) talking to staff at at Shotley Bridge Hospital in County Durham
Author and Journal columnist David Taylor-Gooby says we must have an honest debate about NHS funding - and consider controversial ideas
Carl Stephenson, BWMB board member for the English Northern region

County Durham farmer among four new faces at British Wool Marketing Board

Carl Stephenson, of Teesdale, has taken over from Malcolm Corbett to represent the English Northern region

County Durham training firm launches rail apprentices division

Tony Hobbs, founder of Baltic Training Services
The County Durham initiative hopes to benefit from billions promised to improve rail infrastructure in the coming years

Quantum Pharma Plc increase revenues and profits on the back of flotation and acquisition

Quantum Pharma laboratories updated
The County Durham-based drugs manufacturer and supplier hailed a "transformational" year as revenues reached £61.7m
The Chapel in Ushaw College

Ushaw College welcomes the public with a programme of cultural events

One of the region's most spectacular complexes of buildings is keen to share its wealth of art and music

North East experts warn of the dangers of loneliness after reports reveal health risks

Anna Lynch Director Of Public Health for Durham who has written her annual report on social isolation
Reports have revealed loneliness can have the same strain on the heart as smoking 15 cigarettes a day

Learning Curve Group sold in multi-million pound deal backed by private equity funds

Judith Moran
Co-founders Judith Moran and Tony Outhart exit the business as management trio take over
Stephanie Raine training with David Fairlamb

Durham mum's Fit Factor journey is changing her life as she powers to success

Determined Durham mum is vowing to continue on the track to success as she looks back on her Fit Factor journey

County Durham's Move4Life walking group helping people overcome addiction

Gavin Gettings with Malcolm and Barbara Little from Bowburn on one of his walks in Durham City
Two men who overcame alcohol addiction are now helping to inspire others to do the same through walking and exercise

County Durham scheme helping people with disabilities and their carers to get active

Coach Paul Henderson (right) takes the Boccia course, pictured with Jean Lowe, Andrew Hardman and Chris Leishman (back)
Move into Sport is launching a new series of beginners’ sports courses for people with disabilities and their carers

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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