County Durham

Davey Babooram of Cafe Bowes, Barnard Castle

Café Bowes has a special way with a Teesdale lamb steak

Chef Davey Babooram shares his very special recipe for a mouth-watering lamb dish served at the Bowes Museum

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

Ferschl Tubeform Limited falls into administration causing 44 redundancies

Ferschl Tubeform factory on South West Industrial Estate, Peterlee
Administrators said the Peterlee-based manufacturer had suffered losses for around six years

Gainford couple shaping up for a fitter future for their manor house and 250-acre farm

Paula Forrest, with her family, son Dakkan, daughter Dominique and husband Jason, at Barforth Hall Fit Farm, in County Durham
Barforth Hall Fit Farm and Rural Retreat, at Gainford, aims to help not just guests kick-start a healthier future, but Paula and Jason, too

Advantex Network Services Ltd announces growth plans after securing new work with Rockliffe Hall

Rockliffe Halls Ivor Godfrey, left, with Stephen OConnell from Advantex
Gateshead IT company has carried out numerous projects at renowned hotel, including event support at Senior Masters golf tournament
George Osborne

Industry says Chancellor's help for energy intensive firms is not enough

Energy intensive firms respond to Budget plans to compensate them for the costs of Feed in Tariffs and the Renewables Obligation

Chancellor backs North Sea gas and oil but is criticised for failing to tackle infrastructure

George Osborne sits down after delivering his Budget statement to the House of Commons
Labour react as George Osborne makes his final Budget before the General Election

Gap in European funding could be 'body blow' for North East, says Labour

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North
Catherine McKinnell says 'chaotic and total mismanagement' of move from RDAs to LEPs to blame for delay to £724m European Commission cash
Judith Moran

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

Co-founders Judith Moran and Tony Outhart exit the business as management trio take over

Ferschl Tubeform Limited falls into administration causing 44 redundancies

Ferschl Tubeform factory on South West Industrial Estate, Peterlee
Administrators said the Peterlee-based manufacturer had suffered losses for around six years

Gainford couple shaping up for a fitter future for their manor house and 250-acre farm

Paula Forrest, with her family, son Dakkan, daughter Dominique and husband Jason, at Barforth Hall Fit Farm, in County Durham
Barforth Hall Fit Farm and Rural Retreat, at Gainford, aims to help not just guests kick-start a healthier future, but Paula and Jason, too
Judith Moran

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

Co-founders Judith Moran and Tony Outhart exit the business as management trio take over

Training provider helps 69 people enter the construction industry in the North East

Profound Services managing director Steven Ward
Profound Services delivers eight-week programme that prepares 16-18 year olds for life in the construction sector

North East sales top £10m at Turner and Townsend

Durham University's world-renowned Business School which was redeveloped with input from Turner & Townsend
Turnover at Turner and Townsend is set to rise this coming financial year - and 75% of the budgeted figure is covered by forward orders
Gavin Gettings with Malcolm and Barbara Little from Bowburn on one of his walks in Durham City

County Durham's Move4Life walking group helping people overcome addiction

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

Strictly Come Dancing inspiring County Durham people to waltz their way to fitness

Instructor Kimberley Cowan with class
People in the region are discovering how the steps of Latin and ballroom dancing can improve health and fitness

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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Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland family home serves up a slice of history

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

 

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