A visual impression from Gradon Architecture illustrating the proposed extra-care facility development to the east of Sedgefield town centre

Blueprint unveils plan for 450 home scheme for Sedgefield, County Durham

Gradon Architecture and ESRG have produced plans for a multi-purpose development in Sedgefield, County Durham

Alan Roberts, managing director of C & A Pumps and Engineering

C&A Pumps go global with latest pump contracts

C&A Pumps and Engineering has been appointed to supply and maintain products for the German firm Vogelsang

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Black Cats mid-table in league of prices

A WEEK after waging war on Sunderland’s stay-away fans, chairman Niall Quinn has changed tack to try to charm them back to the Stadium of Light.

Vision people

Sedgefield Racecourse has a new general manager in Jill Williamson.

Temple to set stage in tourism campaign

A tourism plan will be launched next week at a Greek temple.

JILL Williamson, right, has taken up the post of general manager at Sedgefield Racecourse, making her the seventh female racecourse manager in Britain.

The move comes just a few months after Jill took over the commercial management of the track, while holding the position of business development manager at Newcastle Racecourse.

A course to look forward to

After entertaining royalty in 2005 and playing host to VIPs from another Grade One racecourse last year, York can look ahead to a new domestic season without any high profile distractions.

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Profit takes a fall as miners' derby late

The late running of this year's Northumberland Plate Festival has put a dent in Newcastle Racecourse owner Northern Racing's half-year results.


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