Software system is 'better' for waste firm

Darlington and Stockton Times: Tom and Neal Waters

4:07pm Friday 12th September 2014

A SPECIALIST waste management company has seen greater efficiency and growth with the introduction of a software system.

Couple to breathe life into a neglected filling station

Darlington and Stockton Times: Owner Mark Oyston is delighted with the response from local people

4:07pm Friday 12th September 2014

A COUPLE have given a new lease of life to a previously closed filling station in Wensleydale.

Business in Dubai made possible for winners of competition

4:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

TWO local companies have won free trips to explore business opportunities in Dubai.

National award for showground store The Guild Of Fine Food

Darlington and Stockton Times: (l-r) John Farrand,from the Guild of Fine Food, Sandy Ruddock of award sponsor Scarlett and Mustard, and Jane Thornber, manager of Fodder.

4:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

FODDER, the regional food shop and cafe on the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, has won one of the most prized national awards in the industry.

Farmers' tax warning over events on land

4:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

LANDOWNERS and farmers have been reminded they could face tax implications if they earn income from events on their land.

Marshall appointed institute’s director

3:15pm Friday 29th August 2014

PENNY Marshall has been appointed director for the North- East and for Yorkshire and Humber by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Timber firm is in high demand

3:14pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FAMILY-RUN independent timber merchant has begun importing stocks to keep up with demand.

Snow plough firm goes for green

Darlington and Stockton Times:

3:14pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MANUFACTURING company expects to make major savings on its energy bills after making a £220,000 investment in green technology.

New ruling is a ‘challenge’ for taxpayers

3:13pm Friday 29th August 2014

A LANDMARK tax ruling has led to a warning for businesses to be careful when discarding historic paperwork.

Egg-sellent business as free range sales really take off

3:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FREE range egg producer has seen a big increase in sales in local supermarkets this summer.

Software developers carry on growing past milestone

3:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

A RICHMOND-BASED software company is continuing to grow as it approaches its tenth anniversary in November.

Spa hotel is bubbling with praise

4:49pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A COUNTY Durham spa has been named one of the UK’s top five most luxurious.

Emergency medics’ turnover tops £1m

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:48pm Friday 22nd August 2014

AN emergency medics company set up by a former accident and emergency nurse has just seen turnover break through the £1million barrier.

New holiday lodges are popular with the farmers

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A LODGE and leisure home company is enjoying increased sales to farmers – and not always as holiday homes.

Milk quota update

11:17am Friday 15th August 2014

THE amount of milk produced for sale in the UK during the 2013-14 year stayed within quota.

Trade boss pledges to help boost UK export

11:16am Friday 15th August 2014

DOMINIC Jermey, the new chief executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), has made his first visit to the North-East since his appointment in June.

Firm receives Royal praise for bricks

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:13am Friday 15th August 2014

AN award-winning brick company has won high praise from the Prince of Wales.

Firms are losing out due to late payments

11:12am Friday 15th August 2014

A NEW survey has found 46 per cent of small businesses in the North-East are adversely affected by late payments, with 39 per cent owed more than £20,000.

Training firm receives praise

11:12am Friday 15th August 2014

THE Middlesbrough-based TTE Technical Training Group has been praised for its training provision for international technicians by the Independent Inspectorate of Schools (ISI).

Food shop wins four gold awards for products

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:11am Friday 15th August 2014

AN AWARD-winning food shop and cafe has won four gold awards at the Great Taste Awards.

Livestock building attracts £1m orders

Darlington and Stockton Times:

3:49pm Friday 8th August 2014

A TEESDALE company which invented a revolutionary farm building has attracted export orders worth almost £1m.

Farrier triumphs at last final

Darlington and Stockton Times: BLACKSMITH: Steven Beane as an apprentice working at the Londonderry Forge in 2000

3:47pm Friday 8th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire farrier has been named the best blacksmith in the world in an international championship.

Trainer to tackle the skills gap

3:46pm Friday 8th August 2014

A NORTH-EAST apprenticeship and training provider has expanded to tackle the skills shortage in the construction industry.

Print firm uncovers own history

3:45pm Friday 8th August 2014

A DARLINGTON print and design company has unexpectedly unearthed a piece of its own history from the First World War.

Funds secure new parlour for firm

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:51pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING farm-based ice cream business has opened a seventh parlour and created more jobs.

Rural economy appears to show recovery signs

12:49pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN UPBEAT picture of the region’s rural economy has been painted by a quarterly business survey.

Motoring-school brand plans wider expansion

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:48pm Friday 1st August 2014

A RIPON business which is one of the UK’s largest driving-school franchises has ambitious plans for further growth.

County firms scoop awards for top service

12:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

TWO County Durham businesses have won accolades for excellence.

Firm gets recognised for helping top causes

12:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

DARLINGTON Building Society has been recognised for its involvement in fund raising.

Contruction skills taught at academy

12:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW training academy for the construction sector opens in Darlington today.

Designer ‘excited’ to start new adventure

12:46pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BUSINESS woman is celebrating the launch of her dream interior design company.

Business is blooming for florist with a difference

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:45pm Friday 1st August 2014

LOCAL women Kirsty Johnson and Katy Hudson share a career and a love of natural flowers, which brought them together one Mothers’ Day to create Darling and Green, a florist with a difference. Their unique style is inspired by their beautiful surroundings in North Yorkshire, combining the lushness of the English cottage garden and the wildness of the moors.

Award winner has cheese ‘in his veins’

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CHEESE industry veteran who is said to have Yorkshire Wensleydale running through his veins has been honoured.

Engineer wins Durham student award

12:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PROMISING engineer has been presented with an award by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East.

Plan now for major pensions changes

12:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

BUSINESSES which will be required to provide auto enrolment pensions from 2016 need to start planning now.

New cafe boss

12:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

HELEN Ford, 26, has been appointed food and beverage manager in charge of the cafe at Bannatyne’s Health Club in Ingleby Barwick . She lives locally and has more than seven years experience in the food and drink industry, including a management position at Betty’s in Northallerton.

Duo raise funds

12:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

TWO Darlington Building Society staff are on target to raise £500 for two causes.

Quality nursing

12:41pm Friday 1st August 2014

DEBRA Moore, director of nursing, quality and governance at Danshell, has been named as one of the top 50 most influential nurse leaders in the UK by The Nursing Times.

Date is set for conference

12:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

NOF Energy, the business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, has announced its 2015 national conference, Energy: A Balanced Future, will take place at Sage Gateshead on March 10 and 11.

Organic dairy expands its fleet of delivery vans

12:36pm Friday 18th July 2014

AN ORGANIC dairy has taken a delivery itself after teaming up with a family car dealership.

Partnership set to show off county

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

A GOURMET food trail company and ‘slow travel’ holiday specialist have created a gastronomic break to showcase the best of Yorkshire’s food and scenery.

Farmers dropped by failed dairy are snapped up by Meadow Foods

12:34pm Friday 18th July 2014

FARMERS who supplied a failed dairy have been signed up by the UK’s largest independent dairy which is now looking to recruit more suppliers from the area.

Creamery scoops awards

12:33pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE Wensleydale Creamery has a lot to celebrate after winning two titles and a haul of medals at the 2014 Great Yorkshire Cheese and Dairy Show.

Graduate joins

12:32pm Friday 18th July 2014

MATTHEW Bell has joined the planning team at Smith Gore’s Darlington office.

New director at Priory Hospital

12:32pm Friday 18th July 2014

VICTORIA Colloby has been appointed hospital director of The Priory Hospital, Middleton St George.

National magazine award for designer

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:39pm Friday 11th July 2014

A TALENTED North Yorkshire fabric designer has won a national magazine competition.

Brewery looks to recruit trainee cooper

4:37pm Friday 11th July 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire brewery is seeking an apprentice cooper.

Enterprise is praised

4:37pm Friday 11th July 2014

REDCAR Enterprise Team has been commended in the Enterprising Britain Awards 2014 for outstanding innovation and ambition.

‘Shortage of skilled builders’

4:36pm Friday 11th July 2014

SKILLS shortages in the building industry are affecting the economic recovery, according to a recent survey from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Franchise to celebrate its growing success

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:36pm Friday 11th July 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING company is celebrating its fifth year in business by announcing a major sales increase.


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