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  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £6 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street is scheduled to start later this month, following the confirmation of funding, Durham County Council said in its latest release.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has approved £2.79 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the project. “We had […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its partners will next month hold a series of events on the subject of Weardale Natural Flood Management (NFM) scheme. The EA is working on the project with Natural England, Forestry Commission, Durham County Council and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership. Currently, the project team is […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to protect homes from flooding in a County Durham village has been completed, according to the Durham County Council. This scheme will help to protect 50 properties which were affected by flooding during severe weather in 2012. The project was designed following an investigation into the flooding in 2012 and has involved the creation of a […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on a £3.4m project at Seaham Harbour’s historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway this week. The scheme will safeguard around 100 homes and 30 businesses in the town against potential flood risks and help prevent coastal deterioration by stopping storm waves penetrating the harbour. […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The £1m vessel arrived at the Port at the end of December and has been undergoing rigorous trials and crew training. Today, Sir Bobby’s widow and son, Lady Elsie Robson and Andrew Robson will attend the ceremony at the Customs House Pontoon, South Shields. Lady Robson will officially “launch” the boat in the time honoured […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poundfield Products of Ipswich in Suffolk has recently been awarded its largest ever contract with a £2 million order for decorative, reinforced concrete panels from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. Obtained by Poundfield’s bespoke products division, the order covers the manufacture of nearly 4000 individual pieces which are now being used to construct over […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    PD Ports has opened a project and commercial office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to complement its Head Office in Teesside. This space will facilitate easier working with the large number of local businesses which currently use the port infrastructure in Teesport. It will also allow PD Ports to assist other businesses to discover and […]