Employee Spotlight

9th September 2016

North-east based Hunter Bros of Tantobie is to close. The firm, created in 1918, is the UK’s seventh-oldest operator still run by the same family. It is run by fourth generation Anthony Hunter and his uncle Stuart. Its sole bus service – the commercial route 713, a 10-minute hop from Stanley to Flinthill – is being Read More

Hottest Wedding Trends for Your Big Day in 2017
15th August 2016

If you’re part of the wedding party that is required to make a speech, then you might be feeling a little nervous (to say the least). Wedding speeches are one of the most nerve-wracking things, especially if public speaking just isn’t something you encounter much of in daily life. Here are our top tips with Read More

16 Ways to Prevent 'I’m Bored' This Summer
8th August 2016

We all know what it’s like, whether it’s because we’re grandparents and ‘been there, done it’, we’re parents living it or youngsters who remember causing it – those squeals of “I’m bored!” three days into the six weeks of summer holidays! To help with the process of keeping the children entertained, purse strings managed and Read More

6th July 2016

If you’re looking for things to do in the North East then this is the perfect compilation for you. In the North East we sometimes forget how lucky we are to have cities like Newcastle on our doorstep, as well as rolling countryside and stunning historic buildings, so here is our round up of tourism Read More

5th July 2016

Let’s explore all of the amazing tourist hotspots that our wonderful city of Durham and the wider region has to offer… Tourist hotspots in Durham are easy to come by, with lots of well-known places that simply roll off the tongue of most Northerners, including Durham Castle & Cathedral and Beamish Museum, but what else Read More