Tyne Tees Newton Aycliffe

County Durham firm closes after four workers test positive for COVID-19

The company on Aycliffe Business Park, in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, has voluntarily closed for around 14 days and is offering testing to all of its staff as a precautionary measure.

Teenager falls 30 feet down wall cavity in Newton Aycliffe

Firefighters have smashed down a wall to reach a teenager who'd fallen down a cavity from the roof of a Newton Aycliffe shopping centre.

Hitachi wins contract to build 23 new trains

Hitachi has won a £350 million contract to build 23 intercity trains at its factory in Newton Aycliffe.