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Building a career in house-building

When Matt Hartley, a 23 year old graduate from Northumbria University, received an email from his university careers service advertising a place on Barratt Development’s graduate scheme, he was immediately drawn to the role. Matt commented: A career in house building was not something I had previously considered, but as soon as I spotted the […]

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America goes crazy for world’s first moldable glue

The world’s first moldable glue brand, Sugru, plans further expansion in to the U.S. as global sales in the first half of the year surpass $2m. The world’s first moldable glue brand has proven it’s sticking around with U.S. as sales reached a record high following listing with two major retailers consisting of more than 3,500 […]

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In the pink! Local housebuilder supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Durham

Builders from the Mount Oswald development in Durham are showing their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October by donning pink work wear on site. Local housebuilder, David Wilson Homes North East, is taking part in the ‘Wear it Pink’ campaign and will be collecting funds for Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast […]

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5 top home security tips for off-peak holiday-makers

With September and October proving to be a popular time for young couples without the burden of a child to escape the chilling weather for a great out of season deal, it’s a key time to remember the basics when it comes to home security. Cancel, or provide an alternative address, for any deliveries you’re expecting: […]

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Shop by chat! Instant messaging pioneers the new way for consumers to shop

Dispatch revolutionises shopping through mobile with its launch of the first ‘shop by chat’ app.  With over 40% of all retail sales now being made through mobile devices, leading the next stage in mobile commerce innovation is on-demand shopping app Dispatch, connecting users directly to a private shopper who will find, buy and deliver items […]

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