Regional news releases

News releases for North East of England

Nov 4, 2014
Councillor hails progress of digital Durham fibre broadband roll-out in Bishop Auckland Fibre broadband is now available to around 1,000 homes and businesses in Bishop Auckland as a direct result of the multi million pound Digital Durham programme, it was announced today.

Nov 4, 2014
BT volunteers win £2,200 for North Tyneside community groups BT has rewarded four community groups in North Tyneside with awards totalling £2,200 in recognition of the vital benefits they bring to local people.

Nov 4, 2014
BT Volunteers win £3,700 for North East community groups BT has rewarded six community groups in the North East with awards totalling £3,700 in recognition of the vital benefits they bring to local people.

Oct 20, 2014
BT expands recruitment programme in the North East BT today announced a further expansion of its engineering workforce in the North East with the creation of another 13 full time jobs.

Sep 17, 2014
Corbridge is first west northumberland town to benefit from iNorthumberland project Corbridge has become the first community in West Northumberland to benefit from the multi-million pound iNorthumberland project.

Aug 8, 2014
Newcastle contributes as superfast broadband reaches more than 1m homes and businesses Newcastle is today celebrating the part the city is playing in helping the UK hit a Europe-leading superfast communications target.

Jul 29, 2014
Superfast broadband ‘goes live’ in Widdrington Station, Red Row, Ulgham, Hadston and Broomhill Almost 3000 homes and businesses in these communities now have access to the high-speed, fibre technology and members of the iNorthumberland team will be visiting the area to explain why faster broadband is such good news.

Jul 15, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Tyne and Wear Super-fast broadband has arrived in further locations in Tyne and Wear, BT announced today.

Jul 8, 2014
Digital Durham unveils fibre broadband plans for thousands more homes and businesses Digital Durham today announced the next phase in its expansion of high-speed fibre broadband, which is expected to help create jobs and give a boost to the local economy.

Jul 1, 2014
Work begins to bring Weardale into the broadband fast lane Work is underway to bring superfast fibre broadband to communities in many parts of Weardale, Digital Durham announced today.