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4 | Aycliffe Today Business BUSINESS BRIEFS Bringing Aycliffe Business Park Together | 5 /NEWS Aycliffe Business Park is set for a 3,200 jobs boost. AYCLIFFE ARCHITECT MERGES A Newton Aycliffe-based architect has merged his company with a neighbouring firm in Darlington and created new jobs in the process. Blackwell Architectural Services – run by Newtonian Jeff Blackwell – has joined forces with ADG Architects, which has been established in Darlington for more than 30 years. CASH FLOW! Businesses need cash-flow. Blackwell is now a partner at ADG and will work closely with partners John Bell and Paul Kelly. At the same time, architect Malcolm Cundick has joined ADG as an associate from his practice Alpha Plus: Architects, and Samantha Lowdon has also joined the firm as business development manager. SEAFOOD FIRM SPONSORS SWIMMERS Newton Aycliffe-based Collins Seafoods has agreed a sponsorship deal with Hartlepool Swimming Club. The frozen at sea fish supplier has pledged to support the local club with brand new swimming kit for the children. Collins will also be helping with marketing and PR support, which includes the redesign of its website and overall promotion of HSC – highlighting news and success stories. TRIDENT MANOR AT CONFERENCE A Newton Aycliffe-based international security risk management specialist shared his expertise and knowledge to a world-wide audience at a prestigious international conference. Andy Davis, managing director of Trident Manor, spoke at the ASIS International 7th Middle East Security and Education Conference about international supply chain security risks. The event, held in Dubai, brought together industry experts from across the globe for the three-day long conference to explore key trends and issues facing security professionals from a number of different sectors. AYCLIFFE TODAY BUSINESS The next issue of Aycliffe Today Business – Newton Aycliffe’s only B2B publication – is due out early May. Space is available from £150 (quarter page), £250 (half page) and £500 (full page). Contact us today to get involved: call 01325 728024 or email martin@ aycliffetoday.co.uk It enables them to operate day to day, stock-pile, develop new ideas and expand. It is the life blood of any successful business. Sara Davies has outlined ambitious plans for the former Holiways site on Aycliffe Business Park. 3,200 jobs boost for Aycliffe a step closer A huge jobs boost for Newton Aycliffe has taken another big step forward. Councillors have voted unanimously in Aycliffe Business Park suffers from major favour of a proposal to install vital new traffic congestion during peak times and infrastructure just off the A167 to support a planning officers have recognised the need major development on Aycliffe Business Park for improved infrastructure. which will create more than 3,000 new jobs. The report added: “The existing junction Durham County Council first revealed plans only permits a left in and left out access, with about the potential new employment land the new junction to be signalised permitting two years ago. all movements. Known previously as Merchant 2 and now “A new link road will connect the junction being called Forrest Park 2, it could see a to the existing services and new substation, total of 123 hectares of land developed into an ]