A County Durham chef who has worked for TV culinary star Gordon Ramsay will realise a long-held ambition of running his own restaurant when he re-opens a once popular village pub next month. Paul Bussey has left his role as head chef of Acklam Hall in Middlesbrough to take on the King’s Arms in Great Stainton, on the outskirts of Newton Aycliffe. The pub has been closed for around 10 months, but was recently acquired by local businessman John Wade, who also owns the County restaurant and Telegraph Pub, both in Aycliffe Village