More funding is being made available to help County Durham’s rural businesses and residents access a faster internet connection. Durham County Council is adding £500,000 to top up a government funding scheme, helping to connect properties in some of the...
An innovative modular North East housebuilder is expanding the business by recruiting a team of people with a diverse skillset. CoreHaus, which recently set up a manufacturing facility in a 20,000 sq ft unit on Jade Business Park, Murton, near...
A major investment by train builder Hitachi in its County Durham plant has been welcomed by council leaders. Hitachi Rail's announcement of further investment in its state-of-art factory in Newton Aycliffe will not only see the creation of additional jobs,...
Plans to create a major business park with the potential to create thousands of new jobs and boost County Durham’s economy by £400 million have been approved by councillors. Durham County Council’s planning committee today voted in favour of developing...
The ongoing development of a Durham City business park could lead to the creation of 6,000 jobs and boost the local economy by £400 million.The Aykley Heads business park – just a few minutes’ walk from Durham’s city centre...
Recent data has shown that just 16 cities in the UK are affordable to rent in!To maintain an adequate standard of living, experts advise that tenants shouldn’t spend more than 30% of their gross income salary on rent.Using average...
A scheme which helps County Durham residents get into work has been given additional funding of more than £1million. The Employability Durham team has been successful in securing £1.1million from the European Social Fund (ESF) following a competitive bidding process...
Those heading to a North East spa can now enjoy the celebrity treatment, thanks to the arrival of an award-winning skincare brand. The Spa at Ramside, at County Durham’s Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa, has introduced a range of...
Are you looking to start your own business? Durham Ambitious Business Start-Ups has introduced a new fast track programme of workshops and one-to-one support that means you can start a business in County Durham in just 28 days. The DABS...
Help and support remain available for people and businesses in County Durham during the current lockdown period. Durham County Council is seeking to reassure people that support is at hand for those who are impacted by the lockdown, particularly those...

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