Staff at a North East estate agency are celebrating after being commended as one of the best in the country. The team at Venture Properties, which has branches across County Durham, was recently announced as the winner of the British...
Over 10,500 jobs in North West Durham, and almost 300,000 across the North East, have benefited from the Government’s Furlough scheme Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, has welcomed the massive positive benefit that the Government's furlough scheme has...
Durham bucked the national downward trend for high street footfall in 2016. Figures show a modest increase of 1.7% in the numbers of people visiting the city’s centre as compared to 2015.Adam Deathe, the business engagement manager for Durham...
Small and medium-sized County Durham businesses are to receive a £160,000 boost to help them cut carbon emissions.As well as being good for the environment, this investment should help the SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) save cash.The money has...
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...
A few months ago this magazine reported on a scale model of Durham Cathedral made entirely out of Lego. In addition to raising over £300,000 to help with the cost of the cathedral’s Open Treasure exhibition, the Lego model...
The Red Sky Foundation, formerly the Red Sky Ball, has joined forces with Durham-based Castle Insurance, which will not only be providing insurance to the organisation, but will also help boost funds for the charity. The new partnership means that...
Funding will help GCV scale its G-Labs and G-Ventures divisions and roll out its new software platform Quva for alternative asset managers and investor networks Finance Durham Fund, which was established by Durham County Council and overseen by Business Durham,...
A study has revealed that Durham University contributes around £1.1 billion to the UK’s economy each year. The study also found that the university has a massive economic presence in the north east, with significant effects on local businesses,...
Over 1,000 County Durham businesses have received grant money to support them during the Coronavirus mess Staff at the Council have worked since receiving government guidance late last week to contact businesses whose properties qualify for the grants.The council has...

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