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...
Durham Markets is inviting young entrepreneurs to come and trade at the city’s regional heat of the National Market Traders’ Federation (NMTF) Young Traders’ Market, in what could be their first step towards winning the 2021 title and a...
Azutura, based in Hetton-le-Hole, does mint retail wall murals and stickers that you can use to make your walls look smashing, and we don't know of another company in the North East that is on their level for this...
Maximising the value of every pound spent in County Durham is key to developing a sustainable economy and driving forward recovery, councillors will hear. Next week, Durham County Council’s Cabinet will receive an update on the progress and next steps...
An established County Durham family funeral business is celebrating a century of serving its local community. Alderson’s Family Funerals had its roots established in 1921 in Ushaw Moor when Robert William Alderson founded a joinery and funeral directing business. Now...
Pay As you Go Websites While free website solutions might seem attractive – especially for new businesses with a small budget – given the average price of a new website is around £5000.00; many businesses just don't want to spend that...
A North East firm of solicitors is celebrating its continued success, with further recruitment and plans to open a third office. EMG Solicitors, which is based in both Durham and at Gosforth, Newcastle, is now expanding its area of operations,...
Melanie had to close her family business, like many people, due to the government's lockdown, but last week she was able to reopen. Photography for Little People have been trading since 2005, with many families throughout the North East proudly...
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...
In spite of the economic and political problems Britain has wrestled with in recent years, there is good news about the job situation in County Durham. Estimates based on the latest statistics suggest that there are now over 200,000 jobs...

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