Using 2021 average salary and house price data for cities, it can reveal that Durham is the only place that is affordable for a single person with an average salary for that city and a mortgage of 3.5 times...
Business Durham has supported the launch and growth of three technology companies thanks to its six-month accelerator programme for start-ups. Networking platform NetKnoWho, taxi and private hire app taxigoat and messaging app ChatPro all took part in the Durham City...
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...
A state-of-the-art building designed to attract and support cutting-edge businesses has been officially declared open in Durham City. Salvus House will be the focus of a new cooperative partnership between Durham County Council, New College Durham and Durham University. Established...
Older drivers can feel more comfortable on the road with the restart of refresher driving sessions. Durham County Council is restarting its Safer Driving with Age (SAGE) driving assessment, which was temporarily stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Designed to help...
A Northern packaging and print firm is entering a new era following its owner’s decision to hand over the reins. Russell Croisdale has been Managing Director of The Encore Group, which comprises print, packaging and envelope divisions in Washington, Peterlee...
Wearside based Gin distributor; House of Ruhr has won silver medals at the 4th London Spirits Competition. The medals are an ultimate endorsement in the global spirits industry. House of Ruhr’s Bergmann, Renton and Vogel gins scored highly in...
Destination management organisation Visit County Durham has launched a marketing campaign that promotes Durham as being ‘Worth the Wait’, inspiring visitors from within the region to choose the county for a day visit or staycation. It marks the first stage...
Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the UK Government has banned pulse fishing in UK waters in a move that Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has welcomed. Pulse fishing is a practice where electrical currents...
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...

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