Home Durham News

Durham News

Boost For County Durham Entrepreneurs

Boost For County Durham Entrepreneurs

Business Durham is set to help a further five entrepreneurs launch their businesses with its successful six-month accelerator programme. Durham City Incubator (DCI) is designed to help new County Durham companies flourish and has so...
Adult Learners Recognised For Their Hard Work In Making A Difference

Adult Learners Recognised For Their Hard Work In Making A Difference

A festival that promotes lifelong learning in adults has been celebrating individuals and organisations who have gone above and beyond in their learning. Durham County Council’s Adult Learning and Skills Service (ALSS) hosts an annual...
Shop Local Online with Durham Markets

Shop Local Online with Durham Markets

Durham Market Hall has launched its first online shop with goods from its independent traders arriving by eco-friendly delivery service. Durham Markets is working closely with ZMOVE to provide a zero-emissions delivery service within a...
Durham Opticians Warn Locals To Be Vigilant About Eye Health Post-Lock-down

Durham Opticians Warn Locals To Be Vigilant About Eye Health Post-Lock-down

Durham opticians are warning locals not to neglect their eye health now we are out of lockdown.Specsavers revealed a third of people in the UK noticed a deterioration in their eyesight during lockdown according...

Richard Holden Campaigns To Scrap Business Rates For Public Loos

Richard Holden continues his campaign to get business rates for public loos scrapped as legislation edges closer to becoming law Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has spoken in the House of...
Open For Business: Durham On The Road To Recovery

Open For Business: Durham On The Road To Recovery

Residents are being reminded that Durham City is open for business ahead of the bank holiday weekend. Durham County Council has been working with retailers and landlords across the county to ensure businesses can safely...
County Durham Specialist Cleaning Company Expands Nationally

County Durham Specialist Cleaning Company Expands Nationally

A County Durham industrial cleaning contractor has its sights set on national expansion after growth fuelled by Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP) Incubator Zone EMCON exhibition. Ferryhill-based Orca Cleaning Services is one of over 50...
North East Start Up Loans Programme Delivers Its 75,000th Loan Since 2012

North East Start Up Loans Programme Delivers Its 75,000th Loan Since 2012

The British Business Bank’s Start-Up Loans (SUL) programme today announces it has issued its 75,000th loan, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses since its launch in 2012.Of these 75,000 loans, 4,295...
Durham Marketing Campaign Aims To Get Tourism Back On Track

Durham Marketing Campaign Aims To Get Tourism Back On Track

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...
Bellway Begins Work On Final Homes At Durham Golf Course Site

Bellway Begins Work On Final Homes At Durham Golf Course Site

Construction is underway on the final homes at new housing development being built on a former golf course in Durham. Bellway Durham has begun work on the last nine plots at The Green, a development...

Get Durham Magazine in your inbox.

* indicates required


This will close in 20 seconds