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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...
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...

Seven-Year-Old Boy from County Durham Leads National Tube Feeding Charity Campaign

A seven year old boy, Ezekiel Martin from County Durham is leading a national awareness week campaign for a charity that supports people who rely on artificial nutrition through tube feeding. Ezekiel, who has had...

Upgrades to Walking and Cycling Routes in Durham

"Temporary measures" which will create more space for walking and cycling are to be introduced at six Durham City locations following the success of a funding bid. The Council has been successful in applying for...

Annual Survey of Voter Information

Households in County Durham are being asked to check if the voter information for their home is correct. Elections will be taking place in May next year, therefore it is important that residents make sure...

Have Your Say on Improvements to Privately Rented Housing

The deadline for tenants and landlords to share their views on plans to improve the standard of privately rented properties in County Durham has been extended to Sunday 2 August The scheme would require landlords...

Beamish Museum Reopening On Thursday 23rd

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is reopening this week and welcoming visitors again after its closure due to government restrictions. The open air museum, which is in its 50th anniversary year, is opening...

Castle Chare Fountain in Bishop Auckland Restored

A 19th century water fountain built by a movement against alcohol has been returned to its former glory as part of a heritage project. The Castle Chare fountain in Bishop Auckland, erected in 1873 by...

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