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Key To Developing A Sustainable Economy In County Durham - Maximising Value Of Every Pound

Key To Developing A Sustainable Economy In County Durham – Maximising Value Of Every...

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...
Richard Holden Delighted At Government's Pulse Fishing Ban In UK Waters

Richard Holden Delighted At Government’s Pulse Fishing Ban In UK Waters

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...
Durham Constituents Urged To Join WW2 Veteran Bernard In Getting The Covid-19 Vaccine

Durham Constituents Urged To Join WW2 Veteran Bernard In Getting The Covid-19 Vaccine

Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, congratulated his constituent, Mr. Bernard Knatt, 93, of Iveston in County Durham, who received the Covid-19 vaccine in December and was looking forward to getting his second...
£20 Million Of Government Funding To Boost County Durham's Economy

£20 Million Of Government Funding To Boost County Durham’s Economy

The North East’s biggest council has welcomed news that almost £20 million of Government funding will be invested into a County Durham town. Durham County Council will receive the award for Bishop Auckland from the...
Shildon Althetics Club Refurbished Thanks To Council's Funding

Shildon Althetics Club Refurbished Thanks To Council’s Funding

A revamped athletics stadium can now offer sports clubs and the community access to even more high-quality facilities after receiving a funding boost. Earlier this year, Shildon Athletics Club underwent a £250,000 refurbishment to secure...
Bin Crew Spread Christmas Cheer With A Special Delivery On Collection Route

Bin Crew Spread Christmas Cheer With A Special Delivery On Collection Route

Thankful parents have praised a County Durham bin crew for going out of their way to bring festive joy to children on their route. Colin Hodgson, Paul Bailey and David Heslop, who all work for...
DurhamWorks Volunteers Spreading Festive Cheers This Christmas

DurhamWorks Volunteers Spreading Festive Cheers This Christmas

Young women from County Durham are giving up their time this Christmas to spread a few festive cheers to others. Courtney Ashe and Paula Palmer have volunteered to spend some of the festive period preparing...
Witton Park Bridge Re-opens After £2.5m Replacement Scheme

Witton Park Bridge Re-opens After £2.5m Replacement Scheme

Traffic is once again flowing over a historic bridge following the completion of a £2.5million replacement scheme. Motorists can now travel over Witton Park Bridge near Bishop Auckland after it re-opened.The scheme saw the demolition...
County Durham Developer Continues Ambitious Investment Plans Despite The Pandemic

County Durham Developer Continues Ambitious Investment Plans Despite The Pandemic

North East housebuilder Homes by Carlton is pushing ahead with its expansion strategy, refusing to allow the pandemic to hamper its ambitious investment plans. The award-winning County Durham developer is maximising the spike in housing...
Finance Durham Fund has Made Over £1 Million Investment In Local Businesses

Finance Durham Fund has Made Over £1 Million Investment In Local Businesses

The Finance Durham Fund has invested over £1 million in five businesses to grow in or move to County Durham over the last twelve months. Established by Durham County Council in 2017, Finance Durham is...

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