Durham News

Council Announces Plans For Temporary Closure And Repair Work Of Consett Pool

Council Announces Plans For Temporary Closure And Repair Work Of Consett Pool

Durham County Council has announced its plans to deal with historic repair issues that have led to the temporary closure of Consett Pool for safety reasons. Consett Pool opened in 2015, following the development of...
New Community Food Bank To Support County Durham Residents

New Community Food Bank To Support County Durham Residents

A new community pantry and food bank will open its doors to County Durham residents next week. East Durham Rural Corridor Area Action Partnership (AAP), one of Durham County Council’s 14 AAPs, has donated more...
Councillors Approve £112 million Worth Of Investment Plans

Councillors Approve £112 million Worth Of Investment Plans

A council budget that includes investing £112 million in frontline services and the most ambitious regeneration plans in a generation has been approved. Durham County Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan sets out spending plans and...
A New Era For The Encore Group

A New Era For The Encore Group

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...
Businesses Receive Support Through Durham's Business Recovery Grant Scheme

Businesses Receive Support Through Durham’s Business Recovery Grant Scheme

Thirty-six businesses from across County Durham are the first recipients of the Durham Business Recovery Grant scheme to help them implement recovery plans to overcome the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The new £5 million...
North East Construction Company On The Look-Out For Skilled Individuals

North East Construction Company On The Look-Out For Skilled Individuals

An innovative modular North East housebuilder is expanding the business by recruiting a team of people with a diverse skillset. CoreHaus, which recently set up a manufacturing facility in a 20,000 sq ft unit on...
Durham Considered The UK’s Most Affordable City To Buy A House In 2021

Durham Considered The UK’s Most Affordable City To Buy A House In 2021

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...
Intelligence Fusion Secures £400,000 Investment For Expansion

Intelligence Fusion Secures £400,000 Investment For Expansion

Following significant product development and growth, the business will use the funding to increase marketing and grow its customer base  Intelligence Fusion has secured a £400,000 investment from a number of sources to continue its...
County Residents Encouraged To Contribute To Walking And Cycling Infrastructure Plans

County Residents Encouraged To Contribute To Walking And Cycling Infrastructure Plans

Funding has been secured to create more walking and cycling spaces across County Durham and residents are being encouraged to have their say on the plans. Durham County Council has been successful in applying for...
Council Bids For £46.8 Million Bid To Restore Historic Town

Council Bids For £46.8 Million Bid To Restore Historic Town

A County Durham town is hoping to receive a significant economic boost and become a world-class visitor destination with the submission of a bid for almost £50 million in regeneration funding. Last year, Bishop Auckland...

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