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Dutch manufacturer invests in North East
Published June 04, 2018 3.35pm
Lightweight Containers, a Dutch-based manufacturer of lightweight kegs for the drinks industry, has chosen to locate its first UK manufacturing plant in County Durham.
Have your say on Horden masterplan
Published June 01, 2018 2.56pm
Residents in an East Durham village are being invited to have their say on proposals which could shape the future of their community.
Top planning honour for Seaham Harbour
Published May 31, 2018 8.21am
Work to redevelop Seaham Harbour has won a prestigious national award.
Milestone reached in village regeneration plans
Published May 22, 2018 8.30am
The next stage of regeneration work in a County Durham village is now underway.
Clean up at Horden's numbered streets proves a success
Published May 08, 2018 2.55pm
A multi-agency operation to clean up part of a County Durham village has proved a major success, with 37 tonnes of rubbish, 30 fridge freezers and 11 TVs removed to date.
Partnership project tackles empty homes
Published March 29, 2018 9.47am
A project aimed at tackling community issues in Shildon has officially launched this week.
Finance Durham supports development of new app
Published March 19, 2018 12.22pm
Our Finance Durham fund has invested £150,000 in innovative technology start-up, Honcho Markets Ltd.
Chester-le-Street community set for housing boost
Published March 15, 2018 11.56am
A housing scheme that will deliver 78 new family homes, as well as provide funding for highways and school improvements, has been approved by a planning committee.
Drop-in to give your views on flood defence scheme
Published January 31, 2018 12.55pm
Residents and businesses can have their say on a proposed £6.2 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street at an event next week.
Masterplan for 6,000 new jobs and £400m economic boost for Durham agreed
Published January 17, 2018 11.43am
Ambitious plans which aim to attract more than 6,000 new private sector jobs to a unique business park in Durham City over the next 20 years, will go ahead.
6,000 jobs and hundreds of millions for Durham's economy linked to master plan for new business district
Published January 09, 2018 3.29pm
Plans to attract more than 6,000 private sector jobs delivering a £400 million boost for County Durham's economy could take a very significant step forward next week (17 January).
Durham businesses urged to go on the run in new corporate challenge
Published April 27, 2017 12.33pm
Businesses in Durham are being encouraged to show their competitive side as part of this year's Prince Bishops Durham City Run.
Fund manager announced for £20m investment programme
Published March 20, 2017 10.18am
A new funding partner has been announced for our £20m investment programme, which will help businesses in County Durham grow and create thousands of jobs.
Construction starts on £7.4m science park expansion
Published February 28, 2017 2.38pm
The next phase in ambitious plans to attract more high-tech, fast growing companies to one of the country's leading science parks gets underway today.
1000th apprentice supported by the council
Published November 24, 2016 11.07am
Durham County Council has just supported its 1000th apprentice, following the launch of the innovative County Durham Apprenticeship Programme in November 2011.
Durham dazzles at celebration event for Place of Light
Published November 18, 2016 1.28pm
A dazzling event was held at Durham Cathedral last night to celebrate the county's exciting new place brand Durham Place of Light.
£3.4m Council incubator ready for first businesses
Published November 11, 2016 11.35am
Durham County Council has just opened the doors to its cutting-edge business incubator and office space at Salvus House.
Funding available for North Road businesses
Published October 06, 2016 11.51am
Businesses on North Road, Durham City are being encouraged to get in touch and find out how we can help fund improvements to their premises.
North Road works start 3 October
Published September 29, 2016 3.19pm
A major improvement scheme beginning Monday 3 October will see new paving installed along the length of North Road in Durham City.
Still time to comment on County Durham Plan
Published August 01, 2016 11.41am
A major consultation on the County Durham Plan closes next week and people are being urged to make sure they have their say before 8 August.