Business and regeneration news
Learn about major planning and regeneration projects, economic investment and business initiatives, job creation schemes and tourism.
Business and regeneration news RSS Feed
Free business event aims to simplify legislation
Published January 22, 2020 11.43am
Small to medium-sized businesses in the North East can gain the tools they need to deal with a range of regulatory requirements at a free event next week.
Northern Powerhouse minister praises County Durham investment opportunities
Published January 20, 2020 3.15pm
A leading government minister has called on global businesses to consider investing in County Durham.
£63m leisure investment approved by councillors
Published January 15, 2020 4.15pm
More modern, vibrant and innovative leisure services are promised for County Durham as part of £63 million plans approved today.
Artists with fresh ideas needed for revamped gallery
Published January 15, 2020 12.48pm
An exciting commission is on offer for County Durham artists to create playful and interactive work for a revamped venue.
Plans unveiled for new and improved Durham Bus Station
Published January 14, 2020 12.54pm
Residents are being encouraged to express their views on plans to replace a dated city centre bus station with a more modern and welcoming facility.
We pledge our support to Hitachi and its staff following redundancy announcement
Published January 09, 2020 4.45pm
News of potential job losses at Hitachi's Newton Aycliffe factory has been met with sadness.
Consultation on future of Easington Colliery School
Published January 09, 2020 11.49am
Villagers are to be asked for their views on the future of a building that has blighted their community for more than 20 years.
Irish dance and enterprise to transform empty building
Published January 09, 2020 10.23am
A vacant community building will be full of life once more when it reopens as an Irish dance studio and the headquarters of a family run business.
Improving the private rented sector for the benefit of all
Published January 07, 2020 4.09pm
Improving the standard of privately rented homes in County Durham is at the heart of a proposal to be discussed by councillors next week.
Street works permit scheme aims to reduce disruption
Published January 07, 2020 3.11pm
A permit scheme to reduce disruption caused by street works in County Durham could be introduced this spring if councillors give the proposal the green light.
Durham Advance gives job support to 500 residents
Published October 31, 2019 12.52pm
A programme which helps County Durham people into work has reached a major milestone, helping its 500th resident.
Funding applications open for East Durham Rural Corridor Area projects
Published August 09, 2019 12.59pm
Organisations who run projects that meet the needs of East Durham Rural Corridor communities are encouraged to apply for funding.