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Micropub raises a glass to business support scheme
Published December 12, 2017 12.30pm
A micropub has become the first business on a city centre street to benefit from a scheme to support small enterprises.
Credit Union collection point relocates to Newton Aycliffe library
Published December 08, 2017 10.30am
Residents of Newton Aycliffe can now access a vital service right in the heart of the town after the NEFirst credit union moved its service point into Newtown Aycliffe Library.
New MD announced for Business Durham
Published December 06, 2017 2.59pm
The new managing director of the economic development organisation for County Durham will be looking to build on the excellent progress made by its team.
New Heritage Action Zones announced
Published December 05, 2017 4.08pm
Bishop Auckland and the Stockton and Darlington Railway have been chosen as two of the country's new Heritage Action Zones, it has been announced today.
Council invests almost £1 million in small businesses
Published November 30, 2017 3.21pm
A children's clothing store has become the 150th venture in the last five years to benefit from a scheme set up to support small businesses in County Durham.
Free after 3 provides festive treat for motorists
Published November 29, 2017 2.30pm
Visitors to County Durham are in for a festive treat this Christmas with free late afternoon and evening parking.
Chester-le-Street flood prevention scheme to be discussed
Published November 27, 2017 11.55am
A proposed £6.2 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street will be discussed at a meeting tonight (Monday, 27 November).
Retail survey launched to provide insights into city centre shopping
Published November 24, 2017 2.37pm
A survey is being published in order to understand why people visit and shop in Durham.
Durham retailers recognised in annual awards ceremony
Published November 23, 2017 10.31am
Shops and restaurants across Durham City are celebrating after being recognised in a prestigious awards ceremony.
Grant helps holiday firm expand
Published November 22, 2017 11.30am
A Stanley travel firm has expanded its offices and is planning to take on an extra member of staff, thanks to our support.
Best Bar None awards celebrate ten years
Published November 22, 2017 10.07am
Pubs, clubs and bars in Durham City have been recognised for their excellence in promoting responsible drinking, at a landmark event.
Shops spruced up after window-dressing sessions
Published November 15, 2017 1.55pm
Small businesses across the county have been getting tips on how to make their shop windows stand out from the crowd and help attract more customers.
Bishop Auckland offers the region's warmest welcome
Published November 13, 2017 3.25pm
Bishop Auckland has been officially named as one of the most welcoming towns in the country as it prepares to greet thousands of new visitors.
We welcome our first degree apprentices
Published November 06, 2017 11.50am
We've welcomed the recruitment of our first degree apprentices, who will work as part of our planning and assets team.
Community grants set to brighten neighbourhoods
Published November 01, 2017 2.30pm
Grants of up to £500 are on offer to help green-fingered folk make a difference to County Durham.
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.