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Training workshops to help those working in retail
Published June 16, 2022 9.01am
Retail workers and business owners can take advantage of new training courses and workshops on offer.
Levelling Up bids would see £117m investment across County Durham
Published June 07, 2022 3.16pm
More than £117m worth of schemes that would enhance transport, regeneration, town centres and culture are being developed across County Durham.
Shopping centre transformation closer to completion
Published November 16, 2021 9.10am
Visitors to a County Durham shopping precinct can now take advantage of a new, free town centre cark park.
Council bids for multi-million pound funding to regenerate historic town
Published February 05, 2021 11.40am
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.
Plans for first phase of £70m council house building programme to go before councillors
Published February 03, 2021 11.13am
Proposals for the first part of a £70 million five-year plan to build 500 new homes for rent in County Durham are set to go before councillors this month.
Demolition work starts on former shopping centre site
Published January 26, 2021 10.10am
Work to demolish an outdated former shopping centre so that the area can be redeveloped begins this week.
New Durham City bus station plans get £3.6m funding boost
Published January 21, 2021 11.11am
Work to create a modern and vibrant new bus station for Durham City is set to press ahead after a multi-million pound funding package was approved.
Electric vehicle charge points to be installed across County Durham
Published January 12, 2021 11.36am
Electric vehicle charging points will become more widespread across County Durham in a move to reduce carbon emissions and make it easier for residents to own electric cars.
Council cabinet to be updated on multimillion-pound funding submission for town improvements
Published January 05, 2021 3.48pm
Councillors will this month be updated on plans to bid for Government funding which could help provide tens of millions of pounds of improvements to a North East town and the surrounding area.