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£3.6m Funding Boost For New Durham City Bus Station

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. The North East Joint Transport Committee (JTC) has allocated £3.6million towards the overall £10.4m scheme following a successful bid from Durham County Council. The funding will be of vital importance […]
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Durham Council Installs Charging Points Across County To Ease Life For EV Owners

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. As part of an ambitious plan to ensure residents without off-street parking can access an electric vehicle charge point within a five-minute walk from their home, Durham […]
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County Durham Businesses To Benefit From £5 Million Grant To Boost Recovery

Businesses are set to benefit from a new £5 million grant funded by Durham County Council to help them implement recovery plans to overcome the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis has had a significant impact on the economy and recovery is likely to take time, particularly with the current lockdown and potential […]
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Citrus Durham Submits Application For Industrial Development At Integra 61

Citrus Durham has submitted a reserved matters application to Durham County Council for the delivery of the next phase of industrial development, to be known as Evolution@Integra61, within its £300m mixed-use development at J61 of the A1(M). Evolution@Integra61 will comprise of 24 new industrial units totalling 50,921 sq ft and ranging in size from 1,205 […]
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Key To Developing A Sustainable Economy In County Durham – Maximising Value Of Every Pound

Maximising the value of every pound spent in County Durham is key to developing a sustainable economy and driving forward recovery, councillors will hear. Next week, Durham County Council’s Cabinet will receive an update on the progress and next steps for Social Value and Local Wealth Building (The County Durham Pound) project and the important […]
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Richard Holden Delighted At Government’s Pulse Fishing Ban In UK Waters

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the UK Government has banned pulse fishing in UK waters in a move that Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has welcomed. Pulse fishing is a practice where electrical currents are pulsed into seawater. The electric pulses cause bottom-dwelling fish to swim away from the […]
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£20 Million Of Government Funding To Boost County Durham’s Economy

The North East’s biggest council has welcomed news that almost £20 million of Government funding will be invested into a County Durham town. Durham County Council will receive the award for Bishop Auckland from the Future High Streets Fund, which aims to support areas to recover from the pandemic and help to protect and create […]
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Finance Durham Fund has Made Over £1 Million Investment In Local Businesses

The Finance Durham Fund has invested over £1 million in five businesses to grow in or move to County Durham over the last twelve months. Established by Durham County Council in 2017, Finance Durham is a £20m investment fund overseen by Business Durham and managed by Maven Capital Partners, to help businesses to accelerate growth […]
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County Durham Developer Continues Ambitious Investment Plans Despite The Pandemic

North East housebuilder Homes by Carlton is pushing ahead with its expansion strategy, refusing to allow the pandemic to hamper its ambitious investment plans. The award-winning County Durham developer is maximising the spike in housing demand by bringing three new homes developments on stream in County Durham and Tees Valley. This is resulting in a […]
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ELEMIS Skincare Brand Joins Spa Ramside Hall Hotel

Those heading to a North East spa can now enjoy the celebrity treatment, thanks to the arrival of an award-winning skincare brand. The Spa at Ramside, at County Durham’s Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa, has introduced a range of treatments from skincare pioneers ELEMIS, which boasts famous fans including the likes of Kate Hudson, […]
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