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Durham Cathedral announce virtual Christmas service plans

Durham Cathedral is excited to announce its digital service schedule for the Advent and Christmas period.

Published: 23 November 2020


Durham County Council Launches Virtual Event to Support Local Traders

Durham County Council is launching a virtual event in the run up to Christmas to support local traders that would have usually appeared at its popular food and drink festivals in the region.

Published: 13 November 2020


Lumiere set to light up lives and boost County Durham’s economy once again in 2021

Lumiere, the UK’s largest and most successful light festival, will return to County Durham next year, offering a welcome sign of brighter times ahead.

Published: 10 December 2020


Coastal community hub and café to be built at beauty spot

A new coastal community hub is set to be built at a County Durham tourist spot for residents and visitors to enjoy when taking a trip to the seaside.

Published: 16 October 2020


Line-up Revealed for First Digital Durham Book Festival

The annual literary festival returns this October with a huge range of digital events, including headline guests Alex Wheatle, Alastair Campbell, Ann Cleeves, Anthony Anaxagorou, Brit Bennett, David Almond, DBC Pierre, Fatima Bhutto, Ian Rankin, Jenny Offill, Laura Bates and Richard Osman

Published: 11 September 2020


Heritage railway transformation offers economic benefits

Councillors will consider plans to support the transformation of a heritage railway line into a major visitor attraction next week, as part of wider efforts to regenerate County Durham’s economy following the coronavirus pandemic.

Published: 08 September 2020


Reminder to record customers’ details in hospitality venues

Pubs and restaurants in County Durham are being asked to continue to gather customers’ details to help support the NHS Track and Trace system. 

Published: 24 August 2020


Britain’s newest observatory to open its doors in Teesdale

The launch of the new state of the art Grassholme Observatory sees Northumbrian Water going intergalactic in the heart of Teesdale.

Published: 12 August 2020


Kick Starting Tourism and Wider Economy Business Grant Package

The North East LEP region has been awarded approximately £2.4millon ERDF to support the regions small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs’) to recover from Covid19. Expressions of interest will be invited from today Tuesday 11th August.

Published: 11 August 2020


Kick Starting Tourism and Wider Economy Business Grant Package

The Government recently announced the Kick Starting Tourism and SME Restart and Recovery – Wider Economy Business Grants packages.

Published: 06 August 2020


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Covid-19 Winter Plan

Covid-19 Winter Plan

National restrictions in England will end on 2 December and the country will move to a regional tiered approach, with the announcement on which areas are in which tier to be announced on 26 November

Published: 2020-11-25


HMRC scam warning

HMRC scam warning

Self-Assessment customers are being warned about scammers posing as HMRC.

Published: 2020-11-25


‘Support Local’ activity

‘Support Local’ activity

A new content hub has been launched on thisisdurham.com to promote how consumers can support Durham’s local businesses, during lockdown and beyond.

Published: 2020-11-25


Free marketing opportunities

Free marketing opportunities

Visit County Durham has created a series of free marketing opportunities on thisisdurham.com.

Published: 2020-11-25


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