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Taste and talent of region will shine at new Bishop Auckland restaurants

A County Durham charity is championing both the produce and talent of the local area as it prepares to serve up a series of new eateries.

Published: 21 August 2019


Work to begin on Bishop Auckland Town Hall refurbishment

Work to transform a town hall into a thriving cultural hub will begin this autumn.

Published: 14 August 2019


Delight as County Durham receives 12 Green Flags again

Parks, cemeteries and crematoriums across County Durham have once again been awarded a prestigious national status.

Published: 08 August 2019


County Durham welcomes the home-coming Azuma

New high-speed trains built in the county came home last night when an Azuma stopped at Durham for the first time.

Published: 06 August 2019


Chester-le-Street Market set to relaunch next month

A new-look market is to be launched in Chester-le-Street next month after two new operators came forward.

Published: 25 July 2019


Durham Named UK’s 2nd Most Accessible City

Durham has been ranked as the UK’s 2nd most accessible city by HomeToGo.

Published: 19 July 2019


Stargazing Festival Programme 'launches' to Coincide with 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

The programme for the third North Pennines Stargazing Festival is being released in the week of the 50th anniversary of the first man on the Moon. The return of the sell-out festival is set for Autumn half term (23 October to 3 November 2019).

Published: 17 July 2019


Businesses praise benefits of Cricket World Cup

With an estimated 70,000 people from around the world flocking to County Durham over the past week to enjoy the Cricket World Cup, the event is being hailed a major success for the area.

Published: 08 July 2019


Visitors to Bishop Auckland will receive a world class welcome

New road signs welcoming visitors into Bishop Auckland announce the town’s status as a WorldHost Destination.

Published: 05 July 2019


Cricket World Cup fever gripping County Durham

Cricket World Cup fever is well and truly gripping the nation and one of the world’s biggest sport events is now just days away from arriving in County Durham.

Published: 24 June 2019


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Heritage campaign launch

Heritage campaign launch

Visit County Durham is encouraging visitors to enjoy the county’s heritage attractions through a series of unique experiences, with the launch of This is amazing, This is Durham national marketing campaign.

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Published: 2019-07-31


Understanding international visitors

Understanding international visitors

VisitBritain has published ten new pen portraits on international visitors, providing businesses with a snapshot of what makes an audience unique, how they source information and what appeals to them when they travel.

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Published: 2019-07-31


Digital case studies needed for national toolkit

Digital case studies needed for national toolkit

VisitBritain are looking for businesses to feature as case studies in their updated digital marketing toolkit.

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Published: 2019-07-31


Exclusive Kynren offer

Exclusive Kynren offer

Visit County Durham Partners are been offered a 10% discount at Kynren - An Epic Tale of England so they can experience this spectacular event for themselves.

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Published: 2019-07-31


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