Industry News

Castle to create the North East's newest visitor attraction

WORK is underway on a new visitor attraction at one of the North East’s most historic properties.

Published: 08 January 2019


Horden station granted planning permission

Plans to build a new £10.55 million railway station in east Durham have been given the go-ahead.

Published: 07 January 2019


‘Know Your Geopark’ workshops for North Pennines tourism businesses

Tourism businesses in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and UNESCO Global Geopark are being offered workshops to help them get to know the special qualities of their local area.

Published: 17 December 2018


Start in sight for Durham's £150m Milburngate development

Construction of a multi-million pound living, working and leisure destination in Durham will get underway in the new year.

Published: 11 December 2018


Non-executive director board vacancy

Visit County Durham Ltd is looking to recruit a new director to serve on its board.

Published: 05 December 2018


A Warm Welcome for Thousands At Auckland Tower

Thousands of people are flocking to the region’s newest landmark to take in breath-taking views and enjoy a warm County Durham welcome.

Published: 04 December 2018


County Durham park voted the best place for a free day out with the family

A historic park has been named the best destination for a free family day out in the North East after securing the most public votes.

Published: 30 November 2018


Durham Town Hall to open to the public

An historic building which has been at the heart of life in Durham City for more than six centuries is opening its doors to the public.

Published: 27 November 2018


Durham City Retail Awards

A prestigious awards ceremony celebrated shops and restaurants across Durham City last night (Wednesday, 21 November).

Published: 22 November 2018


Good Spa Guide Award

The Garage Spa at the Morritt was voted winner in the category Best Boutique Spa at the annual Good Spa Guide Awards in association with Temple Spa.

Published: 20 November 2018


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