Food and its ability to bring people together will be essential ingredients in County Durham’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2025. Whether it is meeting a friend for coffee and a cake, fish and chips on a Friday...
A charity dedicated to promoting suicide awareness and prevention has appealed to local businesses to support its most high-profile campaign of the year taking place on Friday, September 10. Chester-le-Street-based If U Care Share has launched its annual Inside Out...
Visitors to Chester-le-Street can now enjoy free internet access, with the introduction of public wi-fi in the town centre. Funded by Durham County Council, the installation of free public wi-fi is part of a multimillion-pound scheme to enhance the vibrancy...
An architectural metalwork specialist is forging ahead into new markets, after receiving investment and technical expertise from a team of manufacturing experts. Steelcraft, based in Chester-le-Street, is expanding its product offering and launching a new brand, after securing a five-figure...
Miller Homes is creating a new community of 190 homes in Pelton, near Chester-le-Street. The site was acquired from private individuals and County Durham developer Banks Property after Miller Homes successfully received Reserved Matters planning approval. Groundworks have started on the...
A £1,000 Covid-19 business recovery grant awarded by Open North Foundation will help take the strain off sports therapist, Stuart Houston, owner of Chester-le-Street based, Therapy4U. Stuart, 58, who specialises in tendinopathy, joint and muscles conditions, such as compartment syndrome,...
A Wear company has launched a search for models to be the face of its brand – but with some very specific requirements. The company needs both male and female models, who are sleek, fit and friendly – and have...
Developers of a major new housing scheme near Chester-le-Street have unveiled further plans for the site. The £15m redevelopment of the privately-owned Estate Lambton Park near the town is opening up further to the community as, alongside 109 new homes,...
A Chester-le-Street firm has been acquired by Newcastle-based architecture group, Sadler Brown as it continues its expansion plans. Sadler Brown (SBG) has completed the acquisition of long established Chester-le-Street practice Tweed Nuttall Warburton (TNW-Architecture). The award-winning group of architectural companies, which...
Suicide prevention charity If U Care Share Foundation are relaunching their Inside Out campaign which reached out to more than 19 million people last year. The Chester-le-Street-based organisation is now urging people to go ‘Inside Out’ to start conversations on...

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