In the media

We are often being mentioned or quoted in the media – stay up to date by following the article links below.

The Indie Durham City project has already gained a lot of positive media coverage! You can see the links to some of the articles here.

Durham’s Silver Street kept alive by independent businesses

Northern Echo, 27 December 2022

Plans to keep Yorkshire Trading Company in Durham after STACK moves in

Northern Echo, 11 November 2022

8 cafes, restaurants and shops that have recently opened in Durham

Northern Echo, 21 September 2022

Independents are the key to Durham’s future

Northern Echo, 3 January 2022

Retail Reboot – The future high street (podcast)

Royds Withy King, 20 November 2021

Businesses react to free afternoon parking in County Durham in bid to help Covid recovery

ChronicleLive, 10 March 2021

See inside the latest café to open its doors during lockdown in Durham

Northern Echo, 12 January 2021

5 brand new shops that have just opened in Durham City

Northern Echo, 15 December 2020

Yorkshire discount retailer opens new store in Durham city centre

Bdaily, 30 November 2020.

Yorkshire Trading Company opens new outlet in Durham city centre bucking high street trend

ChronicleLive, 29 November 2020.

Yorkshire Trading Company returns to Durham after four years

Northern Echo, 28 November 2020.

Independent businesses in Britain are coping with Covid better than big chains, data show

Financial Times, 4 November 2020 – includes a mention of Durham Markets.

Local heroes: The retailers benefiting from the rise of localism

Retail Week, 23 October 2020 – includes a mention of Durham Markets.

City parish offering Durham businesses Covid-aid lifeline

Northern Echo, 17 June 2020.

Retail expert drafted in to help Durham city centre shops battle back from coronavirus crisis

Sunderland Echo, 16 May 2020.

Retail guru hired to help Durham city traders hit by Covid-19

Northern Echo, 14 May 2020.

Retail guru’s plan to revive Durham city centre with social media campaign and independent shops

ChronicleLive, 14 May 2020.

BBC Look North – 21 May 2020