South Durham Young Conservatives come to the rescue

Local activists join forces to help local resident with gardening after a confidence set back.

A group of Conservative activists joined forces to help a local resident who was struggling to get in the garden.

Start Up Loan Scheme passes 75,000 mark

The UK Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.