Approval for 300 new homes

Councillors have approved a plan to build 300 new homes and student accommodation on a golf course south of Durham.

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University and business groups back housing plan

Durham University and several business organisations back plans to build 300 houses and student accommodation in Durham.

The North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC), the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) all support the plan, which the developer says will create 164 jobs, plus 120 during construction.

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