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Lumiere cost shops money

Durham County Council has apologised to traders on Elvet Bridge who lost thousands of pounds during the recent Lumiere light festival, despite it attracting 175,000 people to the city.

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Full report: Lumiere costs shops money

Durham County Council has apologised to traders who lost thousands of pounds because of Lumiere, the light festival which attracted tens of thousands of people.

Shops and businesses on Elvet Bridge say customers were diverted away from the area at one of their busiest times of year.

Lucy Taylor reports.

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