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Get your home ready for Autumn!

With the little ones back to school and the summer holiday suitcases packed away, it’s time to shift our attentions to everything autumnal! It’s time for hot chocolate, crisp orange leaves and the fluffy onesie you’ve been dying to dig back out.   However, it’s also time to get your home ready for the season […]

The first ever Tour de Branch hailed a wheelie big success!

After months of organisation and practice rides, our most hotly anticipated event of the year, the Tour de Branch, finally rode into town!   On Sunday 20th August, a team made up of 25 amateur cyclists, including staff members, family and friends, eagerly set off on their most punishing challenge yet, all in aid of […]

Be the hostess with the mostess with our ultimate Summer BBQ guide

Nothing quite screams Summer like a BBQ.   We can’t think of anything that beats over-indulging on cheeseburgers in your back garden, surrounded by friends and family, with the smell of sausages sizzling away.   That’s the dream, anyway. In reality, the British BBQ doesn’t always turn out how we planned. If it’s not the […]

Jump on your bike and see County Durham

Jump on your bike and see County Durham With our ‘Tour De Branch’ charity fundraising event fast approaching, we haven’t been able to resist jumping on our bikes at every opportunity! The cycling bug has definitely set in, which is great, because it means we’re seeing more of County Durham than ever before. As you […]

Tour de Branch

We have come up with our very own version of the world-famous bike race to raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance Service. The idea? To start at the company’s most northerly office, Chester-le-Street, and finish at its most southerly office, Darlington, while visiting all other branches – Durham, Crook and Bishop Auckland – […]

Kynren is here. Epic is the word.

An epic tale of England This summer, the North East sees the return of the amazing live action extravaganza, Kynren. First launched by Eleven Arches in 2016, the epic tale of England was the talk of the region at the time and for many more after, and we’re delighted it’s returned to Bishop Auckland this […]

June 28th, 2017

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Staycation ideas around our region

Isn’t it time you took a staycation?  With summer approaching, we know how difficult it can be to hear every Tom, Dick and Harry talking about their fancy holiday plans, when you don’t have any. If you’ve not planned to head overseas this summer, don’t fret, as there are plenty of affordable, relaxing breaks to […]

Festival Camping – Cool ideas to make it better!

Festival camping  Festival season is just around the corner and many of us will be preparing our tents, campers and caravans for a few days sticking in the mud. The good news is, this doesn’t have to mean a weekend of soggy clothes and no sleep. We’ve compiled a list of camping tips to make […]

Let there be light!

  Let there be light! Basking in the sun is a great feeling. But did you know letting natural daylight into your home also has a tremendous effect on the mental and physical conditions of our body and mind? At Ventures Properties, we take both our health and yours seriously, so we’ve put our heads […]

Old wives tales that are handy practical tips

A wise woman once said… How many times have you called something an old wives’ tale because you didn’t believe it was true? Believe it or not, there are a great number of old wives’ tales that are actually true and many of them can help you spruce up your home in time for Summer. […]