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12 Paws of Christmas

This Christmas, the Venture team have decided to spread some festive cheer in County Durham, while alsohelping out a worthy cause. That’s why we’ve partnered up with Deerness Kennels, a dog shelter that does an amazing job looking after rescue dogs from the region. We’ll be working with the team to tryfinda selection of 12 […]

Christmas in County Durham

It’s finally time to play Mariah Carey at full volume and eat as many mince pies as you want, entirely guilt free! We get fully on board with Christmas at Venture, whether it’s making a novelty video (watch this year’s here!), sharing Christmas treats, or decorating our offices. Want to make this Christmas the best […]

Family fun in County Durham this Autumn!

The season of autumnal leaves, pumpkins and an unavoidable cosy feeling is upon us and we couldn’t be more excited. There’s so much going on in County Durham this Autumn to keep the family entertained, so here are some of our favourite events that we can’t wait to get involved in!   Durham Book Festival […]

Raising money is the icing on the cake at our Macmillan Coffee Morning!

Here at Venture Properties, we love raising money for charity, just as much as we love eating cake, so, for the ninth year running, we’ve done both with the help of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!   Across our six branches in County Durham, each team pitched in to buy and sell coffee and cakes […]

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 […]