A development of five family homes at a former school kitchen on Wearside is nearing completion thanks to a £700,000 investment from a new funding scheme. The building work, on disused land near Sunderland, marks the first investment the North...
Sunderland’s £100m deal with Legal and General has made the shortlist in prestigious industry awards. The city’s ground-breaking contract with Legal & General, that will fund three new developments on the Riverside Sunderland site, has made the shortlist in the...
A respected legal executive is making a new start this week - at the firm where she started her career 30 years ago. Debra Taylor, a specialist in family law, is joining the team at Sunderland’s Richard Reed, marking a...
Leaders of a North-East port have heaped praise on the unsung key workers supporting supply chains that keep goods flowing in and out of the UK, after seeing a surge in business during lockdown. Councillor Graeme Miller, chair of the...
A Sunderland-based company aiming to shake-up and improve the way teachers are recruited has won a six-figure boost to its development. Premier Teachers, located in Sunderland University’s Tom Cowie campus, is developing a new teacher recruitment app and has benefited...
Sunderland businesses have given their overwhelming support to a new initiative created to help get the city centre back on track. Set up by Sunderland BID, the Recovery Task Force appealed to companies from all sectors in the city to...
Work to transform an abandoned waste site into use as a key manufacturing site has taken a major step forward with its clearance now complete. More than 27,000 tonnes of waste have been removed from the former Alex Smiles site...
Work on City Hall in Sunderland has re-started as the city emerges from lockdown restrictions. City Hall is one of the most significant buildings that will rise from the ground in Sunderland as part of the £100m redevelopment in the...
The head of a new taskforce aimed at putting Sunderland city centre on the road to recovery says customer safety will be the number one priority as the city prepares to open its doors. As the country awaits a government...
Sunderland’s leading shopping centre and local Rotary group have joined forces to support the city’s foodbank. The Bridges and Rotary SR1, which is made up of business people from across the city and regularly supports good causes in Sunderland, has...

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