A Sunderland counsellor is on a mission to support armed forces veterans, third sector workers and others struggling with mental health issues. Former Royal Navy sailor Mark Walsh is one of a dozen social entrepreneurs to join a pioneering project...
Designers at the University of Sunderland have devised an anti-Coronavirus device which allows people to open doors without using their hands. Experts from the Institute for Automotive and Manufacturing Advanced Practice (AMAP) designed and manufactured the product in less than...
A partnership between two tech companies is helping battle the global e-waste crisis, one device at a time. Sunderland-based IT recycling firm Rebuyer and Unified communications specialist Nice Network have joined forces to help some of the biggest names in...
Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé has returned to the University of Sunderland in her role as chancellor. The singer spent the day at the university where she officially opened the School of Medicine, which accepted its first 51 students last...
A support agency to help manufacturers grow by embracing new technology is set to reach out to more businesses after signing up two new communications partners. Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (SAM), which is a collaboration between European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)...
The Duke of Kent has visited Liebherr’s Sunderland plant to learn more about the company’s continued investment in the city and its award-winning apprenticeship scheme. His Royal Highness was welcomed to the crane company by Liebherr Sunderland managing director Ralph...
A million pound plan to bring a fire-damaged former school in Sunderland back to life has been revealed by leading architects. The Grade II listed Deptford building suffered damage to its roof in January after a fire tore through the...
A Sunderland-based company is launching its corporate wellbeing services in the UK after huge success in India. Medintu is designed to help organisations reduce sickness levels by building a happy, healthy and resilient workforce and allowing employees to track their...
The Fugro Pioneer has left Port of Sunderland to undertake major work in Bulgaria. The multipurpose vessel departed from the UK earlier this month to kick off a six-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy’s Sofia offshore wind...
The North-East’s leading carnival arts company has continued its expansion with the launch of a new centre in Sunderland. The Creative Seed, which stages carnival parades and special events across the country, has taken over the former Labour Exchange at...

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