The latest package of support for businesses impacted by Covid-19 is only open for applications until the end of this week. Businesses that have not received funding from any of the Covid-19 grant schemes that the council has been administering...
A failed management buyout, recruitment issues and a pandemic has not stopped a Wearside entrepreneur building up a business which is now turning over millions. Now, after a ‘hell of a journey’ over the first three years of trading, Gareth...
Knight Frank says investor demand for regional, multi-let industrial estates remains strong – despite the pandemic – as a major industrial zone in Sunderland is acquired by investors. Knight Frank has brokered the sale of Pallion Industrial Estate, on behalf...
Sunderland-headquartered Taylor Wimpey North East has been awarded a five-star rating for customer satisfaction by the Home Builders Federation (HBF); the highest achievable score. Each year the HBF awards participating members provide a star rating between one to five stars...
A leadership trainer turned entrepreneur has praised a popular Wear business support programme for helping her realise her own potential during the pandemic. Having spent many years working with some of the world’s biggest brands, Jane Pugh had long-held a...
The former mayor of Sunderland has spoken of his pride at seeing a charity he has supported for four years find its new premises. The Northeast Disabilities Resource Centre (NDRC), which has been serving the region for more than 50...
An organisation that will drive the electric revolution is set to move into a £3m base in Sunderland. The Government-backed Driving the Electric Revolution (DER) Industrialisation Centre North East, will move into the Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation...
The former Vaux Brewery site, once a metaphor for Sunderland’s inertia and decline, now acts as its lodestar, guiding the city towards a potential renaissance on so many levels. Graeme Anderson looks at the rise and rise of Riverside Sunderland...
Sunderland traders are hoping an innovative, augmented reality trail over Easter will help draw visitors to the city centre. Following the success of the two previous trails which ran at Halloween and Christmas, the Sunderland BID is unveiling seven new...
More than 200 highways and transport projects have been timetabled across Sunderland for the next year. A total of 243 highways and maintenance projects are lined-up after consultations with councillors and community groups on priorities. Condition assessments, traffic volumes and accident...

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