A Sunderland success story celebrating its 20th anniversary is starting its next chapter with a multi-million-pound investment in the city that gave it a chance and a home. Onyx Scientific started out at the North East Business and Innovation Centre...
A husband-and-wife duo have seen their new business bloom during the lockdown gloom, after opening a new family-run store in Sunderland city centre. Frederick and Jennifer Dawson – who together boast over 40 years’ experience in the floristry industry –...
A Sunderland engineering business is investing in new machinery and staff, after seeing its order book swell during the pandemic. Washington-based Triotec, which uses computer programmed machinery (CNC) to produce precision products such as valves and shafts, has created two...
Two Sunderland businesses are cushioning the blow caused to the environment by unwanted furniture – by giving it a new lease of life. City centre store, Harrison and Brown, often get furniture traded in or are asked to remove old...
A fast-growing fashion ecommerce business has outlined ambitious designs for growth after expanding its footprint in the region. Sunderland-based online fashion retailer What About This? is launching its own brand of sustainable women’s clothing this year, after investing in a...
More than 100 of the world’s leading experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ethics have signed up to be part of a new journal created by a North-East professor. University of Sunderland’s pro vice chancellor John MacIntyre launches ‘AI and...
Television architect George Clarke was among a line-up of experts focusing attention on plans for 1,000 new cutting-edge homes at Riverside Sunderland. The Washington-born small-screen star, who has presented shows such as George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces and Old House New...
Millions of pounds of road improvements to improve supplies to Port of Sunderland are set to provide a boost to business in the region. Improvement works have been made to roads at the port, including remedial works to the three...
A cutting-edge Sunderland company is seeing its unique work showcased on the small screen after filming for primetime ITV gameshow, The Million Pound Cube. New World Designs (NWD), based in Sunderland Software Centre, specialises in bullet time photography, and was...
A major phase of Sunderland’s regeneration project has been completed and opened to the public. This month marks the completion of another key milestone on Phase 3 of the Sunderland Strategic Transport Corridor (SSTC3) as the scheme reaches 70 per...

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