A Sunderland furniture store is evoking the real spirit of the season – by supporting other independent businesses in a giant Christmas giveaway. Mandy Brown of Harrison and Brown wanted to highlight the importance of shopping local and also how...
A national logistics company has taken on a 102,000sqft Wear warehouse. Kinaxia Logistics has snapped up the significant chunk of space at Doxford International Business Park in Sunderland. The firm, which was launched in 2012, operates within the UK transport and...
Leading gaming company MERKUR Slots has opened a £200,000 entertainment centre on Holmeside in Sunderland – creating 10 new local jobs in the process. The opening is part of a nationwide programme that will see MERKUR Slots invest over £10m...
Two of the entrepreneurial minds from Compare the Market are looking to cause further industry disruption, after engaging with a popular business support programme. Tech start-up Data2Action is bringing to market a ‘first-of-its-kind digital platform’ to help SMEs and education...
A care home group has expanded its portfolio of specialist care facilities with the completion of a £10m development at Ryhope, Sunderland. The project is the latest in a long line of prestigious care facilities created by Malhotra Group PLC...
One of Europe’s largest construction companies has been appointed to build the new southern entrance of Sunderland’s train station, as transformational plans for the transport hub move ahead. Construction and engineering specialist BAM Nuttall has been appointed as the principal...
A Wear architects practice has made a senior hire, after rapid expansion has seen it grow from a team of 9 to 22 in just 24 months. Sunderland-based Building Design North (BDN) has hired Filip Young as architect, having joined...
Sunderland City Council represented not only the North-East region, but the country as the only shortlisted UK finalist at the World Smart City Awards 2021 at the Smart City Expo World Congress this month. Standing alongside fellow experts and changemakers,...
A fly-through showing plans for the region’s new Eye Hospital in Sunderland has been released, after it was confirmed that Kier is the preferred construction partner for the £36m development. Healthcare leaders at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust...
A global technology solutions provider has bolstered its UK team with 10 new graduate hires. Saggezza UK, which is headquartered in Sunderland and has teams in London, Edinburgh, Leeds and Birmingham, has welcomed its latest cohort of graduates as part...

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