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Eat Out to Help Out provides a tasty boost for Sunderland restaurants
The Government’s "Eat Out Help Out" scheme has proved deliciously tempting to diners across Sunderland. The new incentive, to give the restaurant industry a much-needed boost after lockdown, was positively received across the city with the majority of eateries signing up to take part.And happy restaurant owners have reported an...
Recently, there has been a lot of positive work done in the community as the country is forced to adjust to a new way of living. One Sunderland student has put aside personal difficulty to help young people in the region, thanks to the continued support of her university...
A £150,000 investment in a state-of-the-art excavator at a Sunderland waste yard is paying homage to the longest serving member of the team. Thompson Waste Centre at The Parade, Hendon has recently purchased a Doosan DL 250 excavator, which allows the company to handle huge amounts of materials in a...
While theatres remain closed on the pretext of Covid 19, Sunderland academics and a renowned regional stage director have devised an online learning opportunity offering students access to some of the UK’s leading playwrights. Each year, a collaboration between Newcastle’s Live Theatre and second year University of Sunderland students offers...
Health Education England (HEE) has announced Sunderland as one of seven universities set to introduce a blended learning nursing degree programme. As set out in the NHS Long Term Plan to help grow the nursing workforce in the UK, this innovative approach to learning maximises the opportunities to provide a...
MMC’s founder and owner, Natasha McDonough launched a survey to find out if others were experiencing the same feelings of worry and fear that she was feeling as a business owner during the lockdown. Supported by the North East England Chamber of Commerce and NECS, the survey found more than...
While the majority of school pupils are still safe from today's school system at home, the largest study into school exclusions in England has found that major improvements are needed in the current system. Five in-depth research publications led by Sarah Martin-Denham, an academic with her research team at the...
In the coming weeks, many offices will begin to reopen, and the 8.4 million people who were furloughed or working from home will return to their workplace, ready to make up for lost time. Workplaces are set to undergo a complete transformation, forced to obey the legal requirements of antisocial...
Dr Paul-Alan Armstrong is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Leadership at the University of Sunderland. Paul also has Bipolar Depressive Disorder 2 and here, as part of Disability Awareness Day Week, he describes living and working with the condition.“It is important to be aware that not all...
Site manager at Bellway’s Byron Heights, Geoff Ward, has been named as the winner of a National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Quality Award for his ‘excellence in site management’ Geoff, 59, who began working as a site manager at Bellway four years ago, has now secured his...

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