Business

Innovative New Gaming Network By Sunderland University Student Launched
Video games can provide the perfect escape from reality – and we’ve all needed a bit of that over the last year. But for one Sunderland gamer, it’s digital play’s power to educate that has inspired her to launch an innovative new gaming network, connecting researchers from around the globe.Steph...
Lord Glenamara Prize Awarded To Josita For Her Exceptional Academic Performance
A student from an outstanding sixth form in Sunderland has won a highly coveted education award for her exceptional academic achievements and dedication to charitable work. Josita Kavitha Thirumalai, who attends St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy and their mixed sixth form with St Aidan’s Catholic Academy, part of Bishop Chadwick...
Road Saftey Campaign Launched To Tackle Inconsiderate Parking
A Road Safety education campaign kicked off on 14 July at Usworth Colliery Primary School in Washington. It will then be rolled out to other primary schools across Washington which have been identified as a priority.The campaign is being funded through the Washington Area Committee, which recognises that road safety...
Callom Awarded Annual Prize For Outstanding Dedication To Improve Patient Treatment
Callom Short’s dedication to improving life for others as a care worker while throwing himself into his pharmacy degree has led to an annual prize for outstanding performance. Callom, who recently graduated with First Class Honours from his MPharm degree at the University of Sunderland, is also celebrating being named...
Cameryn Watson Excels In Her Pursuit Towards A Dream Engineering Career
“If there’s something you’re good at, why let stereotypes stop you?” - a message from 21-year-old Computer Science student Cameryn Watson has for any young girl thinking of pursuing a career in technology. Cameryn is one of the thousands celebrating online graduations at the University of Sunderland this week –...
North East's 'Connected Energy' Welcomes New Battery Plant For Nissan
Connected Energy, the British firm also based in the North East and world leader in energy storage systems using second-life batteries, welcomes the news of the Nissan battery plant. “With the announcement of this new battery plant for Nissan in Sunderland we can say with confidence that the North East...
New Online Tool Helping Those Looking For Flexible Work
People looking for work in Sunderland can now take advantage of an online tool that works a bit like speed dating for jobs.The Labour Xchange tool allows those looking for flexible work, whether that's a few extra hours on top of an existing job or something that will fit...
Council Executive Appointed As UK5G Advisory Board Member
Patrick Melia, Chief Executive at Sunderland City Council, joins a national network of experts as he is appointed to the UK5G Advisory Board. Sunderland’s forward-thinking reputation and the esteemed standing of its digital leaders continue to be noticed on a national scale as Patrick steps up to join nine new...
Recognition For Sunderland's High Quality School Meals!
Sunderland City Council has been recognised for the high quality of its school meals, with a ‘Food for Life Served Here’ Bronze Award. The award, granted by the Soil Association, recognises that the council serves healthy and sustainable meals at primary schools across Sunderland.With studies showing that almost four million...
Fast-Growing Insurance Group, iRevolution, Expands Into Sunderland
An independently owned insurance broking group has taken their business to Sunderland and reached new heights, expanding their workforce in the area. iRevolution Group has accumulated various other growing businesses, and has shared this success in Sunderland, as they continue helping their clients. The group has operated out of Sunderland since...

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