Business

'Abnormal Loads' Travelling Through City Centre
DRIVERS in Sunderland city centre are being warned of slow-moving HGVs as six ‘abnormal loads’ of up to 121ft long are transported to Port of Sunderland. The lorries will be moving through the city centre on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week (13, 14 and 15 December) as crane sections...
Sunderland schools named best in North East
A primary school and secondary school in Sunderland have both made a coveted nationally recognised list that highlights the best schools in the country. Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2022 rated St Joseph’s RC Primary School as the best primary school in the North East. The school, which...
£10m care home officially opens its doors in Sunderland!
A STATE-of-the-art care home which will provide specialist mental health services across Sunderland and beyond was officially opened yesterday (Mon 6 Dec). Bede House at Ryhope is the latest £10m project created by Malhotra Group PLC and will be operated by Prestwick Care, its care division.And this week the 68...
SUNDERLAND BUSINESS GIVES THE 12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS…
SUNDERLAND’s leading 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 city centre traders should work together.With that in mind she...
Black Friday or beige Wednesday? University business expert on our changing shopping habits
Professor Lawrence Bellamy is the University of Sunderland’s Academic Dean for the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism. Here he discusses our ever evolving, post-pandemic shopping habits and asks if Black Friday is really that relevant anymore. “Early Black Friday deals now represent an extended effort to get consumers to part...
Medicine is a family affair at Sunderland
Sisters Lucy and Laura Giles have found the right prescription for success, after both deciding to train as new doctors. Lucy joined the University of Sunderland’s School of Medicine this term, following in her sister’s footsteps. Laura is now in the third year of the MBChB Medicine degree. She was...
Chrissy Cameron Named 'Best Newcomer' At 2021 Student Radio Awards
A partially sighted former St Joseph’s Catholic Academy pupil has won a highly acclaimed accolade at the national student radio awards. Chrissy Cameron, who has very limited sight in both eyes, was named ‘Best Newcomer' at the 2021 Student Radio Awards (SRAs) which is sonsored by BBC Sounds and Global.The...
Student Helps Shine A Light On Disability Through New Teen Pregnancy Film
A University of Sunderland student has teamed up with an award-winning North East film company to help produce a gritty, interactive drama that tackles teenage pregnancy and how disabled people can be excluded from vital public health.Laura Northmore, who is studying a Media Production degree, helped write part of...
Wilton Signs Two Cheque Development Funding Deal For Turbine Business Park, Sunderland With Copley Point Capital
Completion of 168,000 sq. ft warehouse scheme in autumn 2022 will help satisfy buoyant occupier demand in the North East. Leeds, November 2021 – Wilton Developments has completed a forward commitment deal with Copley Point Capital to develop a 168,000 sq ft, four unit industrial and warehouse scheme at Turbine...
Son Of Austronaut Buzz Aldrin Inspiring The Next Generation In Sunderland
The Aldrin Family Foundation, led by Dr Andrew Aldrin, has teamed up with trainee teachers at the University of Sunderland to inspire schoolchildren to become interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. Dr Aldrin joined the trainees - and Year 5 pupils from East Boldon Junior School –...

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