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Innovative Bid By Sunderland University Set to Benefit Thousands of Students
Thousands of North East schoolchildren are set to benefit after the success of an innovative bid by the University of Sunderland to help schools catch up on missed learning.  Earlier this year the Department for Education announced the National Tutoring Programme (NTP), a scheme designed to provide catch-up support to...
Sunderland University Graduate Nominated for UK's Largest Animation Festival
A University of Sunderland graduate has been nominated for a prestigious award as part of the UK’s largest animation festival. The annual Manchester Animation Festival (MAF) celebrates the animated art form and the artists behind it.Animation graduate Alex Collier joins other University alumni heading up the nominations at this year’s...
Bridges Sunderland Commemorates Remembrance Day
SUNDERLAND’s Bridges shopping centre is ensuring traditional acts of remembrance can still take place this year, despite current restrictions. In the run-up to Armistice Day, on 11 November, Royal British Legion poppies will be on sale at the centre’s Walworth Way mall, near Primark and Bodycare.And shoppers will also be...
Sunderland Stores Upcycling And Giving Furniture A New Lease On Life
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 items when a customer buys a replacement.And owner Mandy Brown...
Sunderland is the 9th Most Affordable City to Rent in the UK
Recent data has shown that just 16 cities in the UK are affordable to rent in! But Sunderland ranked 9th in the ‘most affordable cities to rent in the UK’! To maintain an adequate standard of living, experts advise that tenants shouldn’t spend more than 30% of their gross income...
A Career in Pharmacy Forged by Determination
Taiyyibah Irfan’s life ambition to become a pharmacist has been a gruelling journey of heartache, loss, illness, and setbacks - but sheer determination has led to her achieving her career goals as well as an annual award for showing care and compassion. Taiyyibah now begins her role as a pre-registration...
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...
SUNDERLAND SHOPPERS CONFIDENT ON CITY CENTRE SAFETY…
CONFIDENCE is growing among Sunderland shoppers that they are safe in the city centre, according to a new survey. Reminders on social distancing, one way systems and numerous hand sanitisation units have encouraged people who previously were anxious to move away from online shopping and support local businesses.These are just...
A Sunderland PhD graduate has once again offered his expertise on two gruesome crimes more than a century ago as part of the BBC One's Murder, Mystery and My Family programme. Dr Patrick Low, who researches 18th and 19th-century executions in the North East, will appear in the latest series of the...
The first scheduled train stopped at the new Horden station this morning, marking the entry into service of the £10.55 million development near Peterlee. Located on South East View, the station links the east of the county into the local, regional and national rail network and will support the wider...

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