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North East businesses support fifth Work Discovery Week

North East businesses support fifth Work Discovery Week 22nd February 2017

A NUMBER of leading firms from across the North East have pledged their continued support to a scheme aimed at improving the employability of young people in Sunderland. The fifth Work Discovery Week will...

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Taxi firm backs Sunderland restaurant week 20th February 2017

SUNDERLAND’S biggest taxi firm is offering the opportunity for wheels after meals, with a discount for diners enjoying the city’s second Restaurant Week. City centre-based Station Taxis has got behind the initiative, organised by...

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Drone and timelapse video released of bridge centrepiece-raising

Drone and timelapse video released of bridge centrepiece-raising 16th February 2017

Drone and timelapse footage of the raising of Sunderland’s impressive bridge centrepiece has been released. The amazing footage shows the two-day operation to lift the 100m A-frame structure into place over the River Wear...

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Northern Law Awards secures Main Partner for 2017 event

Northern Law Awards secures Main Partner for 2017 event 15th February 2017

The organisers of a renowned event in the North East legal industry’s calendar, the Northern Law Awards, are delighted to announce that Northumbrian Water Property Solutions are back as the main partner of the...

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Huge bridge centrepiece takes its final position over River Wear

Huge bridge centrepiece takes its final position over River Wear 13th February 2017

The majestic centrepiece of Sunderland’s new bridge has taken its final position over the River Wear. The 100m white A-frame structure, which will be the focal point of the New Wear Crossing, was raised...

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Sunderland businesses ready to cook up a storm

Sunderland businesses ready to cook up a storm 10th February 2017

The latest additions to Sunderland’s growing restaurant scene have signed up to be part of the city’s second Restaurant Week. In recent months Sunderland has seen a massive influx of new restaurants, representing cuisines...

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BIC promotes big opportunities for graduate job seekers

BIC promotes big opportunities for graduate job seekers 10th February 2017

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) recently welcomed 36 undergraduates from Newcastle University as part of their ‘Careers Insights’ initiative which introduces students to the wide range of exciting opportunities available to...

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Bridge centrepiece to be raised into position from Friday 10th February

Bridge centrepiece to be raised into position from Friday 10th February 9th February 2017

The 100m centrepiece of Sunderland’s new bridge is to be raised into position from Friday. The operation to begin lifting the striking white A-frame structure, which will form the focal point of the New...

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Eastbound stretch of Wessington Way set for weekend closure 6th February 2017

A section of the eastbound carriageway on A1231 Wessington Way in Sunderland is being closed next weekend for essential drainage and central reservation works connected to the construction of the New Wear Crossing. The...

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Sunderland celebrates year of the rooster

Sunderland celebrates year of the rooster 2nd February 2017

Wearsiders are set to help welcome the Year of the Rooster as Sunderland’s Chinese New Year celebrations return to the city. Following the success of last year’s first large scale celebration, a full programme...

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