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Northern Powerhouse Minister gives seal of approval to New Wear Crossing on site visit

Northern Powerhouse Minister gives seal of approval to New Wear Crossing on site visit 22nd August 2017

Jake Berry MP gave the UK Government’s seal of approval for the New Wear Crossing as he visited the construction site in Sunderland today. Mr. Berry, who is the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse...

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Get Outdoors and Discover Edventure

Get Outdoors and Discover Edventure 14th August 2017

A former PE teacher has embarked upon an adventurous and inspiring journey of his own. Neil Travis who previously headed the Sports Department at Castle View Enterprise Academy in Sunderland has launched his own...

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Dismantling of New Wear Crossing cofferdam underway

Dismantling of New Wear Crossing cofferdam underway 11th August 2017

One of the most visible elements of the construction process for the New Wear Crossing in Sunderland will be disappearing shortly – opening up another view of the city’s new bridge. The cofferdam, which...

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DTA engineers move to Sunderland

DTA engineers move to Sunderland 8th August 2017

A North East engineering consultancy firm is celebrating 30 years in business with a move to new premises. Previously located in Washington, DTA Consulting Engineers was established in 1987 and has recently moved its...

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Optometrist inventor on the lookout for production partner

Optometrist inventor on the lookout for production partner 7th August 2017

A Durham optometrist turned inventor is looking for a production partner to manufacture a new device to solve the problem of taking accurate eye measurements of children with Down’s Syndrome. Conventional eye testing equipment...

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Search launched for North East innovations

Search launched for North East innovations 4th August 2017

Innovative businesses looking for funding, partners, new customers and new recruits are urged to put themselves forward for a chance to take centre stage at VentureFest North East. The region’s innovation conference has launched...

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City ambassadors to Mak’Em Smile with new pilot

City ambassadors to Mak’Em Smile with new pilot 2nd August 2017

A scheme which will make sure visitors to Sunderland get a warm welcome is being piloted in the city this summer. Mak’em Smile is a new initiative created by the city’s Business Improvement District...

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New Wear Crossing to undergo huge transformation

New Wear Crossing to undergo huge transformation 2nd August 2017

The New Wear Crossing in Sunderland will undergo a huge transformation in the coming weeks as the 28 cable stays are fully installed. Initial work to install the first 12 cable stays, which connect...

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Grace House expands team

Grace House expands team 28th July 2017

North East based charity has appointed Rachael Jenkins as office and facilities manager to support the charities ongoing delivery providing respite care for children across the region. Grace House, based in Southwick, is for...

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Outstanding reviews for i-Stage Group

Outstanding reviews for i-Stage Group 27th July 2017

Local events and entertainment business i-Stage Group has welcomed outstanding reviews for their musical extravaganza City Life which entertained thousands of people at the opening of Sunderland International Airshow 2017. Sunderland City Council commissioned...

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