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Growing North East recruitment firm scoops major business award

Growing North East recruitment firm scoops major business award 21st June 2018

Sunderland firm Adkins and Cheurfi are celebrating a double triumph after winning the regional best newcomer of the year 2018 award and taking on new staff. Established in 2016, the hospitality recruitment firm whose...

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Harbouring heritage – At the Tall Ships Races

Harbouring heritage – At the Tall Ships Races 19th June 2018

Wearside’s history and heritage will be celebrated at a series of special events during The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. The Harbouring Heritage project, led by Sunderland City Council and funded by the Heritage...

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Work Discovery Week returns

Work Discovery Week returns 19th June 2018

ONE of the North East’s most innovative programmes to help improve the employability of young people in Sunderland returns next week (25 June) – with a new musical flavour. Work Discovery Week will see...

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North East engineers launch high-end manufacturing firm targeting oil and gas industry

North East engineers launch high-end manufacturing firm targeting oil and gas industry 18th June 2018

A group of experienced engineers have capitalised on redundancy to launch a high-end manufacturing business. The new Washington-based firm, Triotec, was recently born out of 70 years of combined experience from its directors: Andrew...

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FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs

FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs 12th June 2018

Businesses seeking information and access to the recently announced £120m North East Fund will have the chance to meet with Fund Managers on Thursday 05 July at FinanceCamp. Alongside the opportunity to discuss the...

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From brass bands to Bollywood – Sunderland welcomes the Tall Ships

From brass bands to Bollywood – Sunderland welcomes the Tall Ships 8th June 2018

A RAFT of live music – from brass bands to Bollywood – has been unveiled as part of The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. Up to 1.5m people are expected to head to Sunderland...

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Schoolchildren urged to take part in a big sing – and smash a record

Schoolchildren urged to take part in a big sing – and smash a record 4th June 2018

Schoolchildren across the UK are being urged to take part in a ‘big sing,’ in an attempt to break a world record. The Massed Sing is the brainchild of Sunderland Music Hub and NYMAZ,...

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Leading businesses get behind Work Discovery Week

Leading businesses get behind Work Discovery Week 31st May 2018

LEADING North East businesses have once again pledged their support to a unique programme which helps prepare Sunderland students for the world of work. Work Discovery Week will return to the city for the...

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Stars line up for Sunderland’s Summer Streets Festival

Stars line up for Sunderland’s Summer Streets Festival 30th May 2018

One of the North East’s leading music festivals has unveiled its biggest line up yet as it joins forces with the Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. As start host port for the international sailing...

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Opening day of Sunderland’s new ‘Northern Spire’ bridge is nearing – despite bad winter weather

Opening day of Sunderland’s new ‘Northern Spire’ bridge is nearing – despite bad winter weather 25th May 2018

The opening of Sunderland’s new impressive bridge across the River Wear – Northern Spire – is nearing, after a long, challenging winter. Finishing works on the cable stayed bridge, which boasts a 105m-high central...

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