John Wood, founder of Gateshead based construction company Tolent, announced in January that he will retire following the completion of the company’s current project at the Vaux site in Sunderland. Wood, a civil engineer who founded Tolent in 1983 after leaving his position as contracts manager at Balfour Beatty, said: […]
Author: Mark Warren
As tickets for Sunderland’s Checkatrade Trophy final clash against Portsmouth at Wembley went on sale, we decided to gauge the mood on Wearside.
Nominees have been revealed for the annual North East Business awards. The awards, held in association with the North East England Chamber of Commerce, will see companies across the region receive awards celebrating different aspects of their companies, including apprenticeship programs, growth and interaction with their local community. The companies […]
The 9th edition of the annual Sunderland Run Festival weekend, which is due to take place in Keel Square on May 11 and 12 this year, is now open to enter. Last year’s edition of the event attracted over 4,000 participants in 10K and half-marathon races, leading the organisers to […]
When you think of the North East, the Cold War of the 20th century might not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, the region is home to a number of observation bunkers dating from this period – 15 of which SR News have visited and plotted on […]
We looked at the crimes which occurred in Sunderland over the past year and have complied a list based on police data from March 2017 to February 2018. Try the quiz out below and see how well you know the area!
MPs and councillors have been appealing for news about the timeline of stalled refurbishment work at Sunderland Magistrates Court. Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott, Houghton and Sunderland South MP Bridget Phillipson and Coun Niall Hodson have been pressuring Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service to provide a clear timeline for […]