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Shortlist announced for North East business awards

Shortlist announced for North East business awards

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 […]

North East businesses “stalling investment” amid Brexit uncertainty, says North East Chamber of Commerce

North East businesses “stalling investment” amid Brexit uncertainty, says North East Chamber of Commerce

The North East Chamber of Commerce warns businesses in the North East are “stalling investment” due to uncertainty around Brexit and this is “suffocating regional growth”. The BBC found that nationally, one third of businesses are considering moving some operations abroad as a result of our exit from the European […]

Ice Rink to return to Sunderland

Ice Rink to return to Sunderland

(Image) Sunderland ice rink under construction. A Christmas ice rink is set to return to Sunderland on Saturday, December 1, 2018, where it will join Hadrian’s Tipi, a winter pop-up retreat already running in Keel Square.  Danieli Holdings Group and Sunderland Business Improvement District have joined forces to create a […]

The old Joplings Department store is transformed into luxurious Student accommodation

New student accommodation is opening in the iconic Jopling House and tours are starting soon

Sunderland’s iconic Joplings House is to reopen to the public for tours after undergoing a major regeneration project. The former home of the Joplings department store has been transformed into a state-of-the-art student accommodation by Groovy Students. The company have brought the landmark building into the 21st Century with a fitness […]

BBC brings digital skills to Sunderland

BBC brings digital skills to Sunderland

BBC Academy’s digital experts will be delivering free workshops at the University of Sunderland, offering an opportunity to get clued-up on the latest in digital content and hands-on with new technology. The BBC’s Digital Skills Morning will kick off at the National Glass Centre on October 15, 8.45am-1pm providing a special focus on […]