TODAY we were live on Facebook across the North East, and spoke to those running homeless shelters, cafes and businesses who’ve finally reopened this week. You can check out our complete livestream below, or see our individual interviews on our Facebook page.
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IF you want to impress your loved ones with an extra thoughtful present this year, you should buy from an independent and local North East business. The gifts from these shops will be extra special as your loved one will receive a thoughtful gift and you will be supporting a […]
SUNDERLAND high street is gearing up for a drive to reclaim shoppers who during lockdown turned to online shopping to satisfy their retail cravings. With non-essential shops preparing to reopen next week, an “amazing” scheme is leading the campaign to get people back shopping locally. Sunderland City Council and […]
The gift card scheme will be available to businesses across Sunderland. SUNDERLAND is the first city in the North East to launch its own gift card scheme, in a bid to boost its local economy. The city’s Business Improvement District (Bid) and council have teamed up with Miconex, who […]
ENTERPRISE Place, a department at the University of Sunderland, is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week in an effort to inspire and encourage potential business owners. Sam Boal spoke to Jenny Westgate, Enterprise Place co-ordinator, to get the low-down on this week’s events. ENTERPRISE Place is the hub at the university […]
SUNDERLAND is a city divided over Kier Starmer’s full-scale national ‘circuit break’ lockdown to try to halt Covid-19. For Wearsiders, the lockdown rules have already had a profound impact on businesses and families, particularly with current lockdown restrictions preventing the mixing of households. However, due to the increase of […]