Maker and Faber show their ‘metal’

Maker and Faber show their ‘metal’

The steel frames of two new buildings are piercing the Sunderland skyline, as work gathers pace on the Legal & General-backed developments. Maker and Faber, two new offices on Riverside Sunderland, are taking shape, with the outline of both structures now visible....
Inspirational artist turns author with tales of trauma

Inspirational artist turns author with tales of trauma

A Sunderland artist turned author has published her first novel to help people cope with grief and loss. Karen Trueman made headlines in 2019 when her start-up business, KT Heart Art, led to people across the globe channelling their inner artist by painting random,...

Trio of new signings for Beacon of Light

The Beacon of Light has made a hattrick of new signings, after launching a scheme to support business. The city venue, which stands proudly alongside the Stadium of Light and is the home of the Foundation of Light, has launched a new Shirt Tile display allowing...
Young barber opens first shop at the North East BIC

Young barber opens first shop at the North East BIC

A 21-year-old entrepreneur has opened his first barbershop in Sunderland, which he hopes will be a cut above the rest thanks to its riverside location. Rian Steel opened Smoking Monkey Barbers at the North East BIC earlier this month and has already established a...