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North East BIC supports new CIC in Sunderland

North East BIC supports new CIC in Sunderland

A LECTURER turned social entrepreneur is helping families and individuals access much-needed financial and support services after working with the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Founded by former University of Sunderland social sciences lecturer and...

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Northern Spire scoops top national industry award

Northern Spire scoops top national industry award

SUNDERLAND'S Northern Spire bridge has beaten off stiff competition to win a prestigious national construction industry award. The city's new bridge, which opened in August last year, was named Transport Project of the Year in the British Construction Industry Awards....

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Essen twinning at 70

Essen twinning at 70

AN APPEAL is being made for memories and mementoes to mark Sunderland's 70 years of twinning with Essen. To celebrate the anniversary, the City Council is asking residents if they can help? A delegation of five from Essen, led by its Lord Mayor Thomas Kufen, is due in...

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Stellar year sees MMC scale new heights

Stellar year sees MMC scale new heights

A SPECIALIST research and marketing agency has increased its headcount and unveiled ambitious plans for the future after reporting its best year to date. Sunderland Software Centre-based MMC, which specialises in conducting in-depth market research and developing...

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Sunderland taxi firm gets in the Halloween spirit

Sunderland taxi firm gets in the Halloween spirit

PASSENGERS need to prepare for the scariest ride of their lives, thanks to Sunderland’s leading taxi company. The city is planning its first-ever Lights Out festival from 25 October to 3 November, marking Halloween with a petrifying programme full of family friendly...

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New home for Sunderland’s Festival of Light

New home for Sunderland’s Festival of Light

WINTER NIGHTS IN SUNDERLAND are set to be brightened as the Festival of Light launches its online ticket sales today - Wednesday 9 October. Part of the Christmas in Sunderland programme, this hugely popular annual event will open the gates of its new home in Mowbray...

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