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Cherry-picking Snorkel’s success in Sunderland

Washington-based Snorkel Europe Limited has almost doubled employee numbers in the last two years and increased sales by 79 per cent since 2015. The exceptional growth owes much to thriving global exports. The Sunderland plant of the worldwide Snorkel business...

Hyperdrive Inovation creates new jobs as it grows globally

Sunderland battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation has doubled the size of its production facility by taking over the whole of its base at the Future Technology Centre building next to Turbine Business Park. The expansion makes it the largest dedicated battery...

Engineering student nationally recognised for her outstanding achievements

A female engineering student at Sunderland College has been nationally recognised for her outstanding achievements. 18-year-old Chloe Tumilty is celebrating after gaining a Bronze Award for BTEC Engineering Student of the Year at the prestigious BTEC Awards 2019. The...

Making way for the new…

PLANS to create a flexible learning and activity space at one of the region's top visitor attractions, take a step forward next week. Work is set to start on 28 May to decommission the ground floor textile gallery at Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens. This...

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Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé MBE was born in Sunderland on 10 March 1987. Her father Joel, having moved from Zambia, met her mother while they were both at what was then Sunderland Polytechnic, which became the University of Sunderland in 1992. Emeli moved with her family to...

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