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Barriers to business success are removed in Seaham

Independent retailers in Seaham are celebrating after a ‘barrier to business’ was removed.

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The Liebherr plant at Deptford, Sunderland.

Sunderland’s Liebherr plant reveals how it’s preparing for Brexit

Dozens of senior North East executives have been given an insight into how Sunderland’s massive Liebherr plant is preparing for Brexit.

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in Sunderland on Wednesday

A list of the roadworks which may cause you woes on Wednesday:

Transport
Have you donated to your local food bank?

Food banks handing out record amount of emergency supplies, study finds

A record number of emergency supplies were handed out by food banks in the past year, research has revealed.

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The team at Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Peterlee receive their awards.

Car dealership celebrates award-winning customer care

An East Durham car dealership has been praised for its dedication to the customer.

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Significance of Durham County Council job cuts underestimated

Significance of Durham County Council job cuts underestimated

The effect of government austerity on councils has been underestimated because they are not ‘major companies’, it has been claimed.

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Roadworks across Sunderland include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Tuesday, April 24, in the Sunderland area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

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Aidan Sunrter and Ben Maughan

North East meets New York with business trip to Big Apple

A North East start-up is heading for the Big Apple to bring New York social media insights and future trends to the region’s digital market.

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Broken down HGV causes delays on A19

A broken down HGV caused commuter misery on the A19 this morning, with drivers facing heavy delays.
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Sunderland AFC badge, Murray Gates, Stadium of Light.

What impact will Sunderland’s relegation to League One have on the city’s economy?

Sunderland’s second successive relegation is a massive blow to the club and its fans.

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Roadworks round-up.

Roadworks round-up: Where you might face delays around Sunderland on Monday, April 23

Here’s a list of current and ongoing roadworks in the Sunderland area this week:

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Diversions will be in place

Motorists warned of A19 closures overnight for roadworks

A stretch of the A19 in is set to close for four nights for roadworks.

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A look at what housing on the South Seaham Garden Village could look like.

Proposals for 1,500 home village reach next stage with planners

Proposals for a new village which could become home to 1,500 new houses, businesses and a health centre have been submitted to planners.

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Nissan cuts posts at its Sunderland plant

Nissan is cutting jobs at its Sunderland factory.

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Roadworks Round-up: The works which may cause you hold-ups in the Sunderland area on Saturday

Roadworks Round-up: The works which may cause you hold-ups in the Sunderland area on Saturday

Where you may face delays on Saturday:

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Heather and David Anderton, who got married in July 2005, are sharing some their wedding pictures taken in the grounds of the 14th Century landmark for the exhibition.

Couples asked to share big day photos of Sunderland's castle ahead of Royal Wedding

Brides and grooms who posed against a backdrop of Sunderland's historic Hylton Castle are asked to help out with "something borrowed" for a Royal Wedding celebration.
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Citizens Advice found around 140,000 households have been left without gas or electricity in the last year because they cannot afford to top up their prepayment energy meter. Pic: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Thousands of families can't afford to top up their energy meter

Around 140,000 British households have been left without gas or electricity in the last year because they cannot afford to top up their prepayment energy meter, a charity has found.

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The One Show presenter Iwan Thomas is filmed walking around BGL Customer Services in Sunderland.

Award-winning Sunderland contact centre features on BBC’s The One Show

The work of staff at a Wearside contact centre was broadcast to millions of viewers on BBC topical programme The One Show after a film crew visited the business.

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The A19 northbound at Easington Colliery. Copyright Google Maps.

Delays after crash on A19

Drivers are facing delays after a crash on the A19 tonight.
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